Maple and Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies

These were so good, almost as good as a chocolate chip cookies . . . almost. COOKIES 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons maple extract 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 2 1/3 cups old … Continue reading

Utah Taste Off – Cookies!

We were all so excited to try the cookies that I forgot to take a picture of them so photo credit to Utah Taste Off for the lovely picture of those yummy cookies! And another big thank you to Utah Taste Off for the fun night of cookie tasting! Here are the contenders, from top … Continue reading

Utah Taste Off – Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today was Chocolate Chip Cookie Tasting Day with Utah Taste Off and what a fabulous day it was! And all the proceeds benefited the Utah Food Bank! The cookies were from Sweet Tooth Fairy Crumbl Cookies Ruby Snap Fabulous Freddy’s Splash Twisted Sugar Hug Hes Cafe I’m not lying when I say that they were … Continue reading

Cake Mix Toffee Bars

If you like toffee and gooey desserts like me then you will love these, plus they are super easy to make and only require 5 ingredients! 1 box yellow cake mix 1 egg 6 tablespoons butter, melted 2 (8 oz each) bags chocolate toffee bits 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk 1 Preheat oven … Continue reading

Reese’s Pieces Blondies

I decided to do some porch treats yesterday and these yummy guys fit the bill, with both Reese’s Pieces and Reese’s Minis, what’s not to like? 12 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg plus 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

Sugar Cookie Bites with Buttercream Icing

Aren’t they cute? My little neighbor Redynn turned 6 yesterday so I made these for her. So simple but so cute. 1 bag Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix plus ingredients called for on bag 1/2 bag white confetti chips 1 recipe Buttercream Icing, found here sprinkles, your choice, these are Sweet Tooth Fairy Sprinkles from … Continue reading

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