I’ve been making these oatmeal cookies for as long as I can remember. Unlike the traditional oatmeal cookie that generally contains raisins, this recipe uses toasted pecans. It works well with raisins, but the toasted pecans put it over the top! The cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy in the middle.
I recently saw a recipe for Vanilla Dreams on the King Arthur Flour site. What intrigued me about the recipe was that it used Baker’s Ammonia, a.k.a. Ammonium Carbonate, in place of baking powder.
If you like roasted pecans and chocolate, you’re going to love these easy to make chocolate covered roasted pecans! Whether you eat them as a snack, or give them as a holiday gift, you will quickly discover that they are totally addictive.
Every year about this time, I make peanut butter balls, and reserve some of the peanut butter mixture to make these delectable little morsels. They are the perfect combination of sweet, salty, and crunchy goodness.
I recently bought a new Dorie Greenspan cookbook titled Baking Chez Moi. I know – just what I needed, another cookbook! One of the recipes that immediately caught my eye was Viennese Sablés.
If you’ve ever been to the UK, you’ve probably sampled McVitie’s Digestive Biscuits (a.k.a. cookies in the US). I know that the name isn’t very appealing, but the taste definitely is! The story goes that digestive biscuits were first conceived in Victorian times as a medicinal aid for digestion. Thus the name.
If you like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, you’ll love these peanut butter balls! They have only 4 ingredients, and are super easy to make, albeit a bit time-consuming. They are the ultimate peanut butter and chocolate treat, and a perfect candy to make for the holidays!
Chocolate Billionaires are full of crispy, crunchy caramel goodness surrounded by a chocolate coating. One taste, and you will agree that the name is totally appropriate! Some years ago, I came across a recipe for chocolate billionaires. From what I remember, it was in some sort of a pamphlet. The recipe looked good and also…
I had some Craisins that needed to be used up, so I decided to make White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies. My recipe called for Macadamia nuts, which I had. I didn’t realize, however, until I opened them that they had become rancid.
This all butter shortbread is filled with with toasted pecans. It is delicious and elegant, but simple to make! Pecan shortbread is the perfect cookie for any occasion.