Caramel Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Caramel Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Caramel Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Have you ever made a recipe, decided it wasn’t that great, then read the comments people posted about the recipe and wondered if you were living on the same planet?  I made a new cookie recipe and they turned out nothing like the pictures.  I was highly disappointed.  My cousin Shirley was baking with me and she agreed.  They just weren’t what we were expecting but apparently the rest of the world loved them. Continue reading

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Oreo Cookie Snowmen

Oreo Snowmen Cookies

Oreo Snowmen Cookies

I was reading a blog the other day that made me laugh.  It discussed how so many of the Pinterest recipes do not turn out looking like the posted pictures.  My mind went back to Christmas and baking with granddaughter Bella.  We made Oreo snowmen that looked easy in the Pinterest pin but were not as pretty as the pictures.  These snowmen heads were sad, which is why I’ve hesitated in posting them. Continue reading

Nestles Crunch Snowball Cookies

Nestles Crunch Snowballs

Nestles Crunch Snowballs

On the same trip to the grocery store where I found the baking bits I used to make Butterfinger Baking Bits Brownies, I also found Nestle Buncha Crunch Baking Chips. They were on sale, they sounded fun, I was sure I’d find a good use for them. I like to try several mew items for the Christmas dessert buffet every year. I hadn’t stepped outside of the box yet this year. Or the bag, actually! Continue reading