My motto is that it’s not sinful if it’s healthy. I craved something sweet the other day, so I decided to make a macaroon-based treat with a whole grain focus. The result is a quick-to-make granola macaroons recipe that makes a sinfully good healthy treat.
Today’s handwritten recipe card is another pulled from my vintage recipe box. While I haven’t made these myself, these holiday cookies sound like a variation on a sweet, coconut macaroon. The addition of corn flakes likely adds an extra bit of texture and crunch to the Christmas cookie.
I’m always trying to find a new or different recipe to try during the holidays, especially when it comes to Christmas cookies. I came across this and few other interesting Christmas recipes in one of my old vintage recipe boxes. Called Finnska Kakor, the name translates into Finnish cookies or ‘little cakes’. With butter, sugar, [...]
Peanut butter is a staple ingredient in my household. Not only did I grow up eating it every morning on my toast, my mother made the most decadent peanut butter frosting and peanut butter pie. And, in the summer when we would visit Mackinac Island, we’d always buy a slab of Mackinac Island peanut butter [...]
Today’s handwritten recipe card features cheese and butter, two of my favorite things. Although called cheese cookies, the vintage recipe is essentially a savory shortbread flavored with cheese and is given a kick with a bit of red pepper.
Sometimes baking isn’t a planned event but instead is brought about by a shopping experience. Just the other day I was at Whole Foods and found myself in the bakery section contemplating chocolate biscotti. I picked up the package of two chocolate dipped biscotti and found them to be around $4. I found myself in [...]
I have a weakness for dates and I’m not sure why. My mother made a few things with dates but it was never a star ingredient. I always assume my body has some vitamin deficiency which dates must fulfill. While shopping at my favorite Asian market last week, I noticed a package of Iranian dates. [...]