New! and New! Salted Caramel Brown Butter Cookies & Double Caramel Wich

My readers know that when a cookie idea engages my brain, the oven will get some work, although in the heat of summer, it’s early in the morning with the stove fan going full blast. The impetus was a browned-butter caramel butter cookie and some penuche caramel frosting in the freezer needing thaw and use. … More New! and New! Salted Caramel Brown Butter Cookies & Double Caramel Wich

2 Birthday Cakes: Spice Cake with Caramel Frosting, AKA Penuche!

I asked my friend and neighbor what kind of cake she’d like for her birthday on July 15th. To my surprise, she said spice cake with caramel frosting. We talked about divvying it up with other cake lovers nearby and she said, not excited in the least, “I suppose it should be a sheet cake.” … More 2 Birthday Cakes: Spice Cake with Caramel Frosting, AKA Penuche!

Gingerbread Blondies with Cranberries and Lemon Cream Accents

A medical trip this afternoon means time to make gratitude cookies for essential workers, i.e., drivers and nurses and techs. Since I had an abundance of dried cranberries, the decision was this dense and delicious variation on blonde brownies. Hello, full strength molasses and gingerbread spices. I love fresh lemon and cream cheese frosting on … More Gingerbread Blondies with Cranberries and Lemon Cream Accents