Melody Cookies from Dorie’s Cookies

I’m sharing the recipe for Melody Cookies but have to show off a few others as well. I’ve been really, really good about not buying new cookbooks lately, except for a handful I bought at BookOutlet.com. (Their scratch and dent section has some amazing deals periodically!)  I’ve been borrowing cookbooks from the library instead, which […]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

These Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies are what I grew up on and we all love them. I think my mom probably got them off the side of the Quaker Oats box but I’m not sure. They freeze well, too. (And even taste good frozen!) I recently upgraded my wire racks for cooling things like cookies […]

Chewy Almond Squares

I think I found the link to these on Chowhound.  But it prints really tiny and we keep making these and struggling to read the ingredients so I’m repeating it here. In large print! And so my daughters will quit asking me for the link. 😉  The name is as much description as you need: […]

The Christmas Cookie Cookbook: Book Review

Are you thinking of your holiday baking?  This book The Christmas Cookie Cookbook: All the Rules and Delicious Recipes to Start Your Own Holiday Cookie Club might spur you on!  I was sent a review copy by the publisher. It’s not for sale yet but will be released November 16, 2010. In addition to some […]

Hazelnut Meringues

A great low-fat cookie. Joy of Cooking says just 1 gram of fat per cookie. Have the egg whites at room temperature before you start whipping them for maximum volume. I just realized I left out the almond extract so I’ll report back on whether that’s optional! Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. You […]