Not Your Ice Cream Truck’s Ice Cream Sandwiches

Not Your Ice Cream Truck

Forget the ice cream man. Make your own Ice Cream Sandwiches this summer. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! You know […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies & Baking with Kids

Chocolate Chip Cookies & Baking with Kids | Good Cheap Eats

This year I’m an ambassador for Bob’s Red Mill, one of my very favorite brands on the planet. I already loved their products, and then I read Bob’s biography. I love him and his company even more. It’s an honor that I get to partner with them this year. Today, I’m sharing over on Bob’s […]

8 Great Cookie Recipes

8 Great Cookies to make that are delicious and also nut-free.

Make some cookies! Try one of these 8 great recipes that your family will love. Cookies have been on my mind lately. Have you ever seen the movie Stranger than Fiction? (That’s an affiliate link*, by the way.) It’s one of those movies that proves to you Will Ferrell isn’t the huge cad he appears […]

Pepita Bars

Pepita Bars - delicious nut-free cookies with plenty of crunch and caramel flavor.

Years ago I borrowed my mom’s recipe box and transcribed all the recipes from her collection into a small family cookbook. I made photocopies and bound the pages to give as Christmas gifts one year. Inside were all our family’s favorites that I remembered having as a child as well as any recipes that sounded […]

Pumpkin Spice Biscotti

pumpkin biscotti

Celebrate the coming of fall with homemade pumpkin spice biscotti. Not only is it better for you than commercial brands, but it’s cheaper, too. Baking season is upon us! It seems that as soon as the weather starts to cool, the days begin to shorten, and the smoky nights of fall set in, I want […]

Those Snickerdoodle Bars


Snickerdoodle bars are easy to make and taste just as good as the traditional balls rolled in sugar. A few weeks ago I shared a recipe for a Cinnamon Streusel Coffeecake that our family loves and has enjoyed on many occasions. Unfortunately, when I first published the post I was unaware of not one, but […]

Mix and Magic Bars

mix and magic bars

I love Magic Bars! And believe it or not, they are one of the most versatile cookies you could make this holiday season, especially with sweetened condensed milk on hand. Magic Bars are definitely one of my favorite cookies. When I was pregnant with Baby #6, I ate half a pan. In one day. I […]

Huddle to Fight Hunger (Recipe: Chocolate Dipped Oreos)

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The holidays can be so much fun. And they can be so distracting, too. In our efforts to buy presents and make treats, it’s easy to forget those who are less fortunate than ourselves. And as Lynn pointed out recently, there generally always is someone less fortunate. Last year I went shopping at Walmart on […]

Simply Sprinkled Sugar Cookie Cutouts

Sugar Cookies

When I was first creating my 12 Days of Cookies list, I put gingerbread on the list. Not because I particularly like gingerbread, but because my kids do. If you read my other blog, you know about the beautiful Gingerbread Buffalo that resulted from that endeavor. So, I decided to just make a different kind […]

Peppermint Brownie Bites

Peppermint Brownie Bites

One of the attractions of a variety of Christmas Cookies is that you don’t have to lock yourself into one particular flavor. You can vary the tastes and textures, so that you never get bored. As if one could get bored of cookies, but still…. Last in our Cookie Lineup are the Peppermint Brownie Bites. […]