Soft Lemon Poppyseed Sugar Cookies

by Heather Harris Brady Anyone who’s been with this blog through the winter holidays knows that I have the same cookie lineup every year, but I continue to audition new prospects because never let it be said that I’m one to rest on my cookie laurels 😉 This is the first audition – a soft…

Oatmeal Apple Cookie Slices

by Heather Harris Brady In my mind’s eye lately I’ve been thinking about a thick-ish oatmeal type bar cookie with fruit in the center, so when I saw this recipe I had to try it. These are probably one of the weirdest cookies I’ve ever made, but they are really delicious. There are thin apple…

Cookie Protein Bars (Gluten Free)

by Heather Harris Brady We have a little office fitness challenge going on and when I looked at my daily routine I realized my snacks could use some work. I needed to bump up the protein. The problem was still keeping it snack-like, because while my brain says “eat healthy” all the other cells are…

Easter Macarons

by Heather Harris Brady I’m cheating a little bit this week because it’s spring break and there’s a lot going on around here! So, old recipe but new look! For the filling I used white chocolate couverture, but you can use ganache or jam for the filling with royal icing for the decorations. However, the…

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Heather Harris Brady I’ve been teaching my kids how to cook, mainly my high-school age son for now but my daughter will be soon following in his footsteps. On his own he discovered this recipe in my copy of Nick Malgieri’s Ulimate Cookie Book, listed in there as Loaded with Chips Chocolate Chip Cookies….

Grandma’s Chocolate Cookies

by Heather Harris Brady I like to always have something in our cookie jar but I tend to get stuck in a cookie rut. This weekend I was going through my recipe box looking for something different and I found this: my grandma’s chocolate cookie recipe. She didn’t make cookies very often but when she…

Cake Cookies

We were getting into something of a rut lately, the cookie jar that was typically empty by the end of the week has been ending up with about a dozen lonely cookies languishing at the bottom. So this weekend I changed things up. These cookies are like tiny little vanilla cakes, with dark chocolate chips…

Viennese Crescents

That darn day job has gotten in the way of my regular updates this week, as I finished over 150 gift baskets yesterday! So, quickly, here is the recipe I use for vanilla crescents from The Old Vienna Cookbook, by Lillian Langseth Christiansen. I’ll update the step by step yet this week! Vanilla Crescents, Makes…