Carrot Cake with Lemon Ginger Frosting

I discovered not too long ago that people either love or loathe carrot cake, which I find surprising since carrot is one of the few cakes that I actually enjoy. Having said that, I ordered a slice of carrot cake from a bakery once and I learned that day how painful and cruel life can sometimes be because I bit into it and found a raisin.

Giant Ginger Cookies

I thought these Giant Ginger Cookies would make a fitting finale to this year’s cookie week. Wanna know why?

Molasses Waffle Cookies with Chocolate Frosting

Have you ever made cookies in the waffle iron? Granted, you can only make 4 cookies at a time, but they cook quickly, and you don’t have to heat up your oven. And the kids think it’s such a novelty to eat cookies that look like waffles. What can I say? I aim to please.

Chocolate Gingersnaps

This cookie is, hands down, my single favorite recipe on this site.

Absolute. FAV. Which is why I’m blogging about it again.


A few things have changed since I made this recipe last year. Hope your year has seen some wonderful, amazing changes, too.

Molasses Snickerdoodles

These snickerdoodles are made with molasses and ginger, a perfect snickerdoodles recipe for the holidays!

Coconut Ginger Granola and Product Review

Granola recipe with coconut, ginger, and almonds. This healthy granola recipe is made with coconut oil.

Bite-Size Christmas Cookies

 Share on TumblrI love playing Bonko.  It’s such a good excuse to get out of the house and hang out with my girlfriends one night a month.  I have been in this particular group for over 11 years now, if that tells you anything. This year, I volunteered to host in December, the one month [Read On]

Gingerbread Men

 Share on TumblrA classic crispy gingerbread cookie with royal icing. Source: Martha Stewart, the Queen of the classics. Yield: 2-3 dozen Is there anything more Christmasey than Gingerbread men?  I think not.  My daughter, who is 10, is at an age where she is very interested in helping me bake, and she is capable and [Read On]

Pumpkin Gingersnaps

 Share on TumblrA recipe for a soft and chewy ginger cookie with pumpkin puree. Source: Maria at Two Peas and Their Pod, a JFC favorite. Yield: 2-3 dozen I’m kind of a summer person.  I like fall okay, but the main problem with it is that it reminds me that winter is coming.  And I [Read On]

Chocolate Gingersnaps

 Share on TumblrA recipe for a classic gingersnap, with a punch of chocolate.  This cookie was made to impress! Source: Baking Bites.  You just can’t go wrong at this amazing blog. Yield: 3-4 dozen This is literally one of the best cookies I have ever had in my life.  Honestly, I thought Nicole at Baking [Read On]

Giant Ginger Cookies

 Share on TumblrA recipe for a large a soft version of the Ginger Snap, topped with coarse sugar. Source: I got this recipe from my mother, who got it from a friend she works with. I’m really not sure where it originated. It is a newer recipe to our family, but an instant classic. It [Read On]