Is there anything better than warm, gooey cookies fresh out of the oven? The answer: probably not! Growing up, my mom and grandma always made these oatmeal raisin cookies – which are actually one of my great grandmother’s recipes – and they’ve become a family favorite over the years. The recipe calls to soak the raisins for one hour prior to baking, and I think it makes all the difference. Dunk the warm cookies into a cold glass of milk and it’s sure to put a smile on your face!
I’m still in shock Christmas is this week. Where has the time gone?! One thing I absolutely recommend making before the holiday weekend is this homemade English toffee. My mom has been making this recipe for years and it’s everything you’d want in a toffee – it’s sweet, it’s crunchy and it’s decadent. Although a laborious task, making the toffee is a fun group activity and so worth the time and effort in the end. It makes for a great gift, too!
Talk about decadent. This classic cheesecake with strawberry topping is ev-ery-thing. Not only is it easy on the eyes, but it’s also insanely delicious with the perfect texture. Can you say yum?!
Why yes, if you’re wondering, these cookies taste as good as they sound. I mean, how can you go wrong with brown butter, toffee and chocolate? These cookies are the ideal combination of slightly chewy and slightly crunchy, and the Fleur de Sel sprinkled on top takes them to the next level. Now go get baking!
I had the pleasure of working with Chocoley again (an online provider of high quality chocolate ingredients), who generously sent me some of its gourmet white chocolate and festive sprinkles to create a sweet Easter treat. I decided to make these ridiculously easy and delicious white chocolate bars, and I must warn you, they’re extremely addicting!!