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 […]

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, […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Here is another oldie but goldie from the nineties edition of the Messiah Hales Corners cookbook. Sue Danielson entered it. Beside the obvious advantage of combining pumpkin with chocolate, it also makes a big batch of muffins, 3 dozen medium. […]

Banana Split Muffins

Anyone who has the nineties version of the Messiah Hales Corners cookbook will find this recipe on page 84. Donna Griffen submitted it and it has been a favorite over the years. The bananas  get dressed up into something a […]

Double Chocolate Muffins

No story  here except I wanted something similar to the double chocolate ones available at Sam’s Club. Searched and these are good. They recommend Shedd’s Spread, but I use canola oil. They also say to use mini-chocolate chips but […]

Banana Bread

Once upon a time, a very long time ago, Grandma Ude gave me a cookbook. It is a very practical cookbook, the kind that uses ingredients we have grown in the garden, good meat and potato kind of a cookbook. […]

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 I left out the nuts it called for and added […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

This recipe is being posted for Jesse. They are his favorite and he asked Laura to make  them for Thanksgiving. It comes from the Messiah, Hales Corners cookbook. Sue Danielson submitted it.  Mashed leftover pumpkin or squash may be used […]

Cowboy cookies

This recipe was in the second edition of the Messiah Hales Corners Cookbook.  It would be my top pick for oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. The large flaked coconut keeps them chewy and should not be skipped. I first found the […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies cream: 3/4 cup margerine or butter 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar add: 1/2 cup peanut butter 2 eggs 2 tsp vanilla Mix well and then sift and add to cream mixture: […]