Cookies

play and play and play

I’ve been playing a lot lately. When Lucy is home, she mostly wants to play hide and seek with me. (And with her daddy when he is home. That’s a fine game.) Generally, she doesn’t quite…

gluten-free soft molasses cookies

Every Christmas, my mother made batches of soft molasses cookies with sweet vanilla frosting on top. Talk about sugarplum fairies — these were the cookies of my dreams. You can make a chocolate chip cookie all…

gluten-free ice cream sandwiches

For awhile there, we were giving you recommendations here, of foods we like and products that arrived at the house that we would buy again. You can see the tab up there, the one that…

gluten-free quinoa cookies

Yesterday, Lu threw her first big temper tantrum. For a week she snuffled along with a cold, then pneumonia. Thankfully, we caught it early, so I didn’t have to worry about her lethargy and sadness…

gluten-free shortbread

I made three batches of shortbread yesterday. Yes, I’m a little nuts. It’s the last day of posting holiday cookie recipes around here. After jam tarts, gingerbread men, coconut sugar cookies, cannolis, plus 8 more,…

gluten-free Mexican wedding cookies

Mexican wedding cookies. Of all the requests people had for gluten-free holiday cookies, I think this was the most requested. Finely ground nuts, butter and shortening, gluten-free flours, and powdered sugar. It isn’t much more…

gluten-free cannoli

“Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.” I’m tempted to write only this. After all, it’s the only phrase I hear in my head when someone says cannoli. Probably you too. (And if you don’t know what…

gluten-free spritz cookies

We are coming into the home stretch of holiday cookies and goodies around here. I don’t want to think about how many pounds of butter, flours, and sugar have been used in this kitchen the…

gluten-free honey-spice madeleines

All of Proust’s remembrances began with one bite of a madeleines. I have a confession. I still haven’t read all of Proust’s books. Try as I might, several times, I could never make it past the…