Banana Oatmeal Power Cookies

Banana Oatmeal Power Cookies ...more


Life has been simply chaotic this week, though there's nothing simple about chaos. Anyway, work has been hectic and by the time I get home I just want to crawl in bed with my family and watch Jeopardy and get caught up on American Idol; and that's exactly what I've been doing....more


My need for baking therapy is at an all time high as of late. Work has been crazy, but a good "I'm glad I'm working" kinda crazy. Anyway, when I'm not at the gym, which I'm not at the gym often lately, I've been heading straight in the kitchen and pulling an Iron Chef America.  Grabbing whatever I have handy and making something out of it; usually edible....more

Graham Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thick and chewy chocolate chip cookies stuffed to the max with graham cracker crumbs and gooey chocolate chips—Kids LOVE these cookies!...more

Tasty Tuesday: Banana Cookies

I first made these cookies when I was carb-loading before my first half marathon. I needed something healthy, not too heavy and full of carbs (these guys have 19 g of carbs in them!). I can't remember the exact place that I found the recipe for can Google them and literally find hundreds of them (so I'm sorry if this is a repeat). My husband loves these for breakfast (or a snack while he's working) and E calls them "Nanner cookies." They are 3 ingredients...yep, that's it!To get the recipe, visit:

Oreo Chocolate Cream Cheese Football Cookies

These are really good! Everyone should like them! And they’re just perfect for Game Day! ...more

Cake-Like Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

My husband requested that I make my pumpkin chocolate chip cookies last week, because who says you can only have pumpkin flavored stuff in the fall? NOT ME! I will take pumpkin anything year round, thank you very much....more

"Neiman Marcus $250 Cookie Recipe"

Clarissa Dickson Wright commented, on an episode of "The Two Fat Ladies" TV show, that "Great bakers are born, the rest of us just have to muddle through."  I think I got that right without going back through the DVD to check the quote.   I quite agree with that statement.   A good friend and retired colleague of the Spouse brought us some quite divine sticky buns on Christmas Eve.  She had made them from scratch and during conversation that day, allowed that her Mother and her Grandmother had been great bakers of bread.  The...more