Tag: cookies

Speculaas Cookies

Speculaas Cookies

As Christmas is approaching, I thought I’d share with you this easy recipe for Dutch Speculaas Cookies. Nothing says Christmas more than the scent of sweetly spiced baking drifting through the house, and these simple yet festive cookies are the perfect partner to a mid-morning […]

Oat & Raisin Cookies

Oat & Raisin Cookies

The classic oat and raisin cookie! It’s another vegan treat for you that tastes identical to the original – sweet and crumbly, with just the right amount of chewiness and wholesome oatie texture. Also moreish and dunkable and oh so good with a cup of […]

Squidgy Margarita Cookie Pots (Vegan)

Squidgy Margarita Cookie Pots (Vegan)

Sometimes, things come together so easily it’s like the ye olde pudding gods are shining down and blessing you with good baking fortune. This was one of those times. I recently had some limes left over from making my husband’s annual birthday key lime pie, […]

Mince Pie Cookies

Mince Pie Cookies

December is suddenly here! I must admit I love this festive and kitsch time of year. My birthday also falls in this month, and I really enjoy making our home look like a sparkling Scandinavian grotto for a few weeks. Not forgetting all the magical […]

Summer Holidays Week 4: Pecan Cookies

Summer Holidays Week 4: Pecan Cookies

Ah, week four of the summer holidays. Just about half way through for my daughter, who was among the first to finish nursery and will be one of the last to start reception in September. We’ve been doing a lot of baking (surprise!) including things […]

Soft-Bake Bounty Cookies

Soft-Bake Bounty Cookies

I’ll be frank here; I know full well that Bounty is not, ahem, everyone’s idea of ‘a taste of paradise’. But fear not; you can safely omit the chunks of chocolate-encased coconut and replace with your choice of chocolate chips, chopped nuts (hazelnuts work well) […]

Rainy Day Cookies

Rainy Day Cookies

These are the cookies I make when I want to occupy my daughter but I don’t have many lavish ingredients lying around.  (Usually on a Sunday!) The recipe contains no melted chocolate – only cocoa powder – but the result is an excellent chocolate biscuit […]

Cowboy Cookies

Cowboy Cookies

These gloriously moreish, rustic cookies are based on traditional chunky oat biscuits, but mine are jam-packed with flavours and no two batches are alike – because I keep a Cowboy Cookie Jar. You know how it is – you buy a packet of nuts for a recipe, […]

My Mum’s Honey Shortbread Hearts

My Mum’s Honey Shortbread Hearts

Traditional shortbread is a delicious, not-too-taxing treat – and the gorgeous honey flavour here is a yummy twist on this old classic. This is an absolute doddle to make and a great one to make with children – they love cutting out shapes with their […]