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Bed and Breakfast Recipes
Check back occasionally for some favorite bed and breakfast recipes from our innsitting experiences as we travel to various B&B's around the country.  

As innkeepers, you can never have enough bed and breakfast inn recipes or afternoon dessert recipes.


This Shortbread recipe is like no other you have had before.    The cookies will disappear very quickly once the guests have had their first bite.  


Melt In Your Mouth Shortbread Cookies


1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 1/4 cups softened butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon brandy extract
1 egg yoke
2 1/4 cups all purpose  flour
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon


1.   Preheat oven to 350 degrees

2.   In a large bowl, beat brown sugar and butter until light and fluffy.

3.   Add vanilla and brandy extracts and egg yoke to sugar mixture and blend well.

4.   Add flour and cinnamon and stir until the mixture forms a smooth dough.

5.   Chill dough in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

6.   Using a one inch cookie scoop, drop by rounded teaspoonfuls on parchment lined cookie sheets.

 ***Unbaked cookie dough may be frozen at this stage on cookie sheets.  Once frozen, remove from cookie sheet and place in a Ziploc bag until ready to cook.  Remove the dough from freezer, let sit for 10 minutes then bake on parchment lined cookie sheets. ****

7.   Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until slightly browned.

Yield three dozen cookies.


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