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  • 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...
  • Oreo cookies and milk
    Bake up a snowstorm with these Santa-worthy Christmas cookies
    Christmas is almost here, and it's time to start your holiday baking. Whether you want some holiday goodies to take to your Christmas parties or something to populate the plate beside the milk for Santa, there are many options. See what makes...
  • Sugar cookies are so versatile
    Cooking with kids: sugar cookies
    My soon-to-be six-year-old granddaughter just came over to the house to “barter” with her PopPop and myself (Nanny). When I asked her what she was bartering, she said she was willing to barter some fudge in exchange for some newspaper....
  • Pistachio chip cookies
    Recipes for diabetics: pistachio chip cookies
    My only brother was diagnosed with Type II diabetes last year. In his determination to remain off medication, he has given up practically all the desserts he has so enjoyed all his life.One thing he has not had to give up is pistachios. In fact,...
  • Turtles in a shell: Chocolate-caramel-pecan cookie recipe
    Turtles in a shell: Chocolate-caramel-pecan cookie recipe
    Turtles in a Shell make use of the scraps from Wintermint Sandwiches in a gooey-nutty package. They are an answer to the age-old question of what to do with rolled out cookie scraps -- at least if you're working with chocolate dough. No more...
  • Wintermint Sandwiches
    Wintermint Sandwiches
    Every Christmas cookie plate should have three elements: chocolate, cutouts and peppermint. Wintermint sandwiches fill all three of these needs in one decadent package.Another detail that makes this recipe a good one to keep in your collection is...
  • Caramel Apple Crumb Cake
    Holiday Baking: Caramel Apple Crumb Cake Recipe from The Umstead in N.C.
    Are you looking to impress your holiday guests by serving a family dessert that could easily be found in a five-star luxury hotel? Evan Sheridan, the Pastry Chef for the award-winning hotel restaurant, Herons, located within the Umstead Hotel and...
  • Christmas cheer
    Cooking with kids: no-bake Christmas krispies
    Christmas is a time kids particularly like to be in the kitchen helping mom to prepare for the festivities – most especially if she is making cookies and/or candy. Familyeducation.com helps parents with that by providing a Holiday Cookie...
  • How to use up extra sugar cookie dough
    How to use up extra sugar cookie dough
    How to use up extra sugar cookie doughRoll, cut, bake and repeat. Have you had enough? Here is a simple and very tasty idea to use up the extra sugar cookie dough from your cookie baking extravaganza.If you are looking for a super easy sugar...
  • Lemon sprinkle cookie recipe
    Lemon sprinkle cookie recipe
    Use different colored sprinkles to make these cookies suitable for any Holiday!Lemon sprinkle cookie recipe¾ cup margarine1 cup sugar2 eggs½ tsp salt½ tsp baking powder2 to 2 ½ cups flour1 ½ tsp vanilla1 box...
  • Peanut butter Smore monkey munch
    Peanut butter Smore monkey munch recipe
    This treat makes a perfect gift or snack to serve at a party. You can package it up in a pretty container to give as a gift!Peanut Butter Smore Monkey Munch1 box Chex cereal or generic Chex brand cereal1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips, heaping...
  • Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
    Holiday recipe: Chewy oatmeal raisin cookies
    The soft chewy texture and hint of cinnamon make these oatmeal raisin cookies a holiday baking classic. This recipe simple, just the way oatmeal cookies should be. They're sweetened with both white and brown sugar for flavor and also to make...
  • Glittering Lemon Sandwich Cookies
    Glittering Lemon Sandwich Cookies
    Finding Gourmet Magazine's book titled The Gourmet Cookie Book: The Single Best Recipe From Each Year 1941-2009 was like hitting the jackpot. I have found so many delicious cookie recipes in this book and I am excited to be sharing them with...
  • easy scalloped potatoes
    Recipes for diabetics: easy scalloped potatoes
    As I have shared before, my father was a meat and potatoes man. He wanted his Irish potatoes served in one of four ways: baked, mashed or scalloped; and, last, my maternal grandmother’s German potato salad that came down the family line as...