Cooking with Kids: Chocolate Chip Cookies with a Hint of Oats

Happy Memorial Day everyone! Hope you and yours are enjoying a lovely day together. We woke up late this morning, had a little breakfast and then made a big batch of these cookies together. These cookies are a little hardier with a touch of oats, which makes them perfect for ice cream sandwiches (just take…

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Cooking with Kids: Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

With the mixer already swirling together butter, sugars and vanilla beans yesterday, all I could think was how much I hate that famous quote about necessity being the mother of all invention. It was playing on repeat in my head since mid-baking, I discovered that we were out of all-purpose flour. So, I abandoned the…

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Lime White Chocolate Cookie Recipe

Last week, when I really wanted cookies, I discovered that we were out of semisweet chocolate chips and brown sugar (although I have since discovered the missing sugar — it was hiding on an unreachable shelf). It could have totally sidelined my plans, but thankfully I have a very wise four-year-old. Will’s reaction? “Mommy, you…

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Cooking With Kids: Chocolate Butterscotch Cookie Bars Recipe

In thinking about today’s post, I thought it was a little ironic that I wrote about getting your kids more active on Friday and am writing about sweets today. But irony aside, these things can really coexist. Afterall, raising a healthy family and leading a healthy life is not about deprivation. It’s about moderation, balance,…

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Cooking With Kids: Chocolate Covered S’mores Grahams Recipe

Ever since Will was old enough to stand, he’s been helping me in the kitchen. Paige too. They can spin salads to remove water like nobody’s business. They know how to tear lettuce into bite-sized pieces, measure ingredients and sift. They can mix and fold. Will knows how to add the flour mixture to wet…

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Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

Some people are bakers. They savor the exacting measurements that come along with creating perfect, moist, delectable breads and sweets. Other people are cooks, who find joy in the chopping, sauteing and forgiving nature of creating savory dishes. I know very few people who really love to both cook and bake. For me, I definitely…

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