Years ago we had a Jamaican friend who lived with us for awhile and every now and again he would make Jamaican Jerk Chicken. He used a secret jerk sauce he got from his mom whenever he visited Jamaica and he would marinate the chicken–usually wings–in his secret sauce with beer and hot peppers for at […]
Sitting on the back porch eating ice cream sandwiches, licking the dripping ice cream from between cookie layers as it melts in the warm June air. Counting fireflies, listening to the crickets call, enjoying simple good things. This is what summer memories are made of! Carrot Cake Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches. Oh how I crave all the flavors of carrot […]
Wanted: a recipe for those days when you just need an extra burst of flavor, a bit more heat or spice, something exotic for dinner. Extra points: ready in 30 minutes or less (can you pull it all together in the time it takes to make a pot of fluffy Jasmine rice?) Found! My new favorite, easy, spicy, incredibly delicious […]
Looking for the perfect, easy gluten free chocolate chip cookie recipe? Look no further! Almond flour makes these tender & crisp cookies the ideal partner for cold milk!
Coconut Brown Butter Cookies? Are you serious??? I’m a huge fan of anything coconut and truly, adding brown butter just takes these over the top!
I found the original recipe for these cookies on one of my favorite food blogs, The Smitten Kitchen, and I was entranced by the possibilities! She totally had me at toasty coconut and brown butter! One of my goals with this blog is to try to find ways to make recipes a bit healthier when I can so, I began experimenting with some different gluten free options like almond flour and my all time favorite sweetener, coconut sugar.
To say they worked well is an understatement–they worked fantastically well! The cookies come out much darker than the original version (because of the coconut sugar, which is dark) but tender, crunchy, deeply coconut-y with the the warmth of the brown butter in every crispy bite!