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Snickerdoodles via Smitten Kitchen Adapted from Martha Stewart Although I did not grow up eating these cookies, when I tried one for the first time at the coffee shop I worked at in college (90s Cliché Alert, huh?) I immediately reached for a second one. A good one will be so enveloped in cinnamon-sugar dreaminess that it […]


peanut butter cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies via Smitten Kitchen Adapted from the Magnolia Bakery Cookbook The brilliance of these cookies is that they have include two different formats for peanuts–three if you use chunky peanut butter. They’re crisp on the outside, and almost cakey on the inside. Bake a batch and then hide the results in the furthest and most […]


black and white cookies

Black and White Cookies via Smitten Kitchen Adapted from a bunch of places, but mostly Zabar’s Traditional black and white cookies are BIG and LOUD, not unlike the New Yorkers that made them famous. Preferring everything on the daintier side, I’ve made them very small before, but this time went for a nice medium size. Yield: About […]