Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares

by Heather Harris Brady These bars are a variation of a recipe in my beloved Farm Journal Book of Homemade Cookies. I changed the cookie base and was really happy with the way they turned out. They also go together quickly and with little mess, in the food processor. They are excellent keepers, and even…

Marble Bars

by Heather Harris Brady I’m back! I know, right? It’s been a long time. The truth is, my son’s been home for a few weeks and while I’ve been cooking it’s been his favorites, all of which are already on the blog. So I gave myself the time to enjoy having him home again. It’s…

Oatmeal Cookies

by Heather Harris Brady This cookie is not a cookie that has oatmeal, it is an oatmeal cookie where the oatmeal is primary, thick and chewy. It’s based on a recipe given by America’s Test Kitchen. Mine do not have raisins, because getting a raisin when you are expecting a chocolate chip is one of…

Ginger Creams

by Heather Harris Brady I’ve never an actual copy of Farm Journal magazine, but I LOVE their cookbooks and whenever I find them in antique stores I buy them. This recipe is based on one from their Homemade Cookies cookbook, and if you can imagine a Lofthouse molasses cookie this would be it. They are…

Apple Pie Bars

by Heather Harris Brady It’s hard sending a child to college, it’s harder still when they come home down two jean sizes! So part of the reason I don’t post as much lately is simply that I spend a lot of time baking and mailing. While I do bake a lot of my son’s favorites…

Secret Cookies

by Heather Harris Brady These cookies are a little kooky for me, but I guess sometimes I’m as susceptible to the charms of decorations as anyone else! And, if you can’t go all out during the holidays – when can you? These cookies are really all about fun, fun on the outside, fun on the…

Lemon Ricotta Cookies

by Heather Harris Brady First off let me note that I have not fallen off the wagon and gone whole-hog on the food coloring – that bright fuschia icing is from freeze-dried raspberries! I know, right? Perfect for upcoming holiday cookies! But I digress. This cookie story starts with a trip my little slice of…

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

by Heather Harris Brady Thanks for sticking by me everyone – it’s going to be a rocky road until June I’m afraid post-wise, as I mentioned earlier I have a son ready to fledge and we are going through all the college signups at the moment with graduation hot on its heels. I do think…

Brownie Cookies

by Heather Harris Brady Good news! The days of agonizing over whether to make brownies or cookies are over. Sometimes you CAN have the best of both worlds. These cookies bake up thick and chocolately. If you like them fudgy, take them out when the center is still a little bit glossy. If you like…

Double Berry Cookies

by Heather Harris Brady Judging by the amount of pie searches on this site it looks like a lot of you are baking, so rock on! As long as you have the oven on you might think about throwing in a batch of these cookies. They are based on one I grabbed from a local…

Calico Cookies (Whole Grain)

by Heather Harris Brady These are made with butter and chips after all, so I’m not going to pretend this is a health-food post. That said, if you’re looking for ways to work more whole grains into the diet and still feel like you’re living life to the fullest these are crispy and delicious –…

Spring Lemon Cookies

by Heather Harris Brady Although most of our snow is melted spring is taking its own sweet time getting here. I thought I’d encourage it along with these bright cookies from Maida Heatter’s Book of Cookies. They are the soft cakey old-fashioned kind. I added an easy lemon glaze to pump up the lemon flavor….