Category Archives: oats

Gumdrops: you either love ’em or you hate ’em. If you love them, try this recipe. Additionally, why are gumdrops so hard to find? I had to go to three stores before I found them! Gumdrop Cookies Recipe source: unknown 1-1/2 cups gumdrops (I used the smaller variety) 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar […]

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So does anyone know why cookies made with *everything* are called “ranger cookies”? Seems like a slightly random name for some very delicious cookies! The nice thing about this recipe is that you can switch it up – substitute the “fun” ingredients, depending on what you like! I used M&Ms for half of the batch, […]

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Mmmm…these are TASTY!! Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pies 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup quick-cooking oats 2 teaspoons hot water 1/4 teaspoon […]

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I saw this recipe of Paula Deen’s and just had to try it. Paula can do no wrong, in my humble baking/cooking opinion. And even though I’m not a huge fan of raisins and walnuts, I figured the brown butter icing that tops these cookies would woo me. And sure enough, I was right. Paula’s […]

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These cookies are great for using up sub-optimal eating bananas. The consistency is a bit chewier than a muffin, not as crumbly as cakey cookies and  they stay pretty moist overall. They are what I like to refer to as excellent ‘breakfast cookies’ for the following reasons: 1) the texture is perfect with coffee 2) […]

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