7 Food Gifts – #3 Peppermint Meringues

For the third dessert in my 7 food gift post I made peppermint meringues. These were for my sister because she loves peppermint and pink!  I used a tutorial from whipperberry to do the stripes. I got this recipe from JoyofBaking.com. Peppermint Meringue Cookies From JoyofBaking.com Yield:  Makes about 10 – 2 1/2 inch (6 cm) meringues…

7 *Sweet* Food Gifts

It’s been awhile! We’ve finally moved in our new house, unpacked as many boxes as we could, and started painting, decorating, and fixing all the little things, all while watching our new kitchen and dining room being built. I can’t wait to have my new kitchen. Until then, I’ve got some sweet little desserts to…

Peanut Butter M&M Pretzel Cookies!

The last dessert I made for my sister’s housewarming party were these little peanut butter rich cookies. They were the easiest dessert to make (except that I individually put each M&M on top) and they got rave reviews from people. Sometimes the simple classically delicious combos make the best party desserts. Plus I made them…

Chinese Almond Cookies – Quick Round 2

It’s Chinese New Year tomorrow! I don’t have a house yet and our apartment is too small for me to cook and have a party, so this year it’s just cookies. I used the same recipe I used passed down from my mom, but this time I used almond meal/flour instead of the chopped almonds.…

Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies Sprinkled with Sea Salt

I love sweet and salty. These cookies are the perfect mix with a bonus crunch from the toasted hazelnuts. I found this recipe from lifetasteslikefood.com.   Here’s the recipe. Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sea Salt From Lifetasteslikefood.com Yield:  about 2 dozen Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick) of unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup…