Peanut Butter Mini Cut-Out Cookies

My most visited page on this blog is peanut butter cut out cookies. As of this writing, it has been pinned over three thousand times. It’s no wonder, with its easily moldable dough that requires no chilling. The recipe is perfect for those who love peanut butter, yet not too strong for those who don’t. […]

(Gluten Free) Crunchy Salted Peanut Butter Cookies

It is very likely that you have seen a version of this peanut butter cookie recipe floating around the internet. (Perhaps you have already made or tasted them yourself)! The original recipe is made up of three ingredients: peanut butter, sugar, and eggs. I changed it up in five ways: I used crunchy peanut butter […]

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Fudge

This recipe is an oldie but a goodie…I’ve been making it since I was a teenager. Most of the time I make fudge using chocolate chips of some sort, but this recipe is unique in that it uses only peanut butter for the base.  I also add pure Madagascar Bourbon vanilla extract for extra flavor. […]

Fudge Oatmeal Reese Peanut Butter Chip Pudding Cookies

Have you ever eaten no bake chocolate oatmeal drop cookies? This recipe I came up with is reminiscent of those, but in pudding chip cookie form. They have the fudgy base, chewy oats, and lots of peanut butter flavor from the Reese chips. These cookies were a hit with my four year old daughter, and […]

Peanut Butter Cinnamon Cut-Out Cookies

Julia (my four year old daughter) LOVES making cut-out cookies. (She would make them every week if she had the chance)! This past Saturday was a chilly one, and the perfect excuse to turn on the oven and make some peanut butter cut-out cookies. I made a favorite recipe, but halved it, used a cinnamon […]

Peanut Butter Cookie Cut-Outs

My daughter asked me last week if we could make some “shape” cookies, (this is what she calls the cut-outs). When I asked her what flavor, she suggested peanut butter. After doing a google search and browsing through the images, I found a recipe for “The BEST Peanut Butter Cookie” from Created by Diane. Not […]

ULTIMATE Payday Bars

Of all the sweets and treats I have made this year, payday bars have frequented our kitchen more than any other. When I make a batch, I usually send half of it to my mom and dad’s house (one batch makes plenty). Because I have made these bars over half a dozen times, I have […]

Old Fashioned Chocolate Layer Cake

This recipe for old fashioned cake comes from The America’s Test Kitchen Family Baking Book. I have had nothing other than perfect results when I bake with this cookbook, and this chocolate cake is no exception. It is chocolatey but not overwhelmingly so, with a rich thick texture. I frosted the cake with a basic […]

Peanut Butter Cookies (KitchenAid stand mixer recipe)

peanut butter cookies – made with my KitchenAid stand mixer Pro 600   fluffy peanut butter cookies cooling on the cookie sheet a big plate of warm cookies My husband bought me a KitchenAid stand mixer Pro 600 for Christmas two years ago. I sometimes wonder what I ever did without it! The Pro 600 […]

Reese’s Pieces Oatmeal Cookies

Reese’s Pieces Oatmeal Cookies mounds of dough waiting to be baked cookies cooling on baking sheets This is a great oatmeal cookie recipe that you can use leftover Halloween candy with. I used Reese’s Pieces, but pretty much any chopped candy bar will do. If you prefer your cookies with a little more zip, toss […]