Category Archives: cookies

Frosted Animal Cookies

What’s not to love about mini pink & white cookies with sprinkles? They look a lot like Mother’s Circus Animal Cookies don’t you think? I’m a bit partial to the Mother’s Cookies’ brand because my Grandfather used to work for … Continue reading

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Lemon Cream Cheese Pastries {Elenor’s Secret}

My recipe card is dated Dec. 1990… Have I really been making these for over 20 years? Actually, I’ve been making this recipe slightly longer than that. When I was in college, my mom would mail me recipe cards from … Continue reading

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The EASIEST Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I’ve made very good, and according to “other” bloggers, possibly The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever before, but unfortunately the recipe is both a bit time consuming & somewhat ingredient intensive; definitely not good for last minute or when the … Continue reading

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Flower Cookies

Whew ~ it was a busy week… and I have so much to share including these super cute, super easy flower cookies. I was inspired by The Celebration Shoppe’s new Special Delivery baby shower collection – I wanted to make … Continue reading

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Mexican Tea Cake Cookies – Part Two {variations}

Previously I shared a recipe for Mexican Tea Cake Cookies and even though these cookies are quite popular with my family as is, I decided to come up with a few varieties without changing the essence of the cookie. The cookie … Continue reading

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“Pie Dough” Cookies {Grandma Edith}

When making pie dough from scratch (see this post), typically there will be some left-over dough.  My grandma always made cinnamon roll looking cookies… Roll out the dough into a rectangle (you can trim it to make it look more … Continue reading

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Crazy 4 Color

I hadn’t planned yesterday’s post to be about play-dough, I hadn’t thought about the playdough recipe for a few years – SO, imagine my surprise when I opened Phillip’s backpack this morning (we should’ve done that 5 days ago…  because … Continue reading

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COLORing Sugar Cookie Dough & DIY Playdough

After making & icing Shamrock (3-leaf clover) cookies – they just did not look quite right to me.  Of course, the day after March 17th, it hit me – I should have made green dough. (For information on food color … Continue reading

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Mexican Tea Cake Cookies

I decided to re-visit this recipe since I typically make it during my annual December Candy and Cookie making marathon. The cookies remind me of snowballs and I think that they would fit perfectly with a January or winter tea … Continue reading

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Sugar Cookie Recipe

Are you familiar with the story If You Give a Mouse a Cookie? If you’ve never read this story (or any of the other versions… it goes something like this… giving the mouse a cookie leads to something else, then … Continue reading

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