|Miss Martha's tried-and-true Chocolate Chip with nuts|
Okay, don't hate. I know some of you may feel like pulling out your hair at this comment. The holidays are almost here. For serious.
|Nigella Lawson's Rocky Road Bars|
Listen...I'm no slouch when it comes to baking. My brain juices are pretty bomb. Evidence, here, here and here. But, I also start to feel overwhelmed this time of year. My holiday cookie list has well over 50 people.
|Oreo-stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies|
So, while the ease of creation is important - the taste is more so. I always start with a recipe that looks promising, and ultimately tweak it past the point of recognition. How could I send out a cookie that I didn't invent? Geez. Who do you think I am?
|Ina Garten's Pecan Shortbread|