S’mores a la Cookie

S’mores and summer campfires are the stuff of memories. Sometimes though, time to get away or fire bans can make it a challenge for kids and adults alike. If you are feeling up to turning the oven on, there is a solution. S-mores a la Cookie! There is no roasting of marshmallows but there can […]

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Raven Cookies, 3 Eyed or Otherwise

In a very short time there will be millions of people gathered around their televisions with the enthusiasm of Superbowl fanatics to watch the last episode of the last season of Game of Thrones. And just like there is Superbowl food, there are also Game of Thrones treats. The easiest way to make these is […]

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Chai Spice Cookies with Browned Butter & Rum

Tea for Two Tuesday has not been around for very long but I am in favour of any gathering that brings people together to relax, sip and build healthy connections. It is a celebration of all things tea and a recognition of the value of friends, be that two or twenty. This is just a […]

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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

As the wheel turns and we move towards Imbolc, I generally get an urge to clean. It just seems natural to me after the Yule decorations disappear, that clearing cupboards, class supply boxes and fridge of leftovers is the next step. A richly flavoured cookie for the dark half of the year and those who […]

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Almond Orange Crunchies

I have trouble calling these Florentines as what I remember from years ago, was a square, had candied peel and a shortbread bottom with bottom and sides dipped in chocolate. Maybe these can be called a lighter variation? Super crunchy, spider-web thin almond toffee cookies flavored with orange zest? However they are described, they bring […]

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Hazelnut & Cardamon Clouds A.K.A. smør bullar

Snowball cookies are delicious, melt on your tongue, Christmas treats but did you know they are sourced in Danish Yule traditions? Known as Smor Bollar or “butter balls”, they can have any of a range of ingredients, always including the wonderful butter Denmark is known for.This version is made with hazelnuts but pecans or almonds […]

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Date Cookies with Almond Flour and Flax Meal

If you only like crisp cookies, this is not the post for you. So sorry! Try these instead.  These soft cookies are for days when being “good” is just bringing all the gremlins to the fore. ” Cookies, I WANT cookies! ” is repeating and repeating and repeating in your mind. The recipe only makes […]

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Chocolate Chip Almond Squares

May 15 is Chocolate Chip Day but that doesn’t mean these can’t be made any time an urge developes, in moderation. I don’t add salt to most of my family baking as I use salted butter. If your baking is done with unsalted butter feel free to add a pinch or two. Soft cookie lovers […]

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Pecan Shortbread 3 Ways

I made a distressing discovering today as I was preparing to post a cookie recipe for National Pecan Day. Although I have pictures from three different ways to finish the dough, I have never actually finished a post! This is my Scottish grandmother’s recipe with a tweak. Although this is a year round cookie, using […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookies with coconut flour

These wheat free cookies have a texture that is a cross between a macaroon and shortbread. Best served with a cup of tea or a glass of milk. Coconut flour is grain free, high in fiber and protein with healthy fats. Containing lower amounts of carbohydrate than soy or other nut flours. It also scores […]

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