Are you a cookie maker? Whether you’re baking for a school event, an office party, or a picnic, why not add a new and unusual flavor to your next batch? Even if all you do is bake from a mix, you can add a personal touch that makes your cookies stand out. This simple juniper berry icing takes even the simplest gingerbread cookie over the top. It would also be delicious on butter cookies, pumpkin cookies, any cookie that might benefit from a sweet, spicy glaze. Read more
I enjoy surprising friends with foraged foods, and nothing I’ve made has surprised people more than this sweet, light, mallow meringue cookie, made from the seeds of a common weed. I won’t lie, it’s a labor-intensive recipe. But it’s totally worth doing, not only for the flavor and wow factor, but also because the transformation from seed to dessert feels a little like magic and who wouldn’t want to experience that?
This simple recipe calls for only a small amount of acorn flour. The rich flavor of the acorn flour works wonderfully here and because this is supposed to be a crispy, thin cookie, it’s actually better made with a gluten-free flour. Read more