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  • Pink Apple Jam Recipe
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    Pink Apple Jam Recipe

    I have been busy over the past week processing the apples from my Jonathan apple tree. I have made many quarts of applesauce. My husband bought me a peeler and corer, which made preparing apples for applesauce so much easier. However, I hated wasting all the peels. I thus tried my hand at pink apple […] More

  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies Recipe
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    Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies Recipe

    I love baking and especially enjoy baking cookies. I have also recently been experimenting with using unsweetened applesauce in my cookie recipes to lower the sugar content. During the holidays, I love making thumbprint cookies and peanut butter Kiss cookies. Last weekend I combined parts of the two recipes to make some delicious peanut butter […] More

  • Easy Apple Freezer Jam Recipe
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    Easy Apple Freezer Jam Recipe

    Autumn is my favorite season of the year, and I absolutely love all the delicious apple goodies that come with fall. With two apple trees in my yard, I have plenty of homegrown apples. To preserve the apples that my kids did not eat, I made a batch of apple freezer jam. I plan to […] More

  • Cream Cheese Jam Cookies Recipe
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    Cream Cheese Jam Cookies Recipe

    Last year I added a yummy cream cheese jam cookie to my list of favorite Christmas cookies. Making the cookies is a bit tricky and a little time consuming, but the end result is a light and delicious holiday treat. Just be sure to pinch the unbaked cookie dough together firmly, or the cookies pop […] More

  • Thumbprint Cookies Recipe
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    Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

    Thumbprint cookies are one of my favorite holiday cookies. I love the light, crumbly cookie mixed with the sweetness of the jelly or jam. My favorite jam for thumbprint cookies is blackberry jam. My husband, though, prefers raspberry jam. This year my daughter and I made a double batch of thumbprint cookies. Half of the […] More