Tag Archives: Cookies & Bars

What’s Cookin’ – Peanut Butter Blossoms

For several years, my sister-in-law, my mother-in-law, the kids, and I have been getting together to make Christmas cookies.  We have a list of old stand-by cookies that we always make, and there are a number of other cookies that have … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Granite City’s Toffee Almond Cookies

I recently attended a dinner meeting at Granite City Food & Brewery.  They served some of their Toffee Almond Cookies for dessert, and they were a big hit.  One of the members of the group found a listing of the ingredients along with … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Honey Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

A few weeks ago, a friend from high school, Karen H., posted a comment about enjoying some homemade Honey Rosemary Shortbread Cookies.  I love shortbread cookies.  I love rosemary and have an abundance in my herb garden.  I love making … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Rolo Cookies

I’m making cookies for my babies’ Senior Piano Recital in a few weeks so I’ve been debating which cookies to make.  A few years ago, my sister-in-law started making a new cookie for our annual Christmas cookie baking day – a caramel … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Popcorn Cake

My twins needed to bring some treats to school.  Yes, they are high school seniors. When they were in Kindergarten, I made a unique and fun treat for them to bring to school and share on their birthday.  It was … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – S’More Granola Bars

Another one of my favorite cooking sites is the Joy of Baking.  There are hundreds of great recipes along with how to tips and videos.  They also have a Facebook Fan Page here. My baby, the runner, eats a lot … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons (Gluten Free)

I had a bag of coconut left over from Christmas baking and when I ran across this recipe on the Joy of Baking website for Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons, I knew I had to try it.  It’s a simple recipe, … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Hello Dolly Dainties

I received this recipe, originally, from a co-worker, Teri, who I worked with in the 80s.  It is basically the popular Seven Layer Bar Cookie or Magic Cookie Bars without the nuts.  Hello Dolly Dainties are on our Christmas Cookie baking … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Cookin’ This Week

It’s been a busy week with kids comin’ and goin’.  One left for an out of town field trip yesterday, and one left this morning.  We are taking the third one to catch up with the second one after the … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Pumpkin Bars

It’s that time of year when we look for recipes that include apples and pumpkins and cranberries and other fall related foods. I needed something for teacher appreciation luncheon (my last one!).  I had some cans of pumpkin on hand … Continue reading

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