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Cookies, Recipes

Peanut Butter Kisses Cookies

During December I am busy making Christmas cookies to share with family and friends. There are some cookies I make every year because they are everyone’s favorite.  Today I am sharing my recipe for one of my daughter’s favorite Christmas cookies, Peanut Butter Kisses Cookies. These soft and chewy peanut butter cookies are topped with […]

Macarons, Recipes

Pumpkin Macarons

I love autumn when pumpkins are ripe and I love Macarons anytime of the year, so I had to put the two together in my “melt-in-your-mouth” delicious Pumpkin Macarons.  These Pumpkin Macarons have the delicious flavor of pumpkin pie, with pumpkin pie spice in the cookie and in the Pumpkin Buttercream. You can make these […]

Cookies, Recipes

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s fall and the stores have pumpkins everywhere.  I wanted to make chocolate chip cookies, but once I saw all the pumpkins, I knew that I needed to make Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies. I usually make my chocolate chip cookies with semi-sweet chocolate chips, but these soft and chewy cookies are loaded with milk chocolate […]

Cookies, Recipes

Mac SPAM Hello Dolly Bars

During the 2017 Washington State Fair, my Mac SPAM Hello Dolly Bars won 1st Place in the The Great American SPAM Championship sponsored by the Blue Ribbon Group. During a trip to Waikiki to celebrate my parents 70th wedding anniversary, we attended Spam Jam, which is a street festival celebrating SPAM with local restaurants and […]


New Day NW TV show appearance

Today I had a special opportunity to share my, “Mac SPAM Hello Dolly Bars” recipe, on the “New Day NW” show on KING 5 TV in Seattle.   These Hello Dolly Bars won 1st Place in the Great American SPAM Championship at the 2017 Washington State Fair. I want to thank Margaret Larson and the […]

Macarons, Recipes

Strawberry-Rhubarb Macarons

I enjoy wandering the various stalls at our local Farmer’s Market to see what the local farmers are selling.  This year, when the market re-opened during late spring, early summer, I found locally grown rhubarb and strawberries, which inspired my Strawberry-Rhubarb Macarons. These macarons have strawberry in the cookie, and filled with a delicious rhubarb […]

Macarons, Recipes

Zesty Lemon Macarons

These delicious Zesty Lemon Macarons are filled with an easy to make lemon ganache and lemon curd.    They are melt-in-your-mouth lemony good. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: LEMON CURD FILLING1/3 cup fresh lemon juice2 eggs1/2 cup sugar2 teaspoons lemon zest2 tablespoons butter, room temperature2 tablespoons nonfat lemon yogurt MACARON150 grams powdered sugar124 grams almond flour100 grams […]

Macarons, Recipes

Cherry Cordial Macarons

Ever since my son was a boy, I have always put a box of cherry cordials in his Christmas stocking.  So, on Easter I surprised him with a box of Cherry Cordial Macarons.   Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: MACARON 150 grams powdered sugar 124 grams almond flour 16 grams cocoa powder 100 grams egg whites, room […]

Cookies, Recipes

Salted Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookies

Since I was a little girl, one of my favorite treats at the Washington State Fair are Caramel Apples, which inspired me to make Salted Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookies. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: SALTED CARAMEL SAUCE 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 3/4 cup heavy cream 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1 teaspoon kosher salt COOKIES 3/4 […]

Macarons, Recipes

Shamrock Macarons with Minty-Green Buttercream

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these delicious Shamrock Macarons with a Minty-Green Buttercream. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: MACARON 150 grams powdered sugar 124 grams almond flour 100 grams egg whites, room temp (about 3) 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 66 grams castor sugar (ultra fine). about 1/4 cup MINTY GREEN BUTTERCREAM 1/2 cup butter, room temperature […]