Peanut Butter BonBons & Jam Thumbprints: Dare I say PB & J Recipes?

No, not all in the same cookie. Sheesh! This post is all about two classic cookie recipes, perfect for holiday gifting and eating. Both take a few extra steps but the results are so worth it. For the bonbons – the rustic uniqueness of each bon is adds to the flavor and sentiment. The bonbon […]

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Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Frosting Recipe

Tis my favorite season! Seattle fall foliage put on a great show this past weekend, hence inspiring me to bake this easy, pumpkin cookie recipe. The original recipe was made by the amiable University of Montana Knowles Hall Secretary Renate H. for her darling staff of young resident assistants, moi included. I have modified it […]

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Church Potluck Throwback Recipes: Cookie Salad and Carrot Raisin Salad

It’s the first Wednesday of the month! This means many things, like a big meeting at work but most importantly…. it was potluck at the First Presbyterian! In the rearview, this is full of great memories for me (my parents may recall some whining or stubbornness on my part): food, fellowship, surrounded by all who […]

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Sunshine Cookies on a Cloudy Day

I’ve got Sunshine Cookies on a cloudy day! Even though I blog recipes and read blogs about recipes. Nothing beats a cook book. I find vintage cook books, especially those from churches or guilds, particularly entertaining. A current favorite featured today is Seafair Cookbook 1951 Such culinary treasures contained within the yellowed pages: Different recipes, […]

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