Dog Breath Mint Biscuits DIY

Simple recipe to make for your dog’s bad breath. It takes just a few ingredients from your cupboard with some fresh mint and parsley. You can use dried parsley and mint if you don’t have fresh. The fresh is better because it has a strong scent. Baking the biscuits yourself is so much cheaper then…

Icebox Date Nut Cookies

Make ahead cookie dough and bake the next day. The buttery cookie is soft and chocked full of bits of dates and walnuts. Make the cookie dough the day before and roll into 6 inch logs. Refrigerate over night to slice and bake the next day. This cookie recipe was popular after WWII and calls…

Soft Potato Bread Sticks

This recipe uses instant potato flakes and rapid rise yeast. It takes about a hour and half to make this bread sticks recipe, from start to finish. You mix, knead and shape them before you set them aside to rise. It only took 30 minutes in a warm place when I made these. It really…

Cranberry Toffee Refrigerator Cookies

Wonderful crispy toffee ice box cookie with a modern twist of dried cranberries and chocolate chips. Refrigerator cookies became popular after WWII when electric refrigerators became a modern marvel and housewives found wonderful ways to utilize it to help prepare food. The time that this cookie rests in the refrigerator develops the flavors and texture….

Old Henry Bars

This recipe was given to me when I was in Girl Scouts in the 1950’s. We traded cookie recipes to put together a recipe note book. It was part of a badge we were working on. Eventually several of the cookie recipes made into my mom’s recipe box. I later copied them for myself. I…

Buttermilk Sugar Cookies

A soft buttermilk sugar cookies that is easy and inexpensive to make. The recipe stirs up quickly from just a few ingredients that normally is on hand. This old fashion cookie is soft and very delicious. The batter is light and fluffy, almost like a pound cake batter. Just drop them by the spoonful on…

Pear Pie Made From Canned Pears

A simple easy recipe for pear pie made from canned fruit. I have never seen pear pie filling on the grocery shelves. Many of us can pears or remember our mother’s canning pears. I also remember how good the pies tasted that were made from those pears. It takes about 6 large pears to make…

Pistachio Cookies (Small Batch)

A fun cookie to make and quick to make. It only takes a few ingredients and most of them you will have on hand. The recipe uses a small box of instant pistachio pudding mix, biscuit mix, oil, egg and a snack size bag of shelled pistachios. It makes between 12 to 18 cookies depending…

Walnut Applesauce Bread

A wonderful moist quick bread that is full of walnuts and cranrasines and topped with brown sugar walnuts. I was astonished at how good the recipe turned out when I made it the first time. This quick bread makes a wonderful gift or to share with a friend. The recipe makes one standard loaf or…