Category Archives: COOKIES and BARS

You simply don’t need to attend a wedding . . .  to EAT these delicious – tender little cookies.   Make sure that you . . . The recipe doesn’t call for this, but I always add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon. Always sift the flour when making these cookies. It will make them fall apart in your mouth! […]

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I love Easter, not only for what it represents, but The Colors of Easter make me Happy! Today . . . I had some Color fun.  I made some Happy Cupcakes!  It might have been snowing like crazy here today, but it was Spring in this house! I also made some funky colored Caramel Corn. […]

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Holy Cow . . . it’s almost Easter!   I just can’t believe that winter is over and spring has sprung.  Time flies much too quickly if you ask me.  I can hear birds chirping in the early morning hours, and soon we will see little  birds nests, tucked in the branches of our pine trees.  You […]

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I decided that in lieu of St. Patrick’s Day, I should make something GREEN . . . and pink and orange and purple!   I really did start out –  just intending to make GREEN Brownie pops . . . see  But . . . then those other colors were taunting me, and I caved!  These […]

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Once upon a time . . . you could buy a box mix by Better Crocker called Date Bars. one day, one very sad day . . . it vanished from store shelves! What will we do – the children cried? What will we do – my Dad cried? What ever will we do – I cried? […]

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I am truly a glutten for punishment!  For the sake of this crazy blog, I decided I should make one of my very favorite cookies today.  After all, it’s a holiday…..right?  If you like macaroons, then you will love these delicate melt in your mouth Corn Flake Macaroons.  They will be perfect for your New […]

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As promised, here is the second part of some of my favorite Christmas Recipes. I usually start my baking and candy making spree with the candy first, because it keeps well if kept in good containers that are sealed well.  After I get all the candy made, I move onto the glazed breads and cookies.  […]

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Yesterday, I picked up my purse and grabbed for my checkbook.  The bills needed paid promptly.  I couldn’t help but notice the weight of that overloaded “catch-all.”  After the weight of the bills were off my shoulders, I flung my purse over one of those same shoulders, and literally gasped!  It was time for….a clean […]

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You just have to make these!  YOU WILL NEED: Graham Cracker Base  1 ½ cups all purpose flour  ¾ cup whole wheat flour  ½ teaspoon baking soda  ½ teaspoon salt  ¾ cup almost room temperature butter 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar  3 Tablespoons granulated sugar  2 Tablespoons honey  1 teaspoon vanilla extract  1 large […]

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A couple of days ago, I made my favorite Whole Wheat Bread, that uses Molasses as one of the ingredients.  While kneading the bread dough, my mind drifted to one of my favorite cookies. When the bread was rising, I made these “oh so good” cookies.  One of the ingredients in this yummy cookie is molasses. I remember […]

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I posted this recipe some time ago, but noticed that for some reason it just didn’t post correctly, so I thought I’d better try it again.  I also make these cookies at least once every two weeks or so, because we all love them. Without a doubt, this cookie recipe is made far more than any […]

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This is the easiest Cookie in the world to make, and one of the best! I’ve made several versions of Macaroons before, but bar none this simple little recipe is still the best of all. You only need four ingredients, one bowl and a spoon! If at all possible, use parchment paper on your cookie […]

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