Tuesdays with Dorie! Goat Cheese and Chive Cookies

This was my first foray into the "cocktail cookies" section of Dorie's Cookies. And I think these cookies might be related to it's thinner cousin, the cracker. That being said- we were big fans of these. I used the correct type of goat cheese- chèvre (thank you Trader Joe's for having that!). But I couldn't [...]

Tuesdays with Dorie Chocolate Cornflake Haystacks

This is a rare occasion where I'm grateful for being a part of Tuesday's with Dorie. This particular recipe is one I would have skipped almost for certain. Nothing about it appealed to me. My fiancee? A whole different story. He was excited for these. (Anyone else excited for Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 [...]

#CreativeCookieExchange Sunny Side Up Meringues

This is my first month of participating in the #CreativeCookieExchange, and as my fiancee pointed out- "Do you REALLY need another baking group?" But I couldn't resist the freedom this group gives me. All of my other groups follow along a book, and everyone makes the same  two recipes of the month. #CreativeCookieExchange gives my [...]

TWD: Salted Chocolate Caramel Bars

These were spectacularly good, but also incredibly messy and sticky! I slightly overbaked my shortbread, even though it was according to Dorie's instructions (on the low end) and with an oven thermometer in the oven since I found out via a frozen pizza that the electric oven in our new house is a whopping 25-30 [...]

“Corked” Breton Galettes

First off, today is my 26th birthday, so I opted to make cookies to celebrate instead of the usual cake. Second- we're finally moving this weekend! We've removed popcorn ceilings from every room of the house, painted my kitchen cabinets white, put in a brand new tile back splash, there are new light fixtures in [...]