Category: Cookies

Cookies, Recipes

Turtle Bars

Every Christmas I give my daughter Turtles Brand Caramel Nut Clusters, because she loves the combination of pecans, caramel and milk chocolate. I took all the wonderful flavors of pecans, caramel and milk chocolate, and put them in these delicious Turtle Bars. I started by processing pecans into a fine crumb, and adding them to […]

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Snowball Cookies

Snowball Cookies are a classic Christmas Cookie, and are my daughter’s favorite Christmas Cookie. But they are delicious any time of the year. These cookies are also called, Russian Teacakes or Mexican Wedding Cookies. My Snowball Cookies are filled with walnuts, rich in butter, and have a melt-in-your-mouth texture. They are covered twice with powdered […]

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Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Years ago I attended a wedding reception where the wedding cake was a Red Velvet Cake. I fell in love with the red cake, with a hint of chocolate, and the cream cheese frosting. Since then I’ve been wanting to make red velvet baked goods. I’m writing this during Christmas, and my friend Nori is […]

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Orange Creamsicle Crinkle Cookie

I love ice cream, and growing up I loved those little creamsicle ice cream cups (the ones with the little wooden spoon) filled with orange sherbet and vanilla ice cream. I decided to create a cookie with all those flavors, and that were orange and white. So here is my recipe for Orange Creamsicle Crinkle […]

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Blueberry Streusel Bars

Blueberries are sweet and healthy, and are loaded with antioxidants called flavonoids. Antioxidants help protect your body from free radicals. I like adding blueberries to my cereal, yogurt, waffles, salads, and baked goods like scones and muffins. Simply put, blueberries are a healthy snack. Not only do these delicious Blueberry Streusel Bars have healthy blueberries, […]

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Jammie Dodgers

My husband and I really enjoy our trips to England. So, for Valentine’s Day I decided to make my darling husband (my sweetheart), Jammie Dodgers. For those in the United States, a Jammie Dodger is one of England’s favorite biscuit (cookie). It’s a shortbread sandwich cookie filled with a splat of raspberry jam, and a […]

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Cranberry-Pecan Bars

For Thanksgiving I made my Cranberry-Pecan Bars, and they were a big hit. The sweet caramel sauce goes perfectly with the tartness of the cranberries.  And then I added toasted pecans for crunch in the filling and in the crust.  Cranberry-Pecan Bars are so easy to make.  Your family and friends are going to love […]

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Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

The other day I was making regular oatmeal cookies with raisins, and I thought to myself, why don’t I add chocolate and make chocolate oatmeal cookies.  Because I wanted a deep, well rounded chocolate flavor, and I love Nutella, I used 4 different chocolates (Nutella, cocoa powder, chocolate syrup, and white chocolate chips).  I didn’t […]

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Aunt Marj’s Rhubarb Dream Bars

Last summer while on our National Parks Motorcycle Trip, Rick and I visited our friends Jeff and Deann.  While there Deann made her Aunt Marj’s Rhubarb Dream Bars for us. Oh my goodness, they are so dreamy good, I just had to get the recipe.  Not only did I get the recipe, but Deann agreed […]

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Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

St. Patrick’s Day is coming, and I wanted to make something fun, festive and green.   So, I decided to make Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies, which is inspired by one of my favorite ice cream flavors, Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. These delicious cookies have a wonderful minty green color, a yummy minty flavor, and loaded […]