Caramel Appledoodles

Caramel Appledoodles (A Seat at the Table)

Part snickerdoodle, part caramel apple, these cookies have got it going on!  They’re super chewy, with bright notes of apple, gooey caramel, all surrounded by sweet cinnamon-sugar.  You just can’t stop eating them because they have so many different layers of flavor.  These were definitely a favorite at Carroll Cafe this month, and will definitelyRead more

Swedish Toscas

These cookies are a family favorite.  My grandma always made these for Sister as her Christmas cookie.  Since grandma passed away in 2007, I’ve tried to carry on the tradition.  While I’m sure mine aren’t as pretty as Grandma’s were, they’re just as tasty.  These cookies are delicious, the rich buttery shortbread complements the toastedRead more

Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies

These cookies are simple, yet exquisite.  The brown sugar tastes caramelized, giving a rich toffee flavor and nice chewy texture that goes well with the oats.  These are definitely going to be one of my go-to cookies.  It’s especially good for anyone who isn’t that into chocolate.  While obviously cookies are always best when eatenRead more

Fall Harvest Oatmeal Cookies

Is it possible that it’s November?!?  Where does the time go!  I hope you all had a wonderful Halloween.  If you didn’t get enough sweets already, here’s a wonderful fall cookie to try to remind you of the season…because clearly if I eat enough of these it’ll be easier to remember it’s already November….right? TheseRead more

Salted Nut Chews (a.k.a. Lauren’s Christmas Cookies)

Salted Nut Chews (A Seat at the Table)

This is another recipe from my grandma.  These were the cookies I always requested for Christmas, they totally taste like the holidays to me.  I haven’t had these cookies in quite a few years, and so it was totally nostalgic having these again.  They’re apparently officially called Salted Nut Chews, but in my family they’reRead more

Mint Chocolate Cookie Bark

Warning:  this is highly addictive.  This is popular with people that don’t like chocolate, this is popular with people that don’t like mint!  This is great for a salty, sweet, minty, crunchy treat!  There’s a little bit of everything in here and the possibilities are endless.  While this isn’t really “cooking” it’s a great assemblyRead more

Peanut Butter Drizzled Chocolate Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These cookies are as spectacularly decadent as they sound.  A rich chocolatey, chewy cookies, with a touch of peanut butter…it’s a wonderful combination.  Be sure not to over-bake these cookies since they’ll dry out and be slightly less delicious.  The type of chocolate you use will really influence the outcome, so go with your favorite.Read more