Chewy Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Spring break was rather chaotic in my house and I'm glad things are getting back to normal.  I decided to celebrate normal by making my family this chewy butterscotch oatmeal cookie recipe. One kid went to Florida with friends for the week and the other one was in Germany for 10 days with his AP German class.  I am thrilled to have them back home and what better way to spoil them than with homemade oatmeal cookies, right?  They are so sweet and chewy you can't just eat one of them!  And oatmeal is totally healthy, right?  While these cookies … [Read more...]

Here’s a Unique Cookie Recipe: Peppermint Snowballs

A couple of years ago, my children were bored one summer vacation and asked if they could go into the kitchen and create a recipe from scratch using the food we had in the house.  While I am all for creative pursuits, I saw this as probably ending badly.   I had visions of huge messes and gross miss use of food stuffs.  Not wanting to stomp on their creativity, I came up with a solution: Go take an assortment of cookbooks and look at recipes carefully.  Decide what you want to create.  Then, put together an ingredient list that looks similar to … [Read more...]