My Xmas Cookies

Earl Grey Cookies

Earl Grey Cookies

This recipe is directly from the fantastic cookbook Cookies by the unstoppable Martha Stewart. These adorable little tea cookies come together in a breeze and have…

Glazed lemon cookies

Glazed lemon cookies

Photo and recipe from my book American Bakery (Gribaudo Ed.) Glazed lemon cookies 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt…

Chewy Brownie Cookies

Chewy Brownie Cookies

Crispy on the outside, gooey and brownie-like on the inside, ridiculously easy to make, and decadently gluten-free! There is nothing not to love about…

Pfeffernüsse Cookies

Pfeffernüsse Cookies

Traditionally a German Christmastime treat, these adorable little spice cookies are also extremely popular in the states around the holidays. Pfeffernüsse Cookies 2 1/4 cups…

Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Almond thumbprint cookies 1 cup (230 g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 1 cup (110 g) powdered sugar 1 teaspoon almond extract 1…

Almond Shortbread Cookies

Almond Shortbread Cookies

These sweet, soft little cookies are dead-simple to make, and they literally melt in your mouth! Almond Shortbread Cookies 1 cup (230 g) unsalted butter,…

Mini hazelnut pies

Mini hazelnut pies

This recipe is from my last cookbook, Insolito Muffin, and is a miniature version of pecan pie (or walnuts, or any nuts really). I…

Cranberry cookies

Cranberry cookies

I took a lot away from my experience with the USA Pavilion at the 2015 Milan Expo: important work contacts, invaluable friendships, unforgettable lessons, bittersweet memories, and…

Gingerbread people

Gingerbread people

Gingerbread people 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground…

Pinwheel Cookies

Pinwheel Cookies

Pinwheel Cookies Recipe from “American Bakery” (Gribaudo Editore) 1 cup / 8.8 oz (250 g) cream cheese, at room temperature 1 cup / 2 sticks of…