cookies · Desserts

The Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies on the Face of the Earth

So, I’ve made thousands of oatmeal raisin cookies, using at least a dozen different recipes in my lifetime, and I finally found it.  Or, more accurately, my sister found it. The holy grail of oatmeal raisin cookie recipes. She brought these on our camping trip last week and they were the most amazing oatmeal raisin… Continue reading The Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies on the Face of the Earth

cookies · Desserts · Easter

Coconut Macaroon Easter Egg Nests

I love, love, love coconut macaroons.  I love them for many reasons.  One, they are easy and I am lazy.  Two, they have like 4 ingredients.  Three, they are completely delicious, and four, they are gluten free, and I almost never find anything that is gluten free that I also like. These Easter Egg Nest… Continue reading Coconut Macaroon Easter Egg Nests

cookies · Desserts

Sheena’s Chewy Molasses Cookies

My friend Sheena is one of my favorite people.  We became friends through my sister.  She is the best friend of my sister’s sister-in-law (how’s that for a mouthful?) and when my sister met her, she called me and said “You need to become friends with this girl Sheena who I just met.  She is… Continue reading Sheena’s Chewy Molasses Cookies

cookies · Desserts · valentine's day

Perfect Every Time Cut Out Sugar Cookies

This is by far my favorite roll out sugar cookie recipe.  I found it on allrecipes.com years ago, and I use it absolutely every single time I make sugar cookies.  This delicious cookie holds it’s shape absolutely perfectly while it bakes– there is nothing more annoying than cutting out perfect shapes into sugar cookie dough,… Continue reading Perfect Every Time Cut Out Sugar Cookies

Cakes and Cupcakes · cookies · Desserts

Mrs. Field’s Copycat Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Move over, Mrs. Fields! I have a cookie cake recipe that is better than the Mrs. Fields one and super easy to make.  We’re talking I had this ready for the oven before it was even preheated. My 5 year old son tried it and loved it and asked me to make it for his… Continue reading Mrs. Field’s Copycat Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

christmas · cookies · Desserts

Kid Friendly Molasses Cookie “Gingerbread” Men

You look at these cookies and you call them gingerbread men, right? They’re so cute, but they’re also an aquired taste.  Will your kids eat gingerbread men? Mine won’t. “Too spicy” they say. I’ll be honest and tell you guys I don’t really care for ginger in baked goods either. I leave it out of… Continue reading Kid Friendly Molasses Cookie “Gingerbread” Men

cookies · Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Brown Butter Iced Pumpkin Cookies

It’s hard for me to post new pumpkin recipes.  Every once in a while though, right when I start to think I have made all the pumpkin things, a great new recipe comes along, like these pumpkin sugar cookies. I saw this on one of those wonderful little Facebook cooking videos that makes it look… Continue reading Brown Butter Iced Pumpkin Cookies