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12 Days of Cookies: Day 8 – Chocolate Chip Cookies

12 Days of Cookies: Day 8 – Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sometimes the best treats are the simplest. Today’s cookie is quite possibly the most iconic cookie that there is, the chocolate chip cookie. This recipe is extra good with the slight addition of molasses to give the cookies have a slightly different taste, while maintaining the fluffy texture.       Chewy Molasses Chocolate Chip […]

Tips on helping keep your poinsettias alive through the holidays.

Tips on helping keep your poinsettias alive through the holidays.

You’ve brought home one of those beautiful potted poinsettias or received one as a gift. How do you keep it beautiful through the holidays?  Improper watering is one of the main reasons for the decline of poinsettias. Be very careful not to over-water! Water your poinsettia only when the soil becomes dry to the touch. Keep the soil slightly […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 7 – Candy Cane Cookies

12 Days of Cookies: Day 7 – Candy Cane Cookies

    This cookie is not only visually appealing, but it tastes great as well! These cookies are fun for little helpers to help you make! Just make sure that you let it chill in the fridge for a few hours. If your kiddos or other family members don’t love the peppermint flavor you can […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 6 – Classic Sugar Cookies

12 Days of Cookies: Day 6 – Classic Sugar Cookies

The quest for the perfect sugar cookie recipe is a hard quest, there are so many variations of cookies. We have found that the secret to perfect, fluffy cookies is the addition of sour cream!         Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened to room temp 2 eggs 1/2 cup sour […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 5 – Oatmeal Scotchies

12 Days of Cookies: Day 5 – Oatmeal Scotchies

  This particular cookie isn’t just great around the holidays, it is great anytime! Let’s face it cookies are welcome anytime of the year! In fact my kids wanted these in their lunchboxes the first week back to school.       Ingredients 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt […]

12 Days of Cookies: Day 4 – Ginger Cookies

12 Days of Cookies: Day 4 – Ginger Cookies

Ginger Cookies Today’s cookie recipe is from Alton Brown, in my opinion can do no wrong when it comes to getting creative in the kitchen. The fresh ginger adds an extra element to these cookies. Ingredients 9 1/2 ounces all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/2 […]

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