Category Archives: Cookies

Low fat Orange Oatmeal Crisps

My second venture in Healthy Homestyle Desserts is Orange Oatmeal Crisps. I chose these to go with some Blood Orange Sorbetto that I made (which will get its very own post once I serve it). The finished cookie tasted very much like a crispy oatmeal cookie, but the cooking process was not free from complications and my notes follow my revised recipe given below. Read More »

Gingersnaps

Chez Panisse Gingersnaps

I’ve had all kinds of cookies that masquerade as gingersnaps, but few that actually make my cut to qualify as a real gingersnap – let alone a really good one. So I have officially joined the ranks of the food bloggers who have made the Chez Panisse Gingersnaps from IMBB #10: Cookie Swap, submitted by Renee from feeding dexygus seconds. They are exactly what I ... Read More »

Amazing Chocolate Cake Cookies

When I first came across the recipe for Chocolate Chocolate Cake Cookies, I checked out the reviews that it had receved before deciding to make them. The reviewers raved about them, so I decided to have a go myself. These were amazing, not to mention that they were incredibly easy, and should be a “must” for chocolate-lovers. They are┬ávery brownie-like, but without being dense. The ... Read More »

Checkerboard Cookies

Today I sat down (ok, I was standing – but you get the idea) and made my first official batch of holiday cookies. Checkerboard shortbread cooies are just beautiful. I was inspired by the mouthwatering picture from Il Forno, though I did not use the same recipe he did. Why? To prove a point. My aunt told me once that it was almost not worth ... Read More »

Apple Pie Biscotti with White Chocolate Ginger Glaze

I adore biscotti. I am a bit disappointed with the trend towards softish, cakey biscotti, though. Biscotti should be very crisp. They should not, however, be so “crisp” as to require serious dental work after eating them. For these biscotti, neither is the case. I find them to be very crisp, yet light. They have no butter or oil in them (though I would put ... Read More »

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