Snowball Powdered Sugar Cookies

Snowball Powdered Sugar Cookies

This recipe for Snowball Powdered Sugar Cookies is perfect for the holidays and are especially sweet for tea parties! Sometimes referred to as Russian Tea Cakes or even Mexican Wedding Cakes, they are essentially butter cookies with chopped nuts (in this case pecans) and covered …

Linzer Cookies with Strawberry Preserves

Linzer Cookies with Strawberry Preserves

These Linzer Cookies with Strawberry Preserves are sweet and festive, perfect for holiday baking. They make a great tea party food, too! The history for these cookies again comes from Austrian and German immigrants who brought the tradition and recipe to America. The cookies are …

Gingerbread House with Royal Icing

Gingerbread House with Royal Icing

As a mom of three daughters, and now three grandchildren, I have made my share of homemade gingerbread houses. This Gingerbread House with Royal Icing goes together easily and will make enough for the house as well as a handful of Gingerbread Men. I love …

Scottish Shortbread with Chocolate and Pistachios

Scottish Shortbread with Chocolate and Pistachios

If you’ve never tried making shortbread cookies, I encourage you to try this recipe for Scottish Shortbread with Chocolate and Pistachios. It’s so yummy! The crunchy, buttery shortbread is good enough just by itself. But then the cookie is taken to another level by dipping …

Crispy Italian Pizzelle Cookies

Crispy Italian Pizzelle Cookies

The first time I tasted a Pizzelle, I fell in love with the light, crispy cookie. They have a lovely design, practically melt in your mouth, and are perfect with a cup of tea or coffee. What are Pizzelles? Pizzelle comes from the Italian word …

Peanut Butter Treats

Peanut Butter Treats

Peanut Butter Treats are perfect for summertime snacks, and especially good to make with kids. Crunchy, chewy, and sweetly flavored with peanut butter. Yum! This is a fun and easy recipe that everyone loves. I love having easy recipes that I can make with my …

Cinnamon Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars

Cinnamon Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars

These Cinnamon Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars are simply wonderful. A little bit of chewiness in the crust with a cheesecake center and buttery sweet cinnamon on the top. So yummy! Some evenings I crave a little dessert. Which is what happened to me earlier this week. …

White Chocolate Cherry Cookies

White Chocolate Cherry Cookies

These White Chocolate Cherry Cookies are perfect for spring, special occasions or even for Valentine’s Day! They are always a hit when I make them. Full of delicious white chocolate pieces and chopped dried cherries, plus chunks of sliced almonds. Yum!   Ingredients to Make …

Rolled Sugar Cookies with Icing

Rolled Sugar Cookies with Icing

Kids love baking these Rolled Sugar Cookies with Icing for Christmas or Easter! Or anytime you want a decorated cookie. I love the simple no-fuss icing on this cookie. Just spread it on and let it set up to harden. This recipe makes a large …

Double Chocolate Biscotti with Almonds

Double Chocolate Biscotti with Almonds

I’m a huge fan of biscotti and always thought it would be too difficult to make, but it’s so easy! This recipe for Double Chocolate Biscotti with Almonds is delicious and earned a thumbs up from my family. Perfect for a Holiday Cookie Tray, a …