Category Archives: Makes A Great Gift

Cowboy Cookies #Cookielicious

I have made these cookies for many years now and I honestly don’t know why they are called cowboy cookies. It’s a recipe I got from a friend. This is a cookie I often include in my holiday tins or … Continue reading

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Cake Mix Snickerdoodles

My youngest son was recently invited by a friend to a major sporting event so I wanted to bake something for his family. I didn’t have a lot of time so I went poking around my cookbooks and pantry and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread #SundaySupper

Pumpkin is the quintessential fall flavor. Many people wait, anxiously, for that tinge of coolness in the air to make something with pumpkin. My Mom loved this pumpkin bread recipe. It gave me great pleasure to know how much she … Continue reading

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Andes Creme de Menthe Chunk Cookies

Well, I was looking for a cookie to make for a school function, the annual Cookie Extravaganza, and found these Andes baking chips in the baking aisle in the supermarket. I love Andes mints so I thought I’d try the … Continue reading

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Oatmeal, Cranberry & White Chocolate Chip Cookies

So, I finally started my Christmas baking. A little late, but better late than never! It’s been a couple of years since I’ve made goodies and given tins to friends and neighbors. I always seem to run out of time!┬áThis … Continue reading

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Original Chex Mix – Memories of Christmas

My Mom always made this EVERY holiday season. Since she’s no longer able, it’s now my job because it’s not only a family favorite, it’s a family tradition.I love it, my boys love it, neighbors and friends love it, my … Continue reading

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Freezer Strawberry Jam

Freezer Strawberry Jam made with fresh strawberries I have never tried my hand at making jam but I have such an abundance of beautiful strawberries that I wanted to give it a whirl. Not wanting to invest in canning equipment … Continue reading

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