Posted on Friday, 27th January 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

As promised, crispy Italian cookies - Hazelnut Cookies with Chocolate Chunks, the perfect accompaniment to the chocolate dessert (Chocolate Hazelnut Pots de Crème) I shared last week. When I was growing up there were two things my mother could always be certain of.  One,

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A cropped photo of Italian Cookies, hazelnut and chocolate chunk cookies, cooling on a black wire rack.
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Posted on Friday, 6th January 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ll never forget the first time I enjoyed Shortbread Cookies, I can remember thinking where have these extraordinarily tender cookies they call shortbread been all my life.  The literal melt-in-your-mouth lusciousness was out of this world delicious.  Christmas would never

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A photo of various short bread christmas cookies decorated with red and white candy cane sprinkles and green sprinkles.
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Posted on Friday, 22nd July 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Last weekend my sisters, Connie and Anna, came over for a visit and a day of baking. What did we bake? Italian cookies - trays and trays of them.  How many are left? Not too many!  The Italian Cookie (well in

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A photo of 3 Pesche Dolci {Italian Peach Cookies} stacked one on top of the other.
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Posted on Friday, 15th July 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

A few weeks ago I shared with you my Mom’s recipe for my absolute favourite Italian Cookie, Amaretti and I mentioned I would soon share another family favourite.  Here it is, thin crispy and oh so delicious – Pizzelle.  The

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A photo of traditional Italian Cookies, Pizzelle-Ferratelle {Italian Waffle Cookies} originally made in the Abruzzi region.
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Posted on Wednesday, 6th April 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I sent my daughter, Liana, to the market the other day to pick up a few things we needed and she returned not only with the items I asked for but also with freshly baked, still warm Oatmeal Raisin Cookies.

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A photo of a stack of Oatmeal Raisin Cookies.
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Posted on Thursday, 17th February 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’m on the hunt for new and simple cookie recipes.  Why?  Well, it’s because it’s that time of year again.  Time for bridal showers!  My first sighting? These Spiced Honey Fingers.  I hoped they would be delicious enough to add to the

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A photo of Spiced Honey Fingers decorated with white and yellow Cookie Icing.p on a wire cooling rack.
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Posted on Saturday, 21st August 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Have you ever run a Google search for “The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie“? It’s incredible the amount of entries that are returned and everyone is insisting they have found the very best. How would you describe the ultimate chocolate chip

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A photo of a stack of Jacques Torres's Secret Chocolate Chip Cookies placed on a white napkin.
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Posted on Saturday, 17th July 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

What a quiet weekend!  My son, Matthew, is away for the weekend and my daughter, Liana, has been hiding in the living room, engrossed in a 1000-piece puzzle that she can’t seem to tear herself away from. The house feels

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A close up photo of stacked double-chocolate chunk cookies separated with squares of parchment paper between each cookie.
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