Oatmeal Cream Pies

A recipe for chewy oatmeal cookies sandwiched with a vanilla marshmallow frosting. Source:  Craving Chronicles, a blog where I’ve found several recipes I want to try. Yield: about 2 dozen pies **** UPDATE!!  The updated version of this post c..

Amish Friendship Bread

It’s kind of funny, but Amish bread is a staple of Mormon culture. It’s been several months, maybe a year or more since I made it. I recently reconnected with some friends. Several years ago, when I was a youth leader at church, I became ..

Lemon Ricotta

**PLEASE NOTE**  This post has been updated!  View the newer post with newer photos and newer stories here. A soft and creamy lemon cookie recipe with a strong lemon-flavored icing, perfect for a summer day! Source: The handy-dandy Food Network sit..

Root Beer Cookies

A recipe for a cakey, root beer flavored cookie with luscious root beer icing. Source: A neighbor, Angela Jeo, who tells me she got it from the LDS Jordan River Temple. Yield: 5-6 dozen I’ve been anxious to try this recipe since my friend Angel..

Chocolate – Chocolate Chip

***THIS RECIPE HAS BEEN UPDATED!*** Click here to view the updated version. A recipe for a soft, chocolaty cookie with chocolate chips and white chocolate chips, and a secret ingredient… cloves! Source: Food Network .com, creator unknown, link ..

Coconut Crispies

A recipe for an unusual cookie made with Corn Flakes and coconut. Source: My husband’s family has been making these for a long time. Yield: about 4 dozen   This is another unusual recipe I inherited when I married my husband. His family ha..

Chocolate Frosted

A recipe for a cakey chocolate cookie with chocolate frosting.  This one is an heirloom in my family. Source: My mom got the recipe from her aunt, who it seems learned it from her mother, who got it from who knows where? Yield: about 3 dozen When I ..


A great recipe for a classic Snickerdoodle cookie. Source: My grandma. I have no idea where she got it. Yield: 4-5 dozen This past Christmas saw some rather pathetic Snickerdoodles at our family gatherings. Mine turned out too gooey and underdone. My..

Kitchen Sink Cookies

A recipe for a classic cookie with a little bit of everything in it! Source: Karl Wilson, a friend and neighbor. Yield: about 4-5 dozen cookies I should call this post “A Failed Experiment in Kitchen Sink Cookies.” They did not turn out a..

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip

A recipe for a classic oatmeal chocolate chip cookie. Source: This is another cookie I have been eating since birth. I’m pretty sure my mom got it from the oatmeal carton at some point. Yield: about 4-5 dozen I like to refer to these as my R..