Perfect Pumpkin Cookies

October 14, 2010
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It’s pumpkin time again! A few weekends ago CK and I traveled to Connecticut for a joint October Kelly family birthday celebration. CK’s dad requested that I bring something pumpkin flavored to the shindig so my mind instantly turned towards cookies. There was only one problem. Pumpkin cookies are notoriously fluffy, misshapen, and much too […]

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Coffeehouse Cookies

April 15, 2010
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You may or may not have noticed that I’ve become a bit of an absent blogger. Whereas I used to post several times a week as of late I’m lucky if I can get two or three posts up in a month. Since starting my new job back in October it has become increasingly difficult […]

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Jumbo Molasses Cookies

February 12, 2010
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Homemade molasses cookies make me think of my grandmother. When I was growing up she had a talent for making thick, soft, round cookies that were incredibly lovely and all that I wanted when I saw them in a cookie jar on her kitchen table was to slather them in icing. You see, these were […]

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The Official Cookie Exchange Rubric

December 11, 2009
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I’ve been conscripted into a true battle of culinary wills next week: aka the annual office cookie exchange. My boss, Karen, has made it known in no uncertain terms that my fellow co-workers and I are expected to seriously represent at this event. Hopefully the Coconut Sandwich Cookies I intend to bring wont embarrass us. […]

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprints

November 12, 2009
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One of the things I always enjoy when I visit my mother is looking for new recipes in the big stack of magazines that she subscribes to. I used to receive all sorts of magazines but then I found that they just sat around my apartment collecting dust and looking very slick, pretty, and unread. […]

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Lemon-Poppyseed Sugar Cookies

September 17, 2009
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Inevitably when I go to the grocery store I buy both lemons and limes. They’re a staple (at least in my head) along with parsley, potatoes, and onions. Unfortunately the poor lemons seem to always get the short-end of the stick. While the limes find frequent homes in a sparkly glass of Hendricks Gin, lately […]

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The Lazy Baker Cookie Mix

August 24, 2009
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Generally speaking I make fun of people who use mixes to bake cookies. I mean, come on, how hard is it to soften some butter, break a few eggs, and measure a little flour? Not very. But I can see the appeal, especially for those of you with kids, carpools, soccer practice and ballet class […]

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Homemade Nutter Butters

July 9, 2009
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As an unabashed peanut butter addict who frequently can be caught eating spoonfuls of the sweet and salty goop directly from the jar I am by default also a fan of Nutter Butter cookies. This recipe caught my eye quite some time ago and I found it yesterday while browsing through my extensive collection of […]

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