Category: Cookies

Cookies, Recipes

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 […]

Cookies, Recipes

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 […]

Cookies

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 […]

Cookies, Macarons, Recipes

Reese’s Pieces Macarons

I was snacking on some Reese’s Pieces, when I thought, “why don’t I make Reese’s Pieces Macarons”.  To make the macarons fun, I decided to make the macarons the color of Reese’s Pieces. Then to get the flavor of Reese’s Pieces, I made a ring of chocolate ganache on each macaron shell, then piped a […]

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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 […]

Cookies, Macarons, Recipes

Mardi Gras King Cake Macarons

King Cakes are a sweet tradition during Mardi Gras, which officially begins on Epiphany Sunday, aka Twelfth Night, and ends on Fat Tuesday.  It is thought that the King Cake came to New Orleans from France in the late 1800’s.  The cake typically has a plastic baby hidden inside, representing Jesus.  Some King Cakes typically […]

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Lemon Bars

I have been making Lemon Bars for years, and they are one of my family and friends favorite cookies.  Both my kids also make them for their friends and families. These Lemon Bars are doubly delicious because I added Lemon Yogurt to the crust.. Lemon Bars are so easy to make,  But the worst part […]

Cookies, Macarons, Recipes

Peppermint Macarons

My friend Nori puts on a fun and festive Christmas cookie exchange with about 20 friends and family, where we enjoy fabulous food and creative cookies.  This year I wanted to bring something festive, so I decided to make my festive Peppermint Macarons. These festive Peppermint Macarons have peppermint in the cookie, and are filled […]

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M&M Christmas Cookies

Every year I love making Christmas cookies to share with family and friends.  This year I am sharing the recipes to some of my family and friends favorite Christmas cookies. My son’s favorite cookie at Christmas time (actually any time of the year) are M&M Cookies.  For my Christmas M&M Cookies I use the special […]