Penny’s Porch Treats

Why am I showing you a picture of my porch (with my corgi Finn for added cuteness)? Because I want to share with you something that I started doing last month during quarantine, I call them “Penny’s Porch Treats”. Once a week I make treats, bag them all individually, and then put them on a … Continue reading

Chocolate Rolo Cookies

Look at those, the stuff of dreams . . . and just when you though it couldn’t get any better, it does with a caramel filling. Be still my heart. 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 3/4 cups flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa … Continue reading

Homemade Sugar Cookie Decorating Kits

I have quite a few new followers to my blog (thank you for joining me on my food adventures!) so some of you may not know that I have a day job in the film and television industry which keeps me pretty busy, until the pandemic hit. March 13 was my last day on set. … Continue reading

May the Fourth Chewbacca Oreos

Happy Star Wars Day! May the Fourth be with you! It’s the little things in life, especially when you’re in quarantine going on day 50, yes 50 days of sheltering in place.  I might be a tad stir crazy. 1 bag chocolate candy melts Oreos candy eyes chocolate jimmies 1 bag black candy melts small … Continue reading

Puffy Sugar Cookies

Made some cookies yesterday for some friends.  They came out pretty cute!  Did some flower shaped ones and . . . some mustache ones too! 1 (16 oz) tube refrigerated sugar cookie dough 3/4 cup flour 2 tablespoons real maple syrup Wilton Cookie Icing sprinkles 1  Preheat oven to 350. Spray cookie pans with cooking … Continue reading

Puffy Gingerbread Cookies

The hubs loves gingerbread cookies.  Me, not so much but I make them for him because I love him.  I decided to try out my new Wilton Christmas Cookie Pan which I got last year after Christmas for half off or more. I can’t find it on their website so it must be discontinued but … Continue reading

Christmas Gingerbread Houses

My daughter Courtney and I decided to give gingerbread houses a try this year.  This one is her creation and . . . this one is mine.  Not perfect but not bad either. The reason we decided to give it a go was because I just recently got some Cookie House Molds from Pampered Chef. … Continue reading

Monster Cookies

I have another monster cookie recipe on the blog which is a flourless one but this time I wanted to try one with flour.  They smelled great but I realize as I’m typing this that I didn’t even try one and now they are on their way to a scout campout with the hubs so … Continue reading

Chocolate Dipped Sugar Cookie Waffles

I offered to make a treat for my friend Kenzie’s bridal shower and did not want to turn on the oven and warm up the house so opted for the waffle iron instead.  I think they turned out really cute and also really delicious! 1 (or 2) batches of Sugar Cookie Waffles, found here 1 … Continue reading