Creating… Miranda

Be creative EVERY DAY • A Challenge

Easter Cookies


April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Inside-out Samoas

I was once a girl scout, therefore my bastardization of the traditional Samoa cookie is justified. Inside-out Samoas Chocolate cookie base with caramel sauce and toasted coconut. Can be rolled … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 4 Comments

White & Red Velvet Heart Cookies

Another score for Pinterest- there are from My Kitchen Board. Thanks to Jaclyn at Cooking Classy for these awesome recipes. Note: Be sure to roll the correct thickness and don’t over … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thanksgiving Baking: Oak Theme

Holiday Baking in the Creative Kitchen: Chocolate Chai Squirrels, Nutter Butter Acorns, and Surprise Pound Cake.

December 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Baking… NYC Deli Black & Whites (a.k.a. Half Moon Cookies)

My husband loves his mother’s Half Moon Cookies – a soft chocolate cake cookie with creamy white and chocolate frosting on top. Since I can never compete with Mom, I … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Baking… Experimental Chocolate Port Cookies

I love red wine. Add a little bit of chocolate and some cheese and my night is complete. Here is my FIRST ATTEMPT at a Red Wine / Port cookie. … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Baking… Coconut and Dark Chocolate Cookies

Thanks to Scarlet Scorch Droppers for this yummy recipe, Coconut and Dark Chocolate Cookies! I especially love her cookie stamp. Here’s my version of the recipe, Coconut and Super Dark Chocolate Cookies

September 16, 2013 · 4 Comments

Baking… Margarita & Piña Colada Cookies

These are experimental cookies. A brainstorm! Though I should have been drinking a Margarita &  a Piña Colada while making them. I’m not quite satisfied with the flavor combinations. My … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

‘Storming the Kitchen!

Work is hectic, and I’ve been brainstorming as a creative outlet… Stressed = Desserts spelled backwards! Friday just might bring Margarita Cookies… with those cute paper straws you saw on … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · 2 Comments