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sugar cookie crisps

Sugar Cookie Crisps I found this recipe (called Sugar Cookies X) at allrecipes.com in November of 2000, and I’ve been making it ever since. They are sugary and crispy delicious. Preheat oven to 350*F. In a large bowl, mix till creamy: 2 c. white sugar 1 c. vegetable oil 1 c. butter 1 tsp. vanilla […]

honey peanut butter cookies

I found this recipe while looking for cookie recipes to try out for our annual Christmas open house. I like something fancier for the party, but DD said we should make them for the open house. If I could incorporate chocolate somehow…. We will certainly make these again. They are delicious. Great honey / peanut […]

sugar cookie bars

DD had a sports awards night to attend at school, and we were to take a dozen cookies. I saw Sugar Cookie Bars at Anissa’s Kitchen and decided to give them a try. They are also posted on My Baking Addiction. Click on her link to see how cute hers are! A little more trouble […]

oatmeal raisin cookies

I’ve been hankering for some homemade Oatmeal Raisin Cookies for some time. Today I made a batch using this recipe. I halved the recipe and added 2 T. of honey. Here’s the recipe, as I tweaked it. Cream together: * 1 cup brown sugar * 1 cup sugar * 1 cup butter [I used one […]


Lindsey and Tricia, this is for you. 🙂 So glad you were able to come yesterday! These sugarplums are delicious and easy to make. I double the following recipe for the open house. Sugarplums * 3/4 c. raisins * 3/4 c. chopped dates * 3/4 c. dried apricots, chopped * 1 c. walnuts * 1 […]

other things and sour cream sugar cookie dough

A quick post here…I’ve been pretty busy. This morning I painted the two closet doors for the hall in the addition. DH will have to turn them over this evening and I’ll give the other sides final coats in the morning. When he gets home from work tomorrow evening, he can install them. Yeah! It […]

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies are easy to make. I do them every year for our open house. There are several people who always ask if I’m going to make them. To make them, you will need: small muffin tins Pam homemade peanut butter cookie dough or ready-made store bought peanut butter cookie dough mini peanut […]

date balls

Date Balls 1 pound dates, diced 1 pound butter 2 c. sugar Cook over medium heat 10 minutes, stirring constantly. DO NOT BOIL. I melt the butter first, and start counting the time from when it begins to simmer after I have added the sugar and the dates. Remove from heat and add: 4 c. […]

finishing the holiday icebox oatmeal cookies

Life is way busy here. Last Friday I mixed the oatmeal cookies, rolled them into logs, sugared them, and put them in the fridge to harden. And there they waited until this morning. Now they’re baked and ready to be packed into the freezer for the open house December 7. Oh, yum! ~~Rhonda 🙂

holiday icebox oatmeal cookies

These are the cookies I am making today. Click the link for directions and pictures from a previous post. Holiday Icebox Oatmeal Cookies (one of my personal favorites…not real fancy, but crispy delicious) Makes 6-8 dozen 2 c. margarine or butter, softened 2 c. confectioners’ sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 3 c. flour 1 tsp. baking […]