Simply scrumptious butterscotch blondies, the sisters girlfriends to brownies. Instead of chocolate the dominant flavor is brown sugar. Rich and buttery brown sugar. The edges are chewy just like a brownie and the middles fudgy butterscotchy.
Pizzelles are thin, flat, round Italian cookies traditionally flavored with Anise. They are made using a Pizzelle Iron that gives them a waffle like appearance and imprints them with a pretty pattern. We make them for holidays and special occasions.My Grandma was the pro in the family and never failed to show up, no matter the occasion, with a giant tray of pizzelles scattered with… [Read more]
These are the best cookies! Peanut Butter. Oatmeal. Two popular, old-fashioned classics meet in one recipe. Toss in a few walnuts, some chewy dried cranberries and/or chocolate chips. You won’t be able to resist. I can’t. Not when their fresh out of the oven still piping hot warm. And not later on when they are cooled off and hidden away. Seek and destroy. One of… [Read more]
Two of my favorite Christmas cookies are Pecan Sandies and Pfeffernussen. I have been eating and loving Pecan Sandies as long as I can remember. They melt into a pool of buttery sweetness on your tongue. It is utterly impossible to eat just one. They are truly addicting. They are easy to make and don’t require any fancy ingredients. They so come with a warning:… [Read more]
Whoopie pies are a delicious Amish tradition. They get their name from kids and farmers who, upon spying these sweet little treats in their lunch pails would shout out for joy “whoopie.”
My Mom likened the taste of these to candy bars. I have to agree. These are packed with oats, peanut butter, chocolate chips, and walnuts. They are so decadent they don’t even need the extra nuts and chocolate on top. They were slightly undercooked in the center making them extra rich, very sticky, kind of chewy, and gooey. Divine little treats to satisfy your sweet… [Read more]