Category Archives: Cookies

FREEZER COOKIE DOUGH

Making freezer cookie dough is the best idea EVER!  You can whip out a plate of fresh, hot cookies to serve to your guests or family in a matter of minutes when you have these in your freezer.

Preparing freezer cookie dough balls ahead of time allows you to bake fresh, homemade cookies in minutes with no mess.

 

Preparing freezer cookie dough balls ahead of time allows you to bake fresh, homemade cookies in minutes with no mess.Last week I had a rare day when my “Things To Do List” was actually short, so I decided to bake some cookies.  As I started setting out all of my ingredients, I had a brilliant idea!  Why not just mix up some freezer cookie dough balls instead. Continue reading FREEZER COOKIE DOUGH

NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DAY

Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!

A chocolate chip cookie is probably the number 1, favorite cookie of everyone in our family.   Not only are they delicious eaten as a single cookie, but they can be used to create other recipes.

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My little grandsons seem to enjoy sneaking a bite of the dough when we are baking cookies. Continue reading NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DAY

TRAIL MIX COOKIE CUPS

These Trail Mix Cookie Cups are a great treat made with only 4 ingredients!

A quick and easy cookie cup with only 4 ingredients. Peanut butter and chocolate, yum!

I created these cookies a few years ago as an after school snack for my grandchildren.  Several people have  asked me for this recipe, so I decided to share it here.  You can not go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate.   My Trail Mix Cookie Cups were published in a Taste of Home Halloween magazine in 2015. Continue reading TRAIL MIX COOKIE CUPS

PEANUT BUTTER TOFFEE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

These Peanut Butter Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies are perfect to add to your holiday baking list.cookies, peanut butter, toffee bits, choc chips

I try to come up with a few new cookie recipes each year.  This one was actually created after I went through my pantry and wanted to use a few chocolate chips and toffee bits that I had leftover.  There was a big jar of peanut butter looking at me, so the idea came to me instantly.  The cookies have big flavor, so they had to have a big name.  Peanut Butter Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies! Continue reading PEANUT BUTTER TOFFEE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

HAPPY NATIONAL SUGAR COOKIE DAY

I have some great ideas and a recipe to help celebrate National Sugar Cookie Day.

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National Sugar Cookie Day has to be one of my favorite days.  I have been making these cookies for over 40 years.  I made them for my children when they were growing up and now make them for my grandchildren.   I try to make them for each occasion during the year and on their birthdays Continue reading HAPPY NATIONAL SUGAR COOKIE DAY