Cookies under a Cloche

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My newly acquired “cloche”.  I have been wanting one for quite some time, but hated to pay the price.  
I lucked out and found this one for $4.99 on clearance.  And it’s huge.  My kids decided to put it over their heads just to see how big it was.   So back into the sink it went for another washing. 
I looked around for something pretty to put under it, but found nothing.
I am not one to have many knick -knacky, thingys. 
I needed to bake cookies and decided they would look great under glass.
Why is it, that everything under a clothe looks fancy?
The cookies are oatmeal raisin and here’s the recipe:
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup raisins
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, butter flavored shortening, brown sugar, white sugar, eggs, and vanilla until smooth. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt; stir into the sugar mixture. Stir in the oats and raisins. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes until light and golden. Do not overbake. Let them cool for 2 minutes before removing from cookie sheets to cool completely. Store in airtight container. Make sure you get some, because they don’t last long!
What’s your favorite items to put under glass?


  1. says

    They look delish. I’m going to make these when someone starts needing cookies around here. Thanks for the recipe. Great photos. Deb

  2. says

    That bowl you have your cookies in looks exactly like a set of three I have. If it’s as big as my biggest one, then it is indeed huge! I love the cloche. The elegant lines down the glass is something I don’t remember ever seeing before. Quite a deal you got there!

  3. says

    OK, I’m in love with this piece Dawn and I’ll be making your cookies, one of my favorites.

  4. says

    Yummy, That has to be the best thing to put under it:)

  5. says

    Your cookies look so good!! What a great place to keep them.


  6. says

    What a great price and great find! The cookies look so gooooooood!!!!!!

  7. says

    Beautiful cloche. I made the same cookies yesterday!!

  8. says

    very pretty, i have never seen one so pretty and ornate! I have two just plain ones, and am always on the lookout for new ones. Crazy how expensive they are tho. 🙂

    Cookies look delish. I will have to write down the recipe, I have never made that kind but we all like them.

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