Simple Ginger Cookies

I have to admit that I bought some Little Debbie Gingerbread men cookies the other day when we were in Phoenix out shopping with some of the grandkids. I have NEVER bought any Little Debbie anything for myself but didn’t have anything at my daughter’s house to make anything. (It is still such a shock … Continue reading

Pecan Pie Cookies

Perfect for the cookie exchanges which we all love to attend. *Am using a mini cupcake pan for these 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup powdered sugar 3 tables light corn syrup 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans 2 cups flour 1 teas baking powder 1 cup light brown sugar, packed 3/4  cup butter, softened 1 egg … Continue reading

*Rodelle Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Have just purchased my first can of Rodelle Gourmet Baking Cocoa and these little gems will be my first recipe using this marvelous cocoa! Cookies 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup plus 1 tbsp Rodelle Gourmet Baking Cocoa 2 tsp kosher salt 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 1 1/3 cups sugar 2 large egg yolks … Continue reading

Chocolate Toffee Biscotti

Am caterning a luncheon for 6 women this week and I thought I would be great to have a little edible gift for each lady to take home. When I saw these in an 2009 Paula Deen Magazine that I was looking through, this seemed to be the perfect little gift to make them. Makes … Continue reading

Chocolate Cookie Pudding

Being at our daughter’s house last week, I began to look for simple desserts since my son-in-law had informed me before I got there that I was expected to make at least 3 of them while there. This one caught my eye since it would be simple, not many food items to purchase and even … Continue reading

Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies

A few days ago I read on a blog called, Two Chums about substituting some of the butter in chocolate chip cookies with cream cheese for a moist chewy cookie. I had to try it so today I made my regular chocolate chip cookie (if you make the one on the package of chocolate chips, … Continue reading

Super Bowl Whoopie Pies

Since Whoopie Pies are one of the best inventions EVER, I decided that they would make a great dessert for the Super Bowl Party. So I just made chocolate whoopee pies and made the frosting in the navy blue and green of the Seahawks for between the cookies. I just ate 3 of them. Hopefully … Continue reading

Old Fashioned Whoopie Pies

I began making these back in the late 70’s. When Jason, my oldest son went off to A & M, I remember sending a shoebox full of these to him. Apparently lots of moms did that and they came to be known as shoebox cookies. This recipe came from a niece, who use to ask me … Continue reading