Archive for the ‘Cookies’ Category

Christmas Treats

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

I made a batch of fudge and a batch of cranberry white chocolate oatmeal cookies this evening. I'll be giving most of them away to neighbors and friends tomorrow, but we of course had to quality test too. ;-)

One Bowl Brownies

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

These easy one bowl brownies come together in no time flat. They're chewy chocolatey goodness :-) These are modified from the one on the Hershey's cocoa box. One Bowl Brownies Makes 16 brownies 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tbsp vanilla extract 2 eggs 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 ...

Double Chocolate Double Cherry Cookies

Friday, March 30th, 2012

These are a creation of mine inspired by a couple recipes in my favorite cookie book, The Colorado Cookie Collection. It's a deliciously rich, cake-like cookie that goes over well with just about anyone. :-D Double Chocolate Double Cherry Cookies Makes about 56 cookies 2 large eggs 1 tbsp pure ...

Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

These are some of the best oatmeal cookies you will ever have. Soaking the cranberries is the secret that makes these cookies so wonderful. The technique also works well with raisins, if you prefer. Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Makes about 4 dozen cookies 3 eggs, well beaten 1 cup dried cranberries 1 ...

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Another fall tradition, I made pumpkin chocolate chip cookies this evening, as Shaun wanted some. We were talking about how the highs are only going to be a bit above freezing this weekend and that maybe we should make some chili or some homemade chicken noodles, and then the ...

Cherry Lime Squares

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

This is very loosely based of of a recipe I saw for a Cherry Lemon Custard Tart on some Food Network show a few years ago. If you don't have a cherry pitter, a drinking straw works well, but is somewhat flimsy. I ended up using a little ...

Coconut Macaroons

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Shaun and I were in the mood for a sweet tonight, and I had a bag of coconut lying about, so I dug through my cookbooks to find a macaroon recipe that I could make without going to the store. Joy of Cooking came through with a recipe I ...

Creme De Menthe Chunk Cookies

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

I found the original recipe for these awesome cookies on the back of a bag of Andes Creme De Menthe Baking Chips. I only made a couple small modifications: using light brown sugar instead of dark, and putting in a bit more vanilla, as I like it and my ...

Rich Rolled Sugar Cookies

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

This is a recipe from The Joy of Cooking with minor modifications. It's a classic sugar cookie recipe. The holidays just wouldn't be the same without a batch of these. They keep their shape quite well and are very tender and tasty. As with any rolled ...

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

These are a delightful twist on the classic chocolate chip cookie recipe. They are almost cake-like. The recipe makes between two and three dozen, depending on the size of the cookies you make. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Makes about 3 dozen cookies 2 ½ cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking ...