Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies

Oatmeal, Chocolate Chip, Cranberry cookies are the perfect Fall treat. My inspiration for this cookie was simple. What can I do to elevate your basic oatmeal cookie? Many of us add raisins to our oatmeal cookies, but that’s been over done. Chocolate goes well with oatmeal, but I wanted something else. Since we’re at the hight of the fall season, cranberries came to mind. Why … Continue reading Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies

Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies

Looking for dessert ideas for Easter? Try these Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies. For Easter I usually make Carrot Cake or some form of Cheesecake to have after dinner. A couple of years ago I decided to switch it up and made these delicious Whoopie Pies. Boy were they a hit! This year instead of your traditional Easter dinner, the family decided to do brunch! I … Continue reading Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies

Vermont Spice Cookies

Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without these cookies.  This is a recipe passed down from my mom and I bake them every year.  Crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside.  This is just one of the traditions we have during the Christmas season.  I always make a double batch, but guaranteed they won’t last long in this house. Vermont Spice Cookies Ingredients … Continue reading Vermont Spice Cookies

Apricot Cookies -A Gluten Free Treat

Well I took the plunge!  Between the Thanksgiving holiday and Christmas, I let temptation get the better of me and I experimented with refined sugar and gluten.  Basically, I indulged in chocolate treats, cookies, pie and cake.  What was I thinking?  The result?  An extra 6 1/2 pounds, a sluggish feeling, and bloat.  Was it worth it?  At the moment, yes…in hindsight, no.  One evening … Continue reading Apricot Cookies -A Gluten Free Treat