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. …

Five Apple Pie (Small Family Pie)

In 1915 Corning Glass introduced clear glass oven bake ware called Pyrex. In that line of bake ware was a 7 1/2 inch pie plate.  It became a very popular size.  They continued to make that size until the 1960’s.  What made this size popular during that period was it only took one can of…

Cranberry Orange Nut bread

Freeze some cranberries in the fall and use them in this bread recipe all year long. Great anytime quick bread.

Zucchini Nut and Raisin Bread

My income is small so I depend on the local food bank to help me get through the month with my expenses. It only is enough to supplement your food needs.  You still have to purchase food. I have noticed weight loss in a few of the regulars that I see so some must be…

Delicious Pecan Fruit Cake

Fruit Cake has a bad reputation as being dry and heavy like a brick.  I found this delicious recipe many years ago on the back of a cake mix.  I have adjusted it to taste like a fruit cake that my family fell in love with from a local market.  It was a southern pecan…

Applesauce Honey Cookies

A really delicious cookie to make in the fall.  They have a wonderful apple and spice with a hint of honey. The cookie is soft and moist.  I used a cookie stamp to make fall flowers and decorated them with fall chocolate chips with colored sugar before I baked them.  The recipe calls for you…

Applesauce Bread Pudding

One of the first things I learned to make was bread pudding.  My mother had a Betty Crocker Cookbook and I would look through it at a early at an early age for things I could make.  Bread pudding was one of them.  I still like making and eating it.  I adapted a recipe from…

Pumpkin Pie Drop Cookies and Cinnamon Icing

Hee-he-hee-ee. Come over to the dark side because we have cookies for Halloween. These are the best pumpkin drop cookies that I have come across in all my years of baking. It was a recipe I found on the internet about 15 years ago. It was posted on one of the boards at that time….