S’mores Cookie Cups and Pumpkin Pop-tarts 

When I think about fall, I think about pumpkins, changing leaves, camping weather…and S’mores!!  I also anticipate autumn festivals: first Tulsa State Fair followed by Oktober Fest.  Last year I went to the fair once but visited 3 different Oktober Fests (two in one day!) while driving around Lake Tahoe.  Oktober Fest is celebrated early October…

Alice is having une petite fille!

In preparation for Alice’s surprise baby shower in Texas I prepared these pretty Pink Sprinkle Cookies.  They taste as wonderful as they appear! Pink Sprinkle Cookies 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract (or clear for more pure light colored…

Christmas Baking and Preparation

I sure do love those Christmas Cookies, Sugar… Tabouli!   Aunt Dynda on the left and my mom Where did all the Leek Potato Soup go!?  It was delicious…so good that it was all gone before I could even get a picture.  Mom and I forgot to add the last big hunk of butter so…

Pumpscotcholate Cookies

Pumpscotcholate Cookies 1/2 c. butter 1/2 c. light brown sugar 1/2 c. sugar 1/2 can pure pumpkin 1 egg 1/2 t. vanilla 1.5 heaping c. flour 1 t. baking soda 1/2 t. cinnamon 1/4 t. ginger 1/8 t. nutmeg 1/8 t. cloves 1/2 bag semi sweet or milk chocolate Ghirardelli Chocolate Chips (I prefer the miniature…

The “Tea Party of the Year” -Amie M.

For tea treats I made Lavendar Scones with rosewater drizzle, Swedish Mazarins (the biggest hit), and Soft-batch Confetti Cookies. Confetti Cookies 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract (or clear for more pure light colored cookies) 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour…

Delicious Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies 1 c. butter, room temp 1/2 c. sugar 1/2 c. brown sugar, packed Mix well until light and fluffy Then add next three ingredients to first mixture: 1 c. canned pumpkin 1 egg 1 t. vanilla Mix the dry ingredients below and gradually add to above mixture: 2 c. flour 1 t. baking…