As I wrote in my previous post*, there were a few leftover Wildflower Honey Caramels. I’d made Golden Lemon Butter Cookies for my Chinese Mahjongg ladies, but one of the ladies was a no-show so there were a few leftover cookies. My brain said, “Get out the marble rolling pin, flatten some caramels and put … More There’s A New Wich in Town! Lemon and Wildflower Honey Caramel Wich
With a birthday coming up of a granddaughter of my late friend known as Auntie Maria, and with a tin I’d found awhile ago awaiting the filling with photographs and a goody, I set about making and wrapping caramels as a treat for her. Personally, I think making the caramels with sugar, honey, heavy cream, … More Bee Happy with Wildflower Honey Caramels
Not long ago, I bought almond and coconut flour along with erythritol so I’d be inclined to use them and learn about preparing gluten-free and sugar-free goodies. I made sugar-free raspberry syrup for a diabetic friend for his birthday. I used some coconut flour in addition to all-purpose flour in a quick bread, but these … More Amoretti Macaroons – A Gluten-Free Cookie
When I get a brainstorm about trying a new baked quick bread, well … here’s the result. Not long ago I experimented with canned pumpkin and a packet of Fresh Gourmet Honey Roasted Walnut Pieces*, made a Pumpkin Rum Raisin Honey Walnut bread, posted about it on my Instagram** and said I’d put the recipe … More New! Maple Date Honey Pecan Bread with My Recipe, and a Note about My Pumpkin Rum Raisin Honey Walnut Bread
Today in Seattle is Eid al-Fitr, the last day of Ramadan in 2023. To celebrate, I baked these special cookies for the children of the manager here at the Manor along with my wishes for a Happy and Blessed Eid. In Arabic, the phrase is Eid Mubarak.
As I said in the previous post, I’m sending birthday surprises to my sweet, sweet sister-in-law who never reads this blog so she won’t see this and the surprise will not be spoiled. These three surprises are all my originals and include Golden Lemon Butter Cookies, the new Lemon Vanilla Spring Sprinkles Snicks and the … More Birthday Surprises
My sweet sister-in-law will be 75 this week and is fond of lemon, so I made a new Snick along with a couple other cookie types to send Priority Mail Express tomorrow. They should arrive just on time for her Happy Birthday surprises.
As I recently posted on my Instagram, I got out my hammer to smash some Heath Bars and make the third cookie in a cookie trio I’ve named Heath Bar Delicioso. This cookie recipe is loosely based on what’s commonly known as Chocolate Silk Pie. Why loosely? Lots of mixing of sugar, butter and melted … More New! Chocolate Silk Toffee Chew
My daughter likes her peanut butter cookies with chocolate, so a few times I’ve made *Peanut Butter Wiches, filling them with chocolate fudge frosting (and sometimes, with brown sugar cream cheese frosting, but for someone other than my daughter.) One day I went wild and made a Peanut Butter Wich with the original Marshmallow Fluff … More How to make New! Open-faced Peanut Butter S’mores
I’ve had an intention to create a trio of cookies using culinary matcha after I discovered a taste for, first, green tea Frappucino at Starbucks and second, Fred Meyer’s Private Selection Matcha Ice Cream. Last week I bought some culinary matcha and on Saturday did the first experimental matcha cookie in two forms, a butter … More Matcha Butter Cookies for Little Chinese New Year