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I don’t know about you, but lately there has been an abundance in my life.
Cookies ranging from delicious chocolate chip bars to fruity jam thumbprints have made an appearance.
Despite the overwhelming amount of cookies I was on a mission to make something new.
So, one cold day I was looking through my fridge and found a lonely package of basil. It was starting to look a bit wilted and sad.
There was also a lime rolling around that I had bought for something and apparently forgot about it.
I figured there was something delicious that could come from combining these 2 ingredients.
After a quick Google search I stumbled upon a beautiful recipe from one of my favorite bloggers, Russell of Chasing Delicious.
Back in August Russell made Lemon Lime Basil Cookies. I remembered commenting on how I wanted to make these and was so glad I stumbled back on to his recipe.
If you haven’t stopped by Chasing Delicious yet, please do. Russell has some of the most beautiful photography and engaging content.
I didn’t have a lemon as called for in Russell’s recipe, but I made do with my lime. And everything about this recipe turned out perfect.
It was light and refreshing, not heavy or super sweet. The cookies smelled amazing and had a wonderfully chewy texture. [Read more...]