Crispy Gingersnaps

Light, buttery, crispy, old-fashioned gingersnaps flavored with powdered ginger, cinnamon, molasses, and cloves. Each cookie is rolled in granulated sugar before baking, forming a crunchy, sugary coating that enhances the appearance of the beautiful crackling across the top of the cookie.  You can use ordinary table sugar, decorating sugar with larger crystals, or turbinado sugar which … Read moreCrispy Gingersnaps

Chocolate Crackles

These decadent gourmet chocolate cookies are a chocolate lover’s dream!  They are light and delicate with a deep, intense chocolate flavor, and are not overly sweet. Every year for Christmas, I go on a blissful two-day cookie baking marathon, making about 12 to 15 different types of cookies. I love to give away cookie trays … Read moreChocolate Crackles

Cranberry Orange Cookies

Cranberry and orange is a blissful combination. These light-as-a-feather sugar-type cookies have just a hint of orange zest, crispy, buttery edges, and bits of chopped sweet cranberries throughout.   To make them even more decadent and unusual, they are studded with rich macadamia nuts that I like to roast in a dry skillet before incorporating … Read moreCranberry Orange Cookies