Amaretti Biscuits

Yield: about 6 dozen small cookies Recipe: 71/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 34      Finding the time to bake when you’re a PhD student is much harder than I anticipated. This makes me sad. However, I am back to baking! These almond cookies are very good and taste a lot like macarons ! They are crunchy … Continue reading

Pistachio Snowball Cookies

Yield: about 4 dozen small cookies Recipe: 66/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 27     Next cookies to fill up my cookie jar: these delightful pistachio snowball cookies. Pistachios are one of my favorite nuts and cookies one of my favorite types of dessert, so it seemed fitting to follow this recipe that combines both.  These cookies … Continue reading

Chocolate Marshmallow Linzer Cookies

Yield: about 18-20 large cookies Recipe: 55/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 43    After weeks and weeks of waiting, my malfunctionning oven was finally replaced. What is the first thing I did? Bake cookies of course! The cold is now upon us and I am a big fan of cozying up to a delicious mug … Continue reading

Apple Cookie Crumble

Yield: enough for 6-8 people Recipe: 53/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 125      This is the second dessert of the Thanksgiving weekend. I made this mostly for my sisters, who adore apple crumble. This dessert is very easy to do, which is a big plus. It is also one of those desserts that tastes … Continue reading

Double Ginger Wonders

Yield: about 25 large cookies Recipe: 49/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 24      I guess August is the month of the ginger! After the gingerbread cream pie, I followed with this recipe for cookies with a double dose of ginger: fresh and candied! The result was quite satisfying. The cookies were soft and chewy … Continue reading

Toffee Softies

Yield: about 3 dozen cookies Recipe: 43/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 23      I realized that it had been a while since I had made cookies. So I made these! These cookies quite resemble,  in appearance at least, the Salted Orange Toffee Slices that I made at the beginning of this blog, but they … Continue reading

Snickerdoodles

Yield: 2 to 3 dozen cookies Recipe: 34/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 23      I will freely admit that I never had a snickerdoodle cookie. Not only that, but I never really knew what they were. I guess I never bothered to look it up. However, following a small pause in my usually very … Continue reading