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  • Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

    Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

    One of my favorite Christmas ideas for kids of any age is making gingerbread cookies. I fondly remember baking cookies with my own mother every holiday season. Making gingerbread cookies is one of many Christmas ideas for preschoolers that allows young children to learn about food and cooking as well as to begin a seasonal […] More

  • Pfeffernusse Recipe

    Pfeffernusse Recipe

    In the heart of holiday baking, Pfeffernusse cookies emerge as a delightful tradition. This enchanting recipe combines unsalted butter, brown sugar, pure honey, and molasses to create a rich and aromatic dough. Whole milk adds a touch of tenderness, while a blend of all-purpose and whole wheat flours gives the cookies a rustic depth. Ground […] More

  • Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies Recipe

    Coconut Macaroon Blossom Cookies Recipe

    I absolutely love baking cookies for the holidays! Some of my favorite recipes are blossom cookies including my peanut butter Kiss cookies and butter pecan blossom cookies. I am also a huge fan of coconut macaroons. During my holiday baking a few years ago, I made some delicious coconut macaroon blossoms with the help of […] More

  • Christmas Monster Cookies Recipe

    Christmas Monster Cookies Recipe

    During the festive holiday season, my passion for baking cookies takes center stage. I always make extras to donate to my local library cookie sale each December. A couple of years ago, I put a holiday twist on the classic monster cookie using red and green baking bits. By infusing the dough with vibrant red […] More

  • Pistachio Cookies Recipe

    Pistachio Cookies Recipe

    Pistachios are one of my favorite nuts! Promoting heart health and satiety, pistachios are nutrient-dense nuts, rich in protein, fiber, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. I love their flavor throughout the year but especially at Christmastime. I also love baking cookies for my family and friends during the holiday season. Pistachio cookies, with their vibrant […] More

  • Cinnamon Drop Cookies Recipe

    Cinnamon Drop Cookies Recipe

    As my readers probably know, I love baking trays and trays of cookies during the holiday season. Drop cookies are the quintessential stars of the holiday baking season, filling homes with the irresistible aroma of freshly baked treats. From classic chocolate chip to festive gingerbread, drop cookies are a beloved tradition. The simplicity of drop […] More

  • Raspberry Almond Snowball Cookies Recipe

    Raspberry Almond Snowball Cookies Recipe

    Many years ago, I created a recipe for pecan snowball cookies during the holiday season. Snowball cookies embody the essence of Christmas baking, a delectable treat that graces holiday tables with its melt-in-your-mouth perfection. These bite-sized delights, also known as Russian tea cakes or Mexican wedding cookies, feature a buttery dough infused with finely chopped […] More

  • Gluten-Free Jelly Sandwich Cookies Recipes

    Gluten-Free Jelly Sandwich Cookies Recipes

    I love baking cookies during the holiday season. Sandwich cookies, a delightful marriage of two perfectly baked discs hugging a luscious filling, epitomize the joy of sweet indulgence. These delectable treats come in a myriad of flavors. The symphony of textures and flavors creates a sensory delight with every bite. Whether dunked in milk for […] More

  • New York Hot Dog Onion Sauce Recipe

    New York Hot Dog Onion Sauce Recipe

    My family and I lived in the New York City area for a little over six months a few years ago. In that short amount of time, I came to love all things New York. During our first few weeks to the city, my oldest two kiddos and I ended up feeling hungry on a […] More

  • Sesame Teriyaki Mahi-Mahi Recipe

    Sesame Teriyaki Mahi-Mahi Recipe

    Recently I have been serving my family more fish as a healthy source of lean protein. I had some frozen mahi-mahi in my freezer. Since my family likes sesame and teriyaki flavors, I created a delicious healthy meal that everyone loved. I served the marinated fish over rice noodles, but the fish dish would be […] More

  • Pistachio Chicken Recipe

    Pistachio Chicken Recipe

    Pistachios are my favorite nut. I recently purchased a bottle of Monin pistachio syrup to try in my coffee. I was immediately hooked on the delicious pistachio flavor! I have also been experimenting with different recipes lately, and I decided to try making a pistachio chicken. I created a simple marinade for the chicken. Paired […] More

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