Taste of Home Five-chip Cookies

Joey requested these for his birthday cookies. Leah Ude Googled the recipe. I went shopping, then got baking. They were a success. How could they not be with five different kinds of chips? Thought next time I’d try Four M&M Cookies- […]

Chocolate Chocolate Chip

Often requested favorites by chocolate lovers, the cookies are close to brownie bites. Best when warm, they don’t keep well long term. But then who cares, make ’em & eat ’em! Combine: 3 cups flour 1 cup plus 2 Tbs […]

Pumpkin Pie Squares

Tired of the pumpkin pie that no one wants to finish? These pie squares are a great alternative. Easy to take to potlucks,  easier than pie to make, the recipe comes from a Farm Journal cookbook. I have substituted squash […]

Cookie Cheese Ball/Dip

Mandy served this one Christmas. I am not sure why we need to add calories to cookies, but give this a try. You will like it. She served it with a tin of store bought butter cookies and I think, […]

Classic Spritz Cookies

After years of trying various recipes with varying success I have settled on this version. It came with the Pampered Chef cookie press. After years of varying success and frustration with getting the cookies to press out of the tube […]

Chapel Windows

Because the original recipe has eggs in it and no cooking required I altered it slightly.  Remember when adding eggs to hot liquids beat the eggs separately and add small amounts of the hot liquid into the eggs, beating after […]

Cookie Dough Brownies

Found the recipe in the Country magazine, it is a keeper. I added the mini chocolate chips or mini M&M’s to the middle layer. Bake the bottom layer and let it sit over night. Finishing in the morning is fast […]

Lemon Bars

Lemon pie in a bar would be a better name. This also was a bake off winner that became one of our family favorites.  I can’t say that I have ever had another lemon bar that measures up to these. […]

Layer Cookies

My mother obtained this recipe from a bake off book. It won a prize and with good reason. These bars went to nearly every potluck and church picnic to say nothing of the countless family picnics also. They freeze well, […]

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

When I found myself with an exceeding amount of cranberries in the freezer I began to search for more ways to use them. I came across this recipe on Cooks.com. I left out the nuts it called for and added […]