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  • Blizzard Baking: Four-ingredient peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies
    Blizzard Baking: Four-ingredient peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies
    We are expecting a blizzard here in Central New Jersey and with two feet of snow predicted, school will be out for the next few days. Baking is one way to pass the time with school-aged kids. Try making this recipe for peanut butter and chocolate...
  • Pistachio Cranberry Cookies
    Pistachio Cranberry Cookies
    A cookie and a cup of tea makes everything better. That is one of life's truths. This shortbread-like cookie is full of delicious dried cranberries and hearty pistachios. It is a delicious cookie.A friend shared this recipe and it has been a...
  • No-bake peanut butter pretzel cookies
    No-bake chocolate peanut butter pretzel cookies
    With two little kids at home, I have found myself searching more and more for recipes that can be made in just a few minutes or recipes that my almost three-year-old son can help with. Last weekend, we were heading up north and I wanted to bring a...
  • Walkers Shortbread releases new line of gluten free shortbread treats
    Walkers Shortbread releases new line of gluten free shortbread treats
    With approximately 2 million people in the US suffering from celiac disease and about 1.8 million with gluten sensitivity, according to the National Celiac Association in 2014. About 1.4 million people aren't even aware that may have a...
  • Winter comfort foods to sweeten your life
    Winter comfort foods to sweeten your life
    When cold weather hits, ovens get the most use baking delectable desserts and other goodies. On top of most people’s list are probably homemade chocolate chip cookies. There are various recipes to be had and everyone has their favorite...
  • The red velvet Oreo is here - get yours FREE today
    Red velvet Oreos are here - click here for your free sample
    Move over cookie dough, marshmallow crispy and watermelon - there’s a new cookie in town and its name is red velvet, and just in time for Valentines Day! Oreo Cookies will introduce red velvet cookies across the U.S. starting February 2. The...
  • Simply Sublime: Brown Sugar Shortbread Lemon Buttermilk Bars
    Simply Sublime: Brown Sugar Shortbread Lemon Buttermilk Bars
    Even though it might be the dead of winter, you can still experience the freshness of spring and summer by taking a few minutes for yourself and noshing on some of these luscious bar-like cookies featuring the scent and flavor of freshly squeezed...
  • Baby elephant ears
    Recipes: baby elephant ears
    For six years (1991 – 1997), I was principal of a school in Suffolk, VA named Elephant’s Fork Elementary School. While there, I received most anything you can imagine in the shape of an elephant as gifts from family, friends, students...
  • Snickerdoodles
    Double chocolate snickerdoodles
    The other day, I was craving something sweet for dessert and had nothing on hand. I needed cookies, and I needed a recipe that was easy enough to make with a 1-year-old and 2 1/2-year-old running around the house. I usually tend to go for...
  • Caramel shortbread squares
    Recipes: caramel shortbread squares
    Sometimes my granddaughter will call me early on a Saturday afternoon and ask if PopPop and I would like to have dinner at her house that night. When I say, “Sure,” she normally follows it with, “Can you bring the dessert?&rdquo...
  • Walnut snowball cookies
    Winter recipe: Walnut snowball cookies
    Christmas is over, but winter is still a great time for baking. When it's too cold to do much outside, enjoy some warm time in the kitchen making treats for (and with) the family. These buttery walnut cookies are rolled in powdered sugar and...
  • Fruitcake Cookies
    Fruitcake Cookies
    This is a nice holiday twist of a traditional fruitcake recipe. These delicious morsels will be a nice treat to bring to any holiday party or meal.The addition of oatmeal adds texture to the cookies and helps them be moist but not sticky like a...
  • Soft-baked M&M funfetti sprinkle cookies
    Holiday recipe: Soft-baked M&M and sprinkle funfetti cookies
    Christmas is just two days away, but these cookies are so easy to make, there’s no reason not to mix up a batch before the big day. Super soft with a bit of chewiness and red and green sprinkles, they are incredibly tasty and undeniably...
  • Softbatch candy cane funfetti cookies
    Holiday recipe: Softbatch candy cane funfetti cookies
    Super soft with a bit of chewiness and a ton of sprinkles and crushed candy canes, these cookies are incredibly tasty and undeniably cheerful. They are a sort of cross between a sugar cookie and a butter cookie, with peppermint flavor from extract...
  • Brownies with a praline touch
    Brownies with a praline touch
    We're closing in on Christmas! As we approach the big day, we're all rushing to get the last-minute things done. That includes some last-minute holiday baking. If you're like many of us, you may need another sweet treat to take to a...