Category Archives: Cookies, Bars & Candies

Almond Butter Toffee

Made from scratch at home, there’s nothing that compares to homemade Almond Butter Toffee. I’ve had this recipe for many, many years and I can’t recall from where it originated. I used to make it every holiday season when my … Continue reading

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Tips for Using Danish Butter Cookies

Too many Danish Butter Cookies? Freeze them to use later as cookie crumb topping, crusts, coatings, etc.  You can also dip them in melted white chocolate and top with sprinkles as shown above.

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Best Oatmeal Cookies

Best Oatmeal Cookies 1-cup brown sugar 1-cup granulated sugar 1 cup shortening 2-well beaten eggs 1-teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1-teaspoon salt 1-teaspoon baking soda 3 cups quick cooking oatmeal 1/2 cup walnuts, finely chopped Thoroughly cream shortening … Continue reading

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Divinity

My mom made Melt-In-Your-Mouth Divinity that remains a sweet reminder of my Christmases past. Every holiday since as far back as I remember divinity showed up on the table with other holiday specialties. She was indeed the divinity master who … Continue reading

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Frosted Danish Dapple Cookies

These cake-like spice cookies are a treat for all cookie lovers. They’re filled with sweet chunks of apples and wholesome oatmeal, which makes them soft and moist with a crowning drizzle of Vanilla Cream Frosting. They are indeed one of my favorite fall … Continue reading

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Super Breakfast Cookies

Super Breakfast Cookies are super-sized and super-full of healthy breakfast cereals and grains. Add a glass of milk and kids of all ages are good-to-go. Use whole, organic ingredients to make these super cookies even more nutritious. I made dozens … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Dark Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting 8 ounces regular cream cheese, softenedDark Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 tablespoons cream 3 cups powdered sugar, fluffed or sifted 2/3 cup Special Dark cocoa powder Dash of salt 2 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Ask Cynthia a Question – February 6, 2013

Susan asked: Frosting is the best part of any cake in my opinion. What is your most chocolaty, dreamy chocolate icing that you make in your house? My answer: My favorite for a simple-to-make, everyday frosting for cakes, cookies, cupcakes, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Raisin and Nut Drop Cookies

This week’s Recipe of the Week is in response to the hunt for a Chocolate Raisin and Nut Drop Cookie recipe requested by Julie S. before the holidays. Through the years Julie lost track of the recipe, but she clearly … Continue reading

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Ask Cynthia a Question – January 16, 2013

This week’s Answer to Ask Cynthia a Question is in response to the hunt for a Chocolate Raisin and Nut Drop Cookie recipe requested by Julie S. before the holidays. Through the years Julie lost track of the recipe, but … Continue reading

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