By Jennifer McHenry on May 17, 2012Have you ever found a cookie recipe that sounds so good that you decide on the spot not only to make them immediately, but to double the recipe? That’s the position I found myself in when I found this recipe from One Girl Cookies. Here’s the breakdown. The cookies are a soft, light, chewy shortbread packed with nuts and flavored […]
By Jennifer McHenry on May 8, 2012
The brilliance of shortbread is its simplicity. Mix together some butter, flour, sugar, and you've got a lovely, tasty cookie. I like that kind of thinking, as you can see in recipes like this one. Or how about this one?
This particular recipe for shortbread comes from a fabulous baking book, The Modern Baker. Macadamia nuts seem to be too often relegated to ho-hum cookies with white chocolate. Not my favorite. But, here in these shortbread, those same macadamias get the chance to be the star.
By Jennifer McHenry on January 27, 2012
Shortbread is one of the simple joys of the baking world. Usually, there are just a handful of ingredients. The effort is minimal. And, the simple flavors are just right.
Of course, throw some pecans into something, and I'm definitely on board. So, with those few ingredients and very little time, I had this shortbread in the oven. My kitchen was filled with the delightful aroma of buttery cookies and toasted pecans.