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Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Citrus-Clove filling

These cookies. Oh, these cookies. They’re familiar, in that they’re crisp chocolate wafer sandwich cookies, a little bit like Oreos but you can use better chocolate to make them richer and deeper and more chocolatey. The surprising part is the filling, which is white chocolate that gets flavored with drops of clove and orange and …

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Mint Chip Cookies, one bowl wonders

These mint chip cookies are crowd pleasers.  They’re festive with a cookie dough that bakes up especially pale and white because it’s made with oil instead of butter. The white cookie sets off the bright green mint chips that dot these lovely little mounds. And they get a subtle glittering quality from taking a roll …

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Nibby Buckwheat Cookies, crisp and buttery

Like so many other people, I like to attempt to start the year on a health kick, but sometimes, even when I’m attempting to be responsible and moderate and grown-up, I just want cookies. Especially these nibby buckwheat cookies. I’ve been making these cookies for the holidays every year for, oh, I don’t know, something …

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Chocolate Butterscotch Chip Cookies

Cookies. You wanted cookies. Cookies with milk chocolate and semisweet chocolate and butterscotch chips. Cookies that are generous with butter and vanilla and salt. Cookies made with three kinds of sugar to make them chewy and crisp with a hint of caramel and molasses notes lingering in the background. Or maybe that’s just me. (I …

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Chewy Citrus Molasses Spice Cookies

I’ve been slow to get into the holiday spirit this winter. I’ve tried. I watched the charming A Very Murray Christmas on Netflix. I’ve listened to some of my favorite holiday music—Vince Guaraldi, Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, The Pogues’ “Fairytale of New York,” The Pretenders’ “2000 Miles,” Joni Mitchell’s “River”—and none of it has quite …

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