Category Archives for Cookies, Candy and Bars

Old Fashioned Snickerdoodles

These old-fashioned snicker-doodle cookies are my daughter's favorite.

  1/2 cup margarine (1 stick) 3/4 cup sugar 1 medium egg 1 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1-2/3 cups flour 2 tablespoons white sugar mixed with 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon In a large bowl mash together the margarine and sugar. Add the egg and beat until everything is creamy. Add the baking powder, salt […]

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Gingerbread Cookie Icing

This is the easiest and best way to ice your gingerbread cookies. Works every time - with just two ingredients.

Yesterday I shared my favorite recipe for Gingerbread cookies with you. While the cookies taste great plain (I actually prefer them that way), they are also wonderful iced and they look very pretty if you take the time to decorate with a simple gingerbread icing. Here’s the recipe we use: Gingerbread Icing 1 cup powdered […]

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Black Forest Cookies

Black Forest Cookies and a cup of coffee.

We’ve been going through a lot of craisins around here. I’m in love with everything cranberry and they are a nice addition to my oatmeal in the morning. They are also wonderful to bake with. I love making the recipe below with both regular craisins and the cherry flavored ones as suggested. Of course they […]

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Easy Peanut Butter Fudge

My daughter and I played around with some fudge recipes yesterday and I thought I’d share one of the results with you. We made delicious, super creamy peanut butter fudge with sugar, milk, marshmallow creme and of course plenty of creamy peanut butter. It turned out great and is our favorite fudge recipe yet. It […]

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Spiced Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I’m a big fan of oatmeal raisin cookies and make them throughout the year. Sometimes I leave the raisins out, sometimes I use chopped apple instead. In December though, I take things to another level with these holiday spiced oatmeal cookies. The spices and nuts take this from a rather plain cookie to something really […]

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Candy Corn Pretzel Bites

I have a confession to make. I have a weakness for Candy Corn. I usually try to make it until at least October before giving in and buying a bag. This year I didn’t quite make it. The third time of coming across it at the grocery store had me tossing it in the cart. […]

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