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These gooey-good maple bars in a buttery shortbread crust are a favorite on the cookie plate. Be...
A wonderful use of fresh maple syrup! When we served these at a party, they were gobbled up in no ...
This authentic Swedish bar cookie is simply wonderful, and an excellent addition to any buffet or ...
Bliss! A light, lemony cookie that's a snap to make. Cornstarch makes them truly melt-in-your-mouth...
Susie uses sweet (unsalted) butter in baking – -a legacy from her childhood on a dairy farm, where...
Meringue is a cook’s miracle. Mostly egg whites and air, this cloudlike mass is easy to create. But...
These cookies look like snowballs, just like the preceding recipe, but don’t be fooled; the taste...
“I’ve been making this cobbler for a long time, so I usually just eyeball how much needs to go in...
These elegant pastries are time-consuming to prepare but oh, so good! You’ll need cannoli forms for...
What to do with summer's most prolific herb. Look no further. Bring on the vanilla ice cream!
Fragrant hazelnuts and almonds are perfect partners in these flourless cookies. It’s better to...
“I always have a loaf pan filled with molasses cookie mixture in my refrigerator. Whenever I need a...
These very tasty cookies have just the right punch of spice and molasses. Our tester said they...
The deep, rich flavor of molasses and warm spices such as cinnamon and ginger are typical of...
Bring back memories or create new ones with these cinnamon-scented favorites.
You may want to freeze half the dough.
These cookies make a great after-school snack or lunch-box treat.
One of the “logs” you make with this recipe will produce 24 cookies, so unless you’re baking for...
These will keep well, if you hide them!
These meringue-like cookies are placed in a preheated oven, which is immediately turned off and...
It takes a little practice to get the amount of dough in each tart cup exactly right, but kids of...
My brother-in-law, now retired from the Navy, was in the Gulf War. We sent him many packages from...
The trick with most rolled cookies is to work the rolled dough quickly, as it gets soft in the...
At Cogswell's Grant, Caroline Craig always kept the cookie jar full. Mrs. Little liked crisp...
Since 1971, the 40 or so women of the now-famous Wellesley Cookie Exchange have gathered each...
This comes from our town’s weekly newsletter. It is simple to make and my kids love it!
We bake dozens of these cookies every Christmas and decorate them with the names of family members...
The oats and oil (instead of butter) make these cookies deliciously chewy.
For those who like to take their nutrition in cookie form, these tasty morsels are boosted with...
These are simple to make, but the method—e.g., baking times, using parchment paper, using very...
This very soft dough makes terrific doughnuts, though the first batch or two may fall somewhat...
These taste like gingerbread. Great for snacks or with a dish of coffee ice cream.
Similar to a sugar cookie, but with a tart/sweet filling inside. Loved by children and adults alike...
Early editions of Yankee included a monthly “Almanac,” a three-column grid stuffed with recipes,...
This sinfully rich and buttery shortbread from an Irish cook. It’s rather thicker than some but...

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