Santa Hat Cookies with Hershey’s Kiss Center

Santa Hat Cookies with Hersheys 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 … [Read more...]

Nutty Caramel Covered Peanut Butter OREO Cookie Balls Recipe #CookieBalls

Nutty Caramel Oreo Peanut Butter Cookie Balls

I have never made cookie balls but I remember when my friend Michelle made some for the class silent auction. They were delicious!  When OREO asked if I wanted to make a cookie ball recipe using OREOS, I was like, "HECK YEA!".   While I realize it's a mouthful, I came up with Nutty Caramel Covered Peanut Butter OREO Cookie Balls. Me and my … [Read more...]

Pepperidge Farm Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies – A Cookie for Grownups

Pepperidge Farm Strawberry Cheesecake cookies

Pepperidge Farm got cooking in their factory, something new for all, and it’s the Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies. With a nice seasonal burst of flavors, these cookies are an excellent addition for the Mother’s Day dessert serving.  They definitely have a grown-up feel to them and oh so heavenly! Availability These limited edition cookies … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Big Ol’ Heart Cookie for Valentine’s Day

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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 … [Read more...]

Creative Recipes Using the Limited Edition Gingerbread Oreo Cookies

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You know it's Fall when the leaves turn colors and you can smell gingerbread in the air.  This year, Oreo has brought us that wonderful smell in their Limited Edition Gingerbread Oreo cookies! When you open the package of Gingerbread Oreos, I promise, you're just gonna take a big ol' whiff-close your eyes-and smile.   They were a big hit at … [Read more...]

Grab-n-Go Halloween Treats

Grab-n-Go Halloween Treats

I love Halloween treats! I've made Black Cat cookies, Crescent Mummy Dogs, Boo Babies, Witches Brooms, Candy Covered Mini Chocolate Apple Bites, and even a Hair Raising Cake in support of Halloween and Breast Cancer Awareness month. Let's face it though, we don't always have time to make these kinds of treats. In fact, I haven't made anything in a … [Read more...]

2 in 1 Pizza Special for Your Super Bowl Party!


I previously told you about DiGiorno's Pizza and Breadsticks all in one combo and am even more excited to share their other two versions; Pizza & Chocolate Chip Cookies (Nestle toll House Cookies so you know they're good!)and Pizza & Boneless Wyngz!  For the big game day, I'll definitely be getting the Pizza and Wyngz!! I think these are … [Read more...]

Cookies Bring Families Together


Okay, while that might not be a proven fact technically speaking, it holds true here in the Falcon household.  One of the first things my kids do is check the cookie jar and since I don't always make them from scratch, I do try to always stock them with some our favorites regularly like Oreos (Double Stuff of course), Nutter Butters (my man's … [Read more...]

Lemony Sweet Stained Glass Cookies


Shaina is the home cook and wannabe photographer behind Food for My Family, where she shares recipes, tips, opinions and her philosophy on food as she wades through the process of feeding her family, her friends and anyone else who will let her, all while juggling four kids and running a business. I love baking Christmas cookies, and one thing I … [Read more...]

The Best Soft and Chewy White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies Ever!


White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies have to be some of the BEST cookies ever.  These cookies are slightly crisp on the outside with a soft and chewy inside, full of chunks of macadamia nuts and white chocolate.  Very drool worthy!  What is your favorite kind of cookie? INGREDIENTS 1 pound (2 cups) butter, room temperature 1 2/3 cup brown … [Read more...]

Chocolate Oatmeal No-Bakes


This is one of the treat recipes that my mom grew up with. They are so easy to make and easy on the budget. They were always a big hit when her Mom made them, and they didn’t last very long around their house. They bring her back such good memories so I'm happy to share them with you in hopes that they bring you the same kind of memories.  After … [Read more...]

Delicious Maple & Bacon Cookies


Hmmmm, I'm not sure how maple and bacon cookies are going to taste but they sure look good! If you make these, please let me know. I would love hear how they turn out for y'all. Things have been crazy around here but hope to have things back to normal soon! Thanks for bearing with me guys. INGREDIENTS * 1 c. butter or margarine, softened * 3/4 … [Read more...]

$1000 Chocolate Toffee Pecan Cookies


Please welcome my guest poster. Lynn is a stay at home, homeschooling mom to three. She loves to cook and try all kinds of recipes. You can follow her adventures in the kitchen at Lynn's Kitchen Adventures. My family loves cookies, and I am glad because cookies are one of my favorite things to bake. I love trying new cookie recipes because I am … [Read more...]

Soft, Chewy Ginger Cookies


I love any cookies that have molasses in them and these soft, chew ginger cookies are no exception!  I don't know why but I have been craving sweets here lately and what I love about cookies, is that you can just one or two to satisfy that craving instead of a huge piece of cake.  Hey, baby steps you know! INGREDIENTS 1 1/4 cup all purpose … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cheesecake Brownies or Pie


Guest post by Rachel Sounds too good to be true? It isn't, but it IS delicious! My ex-boyfriend had two favorite desserts: cheese cake and anything with peanut butter and chocolate combined. When I found this recipe (while we were dating, of course!) I couldn't wait to make it for him. I surprised him with it on day, and I was right, he loved it … [Read more...]

Easy Buffalo Chips Cookies


BAHAHAHHAHAHAHA...gotcha huh!  Oh....I SO crack myself up. So my SIL read my Hershey's post and was inspired to use some Hershey's chocolate that she had handy in her own pantry!  You know, cookies are really easy to make, each batch usually makes a lot, and they're always hit with everyone! Anyways, this post here was submitted by my ever so … [Read more...]

My Little Cookie Monster


Remember these Honey Sweet Cookies I made a while back?? Well this little man does and thought they were the best cookies in the world.  I thought it would be the perfect picture to enter into 5 Minutes 4 Mom's contest about fun, family food.  Well, there's more to it but you can go read for yourself. They really were good cookies and easy to … [Read more...]

Honey Sweet Cookies


I made these Honey Sweet Cookies for the cowboy crew the other day at this new ranch we're working for and they seemed to be a hit, especially with my 2 year old!  Cookies are always hit with working cowboys because they don't want to over fill themselves but they still want to soothe that sweet tooth.  These are very easy to make and they stay … [Read more...]

Homemade Ice Cream Sandwich MY Way

This is quick, easy and a kid favorite!  Don't buy those store ice cream sandwiches!!!  Make your own and choose your own flavors:) Change the flavor of ice cream with your favorite and use any cookie you want! INGREDIENTS: Butter Pecan Ice Cream or any flavor you want;) SOFT Chewy Chips Ahoy Cookies or any flavor you want;) PREPARATION: Lay … [Read more...]

Mexican Wedding Cakes or Cookies


I don't know anyone that doesn't love these! They are yummy to the tummmy folks and it makes a good sized batch;) INGREDIENTS: 2/3 cup toasted nuts (pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts) 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1/4 cup confectioners sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon … [Read more...]

Chocolate Surprise Cookies

Another great cookie recipe submitted by Jessica!  Thank you so much for submitting:) INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup soft butter 1/2 cup packed br. sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 1 egg 1 Tbsp cold water 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 1/2cup + 2Tbsp flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 pkg small peppermint PREPARATION: Combine butter, both sugars and egg … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies


This recipe was submitted by Louise! Thanks for submitting:) ...this also enters you into my recipe submission monthly contest!! INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup butter, softened. For the love of all that's holy, use real butter. Margarine is stupid when baking. That's not just what I say, it's what I know! 1/2 cup chunky or smooth peanut butter (I use … [Read more...]