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Grand Central Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

March 4, 2011 | By andrea | 11 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Kid-friendly, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

One of my weaknesses is a good, chewy chocolate chip cookie. It’s like my kryptonite. I’m not proud of it, but I’m pretty much defenseless around them, which is why I don’t make chocolate chip cookies very often. Recently, though, I was thumbing through the Grand Central Baking Book (from the popular Grand Central Bakery located • Read More »

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Pecan Tassies

December 7, 2009 | By andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Christmas, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Thanksgiving.

Most people have some tradition that marks the holiday season for them. Mine is Pecan Tassies, a bite-sized version of pecan pie that is made with an easy cream cheese pastry crust and a not-too-sweet brown sugar-pecan filling. I grew up with these cookies. My mom was given the recipe almost 40 years ago and • Read More »

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Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

April 27, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies | Filed in: Baking, Chocolate, Cookies & Bars, Dessert.

I like to call these cookies “Little Bites of Chocolatey Heaven”. They’re moist, delicious and loaded with chocolate. Need I say more? Instead of using both chocolate chips and chocolate chunks,  I used 1 bag of Guittard Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (my favorite brand). I also used 1/2 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Coffee Extract instead of the espresso powder because that’s what I • Read More »

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