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Blueberry Cobbler Thumbprint Cookies

There’s a subtle difference between craving pie and craving *making* pie.   Craving *making* pie usually hits me when I’m reaching for a cozy sweater and maybe want to therapy bake my way out of any maybe holiday induced stress.  Craving actual pie… well that’s constant.  Truly constant. So! When the need for pie doesn’t align with my craving to actually make it… I turn every other dessert into a version of pie, with less…

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Great Big Dark Chocolate Chip Truffle Cookies

August 12, 2018 These cookies are colossal and studded with dark chocolate chips and stuffed with a melted dark chocolate truffle inside. So melty. So mega good. I used Lindt Lindor dark chocolate truffles but you could also make them with milk chocolate morsels and truffles if you prefer. Now gather all the players to get going on the dough. Flour, butter, sugar, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Glorious! If…

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Stars and Stripes Sugar Cookies

July 1, 2018 These cookies scream fun and festive for the Fourth of July. I wanted to try making sugar cookies that were striped, but without having to pipe them with royal icing because I think I would have made a mess with that. So I took the concept of pinwheel cookies and instead of rolling up the dough, I layered it flat. Want to see? Okay, first I divided some sugar cookie dough into…

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cream cheese spritz + a video!

We are now three-quarters through my favorite time of the year: The Month of Holiday Baking. It may be the food coloring, it may be the parties, it may be the snow that we have been getting in Brooklyn that feels oh-so-festive but regardless of the reason, I been joyously dusted in flour from head to toe. I’ve made a few batches of ginger molasses chocolate chip cookies, a round of my aunt’s lemon sugar…

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Raspberry White Chocolate Cheesecake Cookie Bars

June 27, 2018 These Cheesecake Cookie Bars dotted with white chocolate chips and sprinkled with raspberries are a perfect sweet treat to kick off summer. The recipe is from What’s Gaby Cooking’s brand new cookbook. I met Gaby a few years ago and she is just the cutest. And a force when it comes to food. She was in town a couple of weeks ago for her book signing so I stopped in to give…

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Hey Pop – you’re da best!

June 12, 2018 Enjoy these refreshing cookies for Father’s Day! They’re jumbo sugar cookies decorated with royal icing and they’re a fun way to tell Dad he’s the best pop around. First off make some cookie dough. I used this Sugar Cookie Recipe from Bake at 350. It’s a keeper and I use it whenever I make sugar cookies. The recipe makes 9 of these jumbo cookies. Ten if you rolled them a little thinner.…

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mulled wine crumble bars + The Curated Cookie Platter

Hello dearest friends. I have a few super exciting announcements. The first is that the extra special holiday project I’ve been working on is finally ready to be introduced to the world. This is something I have wanted to share with you for a long time now and I’d like for you to formally meet The Curated Cookie Platter. The Curated Cookie Platter is a collection of twelve bite-sized mix-&-match cookie recipes for all your…

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Make these cookies!

April 29, 2018 I could not stop eating these soft chocolatey cookies filled with pockets of Nutella right in the middle. Oh my gosh. So good! Ingredients are straight up basic but these cookies are bursting with chocolate flavor. Dreamy! And a delicious addition mixed in the batter. Now let’s double the fun with chocolate morsels. Chill the dough and prepare more Nutella to stuff inside. Pipe very thick lines on wax paper using remaining…

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