Almond Biscotti

Best Almond Biscotti

Nothing is better with a cup of coffee than biscotti. I have always been a bit afraid of making it. Not sure why, just thought it would be hard to make. I found a recipe on All Recipes and decided to try it. Not only is it delicious, but so easy to make. I revised […]

Monster Cookies

This is a huge recipe! This is the perfect recipe for family gatherings or week-ends at the cabin. Make a batch and keep it in the refrigerator and bake as needed. Nothing is better than an old fashioned monster cookie right out of the oven. Ingredients 4 cups sugar 2 cups butter (1 pound) 4 […]

Peanut Blossoms

I’m sure this is many family’s favorite recipe. No collection of recipes would be complete without this old fashioned Christmas goodie. Ingredients 1 3/4 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon soda 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup peanut butter 2 Tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg Hershey’s chocolate candy kisses […]

Old Fashioned Date Turtles

This is a really old favorite recipe of my Mom’s. If you like dates these are really scrumptious. They are easy and require no cooking. My Mom used to add paraffin to chocolate chips, but that is not recommended nowadays. So I use dipping chocolate for the coating. Ingredients 1 cup sifted powdered sugar 1 […]

Old Fashioned Norwegian and Swedish Cookies

Years ago I belonged to this little country Norwegian Lutheran Church. Every fall the ladies put on a Norwegian dinner. It consisted of meatballs, mashed potatoes, cole slaw, rutabagas, and lutefisk. In other words a very White Norwegian Dinner. The highlight was the assortment of homemade Norwegian and Swedish sweets. They were all homemade by […]

Magic 6-in-1 Cookies

I ran across this old favorite recipe recently and thought I would share it. It is a good recipe to have on hand during the Holidays. Also it is a great recipe for using up those little dabs of ingredients that aren’t enough to do much with. Ingredients 3 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking powder […]

Super M&M Cookies

Here is another oldie but goodie favorite recipe of mine. You can’t beat good ole M&M cookies! These are soft and chewy and putting the M&M’s on top makes them pretty, too. If you are in a hurry you can just mix all the M&M’s into the batter at one time. Always use real M&M’s, […]

Oatmeal Raisin M&M Cookies

Supercharged cookie recipe. Ingredients 2 sticks butter 1 cup brown cane sugar firmly packed 1/2 cup white cane sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups Quaker old fashioned oats uncooked 1 cup raisins 6 ounces M&M’s milk chocolate […]