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trail mix cookies

October 6, 2014

Trail mix cookies are a study in texture and these chewy cookies are loaded with all my favorites: crunchy almonds, buttery cashews, chewy dried cherries, and plenty of chocolate (a trail mix must!). The sweet and salty mix is simply irresistible – don’t be surprised ...

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chai spice palmiers

October 2, 2014

Chai tea is a seasonal craving for me, a drink I yearn for on a chilly afternoon. The warming spices never fail to satisfy and a cookie makes the perfect accompaniment. These chai spice palmiers (really a pastry disguised as a cookie) are my version ...

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caramel apple cookies

September 22, 2014

Are there any treats you find dangerously delicious to keep at home? My weakness is salted caramel sauce – if I have a jar stashed in the pantry, I’m tempted to dip a spoon in for a “taste” far too frequently, so I restrain from ...

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salted chocolate peanut butter stuffed cookies

September 4, 2014

My love affair with salt and chocolate began with salted chocolate ganache and jam bars and now there’s no turning back. Though these fudge-like salted chocolate cookies may look unassuming, breaking one open reveals a molten peanut butter and chocolate center. You may try to ...

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spiced chocolate meringues

August 24, 2014

Meringues always remind me of magic; I love the light and ethereal texture of the cloud-like cookies and the way that the crisp exterior crackles with each bite. These meringues are chocolate with a kick – cinnamon and a pinch of chipotle chili powder add ...

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double chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

August 18, 2014

Late August is a strange time for me. I’m well beyond those anxiety-inducing back to school days, yet the change in the air is palpable and I know that in a blink, September will be upon us. I’m coping with cookies and I suggest you ...

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peanut butter pretzel chocolate caramel cookies

July 28, 2014

My first instinct was to name these cookies sweet and salty cookies. You see, I was mindlessly snacking on a handful of peanut butter filled pretzels when I realized chocolate and caramel would elevate them from good to great. When my eye caught a milk ...

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blackberry lime thumbprint cookies

July 14, 2014

Thumbprint cookies always remind me of jewels; I love the way the jam glistens in the center of each cookie. Though thumbprints often turn up at the holidays, there’s no reason not to break tradition and I’m doing just that with this blackberry lime variation. ...

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