My husband, Alex, is a pumpkin pie fanatic, but he’s not so much interested in the pastry crust. (He’ll eat the filling out of a normal pie.) After a few years of tinkering, I’ve landed on a crushed gingersnap crust that he enjoys just as much as the filling, and I deepen the flavor profile of the pie with real vanilla beans.
My husband’s favorite flavor of anything is pumpkin. (Don’t come at me with the “pumpkin is just the flavor of the spices” thing. We’ve been over it.) When we started dating he asked that I make him pumpkin cookies and, as I do, I threw something together without much thought given to the ingredient ratios/textural…… Continue reading Iced Pumpkin Cookies