Category Archives: Cookies

Chocolate Swiss Meringue Roses

Pssst – you can pipe Italian and Swiss meringue pretty much like piping butter cream… Pass it on I keep falling in love with meringues in new ways. I wanted to do something easy for a recent event, but be … Continue reading

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Fireworks Cookies

I thought these cookies, showing fireworks in patriotic colors, would be a great addition to our Independence Day celebrations. As luck would have it, I had leftover, whole wheat cookie dough in the freezer in colors that would be suitable. … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Monogram Cookies

I learned some good lessons from the first time around, so I took another pass at composing monogrammed cookies for a friend’s birthday. This time I dug out a¬†peanut butter chocolate pinwheel recipe. I couldn’t resist dying the dough¬†to customize … Continue reading

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Message in a Cookie

This seemed like a cute way to send a little “Thank You” to someone, though why limit it to that?   I chose a sable dough, though you could totally use whatever cookie recipe holds up well for you (gingerbread … Continue reading

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Chocolate Fudge Brownie Ice Cream-Inspired Cookies

I don’t know if dare is the right word, but my friends over at Tikkido (check them out if you haven’t already) encouraged me to try this after a volley of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream-inspired cookie bars they wrote … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Add More Spark to Your Memorial Day Buffet

Here are a few ideas to carry over Summer entertaining themes like cookouts and bonfires into playful additions to the buffet table. Devilled Eggs with a Twist For a savory stand-by, I modified regular devilled eggs by peeling and soaking … Continue reading

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Millefiore Cookies

Poker Night Fun We’ve got a new tradition in our house where the spouse hosts a monthly poker night with some friends from work. I love it; partly because we both love entertaining (even if I’m not there so much … Continue reading

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