Merry Mocha Cookies

These merry mocha cookies are perfect for brownie lovers. Thick fudgy cookies with espresso and cinnamon. The coffee taste is not overly strong but gives these something extra. You can use instant coffee or espresso powder, there are so many different flavors to choose from when using instant coffee. My favorite is mocha and french …

Banaoffee Cookies

I was first introduced to Banaoffee pie through my Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook. It looked delicious, thick caramel topped with bananas and whipped cream. I got halfway into it before reading how to make the caramel. The recipe said to boil a can of sweetened condensed milk, that was it. However, you had to take …

Egg-less Sugar Cookie

These are my family’s favorite sugar cookies. I think there are two different teams when it comes to sugar cookies. Those who like thick sugar cookies from the store covered in frosting, and those who like thin buttery sugar cookies with sprinkles. Our house is half in half. My husband and daughter love thick sugar …

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 …