White Chocolate and Macadamia Nut Cookies

A soft chewy cookie filled with buttery macadamia nuts and creamy white chocolate – What’s not to love? Recipe makes ~2 dozen large cookies. Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick) Butter (room temp) 1/2 cup Vegetable Shortening (room temp) 1/2 cup Sugar 1 cup Brown Sugar 2 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 2 1/4 cups Self…

Brown Butter & Fig Shortbread

Indulgently rich browned butter, sweet, luscious figs, and a spicy hit of Cognac wrapped into a flaky shortbread – What more could you ask for in a cookie? Recipe makes about a dozen cookies. Ingredients: 1/2 cup Browned Butter make Browned Butter melt butter in a sauce pan give it an occasional stir, so that…

Chocolate Dipped Einkorn Biscotti

These Chocolate Dipped Einkorn Biscotti mark my first foray into baking with einkorn flour. Einkorn is an”ancient” variant of wheat that’s milled into a light, nutritious whole grain flour that’s high in protein and low in gluten. I’ve been wanting to try it out for years, but have just recently come across it at the…

Berlin Wreaths

Berlin/Berliner Wreaths are an old holiday standby. There are so many different recipes and variations of Berlin Wreaths out there (and I’ve seriously been tempted to try all of them), but the recipe below is the one I grew up with. This hand-rolled cookie falls somewhere between a shortbread and a sugar cookie, flavored with…