Spider Cookies

spider cookies

I suppose some teens would not be amused by something as simple as a chocolate chip spider on a cookie, but I can count on my kids to find some enjoyment in this. Although, to be fair, I'm pretty sure the boys enjoyed the cookies more than the spide..

Russian Tea Cakes


Seriously, some days I just need a Calgon break. I want my own little afternoon tea party... with Chamomille and cookies and a good book and sweet, sweet silence...

Brownie Mix Cookies


I nearly drove to the nearest fast food restaurant in the pouring rain for a chocolate milkshake, that's how strong the chocolate craving was. In fact the only thing that kept me from doing just that was the knowledge that there was a brownie mix in..

Chocolate Zucchini Cookies


This zucchini is humongous. It's the size of a small child. It's as big as my leg. It's the biggest zucchini I've ever seen in my life. And it's sitting on my kitchen counter...

Banana Bread Cookies

chocolate chip banana bread cookies

Two ripe bananas sat on the counter, like a challenge. "What will you make of us?" they screamed at me. And this is a cookie blog, and it's been a while since we had a good creative cookie on here. Decision made...

Cherries Jubilee Cookies

cherry cookie recipe

Robb loves Cherries Jubilee. He always wants me to make it, but that whole en flambe thing makes me squeamish. Since I wasn't going to be earning any amazing-wife points, I figured I would go for pretty-good-wife and turn his Cherries Jubilee into ..



People understand Snickerdoodles. They know what they're getting. There are no surprises and no wondering if you have to pretend to have an allergy to one of the ingredients...

Lemon Sugar Cookies


I bought myself a new maxi dress, so I guess I'm ready for summer. Why does lemon seem so summery? Some fruits can feel at home in any season, but plain old lemon is a summer as it gets...

White Chocolate Cookies

white chocolate chip cookies

Do you ever wonder what white chocolate is? All I know is I like it. White chocolate is yummy. The puppy and I agree on this point...

Brown Butter Pecan Cookies

pecan cookies

There's something about pecans that reminds me of my grandfather, because he man loovvves butter pecan. We always had butter pecan ice cream and pecan sandies at their house...