Tag: dessert

Italian biscottine cookies

Continuing the tradition of rediscovering and reinventing all the cookies that my grandmothers made here’s one of my favorites.  She called them ‘biscottines’ which I think really just meant ‘drop cookie’.  It’s a classic Italian anise flavored cookie.  Simple, light

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Italian Thumbprint Cookies

This recipe has been in my family almost as long as I’ve been alive. My mom started making them at Christmas when I was a little kid.  It’s a drop cookie that’s rolled in nuts with a little depression, made

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All Butter Pie Crust

I started using this recipe a long time ago before all the healthy “Earth Balance” type shortenings became available.  I still think a crust that has a mixture of butter and shortening is the best but this recipe’s simplicity in

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Whole Grain Peanut Butter Cookies

Summary Here’s a peanut butter cookie recipe that has all of the qualities of a classic homemade cookie but with two twists – healthy fats and whole grains. Description Because the essence of a peanut butter cookie is its nutty

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Intergalatic Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Summary I know everyone has their favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe.  This recipe is about to change that. You won’t find a better chocolate chip cookie as far as the Hubble telescope can see. This recipe courtesy of my sister-in-law, Haili.

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