Pumpkin Pie Snickerdoodle Bars – CSI

I’m entering these bars in the CSI Project “Fall Food” Challenge – thanks CSI for an amazing challenge theme!! Click here to visit CSI Project post on the challenge and see all of the other delicious entries! These bars were a big hit last fall! I was finally able to find some pumpkin last week … Continue reading

Cinnamon Spiced Butter Pecan Cookies – 12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies

UPDATE 10/7/2011: I was THRILLED to see the  CSI Project challenge theme for the week “Fall Food”! How amazing is that?! Click here to see all of the delicious challenge entries! Uhh-mazing! These easy Cinnamon Spiced Butter Pecan Cookies scream fall to me, but they are different than the traditional Apple and Pumpkin recipes that … Continue reading

Caramel Gingerbread Blondie’s

Do you ever have those nights where you wake up in the middle of the night with a great idea, get excited about it, and then fall back asleep. You wake up in the morning knowing that you though of something but you never can remember what it was?! Before going to bed last night … Continue reading

Mint Truffle Cookies

It’s getting closer… only one more round in the “12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies” after today! Remember these Cheesecake Truffles I made for a wedding a few weeks ago? I loved the little boxes so much, I picked up some more in red to package up mint truffles for a Christmas Party tomorrow night. I … Continue reading

Giant Spiced Peanut Butter Cookies

It is hard to believe Thanksgiving has passed, December has arrived and we area already to Week 10 of the 12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies! The cinnamon cookies I made last week inspired me to try something completely new using cinnamon – a spiced peanut butter cookie. I thought the addition of cinnamon and nutmeg … Continue reading

Sassy Cinnamon-Scotch Cookies

I missed the weekly “12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies” for the last two Friday’s… two weeks ago I was consumed by making cupcakes and truffles for a wedding and I did not take time to bake cookies or post and I really have no excuse for last week! I baked these “sassy” cookies this week … Continue reading

Chocolate Whopper Cookies

About a month ago someone gave Mr. Swan a huge box of Whoppers. We’ve snacked on them a little bit, but usually no type of candy makes it very long around her… because I bake with it. I’m not the first person to put malt balls in a cookie, a quick internet search showed the … Continue reading

Pumpkin Cran-Oat Cookies

Yesterday’s radio announcement “57 shopping day left before Christmas” definitely caught my attention. With the cold temps and high winds, not to mention power outages at home this week – I would believe that Christmas holiday season isn’t too far off! Last week I used pumpkin to make these Pumpkin Pie Snickerdoodle Bars, and I … Continue reading