Snowy Chocolate Kiss Cookies Recipe!

These Snowy Chocolate Kiss Cookies are a lucious treat for snowy days.  Snowy Chocolate "Kiss" Cookies . . . a winter treat! Because of the recent influx of winter weather, I know some of you are "enjoying" snow. So, I decided to share some of my "snowy" desserts this week. One of these is the "Snowy Chocolate Kiss Cookies", which are a delicious "snowy" treat. Just think about sitting by the fire with a cup of hot chocolate and a few of these delicious cookies. Yum!!! A perfect cookie for snowy days! "Snowy Chocolate "Kiss" cookies and "Winter Wonderland of Sweets" . . . An idea came to me a few years ago to write a kindle book about winter sweets. I was looking for recipes for cookies, cakes, pies, and treats that would go with … [Read more...]

Mama’s Glazed Apple Cookies!

Mama's Glazed Apple Cookies are the absolute best! She makes hers with homemade applesauce, but you can use store-bought. The cookies are moist and delicious with every bite! The best apple cookies ever! Mama's Glazed Apple Cookies are the best apple cookies you'll ever eat! Her original recipe calls for HOMEMADE applesauce, which she usually makes. But when she and I made these cookies last Friday, she used store-bought applesauce. That's a first. The homemade applesauce, which is included in the recipe, makes the cookies better, but at her age, (going to be 94 on January 6!), store-bought was easier. "A little something sweet" . . . It has been a tradition in our family since the days of my Grandmama Hall, to always keep "a … [Read more...]

Snickerdoodle Cookies, a classic Christmas cookie!

These classic "sugar and spice" cookies are a perfect choice for Christmas. They are easy to make, and SO good! A Classic Christmas Cookie . . . Snickerdoodles! When my children were small,  Snickerdoodles cookies were one of our favorite sweet treats. The recipe for the Snickerdoodles was in a cookbook by Liza Ashley entitled, "Thirty Years At The Mansion". This cookbook included recipes from her thirty years as the cook at the Governor's Mansion in Little Rock, Arkansas. At the time, I think Bill Clinton was the Governor. The Snickerdoodle Cookie recipe was in the section about Governor Dale Bumpers. Recently, my granddaughter, Bethany, came over. We made the Snickerdoodles. Perfect! These are classic Christmas cookies in our … [Read more...]

Oatmeal Pecan Frostbite Cookies for the holidays!

You will LOVE these "frosty" Oatmeal Pecan Frostbite Cookies. Full of scrumptious ingredients, they are a perfect choice for the holidays! Oatmeal Pecan Frostbite Cookies, "Frosty" cookies for the holidays . . . In looking through my cookie recipes for my "The Twelve Days of Christmas Cookies", I came across this cookie: Oatmeal Pecan Frostbite Cookies! Just the name itself reminds me of Christmas! Last December, I found this Oatmeal Pecan Frostbite Cookies recipe. I thought they were so unusual, and looked exactly like the recipe title. . . like "frost" upon the landscape on a cold morning. Plus, these cookies have two of the ingredients my husband loves best: oatmeal and pecans! (The original recipe didn't have pecans. . . I … [Read more...]

Benjamin’s Pumpkin Pie, Cooking with Grandkids!

Cooking with Grandkids . . . such a joy! And, this pumpkin pie is a perfect choice to bake with them, especially if they like pumpkin pie, because it's a one-bowl filling.  Cooking with Grandkids . . . Benjamin's Pumpkin Pie My grandson, Benjamin, came over one day. I asked him what he wanted to do. He said, "Make a pumpkin pie." That's a little unusual for a 13-year old, but, we made Benjamin's Pumpkin Pie . . . Cooking with Grandkids!! Would you believe that he rolled out the crust and made the pie? Well . . . he did. I helped, but essentially, he made it all. Making Benjamin's Pumpkin Pie . . . Benjamin's Pumpkin Pie is really my mother's pumpkin pie. . . which is actually the Libby's Pumpkin Pie recipe on the can. And the crust … [Read more...]