Auntie Pedie’s Peanut Cookies

Auntie Pedie's CookiesMy great-aunt Pedie is my Nana’s sister and a great baker. I call her Auntie Pedie because I grew up with my mother calling her that, so that’s what I called her and it stuck. Recently, my mom had a craving for a specific peanut cookie and knew it was homemade but couldn’t figure out who made it or what the recipe was. It finally hit her that she had had them as a kid and they were made by my great-aunt, who she called right away to ask for the recipe. After my aunt found the right box that had the recipe (she has 16 boxes of filed recipes!), she called my mom back and we made them. Here’s the result and hope you enjoy! Continue reading

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Dark and Dangerous Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

Triple Chocolate Chip cookiesI had a chocolate craving so I made these, and they definitely hit the spot! Mine ended up being quadruple chocolate chip because I only had milk and white striped chocolate chips (rather than just one or the other), but I wasn’t complaining about it! Continue reading

Zebra Fudge Cookies

A zebra fudge cookieIt’s a big week for me: it’s my birthday, I got a new job (soon to be a Brand Coordinator for Lifetime and Food Network!), and I’m a guest blogger for FoodStory – this great startup that provides information on Toronto’s farmers markets and even has delivery if you can’t make it (or can and just can’t carry it all home). I wrote about my why for starting this blog, my love of markets Continue reading

Incredible Rocky Road Cookies

Rocky Road CookiesI saw a picture for these cookies and they looked so amazing that I had to do some hunting to find the recipe so that I could try them. Upon going through the ingredients, I was surprised to find out that they were gluten-free and instantly became quite skeptical…how could cookies be good without flour?! I kept an open mind and made them, and, I don’t know how they do it, but they are incredible!  Continue reading