Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

A modified version of Dreena Burton’s Homestyle Chocolate Chip Cookies. These vegan treats are always a big hit, with a lovely buttery taste from pure maple syrup and a bit of spice from cinnamon that pairs well with the chocolate.

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More chocoloate chip cookies!

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Since going vegan, I’ve had to rethink my approach to chocolate chip cookies. My favorite recipes all included butter and eggs. I have a few traditional favorites. One is from a 1970’s copy of Better Homes & Gardens cookbook, that has been my go-to recipe for years. Cooks Illustrated has a wicked version that requires…

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Espresso Fudge Brownies

Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar

I was given some Callebaut cocoa powder from a fellow baker recently. I’ve been trying to find new ways to try out this treat. I made some chocolate raspberry brownies that were wonderful and some chocolate cupcakes that were not. Wow, those cupcakes have to go down as one of the worst things I’ve ever…

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Happy 90th, Gram

Jo Thomas

For the 90th birthday of the grandmother of my best friend, I baked ambrosia macaroons. Gram loves coconut and I wanted to bake something special to celebrate her important birthday. She’s very special and I feel fortunate to be able to call her Gram and be a part of her family.

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Lemon Squares

Lemon Juicer

A few years ago, I used to make Lemon Bars (or squares) quite often. I had a really good recipe that was tart but sweet. The only thing I didn’t like was how sticky they were when eating. It was easier to eat them with a fork than with your hands, which shouldn’t be the…

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