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Perfect Frosting with Evaporated Milk

How would you like a perfect frosting for cookies? I mean perfect. Cookies often demand a frosting that is suited to their storage. We stack cookies, put them in boxes in layers, stage them for use a few days out. Regular frostings, really cake frostings, do not work very well for those situations. Those frostings…

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Banana Cookies Pure and Simple

No, that is not the prow of a Viking ship. Or the head of some new species of featherless bird. It’s a banana. Not quite ripe. When it does ripen, what do you do. You know, that bunch of bananas you bought will all ripen at the same time, not one a day. So all…

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Outrageous Chocolate Cookies from Martha Stewart

If you want to make to make chocolate cookies, you have some options. You can use semi-sweet chocolate, or bitter, or cocoa, or … You can use them all! At once. In the same cookie. I hate to put this statement here but my lawyer insists: If you have sensitivity to caffeine, this recipe should…

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Brownie Buttons

Here is twist on the standard brownie. Instead of big and chewy, these are small and cakey. Baked in miniature muffin pans with only about a tablespoon of batter each, these are little brownie puffs that are sweet to just pop in your mouth. I’ve doubled Dori Greenspan’s original recipe here so you get 24,…

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