Spritz Pillow Cookies

Spritz Pillow Cookies

Buttery spritz cookie dough with chocolate inside–how can you go wrong? It’s been so long ago that I don’t remember where we got the idea to tuck a little chocolate bar between the layers of delicate spritz dough, but they’ve been a special occasion favorite for years. At some point our family decided to call…

Best No-Bake Cookies

Best No-Bake Cookies

No-Bake Cookies are a family favorite, and we are fairly snobbish about them. We happen to think that we have the best recipe, hands down, and so far nobody has disagreed. They truly are the BEST No-Bake Cookies we’ve ever eaten! Most recipes seem to have a shortage of chocolate and/or peanut butter and then…

Gluten Free Chocolate Cookies

Gluten Free Chocolate Cookies

Avoiding gluten doesn’t mean you have to give up delicious treats, and these Gluten Free Chocolate Cookies prove it. When five-month-old Norah had persistent skin rashes, her mommy Melissa tried many topical treatments, natural and otherwise, in an effort to avoid a prescription solution. She finally discovered the link between her own consumption of gluten…

Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles

Some recipes lend themselves well to children helping, and Snickerdoodles are one of them. Kids love to form the little balls of dough and roll them in the cinnamon-sugar mixture. These cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, and they’re a childhood comfort food. We haven’t made them very often because…

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies by Charlotte Siems Warm, chewy, chocolate-y cookies. Just the thing for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk or cup of coffee on a chilly afternoon. Tastes like a brownie. The recipe originally came from an old favorite cookbook, but we adapted it to use less sugar. Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies 1…