Chocolate Chip Oreo Cookies

Happy International Women’s Day!  Wooo hoo!   On International Women’s Day, I thought I’d pull out a few facts related to mothers, who are the life source (literally and figuratively) of our society.  There are so many issues expectant mothers face and we haven’t made much progress on them…yet.  Here are some of the issues…

Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Talk about being worn slap out — the last 10 days has really kicked my ass.  Like a good whooping I used to get when I was little with a rolled up newspaper.  Around 9 am this morning, I thought it was the longest week ever and then realized it was only Tuesday. I thought…

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Recently a friend told me peanut butter blossom cookies were overrated.  What?!  Are you even my friend?  How is this possible?  I’m not exactly sure how these became a Christmas cookie, but I don’t even care.  They’re delicious. On a scale from 1-10, how much do you love this classic?  A 14?  Yep.  Me, too….

Mummy Sugar Cookies for Halloween

This week’s dessert is Halloween themed, of course…and will hopefully last us until it’s actually Halloween, when I will then have to hoard my children’s candy and slowly throw it away bit by bit (or maybe I’ll bring it to school).  Last year was really the first year the older one “got” Halloween, and with…

Cut-out sugar cookies with royal icing

Sugar cookies are actually more difficult than you’d expect.  Some dough is too dry, others have too much butter that causes the cookies to spread out and melt into a mess as they bake.  This cookie dough is the best around — and I won’t go back to anything else after much experimentation. Royal icing…

Nom Nom Nom Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who doesn’t love a good chocolate chip cookie, especially when they’re fresh out of the oven…and homemade!  And February is a hard month.  I think it’s the hardest month because it’s the dead of winter, all of the fun holidays have passed, and spring is nowhere in sight…yet.  Comfort foods are on my mind, and…