Cranberry, Orange and Sage cookies

What better ingredients than cranberries, orange and sage, this time of year? Sounds like these cookies were literally made for  the cold season. When SWEETTABLESCAPES found the recipe in “Simply Sensational Cookies” by Nancy Baggett,we had to try it! After all cooking and baking with herbs is something we do not shy away from; We’ve…

Oatmeal cookies

There is no doubt that January is the month of new resolutions for most of us; healthy eating is very often on the list, especially after the holiday indulgences. What happens to baking you ask…? just like everything else, baking is absolutely fine and eating your baked goods as well, if all in moderation; and…

Happy New year Cookies!

Better late than never…SWEETTABLESCAPES is ready to take stock and express our immense gratitude to all our clients, friends, supporters and cookie lovers who have made 2018 a most fabulous year!! We poured our heart into the batter of every cake and cookie dough prepared this year and look forward to an even more fantastic…

Christmas Cookies 2018: the small(er) ones

If the BIG cookies make a statement and are great for gifting, the smaller versions are equally adorable and fun to share. This year we made lots of “cold-weather-inspired’ sets with the Snowman family and the penguin waddle. Did you know that :A group of penguins in the water is called a ‘raft’?  a group…

Christmas Cookies 2018: the BIG ones!!

What an exciting time this has been! Baking and decorating our cookies for so many loyal and new customers has made the 2018 holiday season extra special!! SWEETTABLESCAPES is over the moon with everyone’s support. But this blog has been a bit neglected in the last few weeks…so it is time to share a few…

Chocolate Raspberry Linzer Torte

I have a major weakness for Linzer tarts and cookies, so this recipe was bound to make it to our table. This Thanksgiving was the perfect occasion to try it out but the holiday season in general is ideal for this delicious and beautiful dessert! The recipe is from verybestbaking.com. I followed it precisely and…

Brown Sugar-Butterscotch Slice-and-bakes

With the upcoming holidays, slice-and-bake recipes will certainly become your favorite time saver. Prepare a few batches of dough, store them in the freezer and slice as needed. You will always have freshly baked cookies at a moment’s notice! These Brown Sugar-Butterscotch Cookies from “Simply Sensational Cookies” are very straightforward and yet completely satisfying thanks…

Chanukah Cookies 2018

This year’s Festival of Lights starts early and SWEETTABLESCAPES dove right in; we went from pumpkins and acorns for Thanksgiving to candles, dreidels and Stars of David for Chanukah. Last year our edible Menorah was multicolored and fun. This year, we returned to the classic palette with the chic addition of metallic accents…which do you prefer?…

Friendsgiving: a wonderful reason to make more cookies!!

“Friendsgiving” has become such a lovely tradition: another reason for many to celebrate with friends whom they might not be able to see on Turkey Day if they are with their family. It’s also good practice on these recipes you want to test before the big day! For Sweettablescapes it’s another excuse for colorful, autumnal…

Bridal Shower cookies

Sweettablescapes had the pleasure to work with this potter several times before, here and here, so when her friend called recently, we knew we would have the perfect receptacles for our cookies. These bowls would make beautiful Bridal Shower favors and keepsakes filled with our more temporary cookies: The glaze was particularly beautiful with its…