Matcha Butter Cookies for Little Chinese New Year

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

Sour Cream Twists

Before mahjongg this afternoon, a bit of baking for my ladies. This is a cookie we made at Christmastime when I was young, twisting the dough pieces into a candy cane shape rather than straight like these. I’ve had it in my recipe box for a long time, but haven’t made it in at least … More Sour Cream Twists

I went wild: juliyya’s Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Wich

I baked a batch of my own recipe Peanut Butter Butter Cookies today as gratitude cookies for a group of doctors (attendings, residents and students) and nurses and various support staff at the University of Washington Medical Center Hospital but saved a few for an experiment. It worked like a slightly gooey dream and a … More I went wild: juliyya’s Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Wich

Si Abuelita fuera mi compania, entonces I make Mexican Chocolate Snicks

With a little substitution of a word from part of a song I learned in my high school Spanish class, I introduce Version 3, the final and perfected version of my Mexican Chocolate Snick which I’m planning to mail to a birthday girl today as a surprise. These are made with “melted” Abuelita Mexican Chocolate … More Si Abuelita fuera mi compania, entonces I make Mexican Chocolate Snicks

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