jolly hot cocoa

Good-bye, Swiss Miss and Nestle. I’m breaking up with you and have found something waaaay better. It’s not you, it’s me. I’ve found another tall drink of chocolate. Friends, this is no ordinary hot cocoa. It’s thick and creamy, sweet but not too sweet, boozy or not (alcohol content is up to you, but you […]

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toffee bars

You can thank my Grandma Braem for these heavenly bites. She made toffee bars every Christmas growing up, and I cannot wait to share them with you. I would describe them as dense, buttery, cookie-brownie-toffee squares. They include only 6 actual ingredients (if you don’t count salt), and only take a few minutes to prepare. […]

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spiced shortbread cookies with salted maple frosting

I’ve been craving these ever since my visit to Haute Coffee in Concord, MA. My family and I were on an autumn excursion to “leaf peep” in the gorgeous weather, and we couldn’t very well do so without coffee and pastries. We have priorities, obviously. My sister-in-law, Jen, ordered coffee and this delicious looking maple cookie with […]

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dark chocolate chip coconut cookies

The inaugural post of Dahlia Kitchen might as well be a chocolate chip cookie recipe. Chewy, bittersweet, and almost healthy enough to be considered breakfast. Not that I would ever, ahem, eat a cookie for breakfast. You might be thinking, good grief, there are probably as many cookie recipes in the world as there are people. […]

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