I love cookies. I love mixing them, baking them, eating them, and giving them away. They are the perfect size for an indulgent snack or for a light dessert. Chocolate Crinkles are one of my kids’ favorite cookies to eat. They are wonderfully chocolaty with a crunchy outside and chewy inside. They are such a … More Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
The winter holidays are filled with traditions. Growing up a lot of those traditions included food. Tons of food. And when I say “food” I mean “dessert.” Cookies specifically. Sugar cookies, thumbprints, peanut butter stars, chocolate covered pretzels, pecan tassies, chocolate drops, chocolate crinkles, candy cane cookies, and – a huge favorite – Russian tea … More Russian Tea Cakes
Snickerdoodles. The cookie with the name that is just as fun to say as it is to eat. It’s a cookie of every Iowan’s childhood. Today it is supposed to be spring. Yet, it is 50 degrees outside and rainy and crap-tastic. There is only one remedy and it is the snickerdoodle. When you bake … More Mrs. Winters’s Snickerdoodle Cookies
Every so often (usually on days ending in Y) I look for new things to bake. I have about 3 or 4 old cookbooks that belonged to my mom and Grandma Genvieve that I especially like to flip through. One of my favorite is the 1978 edition of the Floyd County CowBelles Cookbook, CowBelles are … More Mrs. Ritter’s Honey Drop Cookies
On my quest to get more protein into the kids, I made some really wonderful Peanut Butter Protein Cookies. 1 cup peanut butter 1 large egg 1 egg white 2 T apple sauce 1 c old fashioned oats (I used Quaker) 1/2 c baking stevia or truvia baking blend (or 1 cup of sugar or … More Peanut Butter Protein Cookies!