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Longbourn Inspired Cameo Cookies Tutorial

Have you started to read Longbourn by Jo Baker yet? If not, you should, because it’s the official pick for the next meeting of The Comedy Wives Bookclub. (The unofficial pick is Dr. Sleep by Stephen King, which is also pretty good, but makes for a less adorable cookie).

Longbourn is a reimagining of Jane Austen’s beloved classic, Pride & Prejudice, from the perspective of the household servants. Having just reread P&P, and nearly halfway through this month’s selection, I was inspired to create these tasty cameo sugar cookies to serve over tea at the next meeting. Continue reading

Holiday Baking: Empire Biscuit Recipe

Empire Biscuits

Everyone needs a go-to cookie recipe for their Christmas baking, and here’s mine: the delicious Empire Biscuit. A dollop of raspberry jam sandwiched between two buttery shortbread biscuits, glazed with white icing and a cherry on top. You can’t tell me your mouth isn’t starting to water! Not only are these cookies incredibly tasty, but they’re pretty on a plate and are always the first to go at our holiday parties. Empire Biscuits are also really easy to make, and require ingredients you (probably) already have in your pantry.

Let’s get baking! Continue reading