Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies – The Winner of this Week’s Bake-a-Thon

A few weeks ago my intern was in town for several days which was quite the Godsend. Not only did she help me in the early mornings with my early risers but she also helped me whip up some recipes for the blog. Not the least of which are these Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies.…

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Banana Sugar Cookies – A Test of your Generosity

I accidentally invented this recipe for banana sugar cookies and I am so excited to finally share it. One Christmas, I made Granny a few batches of cookies. She said that she loved them and shared them with her friends. But she couldn’t share the beach cookies from www.chefchloe.com because, as she put it “there is…

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Easter Bonnet Cookies – Not Simple, But Very Special

Granny’s Easter Bonnet Cookies bring back so many memories for both of us. When we were very little, we often got new dresses for Easter. Or, in Maddy’s case of being an extreme tomboy, a new blazer and matching skort. But by the 80s, it seems the tradition of girls and women getting new Easter…

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Peanut Butter Cookies – For the PB to your Jelly

I think a love of peanut butter cookies is universal, but everyone seems to have differing opinions about Valentine’s Day. Maybe you love it, maybe you hate it, and maybe you think its just a day commercialized to increase card and candy sales during an otherwise seasonally depressing time of year. This year we’ve obviously…

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These Snickerdoodles are Everything

I cannot believe I have lived this far into my twenties plus a decade and have not made Granny’s snickerdoodle cookies until now. I feel like in the Wizard of Oz when Dorothy steps out into the color. Go make these cookies. Currently. I feel that I should commemorate the fact that I took this…

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