Ranger Cookies

Simple Ranger Cookies with Craisins, Pecans, and Coconut

Many of my readers are moms who work outside of the home. They are tired from working all day but still want fresh cookies with dinner, without the fuss.  These ranger cookies are your cookies! I love to bake from scratch, really, but let's face it y'all...we don't always have time.  It doesn't seem like putting flour, sugar, etc in a bowl would ... Continue Reading

Christmas Snowman Cookies

Christmas Snowman Cookies

Christmas is almost here y'all!  You have got to make these adorable Christmas snowman cookies! What fun the kids will have decorating these too....probably as much fun as they'd have decorating the Reindeer Cookie Pops I shared with you the other day, huh?! If you're like the majority of my readers, you work full time outside of the home and ... Continue Reading

Cherry Thumbprint Cookie with Coconut

Recipe: Cherry Thumbprint Cookies with Coconut

OMYCOW y'all!  I just love Christmas, don't you? And not for the gifts but for the giving, the colors, and yes, the food!  During Thanksgiving, my mom's lovely neighbor spent days making all kinds of cookies and it just made me want to bake some!  Today, I'm sharing these Christmas cookies; Cherry Thumbprint Cookies with Coconut that are a family ... Continue Reading

Banana Nut Oatmeal Cookies

Banana Nut Oatmeal Cookies

I'm almost thinking these banana nut oatmeal cookies could be eaten for breakfast!?   When I cooked for Fulton Ranch back in the day, cookies were one of my favorite things to make.  I could make up huge batches and the cowboys could just grab a handful and head outside.  Even the cowboys who didn't normally eat dessert, would grab themselves a ... Continue Reading


Pineapple Thumbprint Cookies with Coconut

On days that I'm lucky, I score some jars of homemade jelly and jam from a sweet gal down the road a few miles.  When I'm not, I buy it at the store.  Either way, we go love jam so incorporating into these Pineapple Thumbprint Cookies with Coconut, was not out of the norm. These cookies would even be great, this Fall or at Christmas, to add some ... Continue Reading

Santa Hat Cookies with Hersheys Center

Santa Hat Cookies with Hershey’s Kiss Center

Here’s a cookie that Santa won’t pass up this year! A chocolate kiss is hidden in a crunchy, buttery shortbread cookie which is enrobed in red and white chocolate to make a cute Santa hat. Your kiddos will love helping with these cookies, and will be proud to leave them for the big guy on Christmas Eve.  Santa Hats will add color and holiday cheer ... Continue Reading


REESE’S Baking Bracket Challenge – Benchwarmers

Who loves REESE'S!!!! HOLLA!!! REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups are something I'll actually drive 20 miles to buy just to get my 'fix'.  I was thrilled to participate in the REESE'S Baking Bracket Challenge because I LOVE REESE'S!  With all the exciting HOOPlah (<--teehee) of the college basketball games, REESE'S wanted to make it easier for you to ... Continue Reading

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Big Ol’ Heart Cookie for Valentine’s Day

If you're looking for a last minute, quick & easy Valentine's Day treat to whip up, I've got a nifty idea for you using Nestle's Cookie-Brownie Delight Kit and Valentine Dark Chocolate/Red Morsels.   We thought this would be an extra special treat for his teacher, the post lady, or even the nice women in the community who have watched your kid ... Continue Reading