My Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s hard to find a BAD chocolate chip cookie, isn’t it?  They’re all good, no matter how the recipes differ from one another.  I stick with my particular  cookie recipe because it amuses me to dissolve the baking soda in hot water.  I can’t say it makes the cookies taste that much different from other recipes I’ve tried but it has that quirk that seems important.  I feel like a baker/ chemist! Continue reading

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Cracked Sugar Cookies

Cracked Sugar Cookies

Cracked Sugar Cookies

I’ve made these cookies a few times, long ago, but not since I’ve been blogging.  At least I don’t think so; I couldn’t find a post!  I love cracked top cookies.  They just look like they’re saying “come get me”.  The texture is usually lighter than the average non-cracked cookie and if you’re lucky they’ll melt in your mouth.  These cookies do just that.  They really do melt in your mouth. Continue reading

Ronni’s Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

My friend Ronni always made the best peanut butter cookies.  She made the kind of cookies that were light and dissolved in your mouth.  I tried to replicate them for years and finally realized you have to follow the directions explicitly.  The ingredients have to be beaten in separately, as listed.  No trying to take shortcuts and throw them all together!  This recipe means business! Continue reading