Chocolate Gooey Cookies

Today is the first post that shows off the fancy new watermarks on my photos!  Thanks to my awesome (nerd) husband for creating the program to allow me to do this!!  I love you so very much!     🙂 Now to official business…     😉 Yes, these cookies are just that…chocolate and gooey!  (Sometimes I just don’t know how I come up with these names.)  They are a perfect cross between a cookie, cake, and brownie.  Say what?  Yup, that’s a fact.  I’ll explain.     🙂 Chocolate Gooey Cookies Recipe (Makes 28 cookies) Note: Requires 2 hours …

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Double Chocolate Chip Blondies

I’m running around like a crazy lady on a Saturday trying to do too much in too little time.  What can I bake last minute to bring for dessert to my mother-in-law’s?  I need something easy and quick.  A bar cookie, more specifically this double chocolate chip blondie!  This chewy vanilla brownie loaded with semi-sweet chocolate chips and white chips will simply melt in your mouth. Double Chocolate Chip Blondies Recipe (About 12 servings) Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup butter, melted 1 cup dark brown sugar 1 …

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Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter cookies are a classic.  There are a bazillion kinds out there (yup, that’s a technical term), hard, soft, crunchy, rustic, you name it, and everyone has their favorite.  My favorite is soft and chewy and if that’s right up your alley then you’ve come to the right place.     🙂 These peanut butter cookies are super soft, moist and chewy. Not to mention the fact that they are packed with peanut butter flavor.  In fact, I would say that these are the perfect peanut butter cookie!     🙂 Soft Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe (Makes 28 cookies) …

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Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I wanted to make some cookies so I turned to my husband and asked “What kind of cookie could you go for right now?”  He said “Oatmeal cookies.”  Done.       🙂 So what makes an outstanding oatmeal cookie?  Obviously, they have to taste great.  For me, I think it’s a matter of keeping the cookie simple, using ingredients that my grandma had around the house.  Most of the ingredients in an oatmeal cookie are the same basic ingredients as most other kinds of cookies, like sugar, flour, eggs, vanilla extract, and of course lots of butter. However, these cookies start to …

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Triple Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats

I love my two nephews dearly.  One is almost five years old and his brother (also my godson) is two and a half years old.  It’s only fitting that my two sweeties love sweets, especially chocolate and more specifically M&Ms.  I had them in mind when I created these Triple Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats.     🙂 These snap, crackle, and pop treats are packed with sweet chocolate in every bite because of the three kinds of chocolate in it, the Cocoa Rice Krispies, mini chocolate chips, and mini M&Ms. Tripe Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats Recipe (Makes 15 servings) Ingredients: 3 tablespoons butter 1 package …

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