Cookies & Bars




I was in a store during the holidays and this sweet older woman set out treats for the customers.  I always make so many cookies that I wasn’t going to take any, until I spied this little wonder. I was intrigued. It looked like nothing I had ever made before.  One bite and I …

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Finnish Pecan Balls-Blog

This recipe has been in my family for a very long time and is wrinkled and weathered, which is why I love it.  How did it get the name “Finnish Pecan Balls”?  Obviously, this wasn’t a family recipe because I’m a mutt and this is probably one of the only nationalities I DON’T have in …

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This recipe was given to me by an Italian co-worker, 30 years ago (geez, I’m old)!  I grew up in an all-American, middle-class family and had never heard of such a thing but as soon as I took my first bite, I was addicted and knew I had to run out and buy a pizzelle …

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Chocolate Caramel Delights


Happy Saturday morning! Here’s a photo of my cookies from The Daily Herald – Chocolate Caramel Delights. It has my favorite things in it: Chocolate, caramel and hazelnuts.

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“I Do” Cookies


I’m on pins and needles waiting for my daughter’s wedding photos to come in. In the meantime, here is a lousy photo of one of the cookies I made for her dessert buffet. I hand stenciled hundreds of cookies with

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