Category Archives: Cookies and Bars

Almond Bars

This recipe comes from one of mom’s colleagues, and produces great results. The bars are quick, easy, and delicious with a cup of tea. If done right, you’ll swear they’re made of marzipan. The key is not to overcook them: … Continue reading

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Nanaimo Bars

Meridith introduced me to this Canadian classic, sure to be a hit at your next potluck. They’re a sweet creamy center surrounded by a less-sweet, rich, chocolatey crust and topping, with nut-and-graham texture. Meridith omits the coconut, and I’ve never … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is a family favorite, and the recipe I get asked to share most often. These cookies are good keepers, but they also make a large enough amount of dough that you can keep it in the fridge for a … Continue reading

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Joyce Bennicoff’s Deep Dish Brownies

3/4 c. butter, melted 1 1/2 c. sugar 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla 3 eggs 3/4 c. flour 1/2 c. cocoa 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt Preheat oven to 350 F. ¬†Grease 8″ square pan. ¬†Blend butter, sugar, and … Continue reading

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Pepparkahar

1 c. butter 1 1/4 c. sugar 1/4 c. unsulphured molasses 1 egg 2 T. milk 3 3/4 c. unbleached flour 2 tsp. baking soda 2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 3/4 tsp. ground ginger 1 tsp. ground cardamom 1/2 tsp. … Continue reading

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