Campfire Cookies

May 26, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

  I’ll let you guys in on a little secret. I’m a big fan of marshmallows. I know vegetarians aren’t supposed to say such things, but it’s true. I just can’t help myself. Of course, I use vegan marshmallows when I can find them or sub in marshmallow fluff whenever I get a craving for [...]

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Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

May 10, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

The other day I came home from work and I wanted a cookie. Badly. And I wanted a really decadent, super unhealthy, super chocolaty one that would make me lapse into a sugar coma for hours so I wouldn’t feel guilty about watching nonstop episodes of Arrested Development (I have a bit of an obsession [...]

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Rainy Day Peanut Butter Bites

April 9, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

Lately, my Mom calls nearly everyday to tell me about the weather in Reno (where she lives).  She’s all “Hi, honey you won’t believe the weather here in Reno, it’s 30 degrees and snowing!” She say it just like that, all in one breath. I usually can’t stand talking about the weather. I mean, shouldn’t [...]

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Whole Wheat “Nilla” Wafers

March 11, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

In honor of the upcoming weekend, I present a childhood favorite. Remember how good these were? I say “were” because I rarely eat store-bought cookies anymore. I picked up a box on a whim a few weeks ago to eat with my chocolate chipotle almond butter (hey, I needed something to spread it on!). They [...]

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Crispy Chewy Almond Cookies

March 1, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

This weekend I was craving almond cookies. I wanted to make something like an almond version of pecan sandies, but that’s not what happened. My baking skills are limited and I don’t pretend to know what I’m doing. Mostly, I like to start with recipes I’m comfortable with and take baby steps away from the [...]

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