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Cinnamon Sugar Roll Cookies

    Fans of this blog know that I have a favorite cookie: the Maxine, a refrigerator cookie with a chocolate-nut center wrapped in a dough, sliced and baked. I’ve made it for Christmas for over 30 years. Suzen and I no longer have a tree every year, but we do have this cookie. Here…

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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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