Ginger Snaps!

Ginger CookiesI have a real thing for Ginger cookies.   In fact, I made a whole bunch of cookies recently and then couldn’t get to sleep because I ate about 6 Ginger cookies and the sugar kept me up.  So, yeah, parents who say that sugar doesn’t wire a kid up… YOU ARE WRONG. Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies (with or without Caramel in the middle)

Chocolate Chip CookiesSo I got into my head re: chocolate chip cookies with caramel in them and this is what happened.

I made the cookies using shortening and margarine and butter.  Because I was filling the cookies with caramel, I used shortening as it has a higher melting point so I thought it would hold the caramel better.  Cookies were good, however…. RE-made with butter and they are much better (because I love butter.)  Use whichever suits you!  I’ve tweaked the recipe… this is the best version yet. Continue reading

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

So I decided to make some cookies.  For some reason I became somewhat obsessed with putting caramel into cookies and wanted to try some stuff… and… ended up making a boatload of cookies.

These ones are chocolate chocolate chip with caramel inside and sea salt.  I made these using  “golden shortening”… in the States they call it butter flavoured, but in Canada you can’t say that.  Blah blah blah.  Continue reading

Homemade Salted Caramel

Homemade salted CaramelFor some reason I became weirdly obsessed with making a cookie with salted caramel in it.  I looked around for some recipes and most of them used store bought caramels.  Which I do love… however… Just always think homemade is tastier.

This is a recipe I’ve had for so long, I only had the directions “kind of” written down… really just the ingredients.  Its only 4 ingredients so it’s pretty simple.  And it’s tasty… Continue reading