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Chocolate Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I’m not doing so well with my  New Year’s resolutions. Oh, I’m doing okay with # 2 – eating chocolate every day.  But that wasn’t so much a resolution as it was a declaration. Resolution # 5 (cook every recipe in Deborah Madison’s “Vegetarian Suppers” cookbook) came to a grinding halt last week when I served the beet ragu with twice baked goat …

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Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

These are not pretty cookies but they make up for their lack of beauty with taste. No these aren’t really healthy for you since they are loaded with sugar but these are the best tasting oatmeal raisin cookies I’ve ever tried. The boys and I are not fans of oatmeal raisin cookies but dh loves them. This recipe makes all …

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Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies are delicious. So delicious they were gone in less than 2 hours. I did not have any to give to the sweet ladies who live behind us. This was really easy to make and as I say so often much better than the refrigerator dough or packaged dough you can buy. No these probably are not “healthy” but …

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These gingersnaps should come with a warning: have plenty of cold milk on hand and only bake as many as you intend to eat. I can’t even tell you if these cookies are good the next day because they have never lasted that long. Gingersnapsadapted from epicurious 2 1/4 cups flour, divided1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon ground ginger1 teaspoon ground …

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White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

I was attempting my yearly freezer cleanup when I happened upon a bag of macadamia nuts I had purchased at Trader Joe’s this summer. I love macadamia nuts, and how I let these slip to the back of the freezer I’ll never know. Resting comfortably next to the nuts was a big block of ghirardelli white chocolate. I HATE cleaning …

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Strobel Cookies

I’ve been trying to find the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe since I was 12 years old. In my search I have tested nearly every permutation of ingredients: butter, margarine, or shortening; ground oatmeal or not; milk chocolate or dark; Nestle, Hershey, or Ghirardelli; baking powder or soda; large eggs or extra-large eggs, and on and on. I have made …

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