English Toffee Bars No. 1
"Good homemade cookies never go out of style."
Rich Chocolate Snowballs No. 1
Mom's Butter Cookies
Butternut Swedish Cookies
Welcome to Cookies By Bess!
What began as a vintage cookie recipe book, first published by Bess Hoffman in 1960, and then again by Rich & Toby Hoffman in 1980, has been revitalized once again into a cookie community for all! This timeless brand continues with Janet Hoffman (grand-daughter and daughter) sharing the story and blogging about all things cookies, family, and friendship.
If I’m being completely honest, I actually baked Cookies by Bess’ Sesame Seed Cookies recipe a while ago. As normal, after baking the cookies and taking photos of all the steps, I went to download the images and begin the blogging process. Much to my dismay, the images weren’t there. Seems, I had just started…
It’s the holiday season, so a time for fun, festivities and forgiveness…right? I ask because as I was preparing to post this Christmas Logs blog, I notice a pretty significant mistake I made in baking these cookies. If you’ve read my blogs, you know I’m always honest about Grandma Bess’ recipes and cookies. So, to…
"My cookies recipes are easy to follow and easy to do—and they taste delicious."
"I love baking my Grandma Bess's cookies. It's become a great tradition in my home!"