Recipe 65: Coconut Sandwich Cookies

My new friend Genoa went back and read every single blog I’ve written. When she asked if she could help me bake, the answer was simple: no.

OMG I’m kidding. Of course I said yes. I wanted to pick something relatively easy since Genoa says she doesn’t cook or bake. I thought she was exaggerating until I found an unopened, expired bag of flour in her cupboard.

Coconut Sandwich Cookies

These were the winners! Little did I know that when I arrived at Genoa’s house, I was in for the shock of my life.  Continue reading

Recipe 64: Mexican Wedding Cakes

My friend Jordan was in town so obviously we had to get together and make cooks. This day has a simple theme: love.

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Mexican Wedding Cakes! How Romantic!  Continue reading

Recipe 62: Cranberry Thumbprints

As Rafiki would say, it is time. Time for me to get off my butt and start baking again. I’ve been waiting a long time for cranberry season so I could make these.

cranberry thumbprints

Just in time for Thanksgiving!  Continue reading

Recipe 61: Snickerdoodles

It’s Christmas in July, so why not make a holiday cookie?

snickerdoodles

“Oh, Nate, that’s nice and all, but where have you been for the last month?” Let me explain…  Continue reading

Recipe 60: Vanilla-Chocolate Wafers

Another log cookie. This one more complicated than the rest.

Vanilla-Chocolate Wafers

 

Yin-yang inspired? I wasn’t hopeful of the results.  Continue reading

Recipe 58: Chocolate-Covered Marshmallow Cookies

I’ve been putting these off/I wasn’t going to do them because I don’t eat marshmallows. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m vegetarian, so I don’t eat gelatin. Surprise! They sell vegan marshmallows. We’re back in business.

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Cookies

These are in the Kids Cookies section, so they’re easy, right? Let’s see.  Continue reading

Recipe 57: Salted Toffee-Chocolate Squares

Try not to hyperventilate. I say this because these caused some hysteria when I brought them to work.

Salted Toffee-Chocolate Squares

They went mad. Or is that me? I must admit I’m listening to Disney’s “it’s a small world” and it’s messing with my head. I love it. It’s 13 minutes long.  Continue reading

Recipe 56: Peanut Butter Cookie Sandwiches

Someone at work read my blog and was appalled that I didn’t have a peanut butter section. I’ve made a couple cookies with PB, and in that spirit, I went for these next.

pb sandwiches

These are in the “Kids Cookies” section, so they’re a piece of cake, right?  Continue reading

Recipe 54: Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies…how boring, right? But wait! There’s a surprise!

sugar

I don’t eat sugar cookies because I think they’re bland and I’d rather use the calories on something good. These are different. They have lemon!  Continue reading

Recipe 53: Chocolate-and-Cream Sandwich Cookies

 

Thank you to all of you who worried about me in my absence. *crickets*

You guys…it’s been almost 3 weeks. I’m sorry. I’ll make it up to you today! These are fantastic.

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I just got back from a trip to Vegas this week and after a couple days of recovery, I was ready to bake!  Continue reading