Monthly Archives: December 2012

nutmeg bites

When I first saw these cookies on King Arthur Flour, I thought they sounded interesting but probably a little plain.  I was intrigued by the idea of using nutmeg as the main flavor in a cookie, since it is typically … Continue reading

Cookies, Desserts

hazelnut cinnamon chip biscotti

These crispy Italian cookies were my first foray into making biscotti, and went into my holiday gift bags for family.  They’re slightly nontraditional, using hazelnuts instead of almonds, but this gave them a great flavor.  The original recipe calls for … Continue reading

Breakfast, Cookies, Desserts

toasted coconut shortbread

Growing up, my mom was always in charge of  Christmas dessert.  During the rest of the year, desserts were typically store-bought or made from a box mix, but Christmastime was a different story.  She would spend the week leading up … Continue reading