cookies/ brownies

Cherry Blondies

July 11, 2012

Believe it or not, I am not a chocolate person. I would much rather have a dessert filled with fruit and whipped cream. Give me strawberry short cake or key lime pie and I will skip the brownies every time. My son is the chocolate person in this house and he constantly begs for me […]

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Polish Pretzel Butter Cookies

November 17, 2011

This past week, my nine year old son had to do a cultural project for school. Since my husband’s father is Polish, my son decided to find out more about Poland. This included information on my favorite thing which is food. Most of the children decided to make some kind of cultural dish so my son picked […]

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Halloween Treats

October 29, 2011

The internet is buzzing with cute Halloween treats. My kitchen isn’t. After seeing a plethora of festive goodies, I felt the need to make something a little Halloweenish or at least something you can serve at a Halloween party. I came up with a caramel dip which is wonderful served with apples and graham crackers.  Basically, […]

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Palmiers Guest Post by Food Babbles

July 14, 2011

Today we have a special guest blogger. And yes, she is also another Jersey Girl. Kate Donahue is a paramedic, foodie and amateur fotog in New Jersey sharing her love of food on her blog Food Babbles. Kate is a big fan of baking and all the sweet things that life has to offer. You […]

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Bakery Style Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

December 20, 2010

I have heard that coconut oil has many health benefits and is a great butter or shortening replacement when cooking. A few weeks ago I was sent some Tropical Traditions Virgin Coconut Oil. *** With the holidays right around the corner, this was the perfect opportunity to try some in my baking. After using it […]

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Halloween Candy Cookies

November 5, 2010

Yes, Halloween has come and gone but the candy still lingers! My two children were very ambitious trick or treaters this year and collected just over twelve pounds of the stuff. This is the official amount as they weighed it on our scale. We all love candy however, enough is enough. I secretly stuck some […]

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Holiday Spoon Cookies

December 18, 2009

Last week I was lucky enough to have been asked to be one of the judges in the Courier Post Holiday Cookie contest. I had a ball tasting 9 different cookies! The winning cookie, Holiday Spoon Cookies were awesome. I knew I had to try making them myself and they are my husbands new favorite […]

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Time to make the Christmas cookies!

December 10, 2009

WARNING! These will make you gain weight! Okay, now that I have cleared that, let’s proceed with the recipes. If, you are a frequent reader, you know I try to make food that is somewhat healthy most of the time. I don’t bake too often for fear I’ll eat it all myself. But it’s holiday […]

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A winner and a winning recipe!

February 24, 2009

First let me congratulate Lisanne. She is the winner of the Annie Chun’s gift pack. Hope you enjoy the products! Now for a prize winning recipe from the 2007 Betty Crocker cookie contest. Not my recipe, but a very good one. I made these this past weekend for our bowling night. Everyone loved them and […]

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Holiday Cookies

December 30, 2008

I did not plan to stay away from my blog for almost a week but it seemed to just happen. I hope everyone has been enjoying their holidays. My family has had lots of joy this past week but we also experienced some sadness due to the passing of a few friends. If you could, […]

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