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Cookie Corner: Chocolate-dusted spice bites

Dec 10, 2013
Cookie Corner: Chocolate-dusted spice bites


Chocolate-dusted spice bites can be rolled in grated milk chocolate or chocolate sprinkles.

How many holiday tastes can you cram into one cookie?

The recipe I chose for Week 3 of the Cookie Corner goes for five: honey, nuts, gingerbread spices, cherries and chocolate. Wow, right?

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Cookie Corner: Testing gluten-free holiday recipes

Dec 4, 2013
Cookie Corner: Testing gluten-free holiday recipes


Gluten-free tea cakes are an easy-to-make treat to share at Christmas.

These days a typical office, or family, is full of people on restricted or specific diets. Low-sugar or salt-restricted, vegetarian or vegan, low-carb or gluten-free – it can make holiday potlucks or family dinners a challenge. While there are...

It’s holiday cookie-baking time

Nov 26, 2013
It’s holiday cookie-baking time


Candied orange peel

I know, I know, Thanksgiving dinner isn’t even on the table yet, and here we are talking about Christmas cookies.

But the next holiday is just over the hill. Anyone who wants to handle the accelerated schedule with aplomb will appreciate a few things...

Book awards: ‘One and Only Ivan’ named top kids’ book

Jan 29, 2013
Book awards: ‘One and Only Ivan’ named top kids’ book

Katherine Applegate's "The One and Only Ivan" has won the John Newbery Medal for the outstanding book of 2012."The One and Only Ivan," a touching story told by a silverback gorilla held captive in a shopping mall, on Monday won the John Newbery M...

Cookie Corner: Spritz cookies

Dec 19, 2012
Cookie Corner: Spritz cookies

Decorate spritz cookies with edible sprinkles for a yuletide look. These shapes were squeezed from a cookie press. A few drops of food coloring in the dough provides the holiday hue.Baking is as much chemistry as art. This week's recipe, for the ...

Cookie Corner week 3: Brownies, blondies and beyond

Dec 12, 2012
Cookie Corner week 3: Brownies, blondies and beyond

A caramel-nut topping gives these brownies a touch of delightful decadence. The photo above shows Kathy Morrison’s first attempt at the recipe.When we were talking about this year's Cookie Corner plans, I mentioned nuts as a possible categor...

Cookie Corner Week 2: White-dipped molasses cookies

Dec 5, 2012
Cookie Corner Week 2: White-dipped molasses cookies

White-dipped molasses cookies are sure to be a hit at your next cookie exchange or tea party. Use a confectionery coating product or white baking chips for the dip, then add your favorite sprinkles.For me, the flavor of molasses says Christmas li...

Cookie Corner: Cranberry stars

Nov 28, 2012
Cookie Corner: Cranberry stars

Spiced cranberry starsThere seems to be no end to the variety of Christmas cookies. But look a little closer and some patterns emerge – shaped, rolled, dipped, bars and thumbprints being the most common. Flavors repeat, too, as favorites get...

Cookie Corner: No-bake treat festive and quick

Dec 21, 2011
Cookie Corner: No-bake treat festive and quick

Who has time to bake this week? For the final installment of this year's Cookie Corner, I wanted a festive recipe that wouldn't take much time. Spumoni truffle squares show off red dried cherries, green pistachios and rich chocolate chips in a sno...

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