Slice-and-Bake Lavender Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Just a touch of lavender flowers in these oatmeal breakfast cookies can make a difference in taste from boring to intriguing. These slice-and-bake cookies are also a snap to make. Their crispy and tender texture practically make them melt in your mouth. Great to have on hand for a quick breakfast or energising snack. Continue reading

Monza Grand Prix Cookies

Every year the first week of September in Monza is totally dedicated to the Grand Prix. The town is immersed in Ferrari mania with stores displaying Ferrari gadgets, race cars parked in the squares, people brightly dressed in red – and even some bakeries turning out cookies with the famous trademark. This afternoon the first two pole positions were won to the joy of Ferrari fans by Raikkonen and Vettel. Good luck for tomorrow!
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Golden Cornmeal Spritz Cookies

These Golden Cornmeal Spritz Cookies mix quickly and if you have a cookie gun (press) they are a snap to make. Changing the tip you can have a variety of shapes. Great as Christmas cookies. The cornmeal though has to be very fine. In Italy they call it “fioretto”. If you can’t find it you could grind regular cornmeal in your food processor. It should be of almost a powdery consistency. Continue reading