My Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s hard to find a BAD chocolate chip cookie, isn’t it?  They’re all good, no matter how the recipes differ from one another.  I stick with my particular  cookie recipe because it amuses me to dissolve the baking soda in hot water.  I can’t say it makes the cookies taste that much different from other recipes I’ve tried but it has that quirk that seems important.  I feel like a baker/ chemist! Continue reading

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Magic Turtle Bars

Magic Turtle Bars

Magic Turtle Bars

I’ve always loved the bars with many layers.  They go by many different names but usually they’re called 7 Layer Bars.  This recipe has 7 layers, and I was pleased one of the layers wasn’t coconut.  I’m not a coconut fan unless it’s toasted on a Girl Scout cookie.  You know those cookies.  I could probably eat an entire box in one sitting.  Ok I did that once.  I ate lettuce sprinkled with water for the rest of the week. Continue reading

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