Chocolate Mexican Spice Cookies with Cherries

This recipe is one of my favorites. These soft, chewy cookies combine cinnamon and a dash of cayenne with dark, rich chocolate and tart cherries. To make them extra dark, substitute a tablespoon of black cocoa for a tablespoon of regular Dutch-processed cocoa. The recipe is from my cookbook Sassy Cookies. Continue Reading →

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Orange & Rosemary

Bittersweet chocolate chip cookies with a dose of orange and fresh rosemary give these crispy cookies a sophisticated twist. I use orange oil which can be found online or in gourmet markets, but if you cannot find it use orange extract and double the amount. Continue Reading →