Making Cookies From Herbs and Flowers
Adult Enrichment / Culinary -
Learn to make simple cookies flavored with herbs, spices and edible flowers. Using rolled and drop cookie methods craft unique cookie recipes, along with glazes and colorful toppings. You can enjoy them now or save and freeze for later. Students will take home at least one completed recipe with instructions for many more. At the completion of the program, students will have learned to create cookie dough and have a general understanding of herb, spice and flower flavors that are good in sweets.
Marcy earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Anthropology with a focus on Native Cultures of the United States. She worked for 20 years as a museum curator and director, but changed direction and took her hobby and turned her personal passion into a full-time endeavor.
Growing herbs began in 1992 for Marcy after taking a class at an herb shop. She then started the Backyard Patch to market her herbs in 1995. Her programs have been listed as a "Best of the Best" in the Northern Illinois Library Association publication. Marcy is also a published author on subjects relating to herbs, both growing and using, and she is a regular contributing author to both The Essential Herbal Magazine and Wisconsin Herbalist.