Category Archives: Cookies

Assorted Cookies

It just occurred to me earlier this week that I have not seen any hot cross buns here.  I know we get bombarded with the supermarket version straight after Christmas back in Australia so it feels a little quiet here … Continue reading

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Chocolate Orange Cookies and Favourite Cookbooks

I wish I had a little more time to sit down and rant about my favourite cookbooks but the clock is ticking and I have a list of ‘to do’s’ as long as my arm before we head to Lake … Continue reading

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Lemon Shortbread and Christmas Giving

At school tomorrow is a Sugar and Spice Holiday Cookie event where each class brings in several batches of homemade cookies which are all displayed in the staff room.  All the teachers get to choose which cookies they would like … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Cookies

I bought Gwyneth Paltrow’s cookbook ‘Notes From My Kitchen Table’ when it first came out and wasn’t sure if the recipes would be my kind of cooking.  So far everything I have cooked from the book have been winners but … Continue reading

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Coffee Pecan Biscuits

Several years ago I went to a morning tea hosted by a mum from school where I was served lovely little biscuits topped with icing and a pecan.  I thought someone had baked them but it turns out my local … Continue reading

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Chocolate Oat Cookies

There is something about cookies jam packed with rolled oats and chocolate chunks that really appeal to me.  I seem to try a different recipe every time I make them and one thing I did differently this time was add … Continue reading

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Triple Ginger Biscuits With Espresso Cream

I have spoken before about my new found love for crystallised ginger.  I can’t seem to get enough of it and these biscuits have nice chunks of crystallised ginger plus ground ginger and fresh ginger.  They are incredibly moreish and … Continue reading

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Oat Choc Chunk Cookies

This is a good cookie for lunch boxes or afternoon tea snacks.  I love putting rolled oats in as many things as I can for the kids as it is such a great source of energy and a good filler.  … Continue reading

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You Can’t Catch Me I’m A Gingerbread Man

I was standing in line for a coffee on Saturday holding Essie’s hand.  A lovely, soft spoken, elderly lady came up to me and was commenting on Essie’s beautiful blonde curls and how beautiful children are.  She told me not … Continue reading

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Chocolate Macaroons

One of my favourite sweet food combinations are macadamia nuts, coconut and chocolate.  I’ll try and work it into any bit of baking I can – brownies, cookies, rocky road, fudge, cakes etc.  So there was no doubt that this … Continue reading

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