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Lemon Ginger Pecan Oatmeal Cookies 2-1

Lemon-Ginger Oatmeal Pecan Cookies

“Spice up your run-of-the-mill oatmeal cookies with lemon, ginger and pecan’s.  These come out crisp on the outside and chewy in the center. Yummy!” -Contributed from my baking bud, Bonny Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1  teaspoon grated fresh ginger Zest of a whole lemon (about 1 tablespoon) 1  teaspoon […]

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Iced Pumpkin Cookies-1

Iced Pumpkin Cookies

“For my last recipe of the year, I am going to indulge in one more tasty baked good.  I can’t think of anything that satisfies my winter sweet craving more than pumpkin breads, pies and cookies.  These iced pumpkin cookies are soft and cakelike. You can make these with or without the glaze. Either way […]

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raspberry swirl loaf

Sour Cream Raspberry Swirl Loaf

“A delightful sweet loaf with raspberry swirl.  The topping is optional but scrumptious!  I find that the loaf is super sweet without the topping but because the loaf doesn’t last more than a day in my home . . . why add more sugar?  Either way, you’ll have raving fans (if you don’t eat it all first!).” -Contributed […]

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Snappy Gingersnap Cookies (Vegan)

“These cookies are snappy in the way I like. Snappy, as in one deliciously righteous cookie.  But I prefer my cookies with a little less snap, or crunch.  This recipe actually works both ways for you crunch-o-holics and the ones like me that are suckers for the soft and chewy goodness of a REAL cookie. If […]

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Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Banana, Oatmeal, Chocolate Chip Cookies

“I love oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.  But adding a little banana makes them irresistable!  Moist, fluffy and banana-chocolate deliciousness . . . mmm!” Ingredients 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana (about 1 medium) 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large egg 1  1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2  cups old-fashioned […]

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spicy molasses cookies

Spicy And Chewy Molasses Cookies

“Mmm . . . I love, love, love molasses cookies! I love the chewy, soft texture and the warmth of the ginger, cinnamon and other spices.  This recipe has a secret ingredient I haven’t seen in other recipes; cardamom.  Watch out though!  This is the kind of sweet treat you have to monitor or you’ll find yourself eating […]

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Cranberry Orange Scone

Company-Worthy Cranberry Orange Scones

“These are the scones you serve to your house guests when you have overnight company.  They taste like you put a lot of effort into them but really, they are very easy.  If you like Starbuck’s cranberry orange scones then you will love this receipe.  This is another contribution from my best baking bud, Bonny.  […]

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bonnys greek yogurt cocoa cookies

Bonny’s Greek Yogurt And Cocoa Cookies

“Ooo-la-la, these tasty little morsels are like eating brownies!  Crispy on the outside and chewy in the middle.  These to-die-for cookies are a contribution from my best baking bud, Bonny.  If you can bake it, she can make it… and boy, can this girl bake!  Pair these with some vanilla ice cream for a real […]

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My New Infatuation With Persimmons

-Persimmon Dilemma- I have been seeing a lot of recipes for Persimmons lately.  A little confession here.  I never heard of them, seen them or tried them until now.  I am fortunate to live in an area that has an abundance of  local farms and co-ops.  I subscribe to a service that delivers a fresh […]

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Blueberry Gingerbread

Blueberry Gingerbread With Wild Blueberry Sauce

“Tastes like classic gingerbread  but with a twist . . .blueberries!  Made healthy with whole wheat flour, applesauce instead of oil and less sugar than usual.  The blueberries also make this gingerbread super moist.  The blueberry sauce adds zing with a citrus spin and is also low in sugar. You’ll never tell the difference!” Ingredients […]

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