Category: Cookies

Easy Pretzel Brownies with a Salted Caramel Topping

Pretzel Brownies with Salted Caramel Topping

  I can definitely say, without a doubt, that I am on Team Salty-Sweet. I am a huge fan of the sweet and salty concoctions like chocolate-dipped bacon, caramel popcorn, chicken and waffles, and this awesome combination…Pretzel Brownies.  Then there’s the bonus of yet another sweet-salty combo – the salted caramel […] Read more…

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookie Bars

PB & J Bars

It’s always a good day when you end it with peanut butter and jelly, no matter the form it takes! I was already in a pretty good mood last night – it was Friday, our daughter came home from college for the weekend, hubby had just mowed the grass, we […] Read more…

Cookies & Creme Rice Krispie Treats

  DH and I play in a fantasy football league – we are the Pigskin Pimps – reigning champs of nothing.  My mother, sister, daughter, sister-in-law and I have an awesome girl team called the Nut Crackers!  Our fantasy draft is coming up soon…. (I’ll wait while you all cheer […] Read more…

2 Easy Twists on S’mores: Nostalgia-Inducing Goodness and S’mOREOS!

2 Easy Twists on Smores

S’mores bring back three vivid memories for me. Not surprisingly, they all involve family. Camping at the beach growing up and making s’mores while trying to keep the seagulls away from the graham crackers, and the sand out of the marshmallows.  Gotta love a gritty marshmallow and sleeping in the […] Read more…

Jo’s Cheese Cookies

Jo's Cheese Cookies

I don’t remember exactly when these cookies came into my life, but I’m finding it hard to remember a time without them. When my mom’s friend, Jo Keller, shared her recipe with her ages ago, it instantly became a regular in the Christmas cookie round-up at Mom & Dad’s house […] Read more…

Easy as Pie Crust Cookies

Pie-Crust-Cookies

To me, the best part of the pie is (usually) the crust. No stone throwing, please. I’ve embraced my *cough* uniqueness and I’m comfortable admitting this.  I also don’t mind telling you that I’m the same way with pizza crust.  I think I got it from my dad… I’ve been […] Read more…

Double Chocolate Nutella-Filled Cookies

Double Chocolate Nutella Filled Cookies

I stood at the counter in my kitchen this weekend and was suddenly struck by how ridiculous it looked.  I am a self-proclaimed coffee addict, and probably need a support group, but I truly believe I need an intervention. I have three, that’s right, THREE coffee makers on my counter […] Read more…

9 Substitutes for Healthier Baking

Healthier Baking

I’m always trying to find ways to cut back on sugar and fat when I bake.  Not only will it be better for me, but for my free-range diabetic DH.  I can’t keep an eye on him all the time, so I can relax knowing that the cookie or brownie […] Read more…

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