Lime and sugar are a match made in flavor heaven! They fight it out amongst themselves in these soft, tender cookies. But let’s face it, no matter who dominates, it’s a win-win situation all the way around! The sharp bite of lime is followed by sweetness rushing in so neither one overwhelms. It’s a perfect balance with a melt-in-your mouth quality that is unforgettable.
If you find these Lavender Vanilla Sugar Cookies half as charming as I, you will be inspired to brew a pot of companion tea and relax the rest of the day as your worries slip away. Lavender infuses these soft, buttery cookies with a unique flavor and while the aroma is exactly like a bubble bath the flavor is lovely, subtle and lightly floral with… [Read more]
Biscotti are long, hard Italian cookies that usually get dunked in coffee and sometimes wine before eating to soften them up. They get their distinctive crispiness from a double-baking process. They are formed into a log for the first baking, then they are sliced and baked a second time. The crispiness can be controlled on the second bake. For a crispy cookie that remains soft… [Read more]
Vanilla Crescents or Vanillekipferli are an old Viennese traditional cookie made with ground almonds and fresh vanilla beans. The dough is shaped by hand into crescents before baking and then dusted with copious amounts of vanilla sugar after. They’re buttery like shortbread, nutty and soft, much like a Mexican wedding cookie or a Russian tea cake. If you have vanilla sugar already on hand you… [Read more]
Tate’s Bake Shop is Southampton’s favorite bakery! Founder, owner and baker Kathleen King makes all of Tate’s baked goods from the finest ingredients, just the way she made them when she was 11-years old and first started selling cookies at her family’s farm stand. Her business has expanded a lot since then to include cakes, pies, crumbles and lots of cookies! She is well-known for… [Read more]
What’s better than leftover Halloween candy? Giant Halloween candy cookies packed with pieces of kit kats, peanut butter cups and walnuts! That’s what! While I usually prefer a soft cookie like Nestle toll-house, I really enjoyed these. Crisp around the edges and chewy in the middle, they take a little more time to eat than your average, everyday cookie. One of them is all I… [Read more]
Challenge Prompt: For this challenge, you’re tasked with creating a delicious meal that will travel well and still look great. From picnics and school lunches to bento boxes, or any other meal on the go, you need to whip up a entree, side, drink, and dessert to enjoy after hitting the road. Be sure that your meal fits inside the Project Food Blog Road Trip… [Read more]