Hammentaschen
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Hammentaschen Recipe. All Variations

Hammentaschen: The signature triangle-shaped fun Purim cookie. It is shrouded in legend, myth, old-wives tales and folklore: Is it ear-shaped? Is it purse-shaped? Read on!) It is shaped with three points pinched around a jam or other filling.…
honey cookies
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Spicy Honey Cookies Recipe. Variations

Honey Cookies! Honey honey honey. That's what first comes to mind just before Rosh Hashanah. You know my mean honey cake, right? Honey cookies have just joined my happy honey family. They are seriously amazing. I use chai in my honey cookies Honey…
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Moroccan Shortbread Cookies (Ghriba) All Variations

Ghriba is the delightful Moroccan Shortbread Cookie we grew up. Vegan without even trying! Ghriba is beyond simple to prepare, in fact I've always had a no-fail mnemonic formula for the ridiculously simple ingredients: 4-1-1. Respectively: 4=flour,…
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Triple Ginger Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly. All Variations

These Triple Ginger Cookies are for ginger lovers only! These heavenly, crunchy-melt-in-your-mouth ginger cookies are a real celebration of one of my favorite flavors: ginger. And I spread it on really thick, using it as I do in this recipe…
Coconut Cookies
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Coconut Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free-Friendly

Coconut cookies are my weakness! I am a total nut for coconut cookies, and for all things coconut. This cookie is crunchy and crumbly, and I love the nice mess they make. I always find coconut lovers wherever I go, so I quite often make them…
ice cream sandwiches
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Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipe. Sugar Cookies

Ice Cream Sandwiches are a breeze! Once you make Sugar Cookies, your blank canvas is laid out: ice cream sandwiches waiting to happen! Good news: Any of you enjoyed the gorgeous day yesterday and admired with me the luscious looking blossoms…
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free Adaptable

Chocolate and peanut butter: A marriage made in cookie heaven! These are so much fun, cracked all over and forming dark ridges on the white-dusted tops: hide them well! Dear Gluten-Free Friends, boy you'll be happy to know these are every…
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Oatmeal Cookies Recipe with All the Fixin's!

Oatmeal Cookies My all-time favorite! I am obsessed with oats, and jump on every chance to use them, both in sweet and savory recipes. Take a look at my steel-cut oat soup, and at my Oats Pots de Creme, to take but two glowing examples. This…
chocolate chip oatmeal cookies
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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Recipe. All Adaptations

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies: Hide them well! My recipe is directly inspired from my original "mother" oatmeal cookie recipe, which I developed for my latest cookbook:  This is just one of the many variations I have included. I'm a total…
sesame cookies
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Moroccan Sesame Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Sesame cookies are a great Sephardi favorite Here is a great Moroccan, and in general Sephardi, flavor marriage for you: chickpeas, sesame and anise. These sesame cookies are impossibly fragrant, crisp and delicious. They get their funky…
almond cookies
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Moroccan Almond Cookies Recipe. Ghriba. Vegan.

Almond Cookies are a  great Moroccan favorite, called ghriba. Traditionally we make them round and top them with a little cinnamon. I am including the Traditional Basic Ghriba recipe here as well, so this Moroccan Almond Cookies variation,…
chinese cookies
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Chinese Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Chinese Cookies could be made right at home? Who knew that? And who knows why they are called Chinese cookies, for that matter? I don’t think the Chinese have ever even heard of them. It’s a little like French kiss or French laundry or…