Milk Chocolate Peppermint Cookies – Secret Recipe Club

The December posting date for my Secret Recipe Club group is here! In case you haven’t been keeping up on my blog (or any others others participating), here’s a little background on the group. Amanda of Amanda’s Cookin’ developed the idea for this club several months ago and it has grown to include four large … Continue reading

Strawberry Rhubarb Bars – Cookie Carnival

I was excited to have the opportunity to choose the recipes for this month’s Cookie Carnival! Normally Tami (who came up with the idea) at Tami’s Kitchen Table Talk choose the recipes and hosts the round-up. Click the picture below to visit where she posts the monthly round-ups. I thought the two recipes I selected … Continue reading

Chocolate Brownie Oatmeal Cookies – Cookie Carnival

I am really happy that Tami of Tami’s Kitchen Table Talk, selected this Chocolate Brownie Oatmeal Cookie recipe from Quaker Oats as one of the March “Cookie Carnival” recipes because I found a great new cookie recipe! Click the picture below to visit where she posts the monthly round-ups. I made these cookies twice, the … Continue reading

Valentine’s Two-Tone Cookie Crinkles

I was doing  a little last minute shipping on Christmas Eve and was surprised to find a Valentine section already in the store. Before Christmas? Really? The stores sure do keep the seasons and holidays coming. The last time I was in a mall was before Christmas… but I bet you may be able to … 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