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No-bake rum-raisin balls, or beginning Lent well

Sharon Tyler Herbst credits a friend in Christchurch with this recipe. She describes them as “freighted with raisins and coconut” rather than the cookie crumbs used in American rum balls. And they are. Rum, oatmeal, coconut, raisins, cocoa, powdered sugar, … Continue reading

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Masitas de chancaca and avulsion fractures

I baked these molasses-coconut cookies some time early last week. And last week has become a distant hazy memory. I do remember the cookies were good. Everyone here liked them. Semi-soft and chewy. Good with milk. According to Sharon Tyler … Continue reading

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Piña colada drops

Sharon Tyler Herbst says these cookies are “redolent of rum” and that they are. Big time. They are yummy and rummy. She also says they “are reminiscent of the popular Caribbean pineapple-coconut drink” from which they take their name in … Continue reading

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Hawaiian macadamia-coconut squares

I bought macadamia nuts for this recipe in late June. Other than the heat, I don’t know why I hesitated to make these for so long. Maybe it’s the thought of what the word Hawaiian does to pizza. Don’t misunderstand … Continue reading

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Edinburgh squares

Liquid gold. Lyle’s golden syrup is amazing. It is not present in the base of this cookie, but with a cup of butter, one and a half of rolled oats and two eggs, it is not missed there. There’s a … Continue reading

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Sharing

I should be working on a paper or reading a book, but yesterday I baked. Sharon Tyler Herbst’s Kahlúa dream bars this time. With instant coffee and half a cup of coffee liqueur, plus a drizzling of two tablespoons more … Continue reading

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Danske småkager and ANZAC crisps

At the very end of our little break I neglected taxes and other computer work for a cookie-based two-fer. First up, Danish dandies (danske småkager). Sharon Tyler Herbst imagines these cookies take their name from their dandy lemon flavor. I’m … Continue reading

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