Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

Hooray–fall is finally here! That means it’s time for pumpkin-flavored goodies.  Well, if you can find canned pumpkin in your grocery store. During the past…

French macarons

French macarons seem to be the ultimate goal for bakers these days. Golfers have the hole-in-one, figure skaters have the axel jump (which I am…

Sugar cookies with royal icing

Several months ago, I co-hosted a baby shower for a friend. I wanted to make favors for all the guests and thought that decorated sugar…

Jacques Torres’ mudslide cookies

You may or may not know that Jacques Torres is often known as “Mr. Chocolate.”  The guy is famous for his chocolate creations, so when…