Gingersnap Cookies

Soft Gingersnap Cookies Recipe Looking for the perfect gingersnap cookie? Well here it is! I have made a lot of gingersnap cookies over the past 10 years and guess what…I have never shared one of them. I personally never liked them enough to share. Until now.  Here are some of my other favorite cookies to make during the holiday months Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies Raspberry Thumbprint cookies Snickerdoodles Peanut butter cookies Soft Gingersnap Cookies Recipe ingredients 3/4 cup margarine  1 cup sugar 1 egg  1 T water 1/4 cup molasses  2 1/4 cup flour 2 t ginger 1 t baking …

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies Delicious, easy to make peanut butter cookies that are soft and not crumbly. My dad’s favorite cookie are these peanut butter cookies!Growing up this is one of the most made cookies in our home. There is nothing like the smell of cookies in the oven. Now that I am married and out of the house the smell of these cookies brings back all the childhood memories! Luckily my kids love peanut butter so they love to make these cookies together. They love making the criss-cross pattern and sprinkling on the sugar. Sounds heavenly, right?! If you do …

Thick and Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thick and Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Here is a recipe for the perfect chocolate chip cookies. Thick and gooey in the center! How to make Thick and Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookies Cream together butter and sugars. Beat until light and fluffy. Then add in the egg and vanilla. Beat and then scrap the sides of the bowl. Then add in the flour, cornstarch, baking soda and salt. Mix together well. Then add in the chocolate chips and gently mix. Then bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes or until barely golden brown along the edges but the tops not lightly …

The Best Homemade Oreos

The BEST Homemade Oreos Super Simple and Easy Homemade Oreos   I grew up loving these cookies so much! When my mom would make them they were gone in seconds! I think it also doesn’t help that each cookie takes 2 cookies to make a sandwich! We would always run into the kitchen when they were done and eat them until we were sick! My kids love them just as much! Some of them lick the frosting out of the middle and some of them eat them entirely! They are super yummy and super simple! Just how we like it …

Milk and Cookie Shots

Milk and Cookie Shots When I think about New Years Eve recipes I wish it was some glamorous thing! But as a mom of 4 young kids New Years Eve is more about banging pots and pans, blow horns, family friendly food, and trying to make it until the ball drops! So when asked to create a New Years Eve recipe these cookie and milk shot glasses came in mind! These can be filled with all kinds of stuff and are fun for the entire family! My kids (and a few neighbor kids) went crazy over these!   Milk and …

Mother’s Day Favorites

Mother’s Day Favorites

Mother’s Day is coming up and I couldn’t help but compile a few of my favorite things or actually my favorite things that remind me of my mom. There are two things that will always remind me of my mom. Her love for cooking and her love for writing letters and notes to others.  So I started browsing the amazing Mother’s Day lookbook that Minted.com put together found so many that I loved for myself and then the perfect one for my mom caught my eye! Her entire house is black and white with little touches of gold. She is …

Easter Cookies

Easter Cookies Perfect for beginners looking to make a delicious dessert for Easter Sunday! These Easter cookies are so fun and easy to make for the whole family!   Last year I went to a fun cookie decorating class at Petite Party Studio and learned a few tricks with making sugar cookies and decorating them. Ever since then I have been hooked on decorating cookies. Unfortunately it is one of those things that I like to do when my kids aren’t around. Most of my cooking I do with music going and my kids running wild around me. Decorating sugar …

10 Easy St. Patricks Day Treats

10 Easy St. Patricks Day Treats

I feel like St. Patricks Day is one of the funnest holidays to celebrate with my kids! My boys love food dyed green and of course my daughter loves everything rainbow! For the past few years I have celebrated the night of St. Patricks Day with a fun Breakfast for Dinner with green waffles, green eggs, green bacon, and then a fruit rainbow and each place setting gets a rainbow cupcake, sugar cookie, and other fun things! I always try to just enjoy the moment with my children instead of taking pictures of everything. So the quality of pictures isn’t …

White Chocolate Reese’s Cookies

My husband always gets excited when he sees me in the kitchen making cookies. Then after they are done he always says “what happened to just making normal chocolate chip cookies” haha I obviously have a problem with making just normal cookies. Maybe it is because I am not a huge milk chocolate person. White chocolate on the other hand is right up my alley. Throw in some peanut butter and you have yourself one delicious cookie!    White Chocolate Reese’s Cookies 3/4 cup unsalted butter softened 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup sugar 1 egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract …

Peppermint Oreo Chocolate Chip Cookies

A couple of weeks ago I had a fun holiday photoshoot planned. I was asked to create a few different kid friendly recipes for the kids to enjoy as they sat on Santa’s lap and wrote letters to Santa. (You can read more about it here)  plus there is a free santa letter printable! Such cute fun ideas for your family on that blog! You will definitely want to check it out!       When I was brainstorming what recipe I should add to the collection I came up with this little thing! It is a spin on normally chocolate …