Peanut Butter Cookies

I love peanut butter so much, I can eat it right out of the jar!  I love crunchy peanut butter or smooth, it makes no difference, as long as it’s peanut butter!  The cookies below burst with the flavor of peanut butter, a recipe I’ve been making for years. If you love peanut butter, this … Continue reading

Candy Cane Cookies

Another cookie I’ve been making since 1973.  A recipe from Family Circle Christmas Help 1973 magazine.  My sons always  loved this cookie because it tastes like a candy cane.  The original recipe does not have the icing drizzled across the candy cane cookies, or the sanding sugar, but I think the icing makes them even … Continue reading

Raspberry Pochettes

Every year at Christmas I always add a new cookie, and then take away one that’s not as popular as some I make.  This year I’ve added the Raspberry Pochette.  This is a cookie that’s like a mini pie, just enough to fill your mouth with a soft pastry filled with raspberry jam and sprinkled … Continue reading

M&M Cookies

M&M cookies have been around for a long time, but, there are always those who have never made them before, and there are those who have a different recipe than what I have here.  This cookie calls for Crisco and not butter, so make sure you use Crisco as the recipe calls for or your … Continue reading

Chocolate Crinkles

  ingredients: 1 stick butter (softened) 1 and 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 squares UN-sweetened chocolate (melted and cooled) 2 cups plus 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 cup confectioner sugar ~~~~~ Directions: In a large bowl beat butter, sugar, baking powder and salt … Continue reading

Festive Coconut Macaroons

  Ingredients:   4 egg whites 2/3 cups sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 4 cups coconut 1/4 cup red candied cherries 1/4 cup green candied cherries   Directions:   Grease and lightly flour cookie sheets. In a large bowl, beat egg white until foamy. Add sugar, flour, salt … Continue reading

White Bird Nests

   Ingredients:   2 cups chow mein noodles 2 cups Corn Flakes Cereal (coarsely crushed) 1 pound white chocolate 1/3 cup M&M eggs (peanut)   Directions:   Place a sheet of waxed paper on a large cookie sheet.  In a large bowl, combine chow mein noodles and cereal.  Set aside. Melt chocolate in microwave as … Continue reading