Anise Pfeffernusse, #11

Here’s the last of Auntie Karen’s Pfeffernusse recipes. Every Christmas she makes a wide variety […]

Raisin Pfeffernusse, #10

This is from Auntie Karen’s Grandma Minnie: Raisin Pfeffernusse 1 1/2 c. sugar 1/2 c. […]

Gumdrop Pfeffernusse, #9

Of all the peppernut cookies that Auntie Karen makes, these are the ones I like […]

Peppernuts, also called Pfeffernusse, #8

Another special holiday food that has been a part of our lives for many years […]

Buffalo Chip Cookies, #7

The recipe for these rich, sweet cookies came from my friend, Virginia. This recipe makes […]

“Dreamsicle” Fudge

December 6: My husband brought home a little plate of  “Dreamsicle” Fudge. I was, frankly, […]

Mint Brownies, #5

December 5: For many years I’ve been armed with the World’s Best Brownie Recipe and […]

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 […]

Pumpkin Pie ideas

I just want to point you back to our favorite Pumpkin Pie recipe and an […]

Apples Baked in Cointreau

Apples Baked in Cointreu This second dessert is much richer and definitely not for the […]

Baked Apple Slices

Baked Sliced Apples This is an easy dessert that actually clocks in as pretty healthy. […]

Pumpkin Spice Cake

This cake is even SHAPED like a pumpkin! I have a very fun fall dessert […]

Coconut Brownies

So I’m on vacation at the family cottage on Lake Michigan. Thing about this cottage […]

Crazy Cake

I’m always happy to find recipes that are no-egg and dairy-free recipes. This recipe happens […]

Rhubarb Cobbler

Some comments just deserve their own posts, and this one fits that bill. Kate (in […]

Fruit Pizza

I’m bringing this post out of semi-retirement. The other day I fixed this fabulous dessert […]