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 […]

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 […]

Poppy Seed Cookies

One of our all time, must make for Christmas cookies, the recipe comes via Gail Schaeffer from Middleton,WI. We did a cookie exchange one year and she brought these.  For best results, use butter, real butter and I use the […]

Easter Egg Cookies

Cream: 1 cup butter 1/2 cup brown sugar add: 1 tsp almond extract 1 eggs 3 cups flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup rolled oats (quick or regular) Mix well, form into egg shapes and place on cookie sheets. Bake […]


This reciepe was given to me by a woman we both babysat for and worked with at the Ben Franklin store.  She knew her way around Scandinavian foods.  There are other reciepe’s out there but this is the only one […]

Sparkling Butter Toffee Cookies

Beat 1 cup sogar 3/4 cup butter add: 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla in separate bowl combine: 2 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda stir into butter mixture.  Mix well, add 1/2 cup English toffee […]