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the thaw: winter-to-spring snowflake cookies

Even though I’m the curmudgeon that likes the quiet indoors that winter allows, I know the rest of you enjoy that moment of Spring’s arrival. And it does have its appeal, I will concede. Plus, I was really excited by this idea I had in the middle of the night (though less excited about waking […]



St. Patrick’s Day treats from the archives

St. Patrick’s Day, also known as the day we can sanction putting Irish Cream in our morning coffee, is coming soon. So in addition to all the beef stew and Guinness you’ll be consuming, here are a few treats from the archives that you can make to celebrate. 1. vodka-dipped rainbow marshmallow pops 2. St. Patrick’s Day […]



Girl Scout cookies chocolate bark

I know what you’re going through right now. You ordered too many Girl Scout cookies, huh? Is your kid selling them? Mine is. Your nieces? Your granddaughters? Your neighbor’s kid? Those kids outside the supermarket who look so darn cute in their vests and are brutal salesgirls? Not to worry. I’m here to save the day. Chocolate […]



Lucky Charms “Pot of Gold” Cookie Cups for Tablespoon

Did you know cookie cups are a cinch to make? And you can fill them with great things like pudding? Here I made some chocolate cookie cups filled with pudding for St. Patrick’s Day. As in, “pots of gold.” To make Lucky Charms “Pot of Gold” cookie cups, click HERE. Feel free to share (nicely)! […]



Frogger video game cookies

As some of you may know, every year I make my brother cookies for his birthday. In short, he’s a fan of superheros and old school video games. And so, I’ve already made superhero cookies and Pac-Man cookies. This year, I’m all about Frogger. We were an Intellivision family, not an Atari family. But Frogger was one […]