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Side-Slap and Tickle Cookies From 'Sweet and Vicious'

Emma Kobolakis 10 comments

So named for the feeling they inspire, these Side-Slap & Tickle Cookies from Sweet and Vicious: Baking with Attitude pack a powerful punch in the form of two dozen crushed malt balls, along with half a cup of cocoa powder. They're deeply chocolaty, with a delightfully chewy and crackly texture. More

Graham Cracker Bites From 'Mother Daughter Dishes'

Emma Kobolakis 11 comments

Certainly the easiest dessert in Mother Daughter Dishes, graham cracker bites are little balls of crunchy, toasty sweetness coated in salt-sprinkled chocolate. They barely require any effort, and taste even better after a nice chill in the fridge. More

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cookies With Peanut Butter Chips

Gluten-Free Tuesday Elizabeth Barbone Post a comment

These rich gluten-free treats puff as they bake and then settle as they cool into flat, crisp cookies. More

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

Gluten-Free Tuesday Elizabeth Barbone Post a comment

These peanut butter cookies bake up soft and chewy. Milk chocolate chips mimic the flavor of a classic peanut butter cup. If you're dairy-free or don't like the taste of milk chocolate, simply replace the milk chocolate with dark or dairy-free chocolate chips. More

Raspberry Madeleines From 'Fruitful'

Emma Kobolakis 3 comments

Traditionally, the delicate madeleine gets its flavor from vanilla, butter and eggs. In Fruitful, Brian Nicholson adds raspberries and lemon zest, taking them from a teatime treat to an anytime indulgence. More

Gluten-Free Brownie Brittle

Elizabeth Barbone 17 comments

Part cookie, part brownie, this brownie brittle is as easy to make as it is to eat. A batch comes together in under 30 minutes. While the brittle tastes great on its own, adding chocolate chips, chopped nuts, and other toppings takes it over the top. More

Golden and Crisp Blueberry Crumble Bars

Carrie Vasios Mullins 6 comments

These blueberry crumb bars are the best of both the cookie and crumble worlds. An easy shortbread cookie base is covered with a layer of sweet blueberries then topped with an extra thick layer of buttery crumbs. More

Cardamom and Ginger Shortbread

Emma Kobolakis 2 comments

Sometimes, A Lighter Way to Bake doesn't mean cutting corners on everything. Rather than compromising the flavor of a good shortbread, a full stick of butter is used in this recipe. Sugar is what's skimped on here, but the modest amount included is all that's needed to set off the bold flavors of cardamom and ginger. More

Gluten-Free Fig Bars

Gluten-Free Tuesday Elizabeth Barbone Post a comment

It took several test batches to get them just right, but these gluten-free fig bars inspired by classic Fig Newtons are a dream come true: Lightly orange-scented, tender cookie surrounds a sweet and flavorful dried-fig filling. More

Chewy Coconut Macaroons With A Cheeky Touch of Lime

Emma Kobolakis 5 comments

Macaroons are sticky and sweet by nature, even when they haven't been dipped in chocolate. A Lighter Way to Bake swaps sweetened coconut for plain, adds a sprinkling of sugar and a kiss of lime to make these chewy, summery sweets. More

The Ultimate Fudgy Brownies (and Three Variations)

Yvonne Ruperti 15 comments

The last fudgy brownie recipe you'll ever need, with three kick ass variations to mix it up. More

Crunchy Almond Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Cookie Monster Carrie Vasios Mullins 6 comments

These almond butter cookies have a crisp, crunchy texture that anyone can enjoy as they are gluten-free. More

Cherry-Honey Blondies with Marcona Almonds

Cookie Monster Carrie Vasios Mullins 3 comments

These rich blondies are flavored with honey, studded with dried cherries, and topped with salty, crunchy Marcona almonds. They'll satisfy fruit and nut lovers alike. More

Candied Almond Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Cookie Monster Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

If you're looking for an extra crunchy biscotti with updated flavors, give this chocolate chip and candied almond version a try. More

Chewy Gluten-Free Granola Bars

Gluten-Free Tuesday Elizabeth Barbone 8 comments

Inspired by classic Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, this gluten-free version made with marshmallows, almonds, and chocolate chips nails the textbook chewy texture and delicious, candy bar-like flavor. While these bars contain dairy, they can easily be made dairy-free by using an equal amount of coconut oil in place of the butter. More

Strawberries, Poached Rhubarb, and Shortbread Cookies

Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

These pleasingly sandy rounds of shortbread are served alongside poached rhubarb and macerated strawberries for a bright and sunny hit of springtime that pair well with the buttery cookies. More

Dark Chocolate Cashew Sea Salt Cookies

Cookie Monster Carrie Vasios Mullins 6 comments

Oft-overlooked cashews are the key to these chewy dark chocolate chip and sea salt cookies. More

White Chocolate Dipped Lemon Macaroons

Cookie Monster Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

These oversized macaroons are flavored with lemon zest and dipped in white chocolate. More


Cookie Monster Carrie Vasios Mullins 3 comments

Brookie: what happens when you bake a chocolate chip cookie onto a brownie. More

Fiori di Sicilia Cookies

Cookie Monster Carrie Vasios Mullins 3 comments

Pillowy ricotta cookies are scented with Fiori di Sicilia, a fragrant blend of citrus extracts. More

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