How To Make a More Natural Peanut Butter Cookie

I’m just gonna give you a minute to compose yourself after seeing these cookies… Oh, momma. W A N T! Is there anything that invokes home and love like a warm peanut butter cookie? ~keep thinking~ The twist on these lovelies is that the recipe calls for all-natural peanut butter. I see you squinching yer […]

When You Need a Heapin’ Help Of Chocolate

Some days you need a heapin’ help of chocolate: STAT! Chocolate Bomb Cookies were built for those kind of days. They’re actually my favorite cookie (and, at the moment, Sweet E’s) in the entire world. THE ENTIRE WORLD. I mean – LOOK AT IT! Chocolate Bomb Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda […]

The Last Oatmeal Cookie Recipe You’ll Need

These drool-worthy oatmeal cookies are made exclusively with coconut palm sugar, which is touted as having a lower glycemic index than white sugar. Looky: Oh, momma! I figured if it has a better glycemic index, lower than white sugar (there’s controversy whether that is true or not), that’s a plus. It does have some nutrients […]

These Gingerbread Men Will Make You Believe in Christmas

Baking Confession: Last year was the first year I ever baked Gingerbread Men. Ever ever. It seems crazy, given how often I bake, but I have a great reason: A dear friend, Sue, used to make us a stash of gingerbread men every year, so there really was no need for me to add to […]

Classic Gingerbread Cookies For the Holiday Win

What is Christmas without a delicious Gingerbread Man cookie? Days full of sad, that’s what. Confession: Until Sue passed away, she was our family’s Gingerbread Man supplier. It was only this year that I made them myself. Here are her delightful cookies: I won’t lie, I would hide her cookies the minute they hit our […]

Filled Chocolate Cookies: A Halloween Tradition

Halloween is a tradition-filled holiday and I want to share one of ours: Filled Chocolate Cookies. Oh, momma! The dark chocolate cookies covers the spooky appeal of the day, and the POW! of the orange-filling speaks of jack-o-lanterns. Plus, they’re delicious, so there’s that. Of course, these aren’t just for Halloween. You can fill them […]

Perfect Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Apricots

My favorite cookies are…oh, who am I kidding? I love them all. I love cookies! Yet, if I was forced to pick one, it would probably be these oatmeal cookies with dried apricots. There is something about the juxtaposition of hearty oats and zingy apricots that make it hard to stop after a few bites. […]

Scottish Shortbread Love

In the realm of all thangs cookie-like, shortbread is my fav. I could eat shortbread, in any form, every day. NomNomNom. Isn’t it beautiful? Almost (heh-heh *almost*) too beautiful to eat. While Garry prefers traditional shortbread, I also enjoy this Dark Chocolate Shortbread, which I think makes an excellent gift for any occasion, at any […]

Russian Teacakes With a Delicious Twist

Are you like me and already thinking about what kind of cookies you’re going to bake for Christmas?  YOU ARE?!  This is why we’re friends! While I like to shake up my cookie rotation every year, there are a few traditional classics that get made no matter what.  Russian Teacakes are one of those classics. […]

Natural Peanut Butter Peanut Butter Cookies

That title is a mouthful, right? So are these cookies: What I mean to say, however oddly stated, is that I made traditional peanut butter cookies with non-traditional peanut butter, aka natural peanut butter. You know, the stuff you gotta stir.  The stuff with two ingredients: ground peanuts and salt.  The stuff with no sugar […]