Breads, Muffins, Cakes & Cookies

Lebkuchen

Lebkuchen

Honey, citrus, spices, oh my! These tasty gingerbread-style cookies are a family favorite of ours and are one of the staples on our gorgeous holiday cookie trays that Mr. The Inspired Parent makes each year. Depending on which historical reference you read, Lebkuchen or “honey […]

Biscochitos: a Spanish Spice Cookie

Biscochitos: a Spanish Spice Cookie

If you’re looking for a lightly-spiced yet super flavorful cookie, these lovely Biscochitos hit the mark! With origins in Spain, Biscochitos are quite popular in New Mexico where it is said that they are the “official” state cookie. With a great texture & lovely anise flavor […]

Rum Balls

Rum Balls

These Rum Balls are wonderfully dangerous. They may very well be my favorite holiday treat…or at least in the top three. They’re super simple — you’re basically making a batch of brownies, spiking them with rum & coating them with decorative sanding sugar or sweetened […]

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Macaroons

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Macaroons

This year at Thanksgiving I purchased an extra package of fresh cranberries so we could try a few new cookie recipes. I’ve always loved plain coconut macaroons but we decided to change them up a little — figured the lovely pop of red from the […]