Apricot Nut Cookies

A recipe for a cookie with apricots and nuts, covered with almond icing. Source:  Giada de Laurentiis and Food Network… always an amazing source. Yield: about 2 dozen cookies It’s been a while since I made a fruity cookie, and this one, frankly, hit the spot.  Although, I have to admit, these did not turn [Read On]

Cherries Jubilee Cookies

A simple butter cookie mixed with the flavors of Cherries Jubilee. Source: I proudly created this one myself. Yield: about 3-4 dozen Several years ago, we went on a cruise.  They had Cherries Jubilee on the menu one night, and I think it was really our first encounter with this well-known dessert.  My husband fell [Read On]

Peach Oatmeal Cookies

A recipe for a crumbly, oaty peach cookie with white chocolate and walnuts, similar to peach cobbler.  Easily substitute other fruits. Source: Food Network, this time courtesy of Sunny Anderson. Yield: About 3 dozen cookies I bought a bag of peaches at the grocery store this week.  I don’t know what I was expecting, after [Read On]

Butter and Jam Thumbprints

A simple butter cookie with jam filling. Source: Food Network Kitchens Yield: about 3 dozen cookies The thumbprint cookie has always seemed like something of a staple of Americana to me.  A butter cookie filled with jam; what could be nicer?  Nevertheless, today was my first time ever making them.  I can’t even say why [Read On]