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BBC Food - Recipes - Festive fruit salad with brandy snap. Olive Oil and Wine Cookies. The Best Chewy Café-Style Chocolate Chip Cookies. How to Make Homemade Oreos. It's always more fun to DIY.

How to Make Homemade Oreos

Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home. Today: Pour yourself a tall glass of milk, and prepare to dunk, because Lillie Auld of Butter Me Up Brooklyn is showing you how to make chocolate sandwich cookies. Tucked away in the corner of my grandmother's kitchen, there was an old, heavy ceramic cookie jar. It had a cracked lid that had been glued together too many times to count, thanks to all the tiny hands (mine included) that had attempted to lift it only to have it slip and fall on the floor.

That crashing sound would rudely announce to the aunts and mothers, who were distracted with various cooking tasks, that a pre-dinner cookie heist was underway. But when my grip on the lid was strong enough, the reward was an overwhelming bounty of Oreo cookies. Food - Recipes : Farthing biscuits. Food - Recipes : Pumpkin and sunflower seed savoury biscuits. Food - Recipes : Mary’s florentines. Food - Recipes : 3D biscuits.

Penguins and Gingerbread Chocolate Chip Biscotti - Fork vs. Spoon. Did you know it’s PENGUIN season?

Penguins and Gingerbread Chocolate Chip Biscotti - Fork vs. Spoon

Or as I like to say (apparently) PINGUIN. I also pronounce it in a New England accent. It’s strange. It happens. I say a lot of words strangely compared to other Ohioans. So, yes, I like penguins. You can guess then that I was ecstatic when recently, penguins suddenly became the new Christmas animal/decoration. I was already in the holiday season/mood. Biscotti…the perfect companion to any coffee or hot chocolate break. I was a little leery of the chocolate gingerbread combination, but then I thought…what doesn’t go well with chocolate?

Gingerbread Chocolate Chip Biscotti Makes 24 Adapted from Joy of Baking Ingredients 1+3/4 Cup All Purpose Flour1 Cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats, divided3/4 Cup Light Brown Sugar1/2 tsp Salt1/2 tsp Baking Soda1 tsp Baking Powder1 tsp Ground Cinnamon1/2 tsp Ground Ginger1/4 tsp Ground Clove2 Large Eggs2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil1/4 Cup Molasses1/2 tsp Vanilla1 Cup Almonds, thinly sliced1 Cup Chocolate Chips, milk chocolate Directions. Brown Butter Chocolate Maple Pecan Cookies. There has been a noticeably sweet dessert theme around these parts lately, as evident by comments from friends and family members wondering how I am still managing to fit into my pants (and the answer my friends is stretchy denim and elastic waste pants).

Brown Butter Chocolate Maple Pecan Cookies

I've been baking, and we've been eating, a whole lot of chocolaty comfort foods as Brent and I hunker down and try to stay sane during these long winter months. Whether you're knee-high in snow or drowning in overcast and drizzle, I know we're all dreaming of sun-kissed skin, summer berries, cute sandals, bike rides, shorts skirts, I mean, the list goes on and on. I've got a little trip planned to Costa Rica in a few weeks that should bring plenty of sun, hopefully enough to last me until the summer. Donna Hay - Recipes. White chocolate and macadamia chip cookies 150g unsalted butter, softened 1 cup (175g) brown sugar ¾ cup (165g) white sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 egg 1½ cups (225g) plain (all-purpose) flour, sifted ½ teaspoon baking powder, sifted ½ teaspoon table salt 250g white chocolate, chopped 150g macadamia nuts, chopped Preheat oven to 160°C (325°F).

Donna Hay - Recipes

Place butter, brown and white sugars and vanilla in an electric mixer and beat for 8–10 minutes or until pale and creamy. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and add the egg, beating well to combine. Add the flour, baking powder and salt and beat on low until a dough forms. Chewy Soft Lemon Cookies - Chew Out Loud. These Chewy Soft Lemon Cookies are what lemony treats are all about.

Chewy Soft Lemon Cookies - Chew Out Loud

The City Sage: Recipe: Mocha Swirl Slice and Bake Cookies. Last week I shared my undying devotion to chocolate and gingerbread.

The City Sage: Recipe: Mocha Swirl Slice and Bake Cookies

Just in time for the cookie exchange you're attending this weekend, I thought I'd pay homage to that other dynamic duo: chocolate and coffee. Whoever invented this combination deserves serious props, 'cause I'm convinced there's nothing it can't cure. (Actually, my best friend thinks she came up with it when she walked into Starbucks and ordered a hot cocoa with a shot of espresso...but I digress.) The recipe is adapted from Handmade Winter, a charming eBook just released by a group called the Creative Mamas Collective. The publication contains over 50 homey recipes, activities, and reflections, all with a bent towards filling the season with warmth from the heart. These cookies definitely speak to my inner child; they're as fun to make and eat as they are to look at. Combine flour through sugar in a large bowl. Earl Grey Shortbread Squares.

The holidays for me are all about cookies.

Earl Grey Shortbread Squares

These shortbread cookies are perfectly buttery and crumbly. I changed up the classic shortbread by infusing them with fragrant Earl Grey tea leaves and orange zest. Double Chocolate Biscotti with Sea Salt. I have a little confession… I’ve always thought of biscotti as the rejects of the cookie world. Yep, I went and said what everyone was already thinking. I imagine that biscotti probably have second child syndrome–they feel a little neglected compared to their chewier, softer, and overall more popular cookie siblings. I mean, I’ve never once heard someone declare that biscotti is their favorite cookie.

No, I’m fairly sure that’s never happened in the history of the universe. [Analogy! So you’re probably wondering why I chose to make said biscotti for this year’s Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap extraganza. Well…it turns out that if you make biscotti from scratch, dip them in a lot of dark chocolate, and then proceed to sprinkle them with sea salt, they taste a heck of a lot better than those that you’ve probably tasted in the past. This recipe was also adapted from Dorie Greenspan, so that helps.