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Ready to bake a winner? Here are the top treats from our Holiday Cookie Contest. Since 2003, the Taste Holiday Cookie Contest has been shining a spotlight on wonderful recipes.

Ready to bake a winner? Here are the top treats from our Holiday Cookie Contest

Memorable stories, too. This year’s top winner — from Crystal Schlueter of Babbitt, Minn. — is a doozy on both counts, and it involves that beloved made-in-Minnesota candy bar, the Nut Goodie. Mini S’mores Cookie Cups. Twelve Days of Christmas Cookies: Cardamom Cookies - StarTribune.com. Recipe: Cardamom Cookies Why you should bake: Because nose-tickling cardamom evokes sense memories of winter, and holidays.

Twelve Days of Christmas Cookies: Cardamom Cookies - StarTribune.com

Raspberry Truffle Tartlets - StarTribune.com. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

Raspberry Truffle Tartlets - StarTribune.com

Nonstick cooking spray 2½ cups flour ⅔ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature ¾ cup firmly packed brown sugar ⅔ cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2½ tablespoons raspberry liqueur 1½ cups semisweet chocolate chips 8 ounces raspberry preserves ⅔ cup white chocolate chips. Salted Caramel Thumbprints Cookies Recipe. Salted Caramel Thumbprints Cookies make the perfect cookie for the second day of our 12 Days of Christmas Cookies series.

Salted Caramel Thumbprints Cookies Recipe

Don’t ya think? Let me tell you, these little thumbprint cookies are absolutely the most amazing little Christmas cookie. They do take a little bit of effort, but they are so very much worth it. Sallys Baking Addiction Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies. » Sallys Baking Addiction. The ultimate sweet & salty treat!

Sallys Baking Addiction Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies. » Sallys Baking Addiction

Orange Butter Cookies Recipe - NYT Cooking. Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe. We brown the butter first in this recipe because browned butter adds wonderful flavor to the dough.

Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe

If you are short on time or don't want to bother, you can skip browning the butter, just start with room temperature butter. Method 1 First brown the butter. Melt the butter in a medium sized, thick-bottomed, stainless steel saucepan (use stainless steel so you can tell when the butter has browned) on medium heat. Continue to cook while the butter goes through various stages of bubbling up and releasing its moisture. Salted Brown Butter Cookies and The Yummy Mummy Kitchen Cookbook. Sweet Confections for Super Bowl Bashes. Here in New England, everyone is gearing up for Super Bowl XLIX, cheering for the Pats (and hoping that Deflategate will soon be resolved!)

Sweet Confections for Super Bowl Bashes

Like many, I’m planning on making a big pot of chili this Sunday to stave off the frigid temperatures of the last few days, but I’m far more excited about the scrumptious Lime and Ginger Cream Cheese Bars that will end the menu. Simple, quick, and addictive, they are prepared with a crust of ground ginger snaps, sugar, and melted butter, all combined and packed onto the bottom of a baking pan. The creamy filling is made with a cheesecake-style batter enhanced with bits of crystallized ginger and a robust accent of lime. The batter is baked until set, then cooled and chilled before it is cut into bars, so you can definitely prepare this dessert in advance. Chocolate Truffle Cookies Recipe. Financiers Recipe. Fresh Tastes Blog. In a culture that has an over-used word for the act of being wasteful, it’s no surprise that the Japanese have taken this humble treat made with stale bread and turned it into a booming trend.

Fresh Tastes Blog

It’s reached such a fever pitch, that upscale neighborhoods like Ginza have shops specializing in Rusk with people queue up to buy $30 boxes containing gold and silver wrapped slices of the upcycled bread. Why the heck would anyone pay for stale bread you ask? Put simply… it’s delicious. In its simplest form, Rusk is a buttery crisp cookie coated in a latticework of caramelized sugar, but it comes in a variety of flavors and is sometimes even dipped in chocolate. What I don’t get is why people are willing to wait in line and pay so much when it’s ludicrously simple to make at home.

Chocolate Coconut Macaroons Recipe & Video. Dulce de leche duos cookies. I made the Dulce de Leche Duo cookies from Dorie Greenspan's book Baking From My Kitchen to Yours. last night.

dulce de leche duos cookies

Black and White Cookies. Black.

Black and White Cookies

White. Chocolate. Vanilla Shortbread Cookies. For rectangular cookies, lightly butter the bottom of a straight-sided 9x13-inch baking pan. For wedges, lightly butter two 9-1/2-inch fluted tart pans with removable bottoms. Combine the flour, cornstarch, and salt in a medium bowl. In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the butter, sugar, and vanilla on medium speed until smooth and creamy, 2 to 3 minutes.

Add the flour mixture and mix on low speed until the dough begins to form moist clumps, about 1 minute. Turn the dough out into the prepared pan (if making wedges, divide the dough between the two pans). For rectangular cookies, use a bench knife or a paring knife to cut the dough all the way through into 40 bars. For wedges, cut each pan of dough all the way through to form 12 wedges. Freeze the dough while the oven heats. Position a rack in the center of the oven and heat the oven to 325°F.