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Chocolate Peanut Butter Holiday Cookie Pops

Chocolate Peanut Butter Holiday Cookie Pops

| December 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

Christmas cookies on a stick? Yes, please! This quick and easy recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Holiday Cookie Pops was created for Pillsbury, but all opinions are my own. The kids have been excitedly preparing for their special holiday concert. Every night, Will has closed the door to his room and practiced the songs he’d […]

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Toffee Crunch Cookies

Toffee Crunch Cookies

| December 10, 2012 | 3 Comments

This recipe for rich and buttery Toffee Crunch Cookies is great for anytime — but they are especially good Christmas cookies, perfect for sharing with friends. “After you,” the older man said as we reached the coffee urn, our paper cups in hand and ready to be filled. I thanked him and filled mine with […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies

| November 25, 2012 | 7 Comments

Love chocolate holiday treats? These Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies are rich and mint — perfect Christmas cookies for sharing. I have two words for you: Christmas. Cookies. (I am ridiculously thrilled to start Christmas cookie season. What? That’s not a season? Come on!) The other night I was talking to Cate online and confessed that […]

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Multigrain Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Multigrain Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

| September 10, 2012 | 3 Comments

“Cookies? For dessert?!?” “Ooh! They have chocolate!” We don’t have dessert that often. Though I have a huge sweet tooth, I like dessert to be a happy surprise for special days or just because. So when I whipped up cookies while making dinner this weekend, the kids were thrilled. And I was thrilled because they […]

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Marianne’s Butterscotch Chocolate Bars

Marianne’s Butterscotch Chocolate Bars

| March 7, 2012 | 4 Comments

This story goes something like this: Girl accepts dinner invitation. Girl makes last minute decision to whip up a double batch of her cousin’s Butterscotch Brownies to take to dinner, thinking there will be plenty leftover. Girl takes the whole tray to dinner and returns home with about 1/3 of the bars left. Then the […]

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Peanut Butter Cup Whole Wheat Cookies

Peanut Butter Cup Whole Wheat Cookies

| February 24, 2012 | 5 Comments

We eat a lot of fruits and vegetables here. Each week, our grocery cart is loaded with berries, bananas, peppers and so much more. And we eat it all. Bunches of asparagus are devoured at dinner.  Bowls of berries are eaten nearly every morning. And sometimes, all I want is some roasted Brussels sprouts or […]

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Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bars

Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bars

| February 7, 2012 | 8 Comments

Recently, I was digging through old posts when it occurred to me that I used to do a lot more baking. I can’t put my finger on why I stopped baking so much. Maybe it’s because the kids got a little older. Maybe it’s because I need to devote more time to work. Maybe it’s […]

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Oatmeal Coconut Macaroons

Oatmeal Coconut Macaroons

| January 24, 2012 | 14 Comments

This morning felt like a baking kind of morning. I have a dozen recipes bookmarked to make from various cookbooks, but when I saw one for Oatmeal Macaroons in the 1936 tome The New England Cookbook, I was intrigued. These little babies are free of flour and butter and just sounded so interesting. Together with […]

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Double Chocolate Coconut Biscotti

Double Chocolate Coconut Biscotti

| December 20, 2011 | 4 Comments

Right now, I am sitting in a Starbucks, sipping a Venti Nonfat Peppermint White Mocha and praying I can finish this blog post and hit publish in the next six minutes — before I have to dash out of here and head back to get my daughter from ballet so we can head to my […]

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Cocoa Peppermint Thumbprint Cookies

Cocoa Peppermint Thumbprint Cookies

| December 19, 2011 | 11 Comments

Back in November, I told myself that this would be the holiday season where I went back to my old ways of baking a ton of deliciousness and giving it to family and friends. Then I woke up one day and it was ten days until Christmas … well, not really, but it sure felt […]

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