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  • Culinary SOS: Momofuku Milk Bar's compost cookies

    Culinary SOS: Momofuku Milk Bar's compost cookies

    Dear SOS: Just back from some choice New York City restaurants and hoping to replicate in L.A.: Any chance you could get the recipe for the compost cookie from Momofuku? Thanks for taking requests! Wenise Wong Los Angeles Dear Wenise: These cookies are like taking every single one of my favorite...

  • Culinary SOS: The Buttery's peanut butter cookies

    Culinary SOS: The Buttery's peanut butter cookies

    Dear SOS: No kidding — these are the most amazing! My family often visits Santa Cruz, and we always end up at the Buttery. Everything there is incredible, but I dream about these cookies. I would so appreciate the recipe. It's just too far to drive when we need a fix! Marni Roosevelt Valley Glen...

  • Culinary SOS: Chocolate chip cookies from Chelsea

    Culinary SOS: Chocolate chip cookies from Chelsea

    Dear SOS: On a recent trip to London, I was quite taken with the chocolate chip cookies I ate at Gail's restaurant and bakery [341 Fulham Road in Chelsea]. I would be very greatful if you could obtain the recipe. Jonathon Most Los Angeles Dear Jonathon: Crunchy around the edges but oh-so ooey-gooey...

  • Culinary SOS: Julienne's double-chocolate espresso walnut cookies

    Culinary SOS: Julienne's double-chocolate espresso walnut cookies

    Dear SOS: I am from North Carolina and recently visited Los Angeles. While there I visited Julienne in San Marino. The double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie is the best I have ever eaten. Would it be possible to get the recipe for this cookie? Pat Schwanhausser Elkin, N.C. Dear Pat: Julienne...

  • Culinary SOS: Molasses cookies from Milk

    Culinary SOS: Molasses cookies from Milk

    Dear SOS: Milk has the best molasses cookies I've ever had. My entire family adores them, and I would love to be able to make them for my dad on his 66th birthday. Please help? These cookies are out of this world. I need the recipe, before I spend my last dime on them! Thank you! Selby Blum Los...

  • Recipe: Haroset bars

    Recipe: Haroset bars

      Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes, plus cooling time Servings: 16 bars Note: You can substitute ½ cup chocolate chips for the chocolate chunks. If making the bars ahead, store them in an airtight container at room temperature. 1/4 cup finely diced dried apricots (about 1.5 ounces or 6 apricots) ...

  • Culinary SOS: Oatmeal raisin cookies from Standard Baking Co.

    Culinary SOS: Oatmeal raisin cookies from Standard Baking Co.

    This recipe leads to treats that are rich but not too sweet.

  • Recipe: Snickerdoodles

    Recipe: Snickerdoodles

    Total time: 40 minutes, plus chilling time Servings: About 4 dozen cookies Note: To make cinnamon sugar, mix 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon (or to taste) with a quarter cup of granulated sugar. 1 cup shortening 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 2 3/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2...

  • Recipe: Almond macaroons

    Recipe: Almond macaroons

    Total time: 1 hour Servings: About 3 dozen cookies 1 pound blanched almonds, either whole or slivered 2 cups sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 egg whites 1. Heat the oven to 300 degrees. Grease 3 baking sheets. 2. Grind the almonds, sugar and salt in a food processor. Add the vanilla...

  • Recipe: LAUSD's Ranger Cookie (or Flying Saucers)

    Recipe: LAUSD's Ranger Cookie (or Flying Saucers)

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