Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies

I’ve been making these sugar cookies since 1973 when I got the recipe from Better Homes Magazine.  They can be made with the assorted sugars or with royal icing.  I like them best both ways!  My sons loved them best with sugar.  I remember how excited they would be to help me decorate them, and how excited they … Continue reading

Gooey Butter Cookies

This recipe for cookies are soooo easy and fast to make, there’s no excuse to say you can’t make them!  Have all ingredients at room temperature, mix them all together in one bowl, chill, roll in balls (you should know how to do that), roll in confectioner sugar, bake and you have some very yummy … Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter M&M Cookies

How can you go wrong with chocolate and peanut butter in the same cookie!  I had a few bags of Halloween (Mini} Peanut Butter M&M’s  left-over and wanted to use them up so I decided to use one of my chocolate cookie recipes and add the m&m’s to it.  I also had half a bag of peanut butter chips and … Continue reading

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