Browsing Category Cookies

Easy Ghiradelli Brownie Mix Cookies

These are a favorite cookie in this house! And they are so easy to make! A few ingredients mixed into the brownie mix makes a stiff cookie batter and delicious brownie cookies! Use any type of Ghiradelli boxed brownie mix. You can use another brand of brownie mix, but there are different ratios of oil, flour, etc. in brownie mixes and differences in ounces in…

Read More

Cherry Christmas Slice and Bake Cookies

These beautiful Christmas Refrigerator Slice and Bake Cookies not only look festive with the red and green cherries, but they are SO delicious! The bottoms get browned and the tops stay white. They are a CRISPY cookie. The dough is very easy to make in less than 5 minutes! It has chopped pecans, but use whatever chopped nuts you like, or leave them out completely….

Read More

Chocolate Kahlua Balls~NO BAKE!

Love coffee? These are for you! Even non-coffee lovers like them! You mix the ingredients together in a food processor, roll them into balls and then roll the balls in confectioner’s sugar. SO EASY! NO BAKING! An oldie but goodie recipe I got from my Aunt Gloria that is loved by a LOT of people! I make this every holiday! See more pictures in the…

Read More

Chocolate Rum Balls~Easy, No-Bake!

Chocolate rum balls, no-bake! (Adults only since they are not baked!) They are easy to make and soo good!!  Hard to eat just one!   You really can taste the rum, but it doesn’t overpower the cookie.   These are great for the holidays, but they are also really nice to make anytime! Everyone REALLY loves these! See more pictures of the EASIEST steps ever…

Read More

Sugar Cookies~THE BEST!

An oldie but goodie sugar cookie recipe from my Aunt Gloria who was a cook by profession and an amazing baker! No other sugar cookie recipe comes close this one! And I haven’t seen this exact one published anywhere at all. I don’t know where she got it. Depending on your cookie size, you could get 26-30 cookies that average about 2-1/2 to 3 inches. If…

Read More

Potato Chip Cookies, Paula Deen’s

Potato Chip Cookies, specifically PAULA DEEN’S, are so-oo good, so buttery! I’ve tried a few recipes for this and hers is my favorite. They are SUPER-FAST to make! Mix the dough in UNDER 5 MINUTES! So few ingredients! You probably have them in your kitchen already. These are a BIG hit! I can’t get over how much people really, really love them! Hard to go…

Read More

Pumpkin Pizzelles

Pumpkin Pizzelles for the pumpkin fanatics! These have a mild pumpkin and spice taste, nothing overwhelming, but they’re very good and sure to be appreciated by everyone… not just pumpkin lovers! They are a nice addition to your fall baking. You do need a pizzelle maker to make these. I have two pizzelle makers. One is a VillaWare, non-teflon, which makes pizzelles how I like…

Read More

Loaded Crispy Pumpkin Cookies

CRISPY OUTSIDES, CHEWY INSIDES…. success! I finally mastered the pumpkin cookie the way I wanted them to be! Most pumpkin cookie recipes I’ve tried are delicious, but their texture was soft and cake-like. Some people like them like that. Me, I am more for crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside. The pumpkin puree has a lot of water in it so it tends…

Read More

Maple Pecan Refrigerator Cookies

My husband Bill really loves maple and these cookies are on the top of his “The Cookie Jar’s Empty and I’m Dying list.“ My 7th grade cooking class haunts me when I make any refrigerator cookie, also called a slice and bake cookie. Read on and I will tell you why! Mrs. Speakman, bless her soul, was my excellent home economics teacher in 7th grade….

Read More

Cinnamon Roll Ups

My mother never let pie dough go to waste!  She made these cinnamon rollups with left over pie dough whenever she made a pie, and we would fight for them as kids!   I do the same when I make pie crusts.  But sometimes I make these an easy way with Refrigerated Pie Dough Rolls.  There are no measurements so this is an “ABOUT” recipe.  I’ve…

Read More

Cream Cheese Finger Cookies

“A delicious cookie to add to your recipe box that has been around for decades if you don’t already have it.  This version of the classic finger cookies is similar to the Butterball Cookie or the Mexican Wedding Cookie, but the cream cheese make it more rich and gives it a nice velvety, smooth texture.  Enjoy!” INGREDIENTS: 1 cup butter, softened 8 ounces cream cheese,…

Read More

Barbara Bush’s Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

             “I like to try recipes from the White House chefs and favorite recipes of presidents and first ladies. I figure they have to be good ones! I tried this recipe at the time of Barbara Bush’s passing in her honor and I am very glad I did! They are really delicious!  They are very buttery, crispy on the outside…

Read More

Bird’s Nest Cookies for Easter/Spring

“Easter/Springtime baking fun with the kiddies!  Just frost some sugar cookies and decorate with tinted coconut for the nests and jelly  beans for the eggs and you have Bird’s Nest  cookies.  You can use chocolate frosting instead of white. Or you can use different cookies: maybe chocolate chip, peanut butter, whatever you want. Enjoy!” INGREDIENTS: Sugar cookies, or any kind of cookie White or chocolate…

Read More

Date Balls~No Bake~Buttery and Yummy!

“A very delicious, buttery date ball cookie with lots of dates and walnuts.  It is so easy to make on top of the stove!  This vintage recipe goes back decades and it is fantastic!  I got it from my mother who got it from my Aunt Mary C. who was famous for making them every Christmas.  Our family loves these a lot!  For variation, you…

Read More