Category Archives: Cookies

Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Mmmmmmm…peanut butter cookies. These reminded me of every home made cross hatched peanut butter cookie I had as a kid, plus those peanut butter sandwich cookies I sold door to door as a girl scout. There was something so fun about making those hash marks in the dough before popping them in the oven. And the house smelled awesome as… Read more »

Kris Kringle’s Chocolate Krinkles aka My Kids Favorite Christmas Cookie

I’ve been making the same cookies for Christmas for years now, since my kids were little. Most of my recipes come from the same book, A Baker’s Field Guide to Christmas Cookies by Dede Wilson. Such a fun book! First, the recipes are easy and turn out very well. Second, the book is cute – it reads like a field… Read more »

Cocoa Chip Cookies and Mother’s Day

To celebrate the upcoming Mother’s Day weekend I baked cookies for my kids. This made perfect sense to me. I was, of course, thinking of my mom. She baked for my brothers and me all the time. We would often come home from school to the smell of cake – one of her specialties was a Tandy Cake (made with… Read more »

Citrus Cornmeal Shortbread

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When it starts to get warmer outside, I start adding more citrus to my food, including baked goods. There is just something about Spring that draws me to the fresh, bright zing of citrus. Lemon, lime, orange…I love it all. So, my crazy family gets together for every holiday, and this Easter dinner was at my parents house. That usually… Read more »

One-Bowl Wonderful Chocolate Chip Cookies

Finding a title for this post was difficult. I could have used “Chocolate Chip Cookies”, but that seemed inadequate. “Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies” didn’t fit either. The author, Dede Wilson, calls them “Quick ‘n’ Easy One-Bowl Chocolate Chip Cookies”, exactly what they are, but it seemed rather a long title to me. I am still thinking on it as I… Read more »

Ginger Chip Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies and a Party

My friend recently updated her kitchen and invited a bunch of friends over last night to celebrate. ┬áNever one to go anywhere empty handed, I brought homemade cookies on a platter she could keep for her new kitchen, which, by the way, was fabulous! This recipe is from A Baker’s Field Guide to Chocolate Chip Cookies by Dede Wilson. I… Read more »

White Christmas White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies aka Santa’s Favorite

These are Santa’s favorite cookie. I know because every Christmas Eve we put out a tray of assorted homemade cookies and candies for Santa and company and every Christmas morning without fail all of the White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal cookies are gone. It makes sense that the big guy would love these. First of all they are yum. Second they… Read more »

Ginger Chocolate Chip Cookies

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When I first started this blog I thought I would maybe run out of recipes or things to say. Turns out the real issue is which recipe to share and to hold back from posting to often. If anything posting has given me more ideas and made me more creative with recipes and what tastes good together. So when I… Read more »