Cookies & Brownies

Vanilla Bean Sable Cookies

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This is another post about Easter but you should not in any way wait until next Easter to make these cookies.  Oh, hell no. You need to come up with any excuse to make them and pronto.  Arbor Day.  Earth Day. Mother’s Day. Flag Day.Memorial Day.  You Made It Through The Work Week Without Punching […]


Meyer Lemon Squares

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On Sunday, I was wandering around Costco, somewhat disappointed that I couldn’t seem to find a gigantic package of fresh baby spinach because if I can’t find a GIGANTIC package of baby spinach at Costco, where can I find one, I ask you?? But soon, I forgot all about spinach, because I saw this: A […]


Cranberry Crumb Bars

Thumbnail image for Cranberry Crumb Bars November 9, 2011

Once upon a time, I whacked my head really hard on my refrigerator door handle, got a concussion, and made these super tasty blueberry crumb bars. That was over three years ago and my head has healed nicely, thank you. The old fridge didn’t fare as well and my shiny new one has these nice […]


Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies

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So, have you seen these things yet? I got a coupon for them from CVS and you don’t have to twist my arm to get me to buy peanut butter cups for a good price. And I thought since they are so cute and tiny, they would be perfect for baked goods, maybe even like […]


Five Things You Should Be Doing

chocolate chip cookies March 29, 2011

1. You should be following Ali over at Three Baking Sheets to the Wind. Add her blog to your feed, or your bookmarks or to that scrap of paper you keep in your top drawer with your hand written list of favorite Web Logs because you are old school like that. Because, seriously, where else […]


Effin’ Good Cookies

PBC cookies March 2, 2011

I usually try to keep things fairly clean around here but these cookies have pushed things over the edge. It all started innocently enough. March 1st apparently was one of those randomly assigned food holidays, particularly Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day. Which sounds like a good day to me, but I didn’t set out to celebrate […]


Layered Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookie Thing

cooknie February 13, 2011

When I first saw this post on My Kitchen Addiction by the amazing Jen Schall, right away I thought now THAT is what my husband would like for Valentine’s Day. It’s a brownie with a peanut butter chocolate chip cookie layered on top – two of his favorite things! And then Jen and I discussed […]


Valentine Cookies

heart cookie February 9, 2011

This is another hybrid post – sort of a Wayback Wednesday, but with all new content for your reading pleasure! Those of you who have been following me since wayback will no doubt remember the infamous New Zealand Holly Cookies, also known as New South Wales Flower Cookies, North Carolina Holly Jam Bammers, and Namimbian […]