Blondies with Caramel Chips

If you’re looking for something rich and gooey, you’ve found it!  I made them for my neighbor Amber’s birthday but kept just a couple for us to try, they were yummy. 1 cup butter, melted 1 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs plus 1 egg yolk 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour … 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

Chocolate Caramel Nut S’more Bars

First treats of 2020 and they did not disappoint! Give them a try, they were easy and delicious! 2 cups finely crushed chocolate wafer cookies (36 cookies) or finely crushed graham crackers (2 sleeves of graham crackers) 1/2 – 3/4 cup melted butter 1 (11 oz) package caramel baking bits or 1 (14 oz) package … 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

Nutty Eggnog Bars

And the holiday baking continues . . . cookies 2/3 cup butter 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts or pecans icing 1 cup powdered sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 2 – 3 tablespoons eggnog 1  Preheat oven to 350.  … Continue reading

Almond Chocolate Cookie Bars

These were amazing!  Love, love, love them.  The almonds get all nice and crunchy in the middle there, it was a tasty surprise. 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1 cup sliced almonds 1 cup chocolate chips 1 cup white … 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