Archive of ‘Cookies’ category

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars

By Shiran

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars |

Soft yet crunchy layered bars that are the perfect combination of cheesecake and chocolate chip cookie dough. Cookies. Cheesecake. Chocolate Chips. Need I say more? These bars are ridiculously good, even more so than they sound, and cheesecake sandwiched between soft chocolate chip cookies sounds pretty great! Cookies: This is my favorite recipe for cookie bars […]

Alfajores (Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies)

By Shiran

Classic alfajores filled with dulce de leche and rolled in shredded coconut |

Classic alfajores filled with dulce de leche and rolled in shredded coconut. They are so soft they’ll melt in your mouth! As far as I know, there are two ways of making alfajores: the Argentinean style and the American style. While the latter is usually made of a simple shortbread cookie, the classic Argentinean cookies […]

Ultimate Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

By Shiran

Ultimate cut-out sugar cookies that taste so good! |

The perfect cut-out sugar cookies with neat edges, superb vanilla flavor, and a dreamy dough to work with. Have you ever made sugar cookies that ended up spreading all over your cookie sheet? Then welcome to the club! One time I even placed the cookies so close to each other while baking that I ended […]

Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

By Shiran

Classic Peanut Butter Cookies |

Classic old-fashioned peanut butter cookies that are chewy on the inside, crispy on the edges, and full of peanut flavor.  I’m feeling energetic today as I count down the days for my trip to Spain. I was about to make pecan pie this morning, but decided to go for something quicker and just as comforting […]


By Shiran

Hamantaschen |

Traditionally served on the Jewish holiday Purim, these Hamantaschen cookies are made of a delicate cookie dough and are filled with anything from poppy seed, nut, or date filling to chocolate spread or jam. In the last few years, I’ve come to a conclusion on why I love the holidays so much. It’s not just […]


By Shiran

Perfect White Meringues |

A simple recipe for white, crispy meringue cookies that will melt in your mouth. Make them any size or shape you want! While there are many ways to make meringue, there is one important rule to remember in making it the authentic way, and that is the 1:2 ratio of egg whites to sugar. Meringue […]

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

By Shiran

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies |

These chewy and flavorful oatmeal cookies are perfect for breakfast or as a snack. Pack them with your favorite ingredients: chocolate chips, nuts, or dried fruits. Happy New Year (again)! If there’s one thing I wish for you this year, it’s that you’ll be blessed with some of these amazing oatmeal cookies (or maybe these […]

Versatile Granola Bars

By Shiran

Homemade granola bars are a deliciously healthy snack, and these particular bars are made even better by the fact that you can add your favorite ingredients! Healthy snacks and I have become best friends lately. I’m not quite sure how that happened. Maybe it’s because of the crazy weather that’s once again changed from cold […]

Mexican Wedding Cookies

By Shiran

(Also called: Russian teacakes, snowball cookies, snowdrops, and the most amazing tea cookies ever – at least that’s how I call them!) These nutty, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth cookies are always a guaranteed crowd pleaser. I have the house all to myself this week. I never know how to really feel about that, but I think that […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars (Blondies)

By Shiran

My go-to recipe for soft, chewy, and thick chocolate chip bars. You know how a vacation can sometimes be exhausting? Not that you’ll ever hear me complain or refuse a vacation, of course, but I’m sure you know what I mean. Last weekend I went on a short getaway, but it felt much longer because […]

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