Baking cookies with whole grain flours

by National Cookie Network

Baking cookies with whole grain flour can be a challenge. But in our increasingly healthy conscious society, it’s worth figuring out how to do it, especially with diabetes on the rise. I should know, I just found out that I am pre-diabetic. I’ve done a major diet overhaul, and am now focusing on redoing some [...]

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Triple Chocolate Espresso Bean Cookies

by National Cookie Network

Folks, occasionally I will run across a cookie recipe so decadent, and so amazing that I just have to bake them immediately. That’s what happened when I ran across this recipe for Triple Chocolate Espresso Bean Cookies, at 101CookBooks.com. I can tell you from personal experience, that these cookies are not for the faint of [...]

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Are your cookies done baking?

by National Cookie Network

The “doneness” of a cookie varies from recipe to recipe. But here are a couple rules of thumb that I like to follow. If your recipe gives you a time range, for example 7-10 minutes, then bake your cookies for 7 minutes, and check every minute thereafter until done. If I’m going for a chewier, [...]

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How to Decorate Cookies

by National Cookie Network

Decorating cookies is a very broad topic. There are so many different ways to decorate different cookies, that you could write a book on it, and probably still not include everything. But there are some basics that we can cover here to help get you started on your masterpieces. Here are a few different methods [...]

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German Cookies

by National Cookie Network

  Since German Cookies are what I know best, I thought I would post some links to German cookie recipes. I hope you’ll enjoy them! This is a veritable gold mine of German cookie recipes. In fact, the list is so long, you may need to do a bit of searching to find what you are [...]

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