S’mores Cookies Bars

Tweet A recipe from the May 2011 issue of All You (original here). The note with the recipe explains, “Graham cracker crumbs, marshmallow topping, and milk chocolate chips baked into a bar is a fun twist on this iconic graham cracker dessert.” Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 teaspoon baking […]

Peanut Butter Oat Bites

Tweet A recipe from the April 2011 issue of All You (original here). The note with the recipe explains, “These delicious treats are best served with a tall glass of milk.” That’s true of most cookies though. Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2/3 cup creamy natural peanut butter 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 3 tablespoons honey […]

Raspberry Blondies

Tweet A recipe from the August 2011 issue of All You (original here). The note with the recipe explains that “These blondies will smell amazing when they’re fresh out of the oven, but resist the urge to jump right in. For easier cutting, cover and refrigerate blondies for at least 1 hour or up to […]

Monster Cookies

Tweet For Christmas day, there’s nothing like Monster Cookies, the best in over-indulgent cookies. I found the recipe five years ago in Paula Deen & Friends: Living It Up, Southern Style. I made them for the cookie exchange at work that year, and have returned to the recipe whenever I want the perfect treat. Monster […]

Oatmeal Carmelitas

Tweet This recipe comes from someone I worked with at NCTE, Sharon. She brought them to a cookie exchange we had at the office, and I became thoroughly addicted. Oatmeal Carmelitas are the twenty-fourth of my 25 Cookies of Christmas. Ingredients Crust 2 cups all-purpose or unbleached flour 2 cups quick-cooking oatmeal 1½ cups brown […]

Pineapple Cookies

Tweet Another cookie from my great grandmother, Pineapple Cookies are a special treat. They’re the kind of old-fashioned cookie that you’re not likely to get unless you can make them yourself. The recipe was passed to us by my mother’s father’s mother, Kate. Pineapple Cookies are the twenty-third of my 25 Cookies of Christmas. Ingredients […]

S’mores Snackin’ Cups

Tweet Want s’mores, but don’t have a campfire handy? This oven-warmed treat is an easy alternative (and a good bit less messy). S’mores Snackin’ Cups, another Girl Scourt recipe, are the twenty-second of my 25 Cookies of Christmas. Ingredients 1 (14-ounce) package graham crackers 6 Herskey’s chocolate bars ½ (10.5-ounce) bag mini-marshmallows Directions Preheat oven […]