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8 comments   |   Cookies, My JEMs
Ginger Snaps

Ginger Snaps

A few weeks back I set out to make ginger snaps. I was all ready to go and thought I had all of my ingredients. In theory I did with one exception, I didn’t have vegetable shortening(Crisco), but I did have lard or animal shortening. Now, lard is something that pretty much every southerner has […]

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Orange Spice Shortbread

Orange Spice Shortbread

Let the record show I am not a cookie artist, but I own a ton of cookie cutters with hopes of one day being someone of an artist.  Maybe. So, what’s a woman to do? I can’t let my cookie cutters collect dust so I use them to cut marshmallows like here and here. And […]

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Chocolate Cookies w/ White Chocolate Chips

Chocolate Cookies w/ White Chocolate Chips

Sometimes you just need to bake cookies. Chocolate cookies with white chocolate chips. I had a night like that a few weeks ago. I needed to bake. Something chocolatey good. I started with a recipe from Ghiradelli, then scratched that because there were too many ingredients for a weeknight baking adventure. I did a quick […]

3 comments   |   Dessert Trends, JEM Discoveries
Cookie Cutters for Every Month

Cookie Cutters for Every Month

Decorated cookies are what’s “haute” in the baking world right now. Wanna be prepared for any occasion to bake a killer sugar or shortbread cookie? Check out A Year of Cookie Cutters from Crate & Barrel. The package includes 12 cookie cutters for only $24.95. Sweet!   Photo Credit: Crate & Barrel

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Chocolate Cherry Cookies

Chocolate Cherry Cookies

It’s been a chocolate kind of week over here at Jem of the South.  If you are a fan of chocolate covered cherries you will love this recipe. It’s perfect for Valentine’s day and it’s super easy to make. I used  these cherry chips for the “cherry effect” or you can order these from King […]