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This sinfully rich and buttery shortbread from an Irish cook. It’s rather thicker than some but...
The fresh orange gives a wonderful flavor and provides a nice twist on a traditional recipe. If you...
Keep on hand during the holidays to serve with coffee, tea, or after-dinner drinks.
From the Riverbend Inn, Chocorua, NH.
A classic combination kids love, these bars are good for after-school snacks or breakfast on the...
When grandma was a little girl she remembers having peanut butter balls in first grade in the...
GREAT gift.
This recipe was given to me by my grandmother. It is quick, easy, and simple. Also, these cookies...
From the Admiral Peary House, Fryeburg, ME.
When you combine chocolate and peanut butter, you can’t miss. These brownies are destined to be ...
A good choice for cookies to pack in a tin and send through the mail.
The Powells of Texas are “a cookin’ bunch of people,” says family member Kay McKee. So McKee asked...
Coated in confectioners’ sugar, these buttery cookies look like little snowballs.
Spouter Inn, Lincolnville Beach, Maine
From the October Country Inn, Bridgewater Corners, VT
This recipe comes from the 2016 edition of The Old Farmer’s Almanac.
These scrumptious, melt-in-your-mouth cookies tend to spread when cooking, but baking them in mini...
Slide a slice of peppermint or other holiday ice-cream flavor between a couple of these thin, crisp...
These truffles gild a dark chocolate center with creamy white chocolate and crushed candy canes.
A pretty name for a pretty cookie.
Spicy, dry cookies, not too sweet, excellent with coffee or tea. They were brought to this country...
Excellent, crisp, tasty cookies. The egg glaze on top adds a shine and pattern to the top. Cut into...
These scones are wonderful with ginger jam and butter.
With their red-and-green color scheme, these sweets are perfect for the holidays. For more cookie...
Poppy seeds give these cookies their distinctive crunch.
Tender, lightly crisp cookies with just a hint of lemon flavor. Excellent with mid-morning coffee...
In one poignant example of how threads of history make their way into recipes, we have this May...
These soft, cakey cookies are best eaten the same day they’re baked. That won’t be any trouble!
When you purchase a pumpkin for your Halloween jack-o-lantern, buy an extra one and make these...
Soft and fragrant, these are wonderful “as is” or with the cream cheese filling (see Variation...
Pumpkin pie meets cookie bars in these delectable treats.
Quick, easy, and perfect for any holiday.
There are no instructions to this cookie recipe, my Grandmother would make them by the bushels for...
We’re not sure how these cookies got their name, but they’ve been a lunch-box favorite since the ...
Preserve a batch of summer raspberries for these soft, filled half-moon cookies. (Store-bought...
Everybody loves the way these two great flavors come together.
This recipe is courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac Everyday Baking. Rugelach are delicious Jewish...
This recipe for “Really Old-Fashioned Gingerbread People” makes a large batch because, well,...
From Darby Field Inn. These are the flakiest cookies you'll ever eat! Created by Chef/Baker Waneeta...
A great summer dessert–hot or cold. Wonderful crust for rhubarb. Birch Hill Inn, Manchester, ...
“We have quite a large rhubarb patch and are always trying out different recipes. This one was...
This was a favorite cookie recipe that my grandmother would bake for me and my siblings. As a...
These brownie are so yummy and gooey with a great marshmallowy flavor…perfect for those days when...
Favorite flavors take a new form in this easy-to-whip-up comfort-food treat.

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