Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Are you a fan of Nutter Butters?  Because if so, you are going to want to make this upgraded version stat.  Whereas Nutter Butter cookies are dry and commercial tasting, this version is absolutely delicious and truly peanut butter-y.  The sweet and creamy filling is sandwiched between two wafers that offer a satisfying, buttery crunch.  While this cookie is rich and satisfying, it isn’t sickeningly so.  A single one is sure to satisfy the most … Continue reading Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Thanksgiving Royal Icing Cookies

I know that I’ve been kind of recipe centric ’round these parts lately.  I beg your pardon.  It’s just that this season brings out my inner foodie.  I intend to get back to some regular {non-recipe} blogging this week.  But not before I showcase the sugar cookies I made for Thanksgiving.  Like the Halloween ones I did, these were made with royal icing.  And because there were a few requests for that recipe, I’m sharing … Continue reading Thanksgiving Royal Icing Cookies


I’ve been busy.  Busy baking that is. Today I’m going to share a recipe for Mandlebrot. I know what you’re thinking.  You’re thinking, what the heck is mandlebrot. Where have you been? Not reading Disney’s FamilyFun magazine obviously. This I know because that’s where I found the recipe.  Eight or nine years ago. Mandlebrot, for you unenlightened ones, is a twice-baked cookie, that is remarkably similar to biscotti.  Only better.  Way better. And good news: … Continue reading Mandelbrot

Toffee Oatmeal Fudge Bars

It’s that time again. Holiday baking time that is. Sugar cookies, gingersnaps, and mini-loaves of sweet breads are the usual suspects. But we like to do things a wee bit different around here. And–in case you do too–I thought I’d share some of our favorite holiday cookie and confection recipes. I won’t bore you by doing them all at once though.  I thought I’d sprinkle a few into my posts over the next couple of … Continue reading Toffee Oatmeal Fudge Bars