Category Archives: Cookies

Sablés Bretons (French Butter Cookies)

This cookie is light and flaky, dash-of-salty, buttery divine. It is a specialty of Brittany, in the northwest of France. As you might know by now, I have spent quite a bit of time in France, and Brittany was one … Continue reading

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Coconut Macaroons

No, these are not the French “macarons” that everyone is so nuts over. These are old fashioned coconut macaroons like I had when I was a kid. I remember the flavor and texture distinctly, which is why, when I went … Continue reading

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Almond-Anise Biscotti

During the holidays, after a long shopping excursion, Millie and I stopped at our local crêperie/bakery/coffee shop, Cafe Javasti. I can’t remember what Millie got, but I remember exactly what I had: the best decaf cafe latte, and the best … Continue reading

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Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have been meaning to write about these cookies for such a long time, because, well, if you have this recipe, you will not need any other. They are so simple, yet so very very good. I was reminded of … Continue reading

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Snickerdoodles

I went on a huge snickerdoodle frenzy a while back, trying to find the perfect recipe. After many attempts, I gave up. Maybe I was trying too hard. But recently, my cousin Carol asked me if I had a good … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Warning! This recipe requires making the dough a day in advance and freezing it for best results. Or at least two hours in advance. And these cookies may be addicting. Now keep reading. I have to write about these cookies … Continue reading

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