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Category: Cookies

Ice Cream Sandwiches…Portable Summer Treats

Ice Cream Sandwiches…Portable Summer Treats

I must admit to having been slightly taken aback when Andrew told me his weekend plans included making Ice Cream Sandwiches.  Not that I didn’t want one.  And when the smell of his dark chocolate ‘biscuit’ wafted through the kitchen, I could hardly wait until […]

Chocolate Brownie Cookies and yes, they’re Gluten-Free

Chocolate Brownie Cookies and yes, they’re Gluten-Free

At this year’s Easter Celebration, one the guests was also celebrating Passover which overlapped this year for the first time in ages. For those of you who may not be familiar with Jewish dietary laws, leavened bread is forbidden during the 8 day celebration of […]

Our Five Most Popular  Christmas Cookie Recipes Ever!  Plus one…

Our Five Most Popular Christmas Cookie Recipes Ever! Plus one…

If you are going to the trouble of making Christmas cookies, why not make the best Christmas cookies any one ever tasted?  Since I live with one of the great Cookie Bakers of all time, it wasn’t exactly easy to come up with this list.  […]

“This Chocolate Chip Cookie Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe”– “Sugarman” Martinez in Bon Appetit Magazine: Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

“This Chocolate Chip Cookie Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe”– “Sugarman” Martinez in Bon Appetit Magazine: Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

     I confess to being a pushover when someone suggests that a recipe ‘beats all others’.  This may all be laid at the feet of Tyler Florence, whose 2006 “Tyler’s Ultimate” (Clarkson Potter) really did contain a phenomenal number of recipes that I go back […]

Best Christmas Cookie Ever! Dorie Greenspan’s Beurre et Sel Jammers and a review of "Dorie’s Cookies"

Best Christmas Cookie Ever! Dorie Greenspan’s Beurre et Sel Jammers and a review of "Dorie’s Cookies"

Not too long ago, I suggested that if you made only one baked good this season, it should be the over-the-top delicious Apple Pie Bar found at http://www.chewingthefat.us.com/2016/12/if-you-bake-nothing-else-this-season.html.  “Not so fast,” the Baker in our house protested. “If ever there was a cookie to be […]

The Best Cookie Ever for the Classic: Andrew bakes Dorie Greenspan’s Beurre et Sel Jammers for the Hampton Classic

The Best Cookie Ever for the Classic The Best Table from #TheBridgehamptonFlorist no matter who won.            As long-time readers know, the Hampton Classic Horse Show is unofficially the last blast of summer, a big party under huge tents that marks […]

Dorie Greenspan’s Sweet and Savory Sablés: French Shortbread and Rosemary Almond Parmesan "Cocktail" Cookies

         The first time Andrew and I ever tasted a Sablé, we’d made a pilgrimage to The Essex Market where Dorie Greenspan and her son Joshua had opened “Beurre et Sel”, a tiny hole in the wall that sold nothing but these out-this-world butter-y crispy […]

Chewy Almond Macaroons –Gluten and Dairy Free! From Saveur Magazine and Yewande Komolafe

Chewy Almond Macaroons –Gluten and Dairy Free! From Saveur Magazine and Yewande Komolafe

One of the joys of the Internet, is the arrival, almost daily, of recipes from my favorite Food magazines, one of which is Saveur. A few weeks ago, a recipe for Macaroons landed in my email box.  I sent it on to Andrew and the […]

Joanne Chang’s Recipe for Homemade Oreo Cookies

Joanne Chang’s Recipe for Homemade Oreo Cookies

Number one Oreo Fan Stephanie and Mason          We couldn’t let this momentous occasion pass without throwing a party.  This week, the Oreo cookie, invented in New York’s Chelsea, is having its 100th birthday.  With over 491 billion Oreos having been consumed […]

Three authentic Austrian cookie recipes from Her Ladyship, Martha Stracey

Three authentic Austrian cookie recipes from Her Ladyship, Martha Stracey

From top to bottom: Husaren-Krapferln (Cavalry Puff-balls) Marillenringe  (Apricot Rings)   Vanillekipferln (Vanilla Crescents) Lady Martha is a hands-on cook As Christmas approaches, the bakers come out in force looking for cookie recipes.  By my count, Andrew has 6 new soft cover cookie cookbooks  and magazines stacked up and ready […]

The Ultimate Hampton Classic Cookies

         As promised earlier this week, this Chewing the Fat is all about the phenomenal cookies Andrew baked for the Hampton Classic, our annual Horse Show that’s a fixture of our summer calendar.  People raved about them!  And small wonder.  Andrew went all out to […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies from Baked’s Matt Lewis and Renato Poliofito

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies from Baked’s Matt Lewis and Renato Poliofito

Renato (L) and Matt outside Baked in Red Hook Brooklyn         I am sure there are any number of readers who don’t believe Andrew cooks anything that isn’t from Baked, the Brooklyn bakery we’ve raved about before.  Now into their second cookbook, Baked’s founders really […]