Category Sweets

Chocolate Chunk Chocolate Shortbread

If you are looking for another cookie to add to the Christmas baking list, in addition to the gingersnaps from my last post, these chocolate shortbread cookies are amazing. They are have a buttery, sandy texture, with soft bits of chocolate embedded throughout. My cookies crumbled a lot while cutting them into slices. However, I […]

Chewy Gingersnaps

Gingersnaps are mandatory Christmas baking. They taste like Christmas, smell like grandma’s house, and are the perfect afternoon snack with a cup of coffee. These gingersnaps are delicious – not too gingery, just the right amount of molasses. They are very light in colour, however, much lighter than what I think of as being more […]

Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls

With December approaching, gingerbread and cinnamon are the answer to cold, snowy weather. These cinnamon rolls have a slight gingerbread flavour, and are decadent without being overly sweet. These rolls are not much work, but waiting for them to rise is a bit time consuming. If you are organized enough (I was not), the dough […]

Chocolate Candy Nut Cookies

These cookies are delicious, packed with chocolate, M&Ms, and walnuts. I followed a basic chocolate-chip cookie recipe, but substituted M&Ms and walnuts for some of the chocolate chips. Chocolate Candy Nut Cookies Adapted from Smitten Kitchen Ingredients 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 cup melted butter 1 1/2 cups sugar […]