bailey’s irish shortbread

Friday, March 17th, 2017 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

happy st. pat's day! as far as i know, i'm italian through and through, but irish or not, st. patty's day really is for everyone. i'm not big on green ... Read more..

brown sugar bars

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

i had a discussion last week with a friend about bar cookies. bars are the true workhorses of mid-america baking. because you can make a large batch in next to ... Read more..

yum yum yummy brownies

Monday, November 9th, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

these brownies are delicious yet very rich, so beware the temptation to cut huge squares of these! a small square goes a very long way! and these can only be ... Read more..

peanut butter chocolate chip blondie bars

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

we all love blondies, but add some creamy peanut butter along with semi-sweet chocolate chips, and you've taken these blondies to a whole new level! these travel well, so ... Read more..

chocolate spice bars

Thursday, August 20th, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

life with a broken water main pipe continues to keep things interesting around our house! the plumbing company started their tedious trench work today and they made a ton of ... Read more..

fudgy oatmeal bars

Friday, August 14th, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

these fudgy oatmeal bars are a throwback to a different time. when i make these, i imagine that they would be something my grandmother would have enjoyed as a small ... Read more..

chocolate chip bars

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

i've been baking for the crew down at seattle opera this summer - they've been working long hours on wagner's ring cycle and all those long days inside a dark ... Read more..

peanutty peanut butter bars

Monday, August 3rd, 2009 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

with a double dose of smooth peanut butter and chopped roasted peanuts, these bar cookies are the perfect treat for peanut lovers everywhere! add the mini chocolate chips and you ... Read more..

extraordinary pumpkin bars

Thursday, November 20th, 2008 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

a number of years ago, a co-worker brought these delectable bars into work -- and thankfully i was able to snag one before the entire platter was gone in record ... Read more..

everybody’s favorite rice krispie treats

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 Posted in daily cookie diary | No Comments »

does everyone have a childhood memory of these after-school snacks? well, to be honest, not me. i had never 'baked' or even eaten one of these until i was married ... Read more..