Recipe Index

cookies, brownies & squares archive

vegan-ish sandwich cookies + portland (+ big changes)

I made these cookies well before the holiday rush way back in early December. I had a friend coming over for dinner and wanted something special for dessert. I had spotted these “no-reos” a few days earlier on a new-to-me…

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holiday baking & gift ideas

If you are like me, you probably haven’t started your holiday baking yet. I’m making plans but I just need a nice chunk of time to immerse myself in butter, chocolate and flour. To get myself started, I took a…

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lemon cornmeal shortbread cookies

I know, I know…another cookie recipe. Really, if that’s the worst thing in the world then I’m happy I’m living in a cookie-filled world. However, this cookie is a bit different from most cookies that I make. For one, it’s…

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chocolate chip maple walnut cookies

I think I have discovered my most favorite chocolate chip cookie ever. This one has it all: chocolate, nuts and that beloved chew and crisp that any true chocolate chip cookie worth its salt must have. It’s perfect. Plus, it’s…

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coffee crunch bar cookies

Sometimes all it takes is just a bit of peer pressure and I’m done in. No turning back. When I spotted these tempting baked goods in my Flickr stream and I had to find out more. I was warned by…

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the no-bake chocolate peanut butter oatmeal “cookie”

To me, no-bake cookies come right out of old cookbooks with worn canvas covers. I’ve seen plenty of no-bake recipes while browsing through my vintage cookbook collection, but never thought to try them myself. Then I spied these no-bake chocolate…

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chocolate chip oatmeal kumquat cookies

I’m a fan of kumquats. They’re tiny little bursts of concentrated orange tartness that pops in your mouth like candy. And I love that you don’t need to peel ‘em…just pop ‘em and go. However, I ‘ve never really looked…

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package cookies: ANZAC biscuits

My best friend lives in Durham, NC which makes dropping off cookies a bit more difficult. When she lived around the corner from me in Vancouver it was real easy to do so many things, but through the years we’ve…

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