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My grandmother used to make these cookies when we were children.The walnuts and cinnamon taste...
Use one 10-inch Dutch oven with 20 briquettes. –International Dutch Oven Society  
Keeping a spoonful of hungry teenagers fed and happy requires skill, speed, and imagination. These...
The best lemon bars and very simple to make!
This is the recipe – originally borrowed from the Betty Crocker Cookie Book – Phyllis uses to make...
An inexpensive cookie that’s easy to make from ingredients already in the house. Excellent with...
Incredibly easy, this is a great recipe for busy people because you just turn off the oven and...
This is a classic tuile cookie batter that Joanne folded into a fortune cookie shape while it was...
This recipe for Fresh Apple Crumble Bars comes courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac Everyday Baking...
Tantalizing golden morsels in a pool of smooth custard. –Peg Leg Inn, Rockport, Massachusetts
This recipe was given to my grandmother in the early 1950’s by her best friend Nellie Anderson. The...
This easy-to-prepare cookie is reminiscent of a fig newton - only better.
After you melt the chocolate and butter or margarine, all the rest of the “cooking” is done in the ...
These cookies are a simpler version of traditional pretzel-shaped ones. After tasting the buttery...
In many New England households, Christmas means plates full of gingerbread men. This recipe is easy...
Betsy P. Race won first prize with these seasonal favorites in the 1989 Old Farmer’s Almanac...
These chewy bars, spiked with ginger and the crunch of nuts, are a welcome addition to any sweet ...
The orange peel makes these crisp cookies extra special. The cookies freeze well, too.
“This is a great recipe for teaching small children how to make their first cookies. The cookies...
These cookies are nicely spicy, with the classic crinkly top and just the right amount of “snap.”
A startling number of people these days are reporting gluten sensitivities, and gluten-free baking...
The 1990s saw a rising interest in Italian regional cuisine. These macaroons come to us by way of...
This recipe was given to me by my grandma.
From reader JT Cornacchia, these cookies are to be mixed and mashed with your hands, earning them...
A favorite with mothers of all generations.
This recipe was brought from Poland to the United States by my husband’s grandmother. She made...
This recipe was brought from Poland to the United States by my husband’s grandmother. She made...
From Valentine hearts to Christmas trees, these cookies make any holiday special with their...
This recipe has been in our family for many years. Any time we have a pitch-in or pot-luck, I am...
This recipe appeared in February 1958 in an article by Duncan MacDonald, then Yankee’s food editor...
From the Old Red Inn & Cottages, North Conway, NH.
You’ll start a happy conversation when you give these cookies to your valentine.
A good tea cookie. Watch carefully during baking to prevent burning.
For simplicity’s sake, and to make this very kid-friendly, simply melt the chocolate, then stir in...
Crisp, and good as they are healthy.
From the 1802 House Bed and Breakfast Inn, Kennebunkport, ME
Store-bought are just fine, too, but it’s fun and extra tasty to bake your own ahead of time and...

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