Tag Archives: from scratch

Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwiches

We and especially I never make desserts so this is a real rarity.  I love oreos and would say they are my favorite manufactured cookie so the cookie sandwich idea is a big hit with me.  I also love the ice cream cookie sandwiches that look like this.  I knew I wouldn’t be able to reconstruct oreos and am always a sucker when I see cookie sandwiches at street table bakeries like the ones they have set up in the Strip on weekends.  The cookies or icing were not too difficult to make, but I was a little slow since I don’t have much experience in baking.

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Christmas Pierogies

It has been a tradition for many years to make rogies on Christmas.  My mom has a recipe that has been passed down to her through family for years.  This is a typical eastern European/Pittsburgh dish that I wanted to fully learn and record.  It is a lot of work to make them if you make everything from scratch like we did but there are some corners that could be cut.  Either way, they are a great comfort and holiday food that can be eaten at anytime too.

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