cookies · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Candy Corn Sugar Cookie Bars

Baking disasters. They are the absolute worse.  Almost nothing makes me grouchier. As I see it, there are two kinds of baking disasters: Those of epic proportions (like a cheesecake that cost $30 to make and then doesn’t turn out, a Pyrex bowl full of hot lemon curd actually exploding all over your kitchen, or… Continue reading Candy Corn Sugar Cookie Bars

cookies · Desserts

World’s Greatest Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

I was sold on this cookie recipe as soon as I saw the name of the blog recommending it: Butter with a Side of Bread.  Sounds right up my alley, right? Boom.  These were good.  You could taste every ingredient.  The butter. The sugar.  The salt.  The peanut butter. They were pretty much perfect. My… Continue reading World’s Greatest Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

cookies · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

The Best Oatmeal Pumpkin Cookies

Oh joy, it’s fall!  I can make pumpkin everything without fear of being told to “shhhhhhhh!!!”  I’m so happy.  Speaking of which, this is so me: So is this: Eeeeeeeeee! Time for Pumpkin EVERYTHING, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and CHRISTMAS! To celebrate, my kids and I made a quick batch of these oatmeal pumpkin cookies today.  Very… Continue reading The Best Oatmeal Pumpkin Cookies