Snickerdoodles! #4

December 4: It’s perfect weather for baking sweet treats. When my son Jon asked if […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars, #3

December 3: Today I have about 45 things to do in just under an hour. […]

Soft and Chewy Molasses Cookies, #2

December 2: I’m moving this recipe up from its 2.5 year-old position among the posts […]

Grandma’s Jan Hagel cookies, #1

December 1: My grandma was an amazing woman. She never went a day without cookies  in […]

31 days of cookies for Christmas

This year Laura and I are going to do something a little different here in […]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars

Yesterday I shared a recipe for Chocolate Chip Bars. This is my second favorite recipe […]

Peanut Butterscotch Squares

More yummies from the past! Wow, I LOVE it when my mom goes digging for […]

School Cookies

This afternoon I was contemplating cookies and remembering my favorites from childhood. One cookie recipe, […]


I’ve decided that I NEED a recipe for Danish or Swedish Kringle–someone brought some to […]

Christmas Baking!

Christmas-time is the best time of the year for baking, in our opinion. There are […]

Resurrection Cookies and Leg of Lamb

I want to recommend two posts by Journey-to-Mom, a blogger on our blogroll. JTM has […]

Hey, check this out!

I mentioned awhile back that my second son Nate spends a lot of time on […]

Skorpa (Swedish Toast)

I have got this wonderful scam…er…scheme that I’ve been working. I beg people for their […]

A Neighborhood Dessert Party

I decided this year that we needed to have a party so we could meet […]

Last minutes gift ideas from the kitchen

Invariably, at least once during each Christmas season, I have a moment of panic when […]

Almond Bars

December 19: These almond bars sort of feel like they’re the richer cousins to Banket. […]

Healthy Molasses Cookies

Okay, one more molasses cookie recipe, but this one really is different than all the […]

Traci’s Persimmon Cookies

If you’re one of those lucky people who actually HAS a persimmon tree or has […]

Almond Snowball Cookies

Here’s another one of the cookies that will show up on our tray of Halloween […]

Yet another Gingerbread cookie recipe

These are our old favorites. One thing that I’ve learned over the years is that […]