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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Growing up, we usually used the recipe on the back of the Toll House chocolate chips package to make chocolate chip cookies. It was always fantastic, and I didn’t stray from it until a couple years ago when I tried Cook’s Illustrated’s “perfect” chocolate chip cookies. I have to say, these are the most perfect… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Well, it looks like I’m in for another weekend home alone, as Alejandro is going up to the mountains for an ice fishing trip Friday night. Introvert that I am, I do enjoy occasional weekends alone. I’m generally able to get a lot more done and can enjoy a good rom com in the evenings… Continue reading Iced Oatmeal Cookies

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Frosted Cranberry Drop Cookies

I hope everyone had an enjoyable Christmas and New Year’s! My winter break has been slipping away quickly. Although we celebrated Christmas here in Colorado with Alejandro’s family this year, I was able to make a short trip back home to stay with my mom and her husband for nearly a week. It was wonderful,… Continue reading Frosted Cranberry Drop Cookies

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Spritz Cookies

I can’t believe Christmas is only a few days away! It is my absolute favorite holiday, and I can’t help but get excited in the month leading up to it. Although I was beyond stressed in the weeks before finals, I found time to put up our tree and small collection of Christmas decorations. It… Continue reading Spritz Cookies

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Red Hots Crinkle Cookies

Can I just say I am sooo thrilled┬áthat summer has arrived? Our crazy month of May is over, the rainy season has mostly passed, and some of┬áthe best fruits are coming into season. This weekend were are finally staying home, and I cannot wait to bask in the sun, go garage sale-ing, and bake everything… Continue reading Red Hots Crinkle Cookies

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Hazelnut and Orange Biscotti

A few months ago, I discovered The Great British Baking Show on Netflix. I was immediately obsessed, and happily binge-watched the entire season. While I was mourning the end of the show, I did a bit of research and found that the show is distributed by BBC, is actually called The Great British Bake Off,… Continue reading Hazelnut and Orange Biscotti

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Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Biscotti wasn’t originally on my Christmas baking list last year, but my friend Vanessa suggested it for our annual Cookie Extravaganza. I was a bit hesitant, because somehow I had never had biscotti before. She then mentioned the recipe included lots of anise, and I was immediately sold. I am a nut for anise, and… Continue reading Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti