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 [...]

TWD: Rose Hibiscus Shortbread Fans

I was sooo thrilled we elected a shortbread this month. I received a new shortbread pan at Christmas and hadn't used it yet, but purposefully didn't pack it in hopes of making a shortbread before we moved and unpacked. Success! Plus, hands down, shortbread is my favorite type of cookie. Unfrosted: I didn't have any [...]

Rewind:Chocolate Creme Sandwich Cookies

Since I joined up with Tuesdays with Dorie in January after getting Dorie's Cookies during the holidays, I took the January Rewind week as an opportunity to make the Chocolate Creme Sandwich cookies that the group made in November 2016. Granted, I made the dough after we put in an 11 hour day working on [...]

Breakfast Biscotti

This was a tough decision to make, whether I make the recipe from Dorie's Cookies or the recipe from #cookiesandkindness for the month. Ultimately, I made the Breakfast Biscotti in time for the Tuesday's with Dorie posting, but I am planning on making the Olive Oil and Wine cookies later this month too. These were [...]