Archive for August, 2009

nutmeg spice bars

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

i've spent a lot of time in the nutmeg state... i got my undergrad degree at fairfield u. (yea, stags!) and did my first year of master's work at ... Read more..

chocolate sugar cookies

Monday, August 24th, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

with september fast approaching, i can almost smell the excitement in the air. school's getting ready to begin, and it was always my favorite time of year! i especially loved ... Read more..

almond cookies

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

when i was a young girl, my grandma would take me to her favorite chinese restaurant in parkchester. she always ordered chow mein. and though i don't remember one bit ... Read more..

chocolate chocolate chip cookies

Friday, August 21st, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

did you feel the need for a little chocolate today? because this cookie packs a chocolate punch like no other! the combination of chocolate cookie dough and lots of chocolate ... Read more..

chocolate spice bars

Thursday, August 20th, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

life with a broken water main pipe continues to keep things interesting around our house! the plumbing company started their tedious trench work today and they made a ton of ... Read more..

chocolate dipped orange butter cookies

Sunday, August 16th, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

the combo of chocolate and orange is a very popular one, both in italy and here in the u.s. as a youngster, i was never crazy about the combination, ... Read more..

fudgy oatmeal bars

Friday, August 14th, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

these fudgy oatmeal bars are a throwback to a different time. when i make these, i imagine that they would be something my grandmother would have enjoyed as a small ... Read more..

chocolate chip bars

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

i've been baking for the crew down at seattle opera this summer - they've been working long hours on wagner's ring cycle and all those long days inside a dark ... Read more..

mini blueberry muffins

Sunday, August 9th, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

you're right. muffins are not cookies. but this cookie blogger has a husband who just loves blueberry muffins, and since they're minis and are bite-sized, they fit nicely into the ... Read more..

cinnamon snickerdoodles

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

i have found snickerdoodle recipes to be somewhat, well, persnickety, over the years. the crispy ones tend to be dry or heavy, while the chewier ones are way too dense. ... Read more..