Category Archives: Cookies

Soft Espresso Gingersnaps

Soft Espresso Gingersnaps | My Edible Journey

I know that for some, the notion of a “soft gingersnap” is oxymoronic. Gingersnaps are meant to “snap.” To be crisp and firm. I’m a little more liberal in my use of the word. To me, any ginger flavoured cookie with molasses is a gingersnap.  Thick or thin, crisp or chewy, puffy or flat, they’re all gingersnaps and we love them.

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Citrus Puffs

Citrus |My Edible Journey

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It’s that time of year. When food blogs burst at the seams with recipes using all manner of citrus, especially Meyer lemons. I have my own uses for them (check out this wicked vinaigrette, or this lovely candied peel and simple syrup, perfect for cocktails, or this divine bundt cake, which doesn’t specifically call for Meyer lemons, but would be fabulous with them).

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Mint Cream Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate mint sandwich cookies | My Edible JourneyI’ll admit it. I’m starting to get my jingle on. Just a little bit. I’ve been listening to the music, and enjoying the sight of the earliest of Christmas lights against the backdrop of snow that we got walloped with last week. Continue reading

Gingersnap Biscotti

Gingersnap Biscotti |My Edible JourneyGetting that feeling

It’s mid-November (what? how?!) and the temps have definitely dropped. In fact, it’s been ever so lightly snowing all morning. And with the shift in weather, my thoughts begin to turn to pre-pre-holiday flavours. I’m not in full on festive mode yet, but I am craving warm spices and cozy tastes. Ginger is the taste of November (as you can also see here in my ginger oatmeal cookie). Continue reading

Vanilla Ice Cream Cookies

Vanilla Ice Cream Cookies | My Edible Journey

I can’t help myself.

I am incapable of making my basic chocolate chip cookie recipe the same way twice.  I’ve changed up the chips, added cocoa, used different flours and extracts…  My family, oddly enough, has never complained.

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Healthy Cocoa Oatmeal Cookies

Healthy Cocoa Oatmeal Cookies | My Edible Journey

I hesitate to put the label “healthy” on something like cookies

I mean, they still have sugar and fat and wheat flour in them.  But compared to conventional cookies, these are a good bit healthier.  They’re also still clearly a treat, and not a meal replacement or anything. Continue reading