These are cookies brought to us by my friend and very trusty baker Chris Andrews of Hyde Park.  She makes these little jewels that taste just as wonderful as they look.  Highlights here are the almond biscotti at 12 o'clock, ginger cookies with chocolate chips at 1 (who ever heard of that combo?  It's awesome), chocolate dipped nut cookies down at 6 o'clock, and back up at 11, my favorite, little tiny flowers, stuck together two at a time with a gorgeous chocolate ganache.
I’ll be honest with you.  Several weeks ago I was planning to write a snarky post about how much I didn’t like most people’s Christmas cookies. I mean, I really don’t.  Homemade cookies can suffer a lot of indignities in the form of being mixed too hard and cooked too long, to say nothing of... Read more »