Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

So, I came back to Massachusetts two weeks ago. Maybe I shouldn't be posting that might violate some of the "stay at home orders." But it raises the whole question of "what/where is home?" and that, folks, I think is a blog post for another day. Instead, what I want to talk about is… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

Chocolate Biscotti

These chocolate biscotti with almonds and chocolate chips are perfect for dunking into your favorite hot beverage! Remember how I mentioned last week that the weather needed to make up its mind? Well, it has. It chose winter. Daily temperatures are now around 30-35ºF, and the forecast for Tuesday is a high of 18. I… Continue reading Chocolate Biscotti

Dessert, Recipes

Thick & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Perfectly thick and chewy cookies packed full of  chocolate chips in the style of New York City's Levain Bakery. Ok, so I haven't actually had the Levain Bakery cookies that these are modeled after but no matter, a good chocolate chip cookie is a good chocolate chip cookie.  And since I belong to the thick-and-chewy-cookie… Continue reading Thick & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

Triple Ginger Cookies

These soft and chewy cookies get their kick from three different types of ginger. At the beginning of the week I wrote about how we had finally gotten snow, and today it's 12ºC (50ºF) and sunny.  Looking ahead to the next few days, it's supposed to stay about that temperature.  I have some friends who… Continue reading Triple Ginger Cookies

Bake on Saturday, Dessert

Marzipan-Stuffed Nutella Cookies

I got the inspiration from these from the Mozartkugeln you can buy in Salzburg--the kind in the silver wrapper with their wonderful combination of dark chocolate, hazelnut, and marzipan.  As I'm terrible at making up cookie and cake recipes completely from scratch, I went searching around to see if anyone else had tried it, and… Continue reading Marzipan-Stuffed Nutella Cookies