Cookies

This is what I was going for the last time.  Oatmeal cookies are much better when the oatmeal is not left out.  I’ve been adding a quarter cup of peanut butter to the recipe and I think it works, adds just a touch of flavor but it doesn’t stand out.  We subbed walnuts for the … Continue reading Cookies

Holiday Gifts: A Variety of Spritz Butter Cookies

In honor of National Cookie Day, my favorite Christmas cookie recipe: I love spritz butter cookies. They’re tiny little, melt-in-your-mouth bites that go great with a cup of coffee. I didn’t realize how easy they were to make. It helped that a friend of a friend gifted me her all-metal, ratchet handled press. These are … Continue reading Holiday Gifts: A Variety of Spritz Butter Cookies

Cookbook Featured Menu: Hearty Tomato Soup And Grilled Cheese, Bonus Flax Cookies

Since we witnessed a 70-degree temperature drop here yesterday, soup had to be on the menu.  And since I have a counter full of ripe tomatoes, tomato soup sounded good.  This is not your basic canned soup and grilled cheese.  These recipes are tasty, hearty and easy to whip up.  And the flax cookies are … Continue reading Cookbook Featured Menu: Hearty Tomato Soup And Grilled Cheese, Bonus Flax Cookies

Cookies!

Mrs J has made these a few times with the Splenda blend recipe and they are way better than the ubiquitous Toll House cookies: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup melted butter 1 cup SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla … Continue reading Cookies!