Espresso Cookies

Miss Awesome and P-with-an-E served these to us with tea after one of those long Sunday lunches that you don’t think about leaving until it’s nearly dark and you have to figure out how you’re going to eat dinner. Yes, I know, we’ve done the whole espresso deal with our espresso brownies, but who says … Continue reading “Espresso Cookies”

Walnut Cheesecake Squares

These were another creation for a research participant, and I like them because they’re not too sweet.  And because the base is the same as the topping the whole thing is incredibly easy.  This recipe is from Esther Brody’s 250 Best Brownies, Bars & Squares. Preheat your oven to 350°F.  Butter a 9×13″ pan and … Continue reading “Walnut Cheesecake Squares”

Fix This Recipe! (Gooey Caramel Pecan Squares)

When I’m arriving at an interview for my research, I like to bring the participant a little something that I made as a thanks for their time.  It’s kind of a rule for me.  I made the following recipe for a family I interviewed a couple of weekends ago and I was disappointed at how … Continue reading “Fix This Recipe! (Gooey Caramel Pecan Squares)”

Coconut Cream Cheese Cookies

There is a new god in the pantheon and its name is COOKIE. Holy SMOKES these are wicked good.  And I don’t even really LIKE cookies. I was going to make cream cheese brownies to give to the Pie when he came to visit for Thanksgiving, but I figured I should probably go with something … Continue reading “Coconut Cream Cheese Cookies”