Persimmon Perfection

This cookie has been an uphill battle! I have tried for two years to perfect a persimmon cookie. TWO YEARS! I don’t particularly care for “cakey” cookies. I prefer a chewy, crumbly cookie. However, the persimmon pulp is SO wet that it, combined with the baking soda create the perfect environment for the creation of…

World’s Best Cookies… Because my mom said so.

My mom has been making these cookies for years. She’s not a prolific baker by any means but these are her “go to”. They are completely delicious, so that’s a good thing! She got the recipe from one of the moms in my choir booster club and they’ve been “the cookie” ever since. What makes…

Brittle Chip Cookies

A childhood friend of mine is about to explode into the retail market with his artisan brittle. The flavors are completely unique and the brittle itself has the perfect nut to candy ratio and Buttery crunch that makes a good brittle good. I was particularly inspired by his Mexican Hot Chocolate inspired brittle, brittle.cinn. Their…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookie Bars

What better day to return to you, all my lovers, than Valentine’s Day? My boys and I have been busy preparing for The Rockstar’s return making everything peanut butter and ┬áSriracha! Yep, two of his favorite things! So, instead of going out or dealing with the inflated Valentine BS, we are going to enjoy a…

Meringue Bones

These meringue bones (I said BONE huh huh huh) are sure to be the hit of the party! I love meringue. Soft and fluffy on a pie, light and crispy as a “cookie”, filled with goodness as a pavlova… whatever it’s form, I enjoy the stuff! While trying to come up with things to serve…

Skeleton Treats

The skeleton rises on halloween. Emerging from the ground to walk the earth for one haunted, creeping, calorie filled night of the year! Ok, I’m talking about sweets! Three treats in one, actually! These adorable cookie concoctions can be as simple or as “from scratch” as you like. Send a tray of them to school…