Christmas Cookie Roundup # 1

It’s the day after Thanksgiving and that means the start of Christmas cookie baking. Are you excited because I am! Here is a list of some great Christmas cookies to start of your holiday baking with a bang! Bars Decadent … Continue reading

Snickerdoodles

Stephen’s favorite Christmas cookies are snickerdoodles. I had never heard of these cookies when we started dating so I learned to bake them and made them for our first Valentine’s day. I didn’t know that making them with cookie cutters … Continue reading

Christmas Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Christmas cookie exchanges are just around the corner and one of the most popular cookies to have in your baking arsenal is the chocolate crinkle cookie. Chewy, fudgey, chocolate crinkle cookies are like bite size brownies which means once you … Continue reading

Cut Out Cookies

Sometimes I need a lot of cookies in short order so I use this cut out cookie recipe. They are infinitely adaptable with frosting and flavorings so they can be used for any occasion. Cut Out Cookies Makes 6 dozen … Continue reading

Grandma Anna’s Soft Sugar Cookies

These cookies have been passed down through Stephen’s family from generation to generation. They are the easiest, quickest cookies. If you need a fool proof recipe to feed company or just want something to satisfy your sweet tooth without breaking … Continue reading

Chocolate Whoopie Pies: The Way To A Happy Childhood

Sometimes the kitchen just needs a little whimsy and that’s when I break out my whoopie pie recipe. These chocolate beauties will put a smile on your heart and transport you to summer vacation when you were a kid. These … Continue reading

Ginger Snaps: The Smell of Christmas in Your Kitchen

I’ll admit it: I don’t like ginger but I love the smell of gingersnaps. The smell of fresh baked gingersnaps just puts me in the mood to hang some Christmas lights and stockings. Stephen loves to eat gingersnaps so he … Continue reading

Chocolate Surprise Cookies

Are you tired of the same old cookies? These chocolate surprise cookies are chocolatey, cinnamony, and full of candy so they will be a sure hit at your next cookie swap, bake sale, or dinner table. Chocolate Surprise Cookies Makes … Continue reading

Sand Tarts: A Holiday Tradition

My husband introduced me to sand tarts and now they have become a standard in our holiday cookie repertoire. My sister is absolutely addicted to them and every year we have to make two or three dozen just for her. … Continue reading