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Posts Tagged ‘sweet’

Simple Crepes

As a child, my mother cooked with me whenever possible. Growing up was all about good homemade food. There was zero prepackaged/processed foods. If we wanted cookies, they were homemade cookies. If we wanted pizza, it was made from scratch. During lunch hour, no one wanted to trade my carrot sticks for fruit snacks but…

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Chili Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Ahhh Crinkle cookies. The perfect holiday treat… Their powdered exterior reminds me of fresh snowfall on mountain peaks and their soft chocolate interior with a hint of chili is the perfect combination of sweet and spice. You will want to help yourself to the entire batch sans aide.  I love a good chocolate cookie but…

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Almond Biscotti

Ever go to a coffee shop, look at the goodies behind the counter glass and catch your eye on a biscotti? You order it, with your coffee of course, dunk it and take a bite of that perfectly-crunchy-yet-soft-from-the-dunk piece and think how the heck did I forget how good these are? When I ask my friends if they…

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Taco Cookies

cinco de mayo cookies

These playful treats will be sure to have the adults talking and the children running wild (on sugar).  I loved making these cute mini tacos. They were surprisingly easy to assemble and worth the time spent.     Directions: In a small bowl, scrape out the filling of each cookie and set aside. Cut 1/4…

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

Day of the Dead is now over and I’ve been in the kitchen making all my favorite savory dishes. Tortilla soup, Enchiladas, Tamales, you name it! Who doesn’t like Mexican food by the way?  The fresh ingredients and big bold flavors are enough to tantalize every taste bud. But, something was missing.  Was it the…

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Spruce up your Pancakes

Who doesn’t love pancakes in the morning.  It was one of my mother’s staple while growing up – German pancakes, Crepes and my dads favorite: fluffy pancakes topped with bacon, fried eggs and a whole lot of maple syrup (not for everyone). I find people are afraid to improvise over what the recipes says. With many baked…

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