I discovered these little cookies today in Las Vegas at the Palazzo Shops. I was really attracted to their pineapple shapes and wanted to see what there were all about. I was so excited to see all their gift sets, flavors of cookies, complimentary samples and even a little water fountain for after your tasting.
Each cookie has a little fruit inserted in the middle or dipped in chocolate by hand! The come in yummy flavors full of island style: coconut, mango, coffee, pineapple, and macadamia.
“From the very beginning, our premium shortbread cookies have been produced using only the finest and freshest ingredients. The attention to detail is evident in each cookie with the use of natural Hawaiian flavors and hand-placed cookie centers, including Kona coffee, macadamia nuts, lilikoi, mango, and pineapple to add a true taste of the islands and create the perfect cookie. All of our chocolate-dipped cookies are hand-dipped in premium Guittard white chocolate, milk chocolate, or decadent dark chocolate. Every cookie is individually wrapped to preserve its crisp, oven-baked freshness and delivered to our stores daily. Our trademarked pineapple shape evokes the essence of Hawaii, and the international symbol for hospitality.”
See more of these yummy treats on http://www.honolulucookie.com/
Oat My Goodness craft granola is a family business, created and run by mother-daughter duo Shohreh and Yasaman Vojdani, and led by Shohreh’s background in nutrition and their unsuccessful search for a healthy granola option that didn’t sacrifice amazing taste — so they headed to the kitchen and made some herself.
OMG fans have also gotten creative in the kitchen with making their own recipes using the three delicious flavor combinations of Oat My Goodness: Vintage, reminiscent of fresh baked oatmeal cookies, energizing Sunrise featuring bright flavors such as orange, coffee and mango and Bad Money highlighting sweet flavors such as peanut butter and banana.
Bad Monkey Cookie Bars
Made by Oat My Goodness
11Ž2 cups of all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1Ž4 teaspoon salt
1Ž2 cup creamy natural peanut butter
1Ž4 cup coconut oil, softened
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup Oat My Goodness Bad Monkey granola
Vintage Granola Cookies
Created by Jessica Fiorillo of FeedmeDearly.com
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened
1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 large egg
1 cup Oat My Goodness Vintage granola
1 cup bittersweet chocolate chunks
Oat My Goodness is based in New York and Maryland, and you can purchase OMG online at omgcraftgranola.com
The holidays are a great time to experiment in the kitchen. I was recently inspired to mix up a recipe for peanut butter chocolate chip cookies using a substitute for both white and brown sugars. Zulka makes sugar that is minimally processed and comes straight from freshly-harvested sugar cane. Their brown sugar is non-GMO project verified and blended with fresh molasses. Together, they perfect an already stellar recipe. Have at it and watch them disappear within a few minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine butter, peanut butter, and both sugars until well blended and creamy. Mix in the egg, vanilla extract, and milk. In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Combine the two mixtures, then mix in both chips. Roll about 2 Tbsp of dough into a balls and place about 2” apart on an ungreased or paper lined baking sheet. Press down lightly onto the baking sheet just enough to slightly flatten. Bake for about 10 minutes and allow to cool completely before enjoying. This recipe makes about 24-30 cookies.
Read more about Zulka all-natural and unrefined granulated sugar at zulka.com. Other creations of theirs include powdered pure cane sugar and picante sugar, which adds a touch of chili spice! This is the good stuff, and it tastes great in coffee too. SWEET.
I was minding my own business, trying to eat clean and exercising everyday, and then it all got ruined… I was at work one day, when one of my co-workers let me know that some lady brought in these amazing cupcakes and cookies for us to try out. I’m like, “Meh, cupcakes. Been there, done that, how amazing could they really be? And I’m not big on cookies anyway.” Then she told me that there was a red velvet cupcake AND a red velvet cookie. A red velvet cookie????? I’ve never heard of or had that before. I felt all my thoughts come to a screeching halt, and I rushed over to go and see this for myself. I don’t even remember the conversation, all I remember is picking up the cookie and asking her if I could have it, she said yes, I smiled, then glanced over at the cupcake, then at her, then at the cupcake, and she said I could have the cupcake as well. So I did.
This is the BEST cookie I have ever had in my life!
The rest as they say is history. I was doing so good with not eating sweets and treats, but I CANNOT resist these cookies. I won’t dare say how many of these cookies I’ve had ever since that day, but I will say that I’ve had A LOT! I’ve also tried their salted caramel cupcake, and it’s like… oh man it’s so good. So good.
Thank you to Sullivan & Bleeker for making the most amazing cookies I have ever had, for obliterating my clean eating and comprising my waist line lol. I’ll just have to find a way to limit myself to one no no no… two cookies a week. If you’re looking for something sweet and delicious, or for those of you that want to make your cheat day totally worth it, GET YOU A SULLIVAN & BLEEKER RED VELVET COOKIE.
Find out more about Sullivan & Bleeker, and how you can get your hands and mouth on one of these cookies here!
Momofuku Milk Bar has a delicious secret preview for press tonight. Despite the rain and the L/G train venue in Brooklyn, it was full house because of the lure of Scharffen Berger Chocolate x Momofuku’s pastry chef Christina Tosi!
May I introduce to you the delicious amazing delectable out of this world Scharffen Berger® Banana Cacao nib Pine nut Cookie
All the bloggers and journalists came out to try the delicious savory and of course the sweet.
Mini Cubano Croissant
Amazing Bagel Bombs
Master of the cookie – Chef Christina Tosi
Have a great idea for a cookie sandwich? Well, the prize is $25,000 for the winning recipe as well as a delectable, custom selection of Scharffen Berger® chocolates. The grand prize winning recipe will be featured on ChocolateAdventureContest.com, ScharffenBerger.com and TuttiFoodie.com.
Enter and find out contest details here
Jill Robbins started Home Free Treats!
She is a mom, and a clinical psychologist and realized how important it is for kids with food allergies and sensitivities to feel included at social occasions, where a sweet treat is often part of the fun. Home Free Treats has a line of delicious, wholesome cookies and cakes, as well as a cookbook full of easy to make allergy friendly recipes, so that people with food allergies and other special dietary needs can enjoy treats along with everyone else. Seeing the smiles on the faces of kids eating HomeFree cookies and cakes, you’ll feel good knowing that these really are treats you can trust.
We did a taste test and we rate them 4 out of 5 for this GLUTEN FREE cookie.