As Halloween approached, I agonized over whether to join in. Not to be a grouch or anything, but it’s not my favorite holiday. Yet, failing to acknowledge it seemed downright un-American.
My past Halloween posts have been a bit, shall we say, “serious” - healthy snacks (roasted pumpkin seeds and pumpkin butter) and tips on how to avoid – or get over – a hangover from too much adult-type celebrating. This year I decided to edge closer to the sugary side of the holiday, with a pumpkin version of black-and-white cookies, a sweet that is near and dear to my heart.
I even like these plain – a light pumpkin-infused snack that goes well with a milk, tea, or coffee. Of course, without icing they aren’t black-and-whites. But if that’s the way you roll, who am I to criticize?Read More