Archive for the 'Cookies, Candies, and Squares' Category

Russian Tea Cookies

on Dec 22nd 2019

Since adopting 3 Ukrainian siblings this year, I have been researching Ukrainian and Russian recipes to add to our meal rotation.  They are more likely to enjoy their native foods than American food. I agree. Ukrainian food is healthier and most often tastes better than the standard American foods we are accustomed to.  I was […]

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Cranberry Orange Sugar Cookie – Gluten Free

on Dec 6th 2015

Here’s a tasty holiday treat which I’m featuring gluten-free.  Regular plain flour can also be substituted for the gluten-free flour.  Either way, the combination of cranberry, orange, chocolate, and nuts is a special festive combination. 1 cup sugar 1 cup soft butter 2 egg yolks 2 1/4 cups gluten free flour blend 1/2 teaspoon vanilla […]

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Cranberry Orange Sugar Cookies

on Dec 30th 2014

These cookies were served to guests of the annual Lebanon Historic Tour of Homes this year.  One guest returned to grab all but one cookie, mentioning the cookies were the best she had ever tasted.  I didn’t really think that could be possible. Thankfully one cookie was left, and I was next in line. I […]

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Peanut Butter Cookies (regular and gluten free recipe)

on Apr 10th 2014

1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup peanut butter, smooth or crunchy 1/2 stick soft butter 1/4 cup shortening 1 egg 1 1/4 cup plain flour (Use Bob’s baking mix for gluten free version) 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla Cream the sugars with […]

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Cranberry Bliss Cookies

on Dec 19th 2013

If you’ve ever had a Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bar available only during the holidays – you will appreciate this recipe inspired from those tasty fruity bars. There is a lot of tounge pleasing flavors happening with this cookie.  Cranberry. Candied Ginger bits. White Chocolate.  Orange Zest. Cream Cheese Frosting! This year I created this recipe […]

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THE BEST Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Deluxe Cookie Ever

on Sep 26th 2013

I promise if you are considering going Gluten Free, make these cookies first.  Once you taste them you will realize life will be just fine, you can have your cookies and enjoy eating them too! 1 cups white rice flour 1 1/2 cups brown rice flour 1 cup tapicoa flour 1 cup Bob’s Gluten Free […]

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Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice Cookies – Gluten Free Version

on Jul 26th 2013

I do believe this is my all time favorite cookie recipe.  Since our family has moved towards a more gluten-free diet, I’ve been experimenting with some of my old favorite recipes to adapt to our new diet.  I am happy to report that these cookies taste even better made with Bob’s Gluten Free Baking Mix […]

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Easter Egg Bird Nests

on Mar 29th 2013

These Easter Egg Bird Nests are a tradition at our house.  This is another fun recipe the kids enjoy helping me make each Easter.  They are incredibly tasty and equally easy to make.  They don’t last long so make a batch and enjoy! 1 12oz package of Chow Mien Noodles –slightly crunched 1 12 oz […]

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Fried Hershey Bar Bites!

on Feb 26th 2013

Ever had a fried Hershey Bar?  They are incredible!  We made these on our last camping trip of this season.  How can one go wrong with fried batter and chocolate?  I used 2 of the large 4.4 oz size bars (I regular, one Special Dark) and scored each along the retangular lines printed on the […]

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Peppermint Mocha Brownies – Perfect for Valentine’s Day

on Feb 13th 2013

Here’s an easy variation of Best Brownies.  I’ve added some instant coffee and frosted them with a mint butter cream icing.  Perfect for Valentine’s Day!  Bake them for all the people you love who also love coffee, or just bake them for yourself.  Enjoy! 2 sticks melted butter 1/4 to 1/2 cup instant coffee crystals […]

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