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Sweet Chic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Drop cookies come in two forms: rustic and perfectly shaped. Rustic means you drop the dough by tablespoons onto the cookies sheet. The dough plops, the shape is sort of round, you mess with the shape with your fingers, and the cookies bake in that nice but not perfect format. The benefit here is you…

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Chocolate Cannoli Sandwich Cookies [Way, Way, Way Beyond the Oreo]

Sandwich cookies are a monument in the history of marketing. Some genius figured out that the two layers cemented with sweet filling would prove irresistible. And they are. Do you know how many Oreos have been made? 491 billion. That’s a big number, the size the Defense Department Budget. I’m not anti-government, but what if…

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The Chocolate Cookie Detective

My mattress is high, so when I roll out in the morning my feet dangle. That gives me time to check the toes and ankles and few muscles. I can check for a cat on the floor. Am I ready to plop down, do I need to find the Ben Gay, is this a stretching…

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Colossal Peanut Butter Cookies

Last month I posted a recipe for Subtle and Smooth Peanut Butter Cookies: http://www.cookingbythebook.com/blog/recipes/sublte-smooth-…butter-cookies/. Some of you have written back to say they are lovely and could I recommend other peanut butter cookies. After all, one recipe is never enough. Here’s a superior one from The Good Cookie by Tish Boyle. I’m happy to say…

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