The Ultimate Kitchen Sink Holiday Cookies

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The countdown to Christmas has officially begun, and I am sure everyone is excited about planning holiday gatherings at home, working on Christmas presents, racking their brains for gift ideas and more. Baking is one more activity that takes center-stage during the holiday season. In fact, I think I have been churning out baked goodies every week now, starting from Halloween onwards, and I don't … [Read more...]

Chocolate Pinwheel Christmas Cookies

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Pinwheel Cookies are one of the most fancy yet simple cookies that one can make, and you don't need to wait for a holiday or special occasion to bake these beauties. These two-toned cookies are an instant hit at any party or celebration. Take them to a potluck and people will thank you for your dish. Wrap them in fancy paper napkins and hand them out at a Backyard Bash. Or just fill them in a … [Read more...]

Chocolate (Chip) Chunk Cookies

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As Summer rolls in, there are lot of potlucks and picnics planned in the calendar. And with graduation parties, school picnics and summer concerts and events, there are plenty of opportunities to try out some new recipes, be it for yourself, or to entertain someone else. My daughter's pre-school class had a parents-kids conference where they asked us to bring tidbits and munchies from home. Both … [Read more...]

Castello Moments – Cheese & Jam Cookies

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SPONSORED POST When it comes to different varieties of cheese, or the art of cheese making, no one can come close to European Cheese. I still remember the taste of artisan Swiss cheese that had lingered on my tongue when we went there for our vacation. And now, after several years, I had the opportunity to try not one, but three different flavors of European cheese, thanks to Castello! A few … [Read more...]

Edible Holiday Table Lights

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I am sure everyone has started preparing for Christmas, decorating their houses with festive lights and holiday decorations. And as you deck up your exteriors and hallways with Christmas lights, why not bring on a bit of holiday glitter to your dinner table too! As a cute and very festive dessert idea, try these Edible Holiday Table Lights, while entertaining friends and family. They are simply … [Read more...]

Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

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As we roll in towards December, the preparations are on for Christmas; we even put up our Christmas Tree last Sunday, as soon as the Thanksgiving fiesta was over, and I've been scouring the magazines for all the delicious Holiday recipes that will find their way into our kitchen! I have a list of recipes to share, but I wanted to kick-start the Christmas recipes with this very delicious and … [Read more...]

Soft & Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Oatmeal Raisin Cookies may be a second-runner to the more favored Chocolate Chip Cookies, but they have their distinct fan following, especially among those who want to choose something healthier from time to time. Plus, the classic combination of Oatmeal flavored with nutmeg and cinnamon, combined with sweet golden raisins and a handful of nuts is too good … [Read more...]

Cranberry Orange & Coconut Cookies

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Super Soft Cranberry Orange & Coconut Cookies Last weekend, I saw some tangerines that were lying on my kitchen counter waiting to be eaten, but my daughter seemed to have had her share of oranges for a while, and I was in a mood to bake something that's quick and delectable, so I settled on baking some Cranberry Orange cookies. I like my cookies to be soft and chewy, so they melt in your … [Read more...]

Sugar-Free Pumpkin Cookies

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Pumpkin CookiesThe Holiday season is almost upon us, and I am sure some of you have started looking for Fall recipes to bake, just like me. But if you bake as often as me, then I think you would be trying to make them healthier too, if possible. After all, you don't want to stuff yourself and your family with a sugar overdose and then pay the bills for frequent dentist visits, right! That's why I … [Read more...]

Shortbread Recipe With Sage & Apricot Jam

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Shortbread Cookies with SageWhen I baked my first batch ever of Shortbread Cookies, I did not find myself looking out for new shortbread recipes, until I saw these Sage Shortbread cookies at BHG. [photo above courtesy of joyosity]. To imagine the apricot jam layered between 2 short-breads mildly flavored with sage, was a warm and inviting feeling, and I bet this would work with any of your … [Read more...]