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February 19th, 2017 No comments

Revisited: Simple Soft and Chewy Ginger Cookies – Yum! [Food]

January 11th, 2017 Comments off

I revisited these cookies a couple of times over the holiday season — once for my annual cookie party and then as something to share when visiting friends. In both cases — and almost universally — these cookies are a great hit with nearly everyone. In fact, the have become one of my favorite cookies — if not THE favorite — of anything else I make.

Even better, they are nearly foolproof to make. Some other recipes — like most baking — can be a bit fussy, but I have made these in my big KitchenAid mixer, with a hand mixer and even mixed them by hand with a wooden spoon.

New Food: Chewy Ginger Cookies - 18

Soft and Chewy Ginger Cookies

…from the kitchen of One Perfect Bite courtesy of Taste of Home magazine

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Additional sugar for rolling

Directions:

1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2) Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and molasses. In a separate bowl combine flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.

3) Roll into 1-1/2-inch balls, then roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until puffy, lightly browned and cracks appear. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

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Morning Coffee and Biscuits [Photo]

December 26th, 2016 Comments off

Morning Coffee and Biscuits

Morning Coffee and Biscuits

A very Sicilian breakfast this morning with Moka pot coffee and biscuits/biscotti/cookies from Italy. These are my favorite cookies I have when visiting family there I find them at a local Italian grocery here. 

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No. 6 M&M Cookies | Welch’s 24th Annual Christmas Cookie Party

December 9th, 2016 Comments off

No. 6 M&M Cookies | Welch's 24th Annual Christmas Cookie Party

No. 6 M&M Cookies | Welch’s 24th Annual Christmas Cookie Party

These are one variety I make for myself each year. I love the combination of sugar cookie and traditional, milk chocolate, M&Ms. Sure, the company created M&M Minis specifically to be used in cookies, but they are dark chocolate, not milk chocolate and just don’t seem right.

Back in my childhood these would have been made with multicolored M&Ms, which is all that were available, but now you can get Christmas colors, among many others.

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No. 5 Strawberry Milk Chipsters | Welch’s 24th Annual Christmas Cookie Party

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No. 4 Traditional Peanut Butter Cookies | Welch’s 24th Annual Christmas Cookie Party

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No. 3 Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies | Welch’s 24th Annual Christmas Cookie Party

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No. 2 Alton Brown’s Peanut Butter Fudge | Welch’s 24th Annual Christmas Cookie Party [Photo]

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Some Italian cookies for breakfast, just like I have in Sicily when we visit via Instagram [Photo]

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