Category: Cookies

Fig Newtons

Fig Newtons

Fig Newtons (now called simply Newtons now) are love-it-or-hate-it kind of cookies. Seriously, people are very divided about this fig-focused sweet treat, but I love them. Fig Newtons, and Chips Ahoy chocolate chip cookies, have become synonymous with being a kid in the 70’s/80’s. Nabisco 

Mexican Buñuelos

I am a sucker for just about anything with cinnamon and sugar. A favorite childhood treat was warm buttered toast with a generous dusting of cinnamon-sugar, what’s not to love? This was a comfort food to me and something I would choose over chocolate any 

Cherry Kolaczki (Polish Christmas Cookies)

Cherry Kolaczki (Polish Christmas Cookies)

Kolaczki, or Polish jam cookies as they are also called, are a popular holiday cookie not only in Poland, but also in the Czech Republic, Russia, Austria and Denmark. For me, they are a recent discovery. My younger son is jam lover, so these cherry Kolaczki 

Elephant Ears (Palmier Cookies)

Elephant Ears (Palmier Cookies)

For those that don’t know, these are Elephant Ear cookies, or French Palmier cookies as they are more formally known. These crispy, buttery, elegant cookies are a childhood favorite and ones I love to make during the holidays. Made with puff pasty (also known as pâte 

Chocolate-Raspberry Walnut Rugelach

Chocolate-Raspberry Walnut Rugelach

These chocolate-raspberry walnut rugelach are by far one of my favorite cookies. Within the history of Jewish foods that have traveled across continents, there are many examples of flavor changes and other adaptations, rugelach is one of them. What is Rugelach? Rugelach, pronounced “ROO-gəl-əkh“, for those 

Giant Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Giant Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

A friend of mine nicknamed these cookies the $10 cookie, honestly he may be on to something. These are my rich, decadent, giant brown brown chocolate chip cookies and I am truly obsessed with them. In this recipe I went “giant” because I love cookies and