Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bites

Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bites

I love baking!! But baking too many sweets can have a down side, since we never want to tempt those we care about with anything that isn’t ideal for good health, right? Here’s one of my favorite answers to this challenge to satisfy … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Power Balls

Peanut Butter Power Balls

These little beauties are deliciously addictive, and perfect for a busy afternoon with no time for baking. Just add oats, peanut butter, and dried fruit to your food processor for an instant, energy-packed treat. These always disappear quicky, so you … Continue reading

Chocolate Banana Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Chocolate Banana Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Oh my goodness. Ice cream sandwiches! This lovely summer indulgence begins with an easy, chewy cookie, baked from scratch with just a few simple ingredients, and out of the oven in about 10 minutes. Once they cool, sandwich your favorite … Continue reading

Chocolate Brownie Biscotti Bites

Chocolate Brownie Biscotti Bites

Around three or four o’clock in the afternoon, I’m usually ready to push my chair away from my desk and treat myself to a fresh cup of dark roast coffee. When the stars align, my coffee break might include a couple … Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Buttons

Chocolate Peanut Butter Buttons

Standing at my counter the other night, I had the urge to bake something sweet, with no added oils, of course – and I wanted it to be ready fast. I was leaning toward my favorite Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies, … Continue reading

S’mores with Homemade Graham Cookies

S’mores with Homemade Graham Cookies

Everyone loves s’mores, the iconic campfire treat. The earliest reference to them was in the Girl Scouts handbook, in 1927. Of course, they were gooey and yummy, and all the girls wanted some more. Nowadays, we don’t need to wait … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Banana Cookies

Sweet Potato Banana Cookies

Ready for an amazing little cookie? It’s moist and naturally sweet, but not TOO sweet, and just right with an afternoon cup of tea. Think soft and chewy, with just a touch of spice. These are made without any of the stuff you normally … Continue reading

Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies

Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies

I always think peanut butter cookies sound better than they taste because they are usually just too greasy. That is, until I recently discovered the very best peanut butter cookies ever, on the  Chocolate Covered Katie website. She calls these Peanut Butter … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Blondies

Chocolate Chip Blondies

That chocolate craving hits, and the search begins for something sweet and homemade. It happens all the time. I love baking a pan of bar cookies for a sweet tooth emergency of this sort, because it’s such an efficient solution. The … Continue reading

Apple Cider Cookies

Apple Cider Cookies

Apple cider, one of my favorite things this time of year, takes me back to cider mill visits growing up. We would buy the freshly pressed cider and a never-big-enough-bag of donuts to go with it. The warm donuts would … Continue reading