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Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

My Mom was always baking something delicious when I was a kid and these old fashioned oatmeal raisin cookies were a family favorite. Dunking cookies in milky tea or coffee is a warm childhood memory for my children and me.  I just recently came across her recipe and remember...

Real Peanut Butter Cups

homemade 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 peanut butter cup out of the mold....

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 makes...

Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread Cookies

It’s the last day of twelve days of Christmas cookies and I’ve saved the best for last, shortbread cookies are 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...

No Bake Chocolate Mint Cookies

No Bake Chocolate Mint Cookies

This recipe was part of my 12 days of Christmas cookies series in 2012. These no-bake chocolate mint cookies or boiled chocolate cookies are popular with kids and adults year-round. They can be flavored with a variety of extracts or just plain vanilla. I decided chocolate mint seems fitting...

Top 10 Cookie Baking Tips and Tricks

Top 10 Cookie Baking Tips and Tricks

I love baking and have experienced both fantastic and terrible results over the years. Experience might be the best teacher but if you’re like me you hate to waste food. In order to increase your chances of baking success, here are the top ten cookie baking tips, tricks, and...

Stained Glass Cookies

Stained Glass cookies 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 eat them of course! This recipe is egg...

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

Deluxe Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are a popular cookie for Christmas, Easter, Valentines Day or any day. These deluxe sugar cookies can be eaten plain, decorated with icing or sandwiched together with jelly or jam to make jam jams. Part of the holiday fun is baking. Decorating cookies is a wonderful and...