My baking experiment #167 – hot chocolate cookie cups

Happy Friday! Can you believe x’mas is only 2 days away?! I love x’mas. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, especially since it’s time for more baking! Today the weather is kinda gloomy outside, and i’m at home enjoying a cup of hot chocolate. Then i thought, why not make cookies that taste… Continue reading My baking experiment #167 – hot chocolate cookie cups

My baking experiment #166 – mexican chocolate biscotti

On to the second batch of cookies. Since it’s freezing out and i have hot chocolate on my mind, i made some Mexican hot chocolate biscotti: Ingredients 1 egg 2 Tbspย oil 1 tsp vanillaย extract 1 cupย flour 1/4 cup mexican hot cocoa mix 1 tsp baking powder INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 375 F and line cookie… Continue reading My baking experiment #166 – mexican chocolate biscotti

My baking experiment #165 – peanut butter cookies

Happy Sunday! Brrr… the temps fell 50 degrees over a few hours yesterday. We started off feeling like summer in the 70’s and ended the evening feeling very much like winter in the 20’s. That’s Texas for ya. We can go through 3 seasons within a few hours! ๐Ÿ˜‰ So the X’mas party last night… Continue reading My baking experiment #165 – peanut butter cookies

My baking experiment #163 – hot chocolate palmiers

Happy Saturday! It’s a lovely morning; the sun is finally shining after a week of cold & gloom. The temperature outside is mild. It’s a gorgeous day. I decided to make some chocolate palmier cookies for breakfast: http://thepioneerwoman.com/food-and-friends/2-ingredient-palmiers/ Ingredients 1 sheet puff pastry 3-4 Tbsp hot chocolate mix Instructions Preheat oven to 400ยบF. Lay pastry… Continue reading My baking experiment #163 – hot chocolate palmiers

My baking experiment #156 – chocolate coconut caramel cookie bars

Happy Sunday! The weather this weekend is absolutely stunning: the sun is shining brightly, the air is crisp & slightly cool, the sky is a beautiful baby blue… Wish itย would last forever! Today i decided to bake some cookie bars. Cookie bars are very versatile; you can put whatever mix-ins you like. I happen to… Continue reading My baking experiment #156 – chocolate coconut caramel cookie bars

My baking experiment #153 – Nutella Macarons

Happy Sunday! After an entire week of rain & gloom, the sun finally came out today. I love this weather: clear blue sunny skiesย and temps in the 80’s. Feels almost like fall! http://www.dessertfortwo.com/french-macarons-with-nutella/ Ingredients 1 egg white, room temperature 1/3 cup + 1 1/2 tsp almond flour 1/3 cup + 4 Tbsp powdered sugar 6… Continue reading My baking experiment #153 – Nutella Macarons

My baking experiment #147 – cookie butter peanut butter cookies

Happy Sunday! I’m sure y’all have heard of cookie butter or Biscoff spread. It’s quite a hot commodity these days. It’s a spread make from Biscoff cookies (or “speculoos” which is the generic name; “Biscoff” is a brand of speculoos from Belgium, popular on Delta airlines.) Anyways, i bought a jar of cookie butter at… Continue reading My baking experiment #147 – cookie butter peanut butter cookies

My baking experiment #134 – easter candy cookies

It’s Easter weekend and the weather is lovely. I bought a bunch of chocolate candy for Easter and decided to bake them into some easy cookies: http://www.chelseasmessyapron.com/easiest-half-batch-chocolate-chip-cookies-one-bowl-no-mixer-required/ INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed 2ย Tbspย white sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 large egg 3/4 cup flour 1/2 tspย baking soda 1/4 cup chocolate… Continue reading My baking experiment #134 – easter candy cookies