Honey Sesame Cookies

I love playing in the kitchen, creating recipes and experimenting with ingredients. Baking is even more fun in the company of friends, even if they are virtual friends! This week I joined a group of 9 other bloggers to celebrate World Baking Day! Granite Mill Farms is sponsoring our posts, providing us with their organic sprouted grain flours. My recipe contribution for this event is Honey Sesame Cookies baked with Granite Mill Farms sprouted hard white wheat flour.

Honey Sesame Cookies

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Spring Flowers/ Sunshine Iced Sugar Cookies and Military Care Package #11

Spring Flowers & Sunshine Iced Sugar Cookies and Military Care Package #11

I have always loved shopping at the after holiday clearance sales. It's so much fun to hunt down deals and bargains.Now, as a baking blogger, those sales are irresistible. Decorations and nicknacks for next years care packages? Sounds good! Half priced candy and sprinkles? Count me in! When I spotted these daisy sprinkles and candy eyes discounted at World Market after Easter, I knew immediately how I would use them. Chocolate Iced Sugar Cookies decorated with spring flowers and sunshine are ...

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Strawberry Lemonade Bars

Strawberry Lemonade Bars

Spring is in full bloom. The welcome sunshine is producing a rainbow of flowers in my yard and filling the produce aisle of the supermarket with irresistible sweet, red strawberries. Strawberry season announces that winter is officially over and lemonade weather is around the corner. Soft and fruity Strawberry Lemonade Bars are bursting with these warm weather flavors. ...

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3-2-1 Biscoff Crumble Cake

3-2-1 Biscoff Crumble Cake

Though it has been awhile since I shared a 3-2-1 cake, I have been experimenting behind the scenes in The Monday Box test kitchen with 3-2-1 ideas. ; some great ideas and some not so great. For example, if you ever need directions for gluten free/ kosher for Passover rubber-in-a-mug, email me. On a happier note, one of the deliciously great experiments resulted in 3-2-1 Biscoff Crumble Cake. ...

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Marathon Cookies

Marathon Cookies (Gluten Free)

I am not a runner. For me, the thrill of endorphins coursing through the body is completely overshadowed by the potential for sweat, bad weather, and leg cramps. My father was an avid runner, but the running gene skipped a generation. My daughter, Meira, is a runner. She actually enjoys the challenge. Last weekend, Meira completed a half-marathon for the second time. That’s 13.1 miles! I think she is amazing. So, I baked her Marathon Cookies. ...

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Apricot and Cranberry Macaroons (Gluten Free and Kosher for Passover)

Apricot and Cranberry Macaroons (Gluten Free and Kosher for Passover)

I made apricot and cranberry macaroons for my mother. She has always been the coconut lover in our family and macaroons are definitely for coconut lovers. They are the ultimate coconut cookie; slight crispness on the outside giving way to moist, chewy coconut inside. These particular balls of macaroon deliciousness are speckled with chopped dried apricot and cranberries, and dipped in dark chocolate. ...

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sheep chocolate sugar cookies

Easter Sugar Cookies and Military Care Package #11

This is a big holiday weekend. Passover begins at sunset on Friday and Easter is on Sunday. Both are  occasions for gathering with friends and family. While celebrating, take a moment to send thankful, supportive thoughts or prayers to the military families whose loved ones are deployed. Holidays apart are especially difficult. Our military families sacrifice so much. ...

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