Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

Makes 2 dozen cookies Ingredients 1 ½ cups fresh strawberries, hulled and chopped 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1/2 cup turbinado sugar, plus extra 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated ½ teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons butter, cold and cubed ½ cup buttermilk Course sugar for […]

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Fresh Ginger Whole-Wheat Nutmeg Butter Cookies

Makes 6-9 cookies Ingredients ¼ cup butter, soft ¼ cup turbinado sugar or raw unprocessed sugar 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1 teaspoon freshly grated cinnamon ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg yolk ¾ cup whole-wheat flour Pinch of salt Directions Pre-heat oven to 375°F. In a small mixing bowl […]

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Rainbow Cookies

Ingredients 8 ounces almond paste, at room temperature 8 ounces butter, softened 1 cup sugar 4 eggs, separated 2 cups all purpose flour 6 drops yellow, pink and green food coloring 1⁄3 cup raspberry preserves 1⁄3 cup orange marmalade 1 cup semisweet chocolate (melted) Directions Cream butter, almond paste and sugar until creamed. Add egg […]

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Ras El Hanout Poppyseed Butter Cookies

These are more an adult cookie – sweet, sultry and exotic! Ingredients 1 butter cookie recipe with orange zest in it ½ tablespoon traditional Ros El Hanout ½ tablespoon brown sugar ½ tablespoon poppyseeds Rose Petals (optional) Directions Prepare the butter cookie dough according to the directions, adding 1 tablespoon orange zest into the mixture. […]

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Rosemary & Concord Ginger Shortbread with Fairy Dust

Makes 6 dozen cookies Ingredients 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon coarse salt 1  teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped fine 10 tablespoons (1 ¼ sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons heavy cream 2 tablespoons Concord Grape Ginger Jam ( Recipe Follows) 1 large […]

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Shortbread Cookies with Winter Herbs and Dried Fruit

Makes 3 dozen cookies Ingredients 2¼ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon coarse salt 3½ teaspoons fresh rosemary, chopped fine 10 tablespoons (1¼ sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons heavy cream 1 large egg ½ cup dried cherries, chopped Fine sanding sugar for sprinkling […]

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Strawberry Oatmeal Cookies

Makes 18-24 cookies Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup dried strawberries, chopped fine ¾ cup margarine ½ cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and freshly grated 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract ½ […]

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Strawberry Quinoa Cookies

Makes 2 dozen cookies Ingredients 1 cup black quinoa ¼ cup rolled oats 1 cup all purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder 1/3 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon flax seeds ¼ cup almonds, chopped fine 1/3 cup almond oil ½ cup sugar ¼ cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract ¼ cup […]

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