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The Black Sabbath Sandwich Cookies from Mindy Segal

Goodness, it is already March 7th. I kinda remember making some New Year's Resolutions. Kinda. Don’t you hate how by early March half of your good intentions have already been lost in the snow of your selective memory? Lost. Not remembed at all. I don't remember them so I don't have any guilt about even…

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TBT Recipe: Juliet’s Kisses from La Dolce Vita by Michele Scicolone

I first posted this recipe three years ago. And every couple of months since, when I have wanted a cookie, a great cookie, I've returned to it. These display the power of confectioner's sugar combined with cocoa: you achieve a soft texture that is like a chocolate pillow. And as comforting. Here's the original post. Bake…

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Snickerdoodles from Classic Cookies with Modern Twists

These German cookies have been popular, but never “dominant.” They just appear on home tables for families with European origins. Sometimes they will appear in a bakery showcase if you visit the “right” part of town. There is a revival, at least of name, with as an example Dunkin’ Donuts offering a snickerdoodle cookie latte.…

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Almond-Olive Oil Sable Cookies with Chocolate from Theo Chocolate

My wife is a nice Jewish girl from Brooklyn, where the only olive trees are in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, under glass. And her great-grandparents and grandparents emigrated from Poland where, again, any olive trees have to be grown indoors. Yet Suzi craves olives as if she was living under palm trees with her own…

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