Chocolate Dipped Oreos

Chocolate dipped oreo flowers

Here in Illinois, the last two days have been in the fifties outside.  The birds have started chirping.  You can feel that spring is coming.  This kind of weather makes me start thinking about my garden and new flowers blooming. These chocolate dipped Oreos with royal icing daisies are like a flower bed for your taste buds.  These cookies come … Read More

Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

peanut butter sandwich cookies

Sweet, creamy peanut butter buttercream sandwiched between two classic peanut butter cookies for a decadent peanut butter sandwich cookie, perfect with a glass of milk. How do you make a soft, chewy peanut butter cookie even better?  Slather some peanut butter buttercream in the middle.  Heaven. Every time I bring sandwich cookies to a party, they are immediately devoured.  Something … Read More

Spider Web Sugar Cookies

Spiderweb cookies

These spider web sugar cookies are super simple. With the help of a toothpick and some food coloring, it’s easy to achieve these spooky treats! Happy Halloween!  I hope there are lots of treats in store for you today.  I had the good fortune to be invited to my friend Mandy’s Halloween party this past weekend.  Mandy loves this holiday … Read More

Rolled Butter Cookies

  These cookies are the most delicious and buttery cookie.  They are good plain, but I prefer them with the powdered sugar glaze or rolled in sprinkles before baking. What is a pastry blender? Until I started making these cookies, I had never heard of a pastry blender. A pastry blender is a kitchen tool intended to combine fat and … Read More

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies

Soft and chewy peanut butter cookies studded with peanut butter chips for extra peanut butter flavor. Perfect when dunked in a tall glass of milk! I used to make these cookies so often when I was in high school that I had the recipe memorized. They are whipped up in one bowl in about 15 minutes. No mixer required. No … Read More

Chocolate Chip Cookies

chocolate chip cookies

Of all of the comfort foods in this world, my absolute favorite is a chocolate chip cookie. It is the first recipe I learned to make. It is my go-to recipe when I need to bring a dessert to a friend’s house. When I am craving something sweet, a scoop of chocolate chip cookie dough cures it every time. These … Read More