Cookies

Peppermint Rice Krispie Ball Cookies

These peppermint Rice Krispie ball cookies are so tasty and look really festive too. They have a crunchy cereal base dipped in white chocolate with a fun candy cane holder. I love making cookies this time of the year for cookie swaps. Another great Christmas cookie recipe is the one for lemon snowball cookies. They…

Lemon Snowball Cookies – Snowball Cookie Recipe

Lemon Snowball Cookies

These lemon snowball cookies are snowball shaped bites of melt in your mouth sweet deliciousness. This snowball cookie recipe is perfect for a cookie swap and will be a cookie recipe that you will love to make each Christmas. Oh the weather outside is frightful and the time is just delightful – or something like…

Spooky Halloween Pumpkin Cookies

Halloween Pumpkin cookies

These Halloween Pumpkin Cookies are the perfect treat for your family or neighborhood friends. They have a cute pumpkin face and are filled with rich chocolate frosting. I love this time of the year.  Our neighborhood kids are out playing most of the time, and it is a lot of fun to treat them to…

Scottish Shortbread Cookie – Making Shortbread Cookies

Scottish shortbread cookie recipe

No holiday season would be complete without the buttery and crisp taste of a Scottish Shortbread cookie.  Biting into crunchy shortbread cookies gives you a light as air texture and taste that just can’t be beat. My husband is from England and every Christmas, I find him a box of Walker’s Shortbread cookies.  During the…

Caramel Apple Recipes – Toffee Apple Desserts & Treats

Caramel apple desserts

These caramel apple recipes feature the regular toffee apple snack as well as bars, cookies and other desserts that deliver the fabulous taste of this traditional fall treat. The recipes show that the caramel apple flavor is more than just a snack on a stick. Did you know that October 31 is National Caramel Apple…

Almond Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies

When I was a kid, one of my favorite treats was an ice cream sandwich.  This neat recipe gives me that feel but also uses home made cookies for the outside.  What a great cold dessert this is for a hot summer day or to treat yourself any time of the year!  Just make the cookies…

No Bake Nut Butter Cookies – Dairy Free – Gluten Free

Nut butter Cookies

I love no bake cookies. They are easy to make, keep well and taste delicious.  These no bake nut butter cookies have an amazing chocolate and peanut butter taste but are nut free and gluten free, as well. Following a wheat free diet means that you may need to use some gluten free replacements or substitutes in your…

Pecan Pie Cookies – A Holiday Treat

drizzled pecan pie cookies

My husband is a pecan pie fanatic. He loves everything about it.  Except for the calories, that is.  He’s been trying to lose a bit of weight and having a whole pecan pie on the table for the holidays might be just a bit more than he can resist.  Enter my recipe for pecan pie…

Basic Sugar Cookie Dough

sugar cookie dough

Why Buy Slice and Bake?  Make Your Own Basic Sugar Cookie Dough in Minutes. I love this time of the year. Even though I bake all year long, the fall is when I really get into gear. All of the holidays just lend themselves to homemade something.  i don’t buy slice and bake dough, though. …

Brigadeiro – Brazilian White Chocolate Truffles

Today's featured recipe is Brigadiero - white Chocolate Truffles from mollymel.blogspot.com

Today’s featured recipe comes from Regina who blogs at Molly Mell.  Regina has sent us this recipe for Brigadeiro – Brazilian White Chocolate Truffles. Today’s Featured Recipe is Brigadeiro – Brazilian White Chocolate Truffles. Regina tells me that normally Brigadeiro is a brown chocolate covered with brown chocolate sprinkles, but since Valentine’s day is coming,…

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Oatmeal chocolate chip cookie

Gluten Free peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookie

This recipe for a gluten free peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookie has all of the ingredients that I normally love in regular baked goods, but they have no refined sugar, and are wheat free. These gluten free peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookie – a Healthy alternative I have recently adopted both a sugar…

Candy Cane Peppermint Kiss Cookies

Candy Cane Peppermint Kiss cookies

These sweet treats are a variation on the normal kiss cookie that is so often seen this time of the year. These candy cane peppermint kiss cookies are lighter than the traditional kiss cookie but super festive. Perfect for a cookie swap or to take to your child’s school party. I love making cookies this…

Cookies that Crumble – Great Cookie Exchange Recipe Round up

8 recipes for your next cookie exchange

Make one of these cookies that are sure to delight at your Cookie Exchange. Who doesn’t love a great cookie recipe? They are generally quite easy to make and family members are sure to love them better than boxes of store bought cookies. And this time of the year, many people have cookie exchanges to…

12+ Fabulous Peanut Butter Recipes

12 Delicious Peanut butter recipes

My Favorite Peanut Butter Recipes. I am like Claire from Lost.  I can’t get enough Peanut butter.  I just love the stuff and could sit with a jar of Jif peanut butter and a spoon and lose a few hours. (affiliate link) So it makes perfect sense that I would be on the lookout for…

Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Looking for a healthier peanut butter oatmeal cookie? Try this one.

This Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Recipe has no Fat and Very little Sugar I love peanut butter and I love oatmeal, but putting them into a cookie can make otherwise good for you ingredients not so great for your diet (or waist line)  I adjusted my normal recipe to lighten it up a bit and…

DIY Halloween Owl Cookie Treats

Halloween Owl Cookie Treats

These adorable owl cookie treats would be the perfect thing to send to your child’s Thanksgiving or Halloween party. They are fun to do and the kids will love them! Halloween is such a fun time of the year.  Making decorative cookies is a favorite of mine. (Check out these spooky Halloween pumpkin cookies for…

Fast & Easy Recipes with Only 3 or 4 ingredients

Great collection of easy 3 and 4 ingredient main courses, breakfasts and desserts

Looking for some quick and easy meals that are fast to do, but delicious? These 3 & 4 ingredient recipes are simple to make and let you get dinner or dessert on the table quickly. Easy 4 ingredient eggnog latte. Perfect for the holidays! But don’t let the simplicity of these recipes fool you. They…

Decadent Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Double chocolate chunk cookies

There is nothing quite like cookies and a glass of milk is there?  Just seeing a cookie with a tall glass beside it reminds me of my childhood.  And if the cookies are double chocolate chunk, the memory turns into an adult occasion. Don’t get me wrong, the kids will loves these double chocolate chunk…

Favorite Peanut Butter Dessert Recipes

8 Great Tasting Peanut Butter Recipes

I have to admit.  I am a huge fan of peanut butter. Sort of like Claire on the series Lost.  There are days when I could just dive into a jar and eat just that for the day. Add to the peanut butter some chocolate, like many of these recipes do and that is a…

Dunk that sweet Treat – My Favorite Cookie Recipes

A baker's dozen of my favorite cookie recipes.

Grab a Glass of milk for one of my favorite Cookie Recipes There is nothing quite like dunking a cookie into a glass of milk.   This round up of delicious cookies features everything from a basic shortbread to a decadent peanut butter cream filled whoopie pie that is for the most sugar yearning person out…

Sugar Cookies with a Peppermint Crunch Topping

Peppermint Crunch Christmas Sugar Cookie

It is getting to the time of the year when cookie exchanges are being planned.  They are a fun way to share your new holiday cookie recipes. This peppermint crunch sugar cookie from Pillsbury will be a great one to add to your line up of Christmas cookies. I love making cookies this time of…

Pestiños – Traditional Spanish Cookies with Wine Flavor

Pestinos cookie

Pestiños are flaky and delicate Spanish cookies from Andalucía, in southern Spain.   They are normally served at Christmas but can be made any time. I love making cookies this time of the year for cookie swaps. Another great Christmas cookie recipe is the one for lemon snowball cookies. They bring out the holiday spirit just…