Just another single, polyglot, xenophilic, Texan in the kitchen...

Just another single, polyglot, xenophilic, Texan in the kitchen...

Category: cookies

My Mom, Christmas Gifts, and Chocolate Peanut Butter Tartlets

My Mom, Christmas Gifts, and Chocolate Peanut Butter Tartlets

If you haven’t noticed already, my mom and I are very close. We have a very “Gilmore Girls” type of relationship in the sense that she is a single mother, and I’m an only child on my mother’s side. She is my best friend and […]

Molasses Spice Cookies

Molasses Spice Cookies

MERRY CHRISTMAS! HAPPY HOLIDAYS! ¡FELIZ NAVIDAD! BUON NATALE! FELIZ NATAL! JOYEUX NOËL! 즐거운 크리쓰마쓰! 圣诞快乐 新年快乐! メリークリスマス! Selamat Hari Natal! These. cookies. are. so. good. I’m serious. When my mom saw that I was going to make cookies made with molasses and no chocolate or […]

Lofthouse Frosted Sugar Cookies

Lofthouse Frosted Sugar Cookies

UPDATE: I created a Valentine version of these cookies here! They continue to be delicious.I’m sure many of you’ve seen these cookies by the front entrance of Wal-Mart or near the bakery section of Costco. These cookies are called Lofthouse Frosted Sugar Cookies, and they […]

Chocolate Chip Bars

Chocolate Chip Bars

The cookies in these photos came fresh out of the refrigerator the day after I made them. That is why they don’t look ooey and gooey. Sorry about that folks! Here’s another chocolate chip recipe, but in bar form. I saw this recipe on Chocolate […]

Jacque Torres’ Chocolate Chip Cookies

Jacque Torres’ Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have tried the Let’s Consummate Chocolate Chip Cookies found on Smitten Kitchen, and I have tried two versions of Alton Brown’s The Chewy – a brown butter version from Recipe Girl and the regular one from Food Network. I had yet to try the […]

Pecanless Pie Cheesecake

Pecanless Pie Cheesecake

If you’ve seen my pecanless pie tarts, then you already know I’m not a fan of nuts, but I’m addicted to the sugary center and the buttery crust found in pecan pies. So a few weeks ago, I had a hankering for some pie and […]

Daring Bakers: Macarons

Daring Bakers: Macarons

The 2009 October Daring Bakers’ challenge was brought to us by Ami S. She chose macarons from Claudia Fleming’s The Last Course: The Desserts of Gramercy Tavern as the challenge recipe.At first, I wasn’t going to participate in this month’s challenge because macarons are made […]

Browned Butter “Chewy”

Browned Butter “Chewy”

I found this recipe, which was adapted from Alton Brown’s “The Chewy”, on RecipeGirl. I love her photos and almost all of her baked goods. For some reason, her cookies came out bigger and flatter than mine. They also look darker. Next time, I will […]

Daring Bakers: Chocolate-Covered Marshmallow Cookies & Milano Cookies

Daring Bakers: Chocolate-Covered Marshmallow Cookies & Milano Cookies

The July Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Nicole at Sweet Tooth. She chose Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Cookies and Milan Cookies from pastry chef Gale Gand of the Food Network. Finally. I have finally completed a true baker challenge with this one. 🙂 I even […]

Chocolate S’Mores Ice Cream

Chocolate S’Mores Ice Cream

I’m not as crazy about S’mores as many other people, but one day I had a rare craving for the stuff. I bought the marshmallows, graham crackers, and Hershey’s chocolate with great hesitation. I originally wanted to make my own marshmallows and graham crackers, but […]

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