June 12th, 2013


Award Winning Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Posted on Mar 29th, 2012

First, I should say that I did not receive an award for these cookies, but someone did, and I can definitely see why!…

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Best Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on May 1st, 2011

I like my chocolate chip cookies soft and chewy, and I've experimented for years to come up with a recipe that I LOVE! I think this Best Soft…

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Big Peanut Butter M&M Cookies

Posted on Jun 8th, 2016

I don't know about you, but there's something about a big, bakery-style cookie I just can't resist. Especially when peanut butter and chocolate are…

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Browned Butter Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Feb 20th, 2014

There's nothing quite like a big, chewy chocolate chip cookie. Nothing, that is, except a chocolate chip cookie with the addition of peanut butter…

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Browned Butter Sugar Cookies

Posted on May 8th, 2012

Please believe me when I say these are one of the best (quite possibly the best) cookies I have ever made.  My husband took one bite…

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Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cherry Cookies

Posted on Apr 29th, 2014

I love the combination of dark chocolate and tangy fruit--raspberry, cranberry, strawberry and cherry--they all pair perfectly with chocolate! And…

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Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Oct 9th, 2012

I have been looking everywhere for a pumpkin cookie recipe that actually tastes like a cookie, not a little cake, or a muffin top.  I never…

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Chocolate Truffle Cookies

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2014

If you're a chocoholic like I am--and especially if you're a fan of rich, dark chocolate--you are going to love these Chocolate Truffle Cookies. They…

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Cowboy Cookies

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2011

It's really hard to say which I love best, classic chocolate chip cookies, or these loaded-with-goodness cowboy cookies.  The secret…

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Cranberry Orange Cookies

Posted on Nov 15th, 2013

Every holiday season I try several new cookie recipes. Most of them are tasty, but only a select few go into the permanent recipe file with favorites…

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Crispy Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Jun 27th, 2017

I'm a big fan of soft chocolate chip cookies, but it turns out that some people in my family prefer a crispy cookie. So these Crispy Chewy Chocolate…

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Dark Chocolate Peppermint Marshmallow Cookies

Posted on Nov 19th, 2013

I'm so excited about the new line of seasonal baking mixes from Pillsbury®! Just in time for the holidays, they've got fun and festive offerings…

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Easy Strawberry Lemonade Cookies

Posted on Aug 26th, 2016

We're well into summer break at this point, which means I have hungry boys roaming the house all day long! I'm also hearing a lot of…

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Eggnog Snickerdoodles

Posted on Dec 16th, 2010

My husband is an eggnog fanatic (something he's passed on to our children), so I knew these Eggnog Snickerdoodles were going to be a huge hit at my…

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Four Spice Crackle Cookies

Posted on Nov 29th, 2011

Sugar and spice and everything nice, that's what these cookies are made of.  They're one of our all-time favorites, and one of the first…

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Gingersnap Sandwich Cookies with Coconut Orange Filling

Posted on Dec 1st, 2016

I have a soft gingersnap cookie recipe that I've been making at the holidays for over 20 years. It's pretty much a family tradition. I don't think…

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Hot Cocoa Cookies

Posted on Mar 2nd, 2012

I know spring is right around the corner, but it's been hot cocoa weather around here, so I didn't want to put off making these cookies any…

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No-Bake 15 Minute Thin Mints

Posted on Nov 30th, 2013

Okay, these fabulous chocolate mint wafer cookies might take you 20 minutes to make. Especially if you stop to eat all the unused cookie cream…

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Oatmeal Coconut Ranger Cookies

Posted on Oct 6th, 2016

It's been awhile since I made a batch of cookies that disappeared in a matter of hours, but that's exactly what happened with these Oatmeal Coconut…

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One Pan Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

Posted on May 4th, 2016

I don't know what it is about baking a giant chocolate chip cookie in a skillet, but somehow, it's even better than a regular chocolate chip…

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies

Posted on Sep 21st, 2014

One of the great things about having teenagers is that they can be pretty independent in the kitchen. In fact, sometimes when I mention that I'm…

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Pecan Sandies Shortbread Cookies

Posted on Dec 12th, 2016

I am a huge fan of pecan studded shortbread cookies. And also Russian tea cakes, Mexican wedding cookies, and snowball cookies. I love them all! And…

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Peppermint Meringues

Posted on Dec 4th, 2012

These Peppermint Meringues are one of the handful of holiday treats that my boys request every single year. Thank goodness these melt-in-your-mouth…

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Pumpkin Cookies with Caramel Frosting

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2010

I've made a lot of pumpkin cookies in my day, but I always come back to these Pumpkin Cookies with Caramel Frosting. They're the kind of cookie…

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Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Posted on Feb 13th, 2013

If you need a last minute Valentine's Day treat, then this is the cookie for you.  Using a box cake mix is a fabulous shortcut, especially when…

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Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies

Posted on Jan 27th, 2011

Valentine's day is right around the corner, and these sandwich cookies are a perfect red and white treat.  They're also really, really…

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Rocky Road Cookies

Posted on Dec 12th, 2015

My favorite ice cream flavor of all time is Rocky Road. Which would explain why I love these Rocky Road Cookies so much. The gooey marshmallow is my…

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Rolo Cookies

Posted on Dec 13th, 2009

I've seen people put a lot of things in cookies, but this has to be one of the best ideas ever!  This is a must bake holiday cookie at our…

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Root Beer Float Cookies

Posted on Jan 2nd, 2014

My boys are big root beer fans, so when my friend Micah told me about these root beer float cookies, I asked her to email me the recipe ASAP! And…

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Soft Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2009

I consider oatmeal cookies the health food of cookies.  Oatmeal lowers cholesterol, right?  I love the hint of cinnamon in these…

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Sugar Cookie Bars

Posted on Jan 31st, 2012

I first shared this recipe back in 2010, but with Valentine's Day coming up, I thought it was worth repeating.  I don't know about you, but I…

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The Best Chocolate Frosted Sugar Cookies

Posted on Feb 13th, 2017

I love a nice, soft sugar cookie. But recently I've discovered there's something I love even more. A nice, soft chocolate sugar cookie!If you're…

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The Best No-Roll Sugar Cookies

Posted on Feb 10th, 2016

When I'm making sugar cookies for a crowd, I always make these sugar cookie bars.  But I've been searching for a fabulous, more traditional…

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Thirty Plus Festive Christmas Cookie Recipes

Posted on Nov 17th, 2015

I love Christmas cookie baking season. Every year I make a few of our traditional favorites, and I always try several new holiday cookie recipes too.…

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Three Ingredient Mock Butterfinger Bars

Posted on Dec 21st, 2010

Yes, this recipe has a short and somewhat strange ingredient list, but trust me, you're in for a treat!  Our friends recently brought us a plate of…

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Triple Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Posted on Dec 19th, 2015

Chocolate and peppermint might just be my favorite holiday flavor combination. So it only seemed natural to combine them in a festive holiday cookie.…

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Turtle Thumbprint Cookies

Posted on Dec 16th, 2014

I've seen these Turtle Thumbprint Cookies here and there around the Internet, but for some crazy reason, I never got around to trying them until now.…

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