Chocolate Pistachio Sables

Last Saturday I hosted my 5th annual Cookie Swap.  5 years!! I guess it’s officially a tradition now.  Anyway, today, I’m sharing this year’s cookie recipe with you.  Choosing a cookie for the swap is always an adventure.  Since I also cook lunch for my guests – 17 this year  – I like to select a cookie […]

Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Today, like 476 other bloggers, I’m posting my recipe for the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. In it’s 5th year, this swap, organized by Lindsay and Julie, is a fundraiser for Children’s Cancer.  The premise is simple, but I can imagine the behind-the-scenes logistics can be a nightmare, with so many participants. Each blogger is provided with 3 […]

Anise Biscotti

  Recently, I attended an evening to celebrate a friend’s trip to Italy. It was her first solo trip and became a life changing experience for her. She asked her guests to bring an Italian appetizer or dessert to share. My contribution was biscotti.                   I’ve shared […]

Valentine’s Linzer Cookies

As I shared with you last Friday – I am a chocoholic.  So Valentines is a popular holiday at my house.  But here’s a recipe for those of you who like other flavors.  Linzer Cookies are a classic sandwich cookie with a ‘window’ in the top cookie – filled with yummy spreads and jams.  Since it’s Valentines, I decided […]

fbcookieswap 2014

Today’s recipe is my cookie for The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. This year I made  Chocolate Hazelnut Krinkle Cookies – a new take on a classic.  Last week I told you the saga about misplacing my  former sister-in-law’s recipe for the traditional Chocolate Krinkle Cookies and needing to come up with another recipe.  So I decided […]

Chocolate Krinkle Cookies

I participate in two cookie swaps each year- the Food Blogger Cookie Swap and my own. This year I decided to make Chocolate Krinkle cookies for the food blogger cookie swap, but I couldn’t find my former sister-in-law’s recipe. UGH!!  So, I had to create another recipe for that swap and I’ll share it with you next week. […]

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