Chocolate Mexican Spice Cookies with Cherries

This recipe is one of my favorites. These soft, chewy cookies combine cinnamon and a dash of cayenne with dark, rich chocolate and tart cherries. To make them extra dark, substitute a tablespoon of black cocoa for a tablespoon of regular Dutch-processed cocoa. The recipe is from my cookbook Sassy Cookies. Continue Reading →

Double-Fudge Brownies with Cherries

These brownies, packed with cherry flavor, are a riff on Black Forest cake and will win the hearts of the cherry fans in your life. Moist, rich, and deeply, darkly chocolate, these brownies improve if you wait overnight before cutting them, so that the wheat bran has time to soften Continue Reading →