Category: Desserts

Chocolate Amaretto Brownie Cookies.

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt. ~ Charles M. Schulz One Bowl Chocolate Amaretto Brownie Cookies There is something sensuous about the taste and silky texture of chocolate when it is melting … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Nut Bars

  “Food – I love nuts. I eat them all the time, they’re easy to carry around, and I am never hungry all day long.”  ~ Mehmet Oz Healthy Nut Bars with Dark Chocolate Drizzle After the busy holidays with … Continue reading

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Black Bottom Bourbon Pecan Pie

“Pie is the American synonym of prosperity, and its varying contents the calendar of the changing seasons.” ~ NY Times, 1902 Black Bottom Pecan Pie with Bourbon Today is the twelfth day of Christmas goodies. I have had fun posting … Continue reading

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Cranberry Nut Bread

“The Indians and English use them much, boyling them with Sugar for Sauce to eat with their Meat, and it is a delicious sauce.” ~John Josselyn 1663 Blood Orange Glazed Cranberry Nut Bread Cranberries are grown in boggy areas, and … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Guinness Cupcakes

“Had I but a penny in the world, thou shouldst have it for gingerbread.” ~ William Shakespeare Guinness Stout Gingerbread The earliest form of gingerbread can be traced to the ancient Greeks and Egyptians. It reached Europe by the 11th … Continue reading

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Gingersnap Cookies

“If cookies be the food of love…munch on” ~-Dame Judi Dench Chewy Gingersnap Cookies Cookies with molasses and spices, from gingerbread men to old fashioned molasses cookies, just scream Christmas to me. As a child, I loved being able to … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Cookies

“Christmas is doing a little something extra nice for someone.” ~ Charles Schulz Old Fashioned Sour Cream Cookies There is a lot to love about this cookie. The sour cream adds flavor  and the nuts give it a nice crunch. The cookie … Continue reading

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World Peace Cookies

“Of all the cookies you will bake and eat during the holidays, this is the one people will remember.” ~ Dorie Greenspan Out of This World Chocolate Cookies The above quote relative to this wonderful recipe says it all. These cookies are … Continue reading

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Almond Thumbprint Cookies with Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” ~ Charles M. Schulz Thumbprint Cookies With  Dark Chocolate Centers Thumbprint cookies traditionally have an indentation in the center that is filled with jam. These cookies … Continue reading

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Cornmeal Cranberry Cookies

“Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.” ~Sandra Lee Cornmeal Cookies with Dried Cranberries A number of years ago, I was visiting the Old Chatham Sheepherding Company … Continue reading

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