Day 3 Virtual Cookie Swap Link Party 2017

Holiday Spritz Cookie! Need I say more?? This recipe is brought to you by me, courtesy of the original Betty Crocker Cookie Book (I have my mom’s copy from the 1960’s, I’ve posted a link on my cookbook page if you want to buy your very own copy on Amazon). Ever since I was a…

Day 2 Virtual Cookie Swap Link Party 2017

Of course since this is my blog I’m greedy and always list my own cookies as the 1st one in my virtual cookie swap. This recipe for a Warm Molasses Cookie came from my mother – she’s been using it since before I was born. It makes the tastiest gingerbread. Happy Baking, I hope you…

Day 1 Virtual Cookie Swap Link Party 2017

This is the time of the year that has me aching for a cookie swap party – it’s “cookie swap time” my mind yells with joy. I used to host a physical cookie swap party, but with my still new to me food allergies I go virtual now and can’t wait to bring you along…

Persimmon Cookies

Every fall, when the persimmons ripen I have to make persimmon cookies. They just speak fall to me. This particular recipe was given to my family by family friends when I was in kindergarten. So we’ve been in possession of this recipe for just about forty years now. A hearty shout out and a giant…

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Well it’s officially fall and as my friends say it’s PS season (for anyone that doesn’t speak fall crazed, that’s “pumpkin spice”). There are so many ways to incorporate pumpkin into the foods cooked in the kitchen. Take this recipe for chocolate chip pumpkin bread – I just discovered this one and will certainly be…

Easy Bread Sticks

Sometimes you just have to hit the easy button and make something like these easy bread sticks. These are so quick and easy you’ll kick yourself for not making them sooner. I don’t know about you but once school starts I’m in rapid motion until June when school gets out for summer. In the fall…

Edible Halloween Cake SS Gothtober

I used to do the publicity for Gothtober.com, and have even participated a few times. I made this edible Halloween cake SS Gothtober for the 2007 year’s theme. It’s just a basic cake that I doctored up with a combination of light blue icing and blue colored jello. NOTE:  if you aren’t planning on serving…

Cookies for Breakfast

Cookies for breakfast you ask? YES!! Breakfast Cookie – I couldn’t even wait for these to cool. Good. Very good. BREAKFAST COOKIE ½ cup non-dairy butter 1 cup peanut butter 1 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla 2 eggs 1/3 cup water 1 cup white flour 1 cup wheat flour 2 cup…

Dairy Free Italian Fried Dough

Fried Dough – do I have your attention? How about now? Dairy Free Italian Fried Dough. Yes, no? NO??? Just kidding? Stop it! Yummmmmmmm. After I’d tried this out a few times I made it for my mother. She said they tasted exactly how her Grandma used to make it. Total score for me. If…