Category: Cookies

A New Take on Something Old

My original biscotti recipe, a recipe passed down in my family now 4 generations,  is a recipe which didn’t require tweaking, however, I was feeling a bit creative today.  I decided to make a modern version of the Biscotti simply by adding Chia seeds.  In my mind, I was making the ‘Power Biscotti”.   The Chia …

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Spitzbub or Rascal-Cookies

Spitzbub or Bad Boy Cookies It seems like a lot of effort to make these lovely cookies for a particular bad little boy in the family, but this was indeed the case for these Spitzbub cookies.  Loosely translated from Swiss-German to English, the name spitzbub means more or less, a clever little rascal.  I guess …

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Easter Cookies

Easter Cookies Easter cookies are as good of an idea as Christmas cookies.  My daughter decided she wanted to make some for her friends before the last day of school, before the holiday.  She whipped up a batch of dough and began.  At her speed, a few hours later, she was done.  I helped her …

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