Chocolate chip cookies: butter challenge, accepted

Chocolate chip cookies: butter challenge, accepted

I will often say that there is no such thing as the perfect chocolate chip cookie. Anyone who tells you they have the recipe for The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie is selling you something. Why? Because, unlike almost any other baked good, there is so 

Lemon Lavender Cookies as Easy as 1-2-3

Lemon Lavender Cookies as Easy as 1-2-3

These lemon lavender cookies really are as easy as 1-2-3. That’s because those are the ratios (by weight) of the sugar, butter, and flour in this lemon lavender cookie recipe.

Ube Macaroons Dipped in White Chocolate

Ube Macaroons Dipped in White Chocolate

These ube macaroons came about when a friend gave me this can of ube flavored condensed milk she had purchased because she had never seen it before. She thought, given my purple cow bread and my purple velvet cake, that I might like to make 

Bite-sized cookies: reddit baking challenge (wk 5)

Bite-sized cookies: reddit baking challenge (wk 5)

First things first. Here are the recipes for these two cookies:Peanut butter chocolate chip cookies (an uglyducklingbakery adaptation)Triple chocolate chip cookies (from Tom Douglas in Epicurious)I normally use a #40 scoop for cookies, but for the “bite-sized” challenge I used a #70 and started checking 

Thick peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

Thick peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

We have already established this week that I like peanut butter. I also happen to like cookies. But peanut butter cookies were never my favorite because I dislike the dryness of the typical criss-cross cookies. It turns out that I just hadn’t met the right 

Salted caramel brownies: uglyducklingbakery bloopers

Salted caramel brownies: uglyducklingbakery bloopers

While I have unending devotion to the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, I occasionally stray into caramel. For weeks I have been looking forward to making this Smitten Kitchen recipe for salted caramel brownies. In the spirit of the ugly duckling bakery, I am