Vanillekipferl

by George Gastl, Chef, The Cache at Ginger and Baker. What’s my favorite holiday recipe? During the holidays, I so love that my wife, Tanja Janssen, who was grew up in Germany, takes over in the kitchen and makes these delicious kipferl (half moon) cookies.…

Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Learn the secret behind the amazing chocolate chunk cookies we offer in the Ginger and Baker’s pastry case! They have a crispy edge, chewy center, gooey melted chocolate and a sprinkle of sea salt. Join our head baker, Chef Rachel Brickel, and her cheerful assistant…

Valentine’s Whoopie Pies

Chocolate Whoopie Pies 2 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup + 2 Tbsp. dark brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. vanilla or vanilla bean paste 1 cup + 1 1/2 Tbsp.…

Holiday Ornament Cookies

Holiday Ornament Cookies (Chef Rachel Brickel) 2 ¼ cup flour ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. baking soda 3 ½ Tbs. butter ½ cup powdered sugar ¼ cup molasses ½ of a beaten egg (about 1 1/2 Tbsp.) Whisk together flour baking powder and baking…

Decorated Sugar Cookies

Blanche and Earlene’s Sugar Cookies by Ginger Graham Decorated sugar cookies are an essential part of my life. I grew up learning to make sugar cookie dough, rolling it out and cutting shapes for every holiday, then decorating in a myriad of ways. Pink hearts…

Spiced Nuts & Parmesan Biscotti

A little savory with the sweet By Chef Deb Traylor Right now, most of us are knee deep in holiday decorating, gift shopping and going to all kinds of parties and events. At some point in the next week or so, many of us will…

Apple Butter Bars

Falling for Apples By Chef Deb Traylor If you live in Colorado or have visited us during this time of year, you know there’s a certain amount of anticipation when fall arrives in our beautiful state. With unbridled enthusiasm we look forward to cooler evenings,…

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