Coconut Dreams

I don’t often bake in the summertime because having your oven on all day feels like the equivalent of running your air conditioner with all of the windows open. For that reason, cookies usually feel like a fall dessert to me. However, these coconut dreams are finished in about a half hour, including baking time, …

Pecan Dreams

I make cookies every Christmas to give away as gifts. It’s one of my favorite seasonal things to do around the holidays. There are so many fun recipes to try and it’s the only time I make some of our standby favorites, like White Chocolate Craisin Cookies. Pecan dreams were a request from my Grandma …

Sand Dollar Cookies

 My kids and I are huge fans of the author David Wiesner. If you are unfamiliar with his work we highly recommend Flotsam and Tuesday. Instead of the traditional set up of words on one page and an illustration on the other, the illustrations are the story. My kids love making up a different story …

Fudge Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

White chocolate craisin cookies are my most requested recipe so one summer I decided to experiment with the base recipe to create more with this insanely chewy texture. I ended up with three new cookie recipes. Lemon craisin, banana chocolate chip, and fudge peanut butter chip. The fudge peanut butter chip recipe took longer than …