By Jennifer McHenry on February 1, 2013Over the last couple of weeks, I baked these lovely Raspberry Coconut Oat Bars and a new favorite Italian Jam Crostata. Both of those are made with some of my favorite shortcut ingredients – jams and preserves. Jams, jellies, and preserves are a great way to bake with a little fruit when you’re right in the middle of winter with […]
By Jennifer McHenry on February 6, 2012
One of the first food trucks I visited in New York was The Treats Truck. I vividly remember taking far too long to order because I couldn't decide what sounded best. That truck, affectionately named Sugar, is still going strong and offers a plethora of tempting cookies, brownies, cupcakes, and many other amazing treats.
New to my cookbook collection is The Treats Truck Baking Book. Like Sugar himself, it is also filled with so many good things that it's hard to choose a place to start.
After much deliberation, I chose to start with these oatmeal thumbprint cookies. I'm always a sucker for an oatmeal cookie (minus the raisins, of course), and I always have a fully stocked jam/jelly/preserves section of my refrigerator.