Skip to Content

Checkerboard Cookies

Chocolate and vanilla Checkerboard Cookies are not extremely difficult to make, but it does take several steps to create the pattern. These cookies are not only adorable, they’re buttery and delicious. There are relatively few ingredients in this dough. These checkerboard cookies are basically a type of shortbread cookie. We rely on good butter, sugar, …

Read More about Checkerboard Cookies

Italian Rainbow Cookies Recipe

Italian Rainbow Cookies are really more cake than cookie. Either way, they are as tasty as they are beautiful. They look impressive but are surprisingly easy to make. If you’re from New York or New Jersey (Jersey girl here), you probably remember seeing Rainbow Cookies sold by the pound in every Italian Bakery. But you …

Read More about Italian Rainbow Cookies Recipe

French Madeleines (Lemon Madeleines)

Want to make perfect French Madeleines? This recipe has browned butter and a hint of fresh lemon zest. These little gems have an addictive flavor. In thinking about a post for Classic French Madeleines, I had to decide if I should start with that oft-referenced story by Proust, Remembrance of Things Past (aka In Search of Lost Time) . You …

Read More about French Madeleines (Lemon Madeleines)

Thick & Chewy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

These wonderfully Thick and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies are loaded with chocolate chips and chunky honey roasted peanuts. Grab a glass of cold milk and enjoy a hearty snack. Are you a cookie monster? Me too! Are you a peanut butter monster? (hand raised) Well, your gonna love this recipe. My starting point was the …

Read More about Thick & Chewy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

100% Pistachio Macarons

100% Pistachio Macarons are made without almond flour for big pistachio flavor. Pistachio buttercream is the perfect filling for these special macarons. It’s true, French Macarons can be made without almonds. Ground pistachios make beautiful macarons. Just a dab of food coloring will make lovely green shells that advertise the special pistachio flavor. Scroll through …

Read More about 100% Pistachio Macarons