COOKIES

The Chicago Diner Vegan Bakery

chicago diner cookiesOriginally uploaded by littlepretty Today’s visit to The Chicago Diner reminded me of how much I love their bakery. I’ve been slacking on my bakery reviews lately, mostly because I post so many on Yelp but that ends now. There was a...

Apple Oatmeal Crisp

Green apple Originally uploaded by Hugo Provoste My husband found this recipe online last night after realizing we had some green apples laying around that no one was eating. He’s always happy to eat whatever I bake, but rarely does he actually find the recipe...

Lemon Sugar Snaps

Word up, cookie. Originally uploaded by CannibalCupcake Far be it for me to criticize Martha Stewart. I mean, some people have Jesus, some people have Oprah, I have Martha. But I have to say, Martha…these cookies might have a bit too much butter in them. I...

The failure ends here.

The failure ends here. Originally uploaded by CannibalCupcake. My first successful brownies. Tony is going to be so excited, hopefully these make up for the awful Valentine’s Day brownies. (Sorry, Tony!) You will need: 2 eggs 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla...

Classic Magic Cookie Bars

 These are a classic Christmas cookie bar in my family, but I had all this stuff left over from some cupcakes I decorated and decided to throw it all together and make something that will make my husband super happy when he gets home from work today. Oh, and one more...

The Best Oatmeal Cookies

Mmm, I love these. Tony insists the banana cake mix cookies are still the best ever, but what does he know? I halved this recipe from the original which I found on allrecipes.com. It’s just me, Tony and Teno and we don’t need a bazillion cookies around the...

Dump Bars

 Ha ha…”dump.” So, day one on the quest to find the most perfect brownie recipe led me to this one from allrecipes.com, submitted by Barb Lawrence. You will need: 2 cups white sugar 5 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/3 cups...

Leftover Cookies

 I’m moving this week end and wanted to get rid of all the partial bags of baking supplies I had. Also, I have this box of banana cake mix that I still can’t remember why I bought it. That sentence had a lot wrong with it. Moving on… So I took the...

German Chocolate Cookies

Ok, these things are a Mau family favorite, I’ve been making them since I was a kid. They could not be easier and they are SO delicious. You need: 1 pkg. German chocolate cake mix 1 cup oatmeal  1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted 2 eggs 1 cup chocolate chips...

Chunky Peanut Butter Bars

I made these in August for Tony’s birthday and did NOT cut them into 48 tiny bars. I cut them into HUGE bars. Then I tried to eat one, went back, and cut them into 48 tiny bars. I used low-fat peanut butter, as always, and they still tasted good. We brought a...