Krumkake

I bought a stove top krumkake (crum caga) maker several decades ago at a yard sale.  I thought this looked like a pizzelle maker and that was what I wanted it for.  It mostly just sat around in my cupboard because I had a difficult time making cookies with it.  Then the internet happened and…

Halloween Skeleton Brownies

Wilton has brought back every year for the last 6 years Halloween skeleton bones candy mold.  I make brownies and decorate them with these skeleton pieces.  The mold can be seen  here .  Any hobby shop that carries candy making supplies will probably have this inexpensive mold.  I was surprised that they still made the…

Ice Box Apple Cookies

A fun cookie to make from a simple recipe of refrigerator cookie dough.  I making these for fall but you can really make them anytime.  You don’t need any special kitchen equipment except some parchment paper or wax paper and food coloring. The apple seeds are miniature chocolate chips.  The little chocolate chips are easy…

Refrigerator Maple Cookies

Refrigerator cookies become popular right after WWII using shortening, sugar, eggs and flour.  It was a very basic cookie recipe that could be made with very little equipment and skill. This is my mother’s recipe which she used artificial maple flavoring to make these, but there are many variations and flavors using this basic recipe. …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

This chocolate oatmeal cookie that is full of surprises from the peanut butter to the white chocolate chips.  Chocolate and peanut butter always goes together so it is a natural for a cookie, only this recipe mixes both into a batter instead one being chips.  The chocolate is melted semi sweet baking chocolate that is…

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

Chewy oatmeal cookie that is double peanut butter flavor from the addition of peanut butter chips, just perfect with a glass a milk.  Eat them warm from the oven or take along to share with friends and neighbors. I was looking for something a little different recipe for peanut butter cookie to try.  This recipe…

Whole Wheat-Peanut Butter Blossoms

This cookie the sneaks some whole wheat flour in peanut butter blossoms cookies that kids love.  Even the pickiest eater will not notice.  It is a healthier version of the cookie that many of us love. Peanut butter blossoms was a Pillsbury bake-off winner recipes in the 9th annual bake-off in 1957.  The original recipe…

Backpack Cookies

These cookies are loaded with special treats such as,  crispy rice cereal, oatmeal, candy coated chocolate pieces (M&Ms), peanuts, coconut, raisins and white chocolate chips. A wonderful chewy cookie that is great for packing in lunches or taking to a family gathering.  You can choose other combinations of dried fruit, nuts and candy pieces.  This…

Ranger Cookies

A chewy cookie that is made from crispy rice cereal, coconut, and dried dates or raisins added to a cookie dough.  Quick to make drop cookie.  This recipe has been around for a long time and this version is the original that I brought home from Girl Scouts when I was a little girl.  It…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies From Cake Mix

Easy to make chocolate peanut butter cookies from a cake mix that you have on hand.  Just a few ingredients including 3/4 cup of peanut butter.  So easy to make that you can let your kids make them.  They are a soft cookie that is made from ingredients that you have on hand.  By the…