Cinnamon Sugar Cutout Cookies

Yield: about 3 dozen cookies Recipe: 62/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 49      It has been way too long that I have baked anything. I am not sure why – perhaps time just passed without my noticing it. Well thankfully I realized this aberrance and made these cute cinnamon cookies today. They are simple … Continue reading

Candied Citrus Peel

Yield: about 1  1/2 cups Recipe: 59/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 321    Tis the season to… bake! In view of the holiday season I made a fruitcake for my dad (recipe to come), he just loves them during this time of year! To do so I needed candied orange. I had never done any … Continue reading

Special Sticky Buns

Yield: 6 large buns Recipe: 51/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 231      Like many other desserts from Anna’s cookbook, I had never made “sticky buns” or, as we called it in French, brioches. With anything else that I had never done before, I thought that sticky buns were very complicated to do. It is … 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


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