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Chewy spice cookies and a wintery night

It’s funny how we crave food that makes us feel the opposite of what the weather might suggest.

Spice cookies and milk

Spice cookies and milk

In this case, we were in the middle of – yes – another snowstorm. Heaps and heaps of fluffy white stuff dumped on us. The streets buried and sparkling under the streetlamps. Deadly silent. Not a soul ventured outside.

Hockey in a snowstorm

Afternoon game of hockey in the snow

And while I was tempted to experiment with a new recipe, another part of me just wanted a snuggly warm blanket, dog curled up at my feet, a mug of frothy hot chocolate, and a couple of my all-time favourite chewy spice cookies. You can guess what happened next :)

Spice Cookies

Spice Cookies

Spice cookies won by a long shot. I had actually been meaning to archive the recipe online anyway, since the original, scrawled on a scrap of paper bearing the marks of plenty of usage, was looking rather shabby.

Cookie recipe

Cookie recipe

And so it was that as the snow continued to blanket the city through the night, we curled up at home with the earthy smells of cinnamon and clove perfuming my cosy kitchen.

Cookies and Milk

Cookies and Milk

Try out the recipe here. It’s wonderfully versatile!

Chocolate spice cookies

Chocolate spice cookies

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