Chocolate Peppermint Chunk Cookies

I often have the Hallmark channel on my kitchen television while I’m baking cookies for the holidays. I don’t follow the movies real close but I must listen just enough to get subliminal messages. They sure drink a lot of hot chocolate with candy canes! I’ve been craving peppermint cocoa for weeks. I don’t know why I haven’t made a cup or twelve! Continue reading

Peanut Butter Blossoms

This family favorite is fairly popular everywhere. It’s found in most church cookbooks, usually submitted by several people each issue. We call them peanut butter blossoms. Our family uses Hershey’s Kisses on top. I’ve also seen them made with chocolate star candies which sort of look more like blossoms. Either candy works- they disappear fast on holidays! Continue reading

Oreo Balls

Someone called me recently to ask where in the world was my recipe for Oreo balls?  I frowned and did a search of my blog and came up empty handed.  I had a post for Oreo cookie snowmen but not the regular recipe that we’ve made a gazillion times over the years.  Shame on me!  I had to remedy that this year.  I don’t make them every year anymore but when I do they absolutely disappear. Continue reading