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Real Peanut Butter Cups

Ahhh, who loves chocolate and peanut butter?  Made with natural ingredients these peanut butter cups are the real deal! These treats are easy to make and healthier than those famous cups. I used silicone muffin liners so it was easy to pop each cup out of the mold. Paper cupcake or...

Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

There are countless chocolate chip cookie recipes but this one is my favorite! They are a bit cake like, not soft, but they’re not hard or crisp either.  I can’t remember where I found the recipe, I have the ingredients (but no method) written on a recipe card. It...

Shortbread Cookies

It’s the last day of twelve days of Christmas cookies and I’ve saved the best for last, shortbread my personal favorites! Christmas just wouldn’t be the same if we didn’t have these shortbread cookies. They’re sometimes called melting moments because they are so buttery and tender they practically melt...

No Bake Chocolate Mint Cookies

Today we have no bake chocolate mint cookies, these chocolate boiled cookies are popular with kids and adults year round and can be flavored with a variety of extracts. Chocolate mint seems fitting for the holidays but feel free to use any other flavor you like. How about chocolate...

Top 10 Cookie Baking Tips and Tricks

In order to increase your chances of baking success, here are the top ten cookie baking tips, tricks and techniques to ensure better quality cookies. Tip # 1. Start with fresh, high quality ingredients. Your cookies will only be as good as the ingredients you use to make them....

Stained Glass Cookies

Stained Glass or Magic Window cookies are so pretty on a plate and they taste pretty yummy too. This recipe is a lot of fun to make with your children. You can use these cookies to decorate your tree or just eat them of coarse! This an egg free...

Snowflake Cookies

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Not everyone gets snow this time of year but you can enjoy snowflakes, snowflake cookies that is! These look so pretty on a plate and taste wonderful. 3 eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon Watkins vanilla 1/2 teaspoon baking powder...

Nutmeg Logs

These nutmeg logs are uniquely flavored with this traditional Christmas spice and frosted with rum flavored icing. A perfect holiday match! Can you believe this is day nine of the 12 days of Christmas cookies series? Nutmeg always reminds me of eggnog. Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup...

Deluxe Sugar Cookies

Watkins Raspberry Extract

Sugar cookies are another popular Christmas cookie. These deluxe sugar cookies can be decorated with frosting or sandwiched together with jelly or jam to make jam jams. Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 tsp Watkins Original Vanilla 1/2 tsp Watkins Almond Extract 2...

Holiday Fruit Drops

Fruit cake is a traditional Christmas treat for many people, these soft holiday fruit drops taste similar but are much quicker and easier to make! This recipe is a healthier, low fat version, made with yogurt and whole wheat flour. You can substitute dried fruit of your choice for...