Hedgehog Cookies with Chocolate and Coconut

These adorable hedgehog cookies are topped with chocolate coconut spines, and will be sure to delight kids and adults alike. 

These adorable hedgehog cookies are topped with chocolate coconut spines, and will be sure to delight kids and adults alike.  Christmas is coming up, and I wanted to share a cookie recipe… because is it really Christmas without cookies? (Last year I made Swedish pearl snowball cookies and milk chocolate lacey cookies!) This hedgehog cookie, as …

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Easy Madeleines

Freshly baked French madeleines cooling on rack.

Madeleines are adorable French shell shaped cakes. They can be tricky to master, but this easy version uses baking powder to make them foolproof!  I want to start with a story. I took these to a luncheon, and my friend asked me if it was cornbread, because she has a cornbread pan where you can …

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Kabocha Squash Muffins

Kabocha squash muffin torn open to see fluffy inside.

Kabocha squash muffins are sweet with a hint of savory. The flavor profile and the recipe are simple. Kids can help make these, and you can feel good about letting them eat it!  My last post, kabocha squash soup, uses about half of a kabocha, so I was left with the other half to make …

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Black Sesame Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Black sesame cupcakes with peanut butter frosting: These lightly sweet black sesame cupcakes are full of toasty sesame flavor, and pair perfectly with the peanut butter sesame frosting. 

These lightly sweet black sesame cupcakes are full of toasty sesame flavor, and pair perfectly with the peanut butter sesame frosting.  So, Halloween is coming up. Halloween is all about the black colored foods, and I’m all about black sesame. I posted a black sesame ice cream and black sesame pudding last year, and this year …

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Chocolate Orange Sandwich Cookies

These adorable chocolate orange sandwich cookies have an intense chocolate flavor that pairs perfectly with the fresh orange buttercream. 

These adorable chocolate orange sandwich cookies have an intense chocolate flavor that pairs perfectly with the fresh orange buttercream.  Thank you Bob’s Red Mill for sponsoring this post. Create a care package for a loved one today and don’t forget to include some baked goods made with Bob’s Red Mill products! So I just got …

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