spicy chocolate snickerdoodles

I’ve officially reached the time of year when my diet consists of more cookie dough than not cookie dough. I’ll tell ya, I feel pretty gross. The problem is that last week I baked 500 scones and at least as many cookies for a holiday open house, and there was a lot of, err, sampling… 

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Lucia buns

Dark. Darkity dark dark. I know I sound like a broken record. Although I do find the darkness overwhelming at times, one of the things I love about winter in Sweden is how the people here answer the darkness with an onslaught of lights. At this time of year, pretty much every window has some… 

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gingersnaps

This year I decided I had better get organized and post a holiday cookie slightly sooner than 2 days before Christmas. My sister visited last weekend and we spent a day in the kitchen banging out a mass of holiday treats traditional in our family, including brown sugar shortbread, not-too-rummy chocolate rum balls, and these… 

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