My husband, Brian, is an excellent cook. The first time he made these elegant cookies was the night we go engaged. He took them to the restaurant and had the staff arrange them on a plate along with my ring!
—Beth Kelley, Indianapolis, Indiana
Julia Child had a love of live and French cooking as described by her and Alex Prud'Homme in My Life in France. The woman who introduce Americans to the delights of French cuisine would find these crisp, chewy French-style macarons cookies a delight, too!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
I love to cook and bake, and I think these are the best-ever Christmas cookies. Tender almond-flavored dough with a sweet cherry filling and thin glaze just feels like the holidays.—Janice Christofferson, Eagle River, Wisconsin
When it’s baking time, my family lobbies for these Mexican crinkle cookies. You can replace 1 oz. unsweetened chocolate with 3 Tbsp. cocoa powder plus 1 Tbsp. shortening, butter or oil.—Kim Kenyon, Greenwood, MO
My grandmother gave me a cookbook that has all kinds of recipes, from restaurants favorites to snacks. This is a slight twist on one of the first recipes I made from the book and it is by far one of the best. It's best to store these in the refrigerator.—Mary Murphy, Evansville, Indiana