Have you ever wanted to make French macaroons, but thought they were too difficult to make? Then try this easy chocolate macaroons recipe! I have always wanted to make macaroons, but friends and family warned me that they were very difficult to make. I wanted to try anyway, so I went on a hunt for […]
These maple syrup cookies are delicious and very easy to make. The recipe is originally a French “sablés” cookies recipe. I added an American touch with the maple syrup to make these perfect cookies to enjoy any time of day, with tea or coffee, or as an after-school snack for your kids. Enjoy! Note: These being […]
Langues de chat are French cookies that resemble the tongue of a cat. Hence the name “langues de chat”, which means “cat tongues” in French. These cookies are flat and crispy, with a light vanilla flavor. They go extremely well with coffee or tea. And they are very easy to make! In only 10 minutes, […]
These hedgehog cookies are adorable and yummy! I made them for my kids and they just loved it! The perfect sweet treat! Hedgehog Cookies Recipe My source of inspiration was this French recipe, but I changed a few things to make it easier to make in the US. Note: you will need a pastry brush for this […]
My Valentine’s Day Cookies are similar to the Halloween Sablés Cookies I loved making for Halloween. The idea is the same, but, since these are Valentine’s day cookies, I am using heart-shaped cookie cutters and strawberry preserve for the red color. I also decided to use a different recipe for the dough, that does not […]
Chocolate Truffles are delicious chocolates, especially popular during the holidays. This recipe is so easy that kids can make the chocolate truffles themselves. It is fun to make as your roll the truffles in cocoa powder! A great activity, and a delicious sweet treat for the holidays! Chocolate Truffles Recipe I am using the […]
These delicious French holiday cookies are all made with the same dough, but come in 3 different flavors: mandarin, vanilla, and cinnamon. So fun to be able to enjoy 3 different flavors in the same batch of cookies! Plus, the recipe is quick and easy! Utensils I used a cookie press to make my cookies. Alternatively, […]
Calissons are delicious French candies from Provence, where they originated in the town of Aix-en-Provence. Consisting of a smooth paste of almond and candied fruit topped with royal icing, they are enjoyed year-round, but are especially popular during the holiday season. While you can buy them online, they come in small boxes that can be […]
Holidays are coming! Time to bake some easy holiday cookies! This is a very easy recipe that makes delicious holiday cookies! Enjoy!
Sablés are popular French shortbread cookies that originated in Sablé-sur-Sarthe in Sarthe (Northwest of France). I thought it would be fun to make Halloween French sablés cookies. That way, you can enjoy both the deliciousness of French sablés cookies, and the Halloween fun!
So many commercial cookies in the US contain high fructose corn syrup and/or artificial colors, it makes sense to bake homemade cookies with simple wholesome ingredients. Kids love these chocolate-vanilla swirl cookies, and they are easy to make. They are definitely worth a try to give you the peace of mind to know exactly what […]
French Chouquettes are a type of Choux (a French light and airy pastry), sprinkled with pearl sugar. They are extremely popular in France, and make for a delicious sweet snack. My kids absolutely adore chouquettes! I have been wanting to make chouquettes in the US for a long time, but I could not find the […]
If you visit a patisserie in France, you will probably see Financiers, which are little rectangular tea cakes. They are similar to Madeleines in that you typically eat them at similar times during the day (with tea or coffee, as a snack or a sweet treat,) but they have an almond taste that Madeleines don’t […]
Nutella® is to French kids as Peanut Butter is to American kids. There are so many delicious recipes for Nutella® pastries. I like this French recipe for Nutella® Puff Pastry Rolls as the rolls are so easy to make that kids can make them themselves! So fun! And of course, delicious for kids and adults […]
Palmier Cookies are traditional French crispy cookies. Though these cookies are found all over the world, they originated in France. In the US, they are called “Elephant Ears,” while in France, they are called “Palmier,” which means palm tree. Do you think they resemble more palm trees or elephant ears? Maybe both? Either way, they are […]
Get your kids (or yourself!) excited to eat fruit with this quick and easy fresh fruit cookies recipe!
Madeleines are delicious little tea cakes from Northeastern France. I am excited to share a delicious recipe, that is quick and easy!