cookies · Desserts

Perfect Snickerdoodles

I know, I know.  Everybody has a recipe for Snickerdoodles and everybody thinks that their recipe is perfect.  My old favorite recipe for Snickerdoodles did not have cream of tartar, and you wouldn’t believe all the haters who sent me messages to let me know that my snickerdoodle was not really a snickerdoodle because it… Continue reading Perfect Snickerdoodles

cookies · Desserts · Easter

Jelly Bean Cookies

I was asked by Brach’s Candy Company to develop an Easter recipe with some of their yummy seasonal candies.  These cookies will not disappoint the jelly bean lover in your life, that’s for sure! The cookie dough itself is light and whipped, quite buttery tasting, despite the lack of butter, and very similar to a… Continue reading Jelly Bean Cookies

Dinners · Soups

Sicilian Chicken Soup

I have a husband home sick with a man cold today and that means two things: Nyquil and chicken soup.  I made a creamier chicken orzo soup last week, but today I wanted something a little brothier, but with enough substance to be our meal for the evening. I found this wonderful recipe on A… Continue reading Sicilian Chicken Soup

bars · Desserts · Easter

Easter Popcorn Marshmallow Bars

If I could offer you only one word to describe these bars, it would have to be a made up word: mallowy. These delicious bars are not just all kinds of super duper Easter cute, they are absolutely packed with marshmallows. If you’ve never tried mixing lightly salted popcorn with butter and marshmallows, then well,… Continue reading Easter Popcorn Marshmallow Bars

bars · brownies · candy · chocolate · Easter

Easter Egg Brownies

I feel like it would be unethical of me to post these brownies without a disclaimer that for every one of these brownies, you’d need to run like 6 miles at a 9.0 pace to burn it off. But.  Brownies. They are the reason I cannot give up sugar.  Ever. And oh, those little mini… Continue reading Easter Egg Brownies

cookies · Desserts · St. Patrick's Day

St. Patricks Day Cookies

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig, or, Happy St. Patricks Day (almost) to you all.  The holiday of my people.  My husband will tell you I’m not Irish enough to call myself Irish, but I say ’tis a mere technicality. My family is as Irish as you can get without actually being born there.  My great grandmother… Continue reading St. Patricks Day Cookies

candy · chocolate · cookies

Butterfinger Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I know what you’re thinking, and the answer is yes.  Yes, these cookies are just as dreamy as they sound.  Rich, chewy peanut butter cookies crammed with chunks of chocolate and bits of crushed Butterfinger candy. Good for you? No. Delicious? Yes. Since we’re mostly in the business of delicious over here, I share this… Continue reading Butterfinger Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies