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Perfect Drop Sugar Cookies

Perfect Drop Sugar Cookies

      Baking with my children is one of my favorite things to do – it’s the perfect chance to teach them about where food comes from, and it’s also a great way to spend quality time together.  From the time they were young they have been helping me in the kitchen, baking cookies, bread, pizza … Continue reading

Back to Basics –  Brownies From Scratch

Back to Basics – Brownies From Scratch

I made some brownies today for my son who also happens to be a certified chocoholic.  He has figured out if he does his chores without being told or grumbling, I am more likely to make some of his favorite treats!  I like this recipe because it calls for cocoa powder instead of baking chocolate … Continue reading

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

These might be the easiest cookie ever baked and they only have 3 ingredients!  This also happens to be my sons favorite thing to bake – mainly because he has the “recipe” memorized, and start to finish is less than 30  minutes.  This makes them great for a last-minute snack or gift.  You can also add chocolate chips, … Continue reading

Molasses Sugar Cookies

Molasses Sugar Cookies

It’s a dreary, rainy day here in western PA.  The kind of day that makes you want to curl up with a steamy, hot cup of tea, a great cookie – and a movie or two!  I love this recipe – not only because it goes great with tea, but it’s also perfect for the kids … Continue reading

Anise Pizzelles

Anise Pizzelles

My grandmother always had pizzelles on hand just in case she “got company”.  Lucky for me, she always had a few set aside for me.  This is her recipe.  Feel free to substitute other flavorings such as vanilla or lemon.  She preferred anise, so that is how I make them for my kids. Anise Pizzelles … Continue reading