Lavender Butter Cookies

I love butter cookies. I used to really love the butter cookies that came in the round, blue tin, but these are even better. These cookies are oomphed up with a subtle hit of lavender, and the texture is perfect too- they are wonderfully crisp with flaky insides. Crispy, flaky, buttery baked goods- seriously, I’m in heaven. Can someone come over and eat these for me? To make these cookies, grind up 1/2 tablespoon of lavender and 1/2 tablespoon of … Continue reading

Orange-Scented Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (With Nuts!)

David is not a dessert person. I haven’t figured out whether he just doesn’t have a big sweet tooth or whether he has amazing self control. It might be a combination of the two. BUT, he asked me to make these cookies again. That is quite an endorsement! I love these cookies because their orange zest really sets them apart and makes them crave-worthy. They’re also great with ice cream, as a snack, or even as breakfast on the go. … Continue reading

The Cookies That Started It All

My mom sent me the best package the other day. It was full of chestnuts, K cups, soft pretzels, and a real batch of Mammy’s pumpkin cookies! Now you can see what I meant when I said that Mammy’s cookies have delicious, crunchy peaks on them. She uses two spoons to scoop them out, and they look much more rustic and taste even better. They set a high bar! Yum 🙂 Also, it seems truly incredible to me that I … Continue reading