Category Archives: Baking

Ding Dong Cupcakes

  Ding Dong Cupcakes The inspiration came from a Ding Dong Cake recipe from the All Recipes Website.  It’s true.  The recipe calls for a boxed Devil’s Food Cake Mix and a box of instant pudding.  I’ve made this recipe a … Continue reading

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Brownie Cookie Dough Sandwich Cookies

  I love brownies, sandwich cookies AND chocolate chip cookie dough so when I saw this recipe on Tracey’s Culinary Adventures blog, I thought, “Heavenly, I must bake and EAT these cookies!”  Every Thursday night, I wind down from a … Continue reading

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Chewy Frosted Sugar Cookies

    I lived in Seattle for about sixteen years. If you live in Seattle, you know about Uncle Seth’s Pink cookies.   They’re everywhere – grocery stores, gas stations, coffee shops.  And they’re delicious.  If you appreciate a dense, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Fall with Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

  One of my favorite blogs is Sweet Peas Kitchen . I was a little suspicious when I saw her recipe for pumpkin snickerdoodles. I admit, I can be a little bit of a stick-in-the-mud and why wondered to myself, … Continue reading

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Giant Ginger Cookies

Giant Ginger Cookies From the Better Homes and Gardens Recipe Book I made these Giant Ginger Cookies a few months ago and loved the dense, chewy texture.  I enjoy baking things that make the house smell really good and I gotta’ … Continue reading

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House Guests? You betcha!

I sometimes wonder if I will feel motivated to clean house when we do not expect overnight visitors? There’s something special about having friends and family stay over. For one, I love the company and love to feed people. New … Continue reading

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Macaron or Macaroon? Boo boo.

From Pink Sludge to Banana Whoopie Pies It’s my boss’ birthday tomorrow so I really wanted to make something special and bring it to the office.   Her favorite color?  Pink.  Favorite cookie? Macaroons.  French Macaroons to be precise.  Unless … Continue reading

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