Monster Cookie Recipe

Monster Cookie Recipe

This monster cookie recipe is the best strategy we’ve found for prying leftover Halloween candy away from our kids. Halloween Candy Excesses It seems to be a peculiar Los Angeles thing, perhaps because so many people here work in Hollywood and entertain for a living, to be obsessed with Halloween. We’re talking enormous spiders spinning … Read more

Banana Oat Muffins

banana oat muffins

These banana oat muffins rely on oat flour for an airy texture and natural sweetness. A coconut oatmeal crumble topping keeps things from veering in an excessively healthy direction. Odes to Oats We’ve written previously about our love of oat flour, for all of its nutritional magic and natural sweetness. The humble oat allows us … Read more

Blueberry Gluten Free Scones Recipe

gluten free scones recipe

These are definitely American scones, given their gluten free nature and sugary frosting! This gluten free scones recipe relies on oat flour, which provides a natural sweetness to the batter. They are a little crumblier than a traditional scone, but equally delicious. These easy blueberry scones come together quickly and make for a lovely morning … Read more

An Easy Cookie Recipe Without Butter: Inside Out Cookies

easy cookie recipe without butter

This easy cookie recipe without butter requires only a few simple ingredients. In a few minutes, you’ll have a dense, fudgy chocolatey bite studded with white chocolate chips. A Short History of the Cookie (With and Without Butter) The earliest recorded cookie recipe, dating from Elizabethan England, relies on butter, along with sugar and spices … Read more

Ghost Cupcakes

ghost cupcakes

These ghost cupcakes have a vanilla base with a fudgy chocolate frosting, some oreo dirt, and some ghostly spirits. Celebrating Ghoulishness We first visited our current neighborhood a few weekends before Halloween and were struck by how obsessed the residents seemed to be with the holiday. Our previous house had been on a busy street … Read more

Halloween Black and White Cookie Recipe

Black and White Cookie Recipe

A few drops of orange food coloring transform these iconic New York cookies into a Halloween treat. Enjoy this seasonal New York black and white cookie recipe! A Short History of the Black and White Cookie Recipe Much ink has been spilled on the topic of New York City’s iconic black and white cookies. While … Read more

Pumpkin Scones

Pumpkin Scones

This pumpkin scone recipe has a savory base and a two kinds of sweet glazes. About this Recipe Starbucks has so thoroughly marketed pumpkin spice flavor, that we originally thought of pumpkin spice scones as an American recipe. However, we were thrilled to discover that credit for the idea of adding pumpkin puree to a … Read more

Pumpkin Surprise Muffins

Pumpkin Surprise Muffins

These small batch pumpkin surprise muffins make for a perfect halloween breakfast – all treat, no trick! About This Recipe This recipe is really an elaborate excuse to use up that half can of pumpkin you have in the fridge from some of your other fall baking. Has anyone else noticed the annoying tendency of … Read more