Classic Gingerbread Cookies (& how to use them to trim your tree)

Gingerbread Cookie Decorations

Every year our Christmas is just a little bit different then the year before. Next month Alli is turning four and it will be the first time that we have lived in the same house for two birthdays in a row. I guess it’s not just our Christmases that change from year to year. ;)… 

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(Easy Gluten-Free) Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Raisin Cookies

(EASY GLUTEN-FREE) OATMEAL CHOCOLATE CHIP RAISIN COOKIES

Oh man, am I yearning for spring. I mean, technically it is spring, but apparently Alberta hasn’t gotten the memo. Last weekend we woke up to snow, I made myself a mug of tea, grabbed some of these cookies out of the freezer, planted myself in the corner of the couch with a soft blanket, and watched… 

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Maple-Walnut Oatmeal Cookies

http://kitchensimplicity.com/maple-walnut-oatmeal-cookies/

Happy Canada Day weekend! I hope everyone is enjoying a wonderful day off, and hopefully some fabulous weather to go with it! Every time Canada Day comes around I can’t help but make something with maple. Give me any excuse to cook or bake with maple and I’ll jump at the chance. These cookies are put together… 

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Eggnog Sugar Cookies

eggnog sugar cookies

You can’t start Sugar Cookie Week without a delicious recipe for sugar cookies. I know sugar cookies get a bad wrap for not being very flavourful and true enough they aren’t ever going to beat out a chocolate chip cookie for pure deliciousness, but they do beat it out for variety of what you can create with… 

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Nutty Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nutty Chocolate Chip Cookies

Last weekend was my anniversary. James came home with a bouquet of roses and I made him these chocolate chip cookies. A fair trade don’t you think? Well, if you knew how much James likes chocolate chip cookies and just how good these cookies are, it makes for a pretty even trade. He also hired… 

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Kids in the Kitchen: Jumbo Cashew Cookies

jumbo cashew cookies made with bisquick

If you’ve been around here for a while you know that I like to keep homemade baking mix on hand in my fridge at all times. It makes last minute cooking/baking so much easier. The other day I was wanting to whip up some cookies real quick so I could go back to relaxing and spending time… 

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Kids in the Kitchen: Easy Lemon Sugar Cookies

Easy Lemon Sugar Cookies

I got the sudden urge to decorate sugar cookies last week. As you can see I got as far as making the cookies. :) But that was fun in and of itself. I did make one batch of the glaze and got approximately five cookies done before Max had already decorated (read: eaten) three cookies… 

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