Tag Archives: allspice

Pumpkin Halloween cookies

Here we are, deep in October and well on our way to Halloween, so I have set aside all the other holiday cookie recipes in The Joy of Cookies and baked something more appropriate to the season. I was compelled … Continue reading

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Sint Nikolaas Koekjes

Sharon Tyler Herbst says right up front on this Dutch recipe that before trying Sint Nikolaas Koekjes she did not care much for spice cookies, but that these won her over. Well. Imagine how much those of us who enjoy … Continue reading

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Spicy cocoa thins

So easy it’s shocking. Melted butter, cocoa, chopped pecans, a wee bit of ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice, and a few other ingredients. One bowl and a spoon, a scraper and a jelly roll pan. And voilà! A nutty thin, … Continue reading

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Kletskopjes

Ms. Herbst says these are lacy cookies that you can almost see through. Clearly, I did something wrong. What I ended up with are neither lacy nor see-through. They do, however, have a deep rich flavor owing, no doubt, to … Continue reading

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