Category: Cookies, bars, & brownies

Cookies, bars, and brownies that are easy to make and easy enough for the home-cook. No fancy ingredients, tools, or steps. These are tried and true family recipes that have been well-loved recipes!

The lemon bars are my favorite bars, chocolate chip my favorite cookie, and my Grandma’s chocolate eclair dessert wins my world every time!

the BEST Gingerbread Cookies

We adore gingerbread cookies around here, because they never fail to make us feel warm & cozy, happy & healthy, & full of joy! This recipe is tried and true with a good snap and great flavor. You’ll love this gingerbread cookie recipe! I simply adore my

gingerbread tree is easy to make with stacked gingerbread cookies and frosting

Gingerbread Christmas Cookie Tree

This gingerbread Christmas tree is much, much easier than a gingerbread house. A fun and easy holiday craft for kids to make!

The Ultimate List of Christmas Cookies for Kids to Make

This list of Christmas Cookies to make with kids features lots of no-bake options, and easy recipes perfect for little ones to make by themselves or with light supervision. Get the kids in the kitchen making Christmas Cookies!

no-bake cherry cheesecake

No Bake Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

A recipe I grew up on! With some simple ideas to change up this simple recipe and keep it as simple, easy, and delicious as ever!

Caramel Cookie Cup – a family favorite!

Are you looking for an easy Christmas cookie? These sugar cookie cups are filled with creamy caramel sauce for a delicious and easy cookie! Top them with a bit of sea salt for a perfect flavor combo.

Jam Thumbprint Cookie recipe

Thumbprint cookies are a Christmas cookie classic that are baked and frozen in mass quantities in preparation for the Holidays. These easy and tasty cookies are such a favorite that I carve out a few hours on a weekend to bake up a batch.

Chocolate Pumpkin Brownies [GF, Vegan]

These easy chocolate pumpkin brownies are flourless and vegan. Make with pumpkin puree, and natural sweeteners these are a healthy and gluten free option for your favorite chocolate treat!

Chocolate Eclair Bars (Feed a Crowd version)

An old-fashioned recipe made by generations with creamy pudding layered on top of soft graham crackers and topped with a homemade chocolate topping. This version is made on a cookie sheet to create a bar format that stretches the recipe to feed a crowd (like my family was ;)). Note: keep reading for some fun old photos of my family!

“Donut” Rice Krispie Treats

A fun, adorable twist on traditional Rice Krispie treats with the classic or my 3 ingredient dairy-free version and a fun, delicious, cherry icing. Kids love creating these “donuts” and covering them in sprinkles. Great for snacks, parties, and just because!

Royal Icing Recipe

When it comes to decorating roll-out sugar cookies, royal icing trumps all other forms of icing for looks, storage, and ease of use. This recipe doesn’t use meringue powder, takes very little time to make, and will be your go-to icing recipe!

Fool-Proof No-Chill Sugar Cookies (great for a GF option!)

Easy, fool-proof sugar cookies that don’t require any chilling time before you roll them out. Best part is that they are tasty tasty tasty! These are great for decorated Christmas Cookies! Use my easy Royal Icing for the BEST Roll-out Sugar Cookies! This recipe is also amazing

No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake Bars

Nothing but creamy chocolate cheesecake filling, no-bake cereal crust, and a gooey marshmallow topping. These bars are the BEST!! Must try.

Santa hat brownies

These cute Christmas Santa Hat brownies are so easy and fun to make! Kids love making and eating these!

double ginger and apple cookies. #cookies #ginger #apple

Double Ginger Apple Cookie

These gingers feature two types of ginger and sweet apples for a perfect flavor combo! A one-bowl easy recipe!

Tahini Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookie

These cookies are so comfy, warm, and sweet and are the healthier cousin of the fave shortbread cookie. Stuffed with chocolate chips and tahini, these shortbread cookies are packing flavor and texture. And they are so easy! A family favorite!
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a big oatmeal raisin cookie. Chewy and crispy

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie (absolute best ever!)

This is the BEST Oatmeal Raisin Cookie recipe! This is a great recipe for a perfectly soft and chewy oatmeal raisin cookie full of plump raisins, warm spices, molasses, and quick oats. We call them the vanishing cookies, in my house!

Old-fashioned peanut butter cookies

3 ingredient peanut butter cookies

This peanut butter cookie recipe uses only 3 ingredients. They are just like the classic, old-fashioned peanut butter cookie recipe you love but they are gluten-free and oh so easy to make!

coconut butter bars with chocolate chips

Ooey Gooey Magic Butter Bars

Ooey Gooey Magic Butter bars are everything that is good in the world. Sweet, buttery, chocolate, coconut, and shortbread all smooshed into one amazing bar!

Salted Chocolate Pistachio Cookies

to die for Salted Chocolate Pistachio Cookies

These pistachio cookies feature cocoa and sea salt for a delicious from scratch sweet chocolate cookie recipe. These Salted Chocolate Pistachio cookies will easily be your favorite! I just don’t know how to properly talk about these chocolate pistachio cookies. They are my new favorite for so

“Cracked Egg” Sugar Cookies

Easy Easter sugar cookies that are simple and easy for kids to make! A cute idea for a fun dessert food that is delicious and sweet!

Earth cookies - an Earth Day dessert

easy Earth Day Cookies

Earth day is one of the best holidays, in my opinion. It’s a day to celebrate the earth, appreciate its beauty, and help keep that beauty moving forward to future generations. We recommend that on Earth Day you do something to help the Earth, like pick up

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