Blog | Cupcake Project - Part 5
Sparkle Cookies

Sparkle Cookies (Arnhem Cookies)

In my quest for unique cookies, Arnhem cookies stood out like a sparkling light.  On the King Arthur Flour blog, they are called Crystal Diamonds and sparkle-icious.  I’m just going to call Arnhem cookies “sparkle cookies”. Sparkle cookies are made with cracker dough containing no sugar.  Instead of rolling the dough out on flour, you [...]

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Chocolate Mousse Frosting

Chocolate Mousse Frosting – Dark, Decadent, and Creamy

What’s better than a bowl of chocolate mousse and a big spoon?  Chocolate mousse piped on top of your favorite cupcake! Chocolate mousse frosting is the ultimate in decadence.   It’s rich (we’re talking Oprah rich), smooth, and creamy.  If you plan to try one new frosting this year, try this one.  It’s chocolate, so [...]

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Cherry Vanilla Spritz Cookies

Cherry Vanilla Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies

If a cookie is breathtaking, I jump to the conclusion that more effort was taken in its appearance than in its flavor.  The pretty cookie is never the one I reach for first. With these cherry vanilla cream cheese spritz cookies, that changes. These cherry vanilla cream cheese spritz cookies are some of the most [...]

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Banana Bread Cookies

Banana Bread Cookies with Hazelnuts and Dulce de Leche

These soft banana bread cookies taste just like mini banana breads. They may, perhaps, be better than banana bread – unless your banana bread is studded with chopped hazelnuts and drizzled with dulce de leche. PrintBanana Bread Cookies with Hazelnuts and Dulce de Leche Yield: 4 dozen cookies Ingredients2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt [...]

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Two Must Try Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies – Soft and Crispy

I’ve baked all kinds of unique cookie recipes for my Cookie Project.  When I thought about including a gluten-free cookie, I realized that somebody following a gluten-free diet may just want a solid/dependable recipe for something basic like a chocolate chip cookie. So, today I’m sharing two gluten-free chocolate chip cookie recipes – one produces [...]

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Thumbprint Cookies

Streusel-Topped Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint cookies are Christmas classics and I knew that I wanted to include some version of them in my cookie project.  But, it wasn’t until I saw a recipe for streusel cookies that I knew exactly how I would make my version of thumbprint cookies. Here’s how it all went down in my brain. So, [...]

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