Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 2
No-Bake Chocolate Cookies

No Bake Crispy Chocolate Peanut Butter Bacon Cookies

“When can you make those cookies again?”  my husband asked.  ”Those cookies” referred to these no bake crispy chocolate peanut butter bacon cookies.  You can see why he didn’t want to use the full name.  Lucky for him, I would make them any time – they are super crazy easy (one bowl and no oven [...]

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Lemon Poppy Seed Sandwich Cookies

Lemon Poppy Seed Sandwich Cookies

Poppy seed filling is seldom used in American cookies.  In fact, the only time I see it with regularity is in Hamantashen, and even then, I’d never heard of someone making the poppy seed filling from scratch.  I decided to experiment with from-scratch filling in these lemon poppy seed sandwich cookies.  While you could use [...]

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Nuts in a Blanket

Nuts in a Blanket

I just learned that at 38 I’m middle-aged.  Someone had to tell me.  I guess I thought that middle age was 50 (we’re all going to live to at least 100, right?).  Inside, though, I must be 12 because I can’t help but giggle at a recipe titled nuts in a blanket. Nuts in a [...]

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Chestnut Cookies

Roasted Chestnut Cookies with Cocoa and Caramel

As many of you know, I grew up in New York.  While St. Louis is now my home, I still spend lots of time in the Big Apple.  There are so many incredible bakeries there to explore.  On the same street as my dad’s store  in Forest Hills (Has anyone been to Instant Replay?), there [...]

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Hot Milk and Honey

Hot Milk and Honey for a Sore Throat Sniffles Day

With a son in preschool, cold weather means sniffles and fevers and persistent coughs that never seem to go away until the flowers bud in early spring.  This year has hit us hard.  We had to reschedule our Halloween party because I couldn’t get out of bed and here I am sick again two days [...]

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Peppernut Snowmen

Peppernut Snowmen Cookies

Peppernut cookies, or Pfeffernusse in German, are traditionally tiny spice cookies (the size of a nut) and are loaded with cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, and nutmeg.  There’s molasses, too, for a deep flavor and a splash of brandy for brightness.  But, the ingredient that sets these little guys apart is pepper! I got the idea to turn my [...]

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