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Pear Rugelach

Pear Rugelach

I remember the first time I had rugelach. I was about fifteen years old and worked at a bagel store in the downtown area of the town I grew up in. In the large backroom where the bagels where made and kept, there were sheet trays filled with rugelach. Their cheesy, soft interior was swirled … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Hermit Cookies

Buckwheat Hermit Cookies

I love gingerbread cookies, so I’ve been wanting to make hermit cookies for a long time. These soft and spicy treats originated in New England (just like me!) Buckwheat is a very nutritious food. It is not actually a grain, but rather a seed. The seed contains almost all of the essential amino acids; which is unusual … Continue reading

Rhubarb Compote Cookies

Rhubarb Compote Cookies

Rhubarb’s pink stalks are available in late spring and early summer beckoning home cooks to transform sinewy tartness into sweet lushness in the form of pies, compotes, curds and here at Cookie Chronicles— cookies. These cookies require some construction; rhubarb compote is layered in between a pistachio studded vanilla dough and sprinkled with a pistachio-sugar … Continue reading

Browned Butter Blueberry Pecan Pie Bars

Browned Butter Blueberry Pecan Pie Bars

American Independence Day is a call to commemorate our history with electrifying fireworks, stretch out our beach towels and crank up some American tunes in our backyards. For me, it’s time to pull the  checkered table cloth over the picnic table, fire up the grill and celebrate food that is native to our diverse and … Continue reading