Tag Archives: rum

Rosquillas

These cookies taste and look just like little donuts, and with a name like rosquillas, that’s a good thing because it is Spanish for, you guessed it! Donuts. But these are not your ordinary donuts. No nutmeg or cinnamon here. … Continue reading

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Ginger-rum biscuits

Yes, I have returned to the project of baking my way through The Joy of Cookies. And writing about it. Where have I been? you may ask. Out of my mind busy with work and being a mom and … … Continue reading

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Fruited cornmeal cookies

With apologies for the very bad photo, I give you Gialletti, or fruited cornmeal cookies. Instead of reading apocalyptic literature in the Bible this morning, which I really need to get done before next weekend’s class, I have been trying … Continue reading

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Galletas puertorriqueñas del ron

Six easy ingredients: sugar, shortening, salt, nutmeg, dark rum, and flour. No fuss, no muss — except perhaps the rolling of each individual cookie into a one-inch ball in floured hands. Topped with a creamy rum glaze (confectioners’ sugar, milk, … Continue reading

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Corn pone cakes

This recipe according to Sharon Tyler Herbst’s The Joy of Cookies is a cookie version of the sweet cornmeal cake, corn pone that hails from Barbados. The cookies are dense, not unlike the US version of the scone. They are … Continue reading

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Joe Froggers

US born and bred, these cookies taste larger than Texas. I used a 5″ in diameter bowl and a sharp knife as a cookie cutter and two metal spatulas to lift them off the cookie sheet. They are baked two … Continue reading

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