Cowboy Cookies

For when regular chocolate chip cookies just won’t cut it… Cowboy cookies elevate chocolate chip cookies to a whole new level with the inclusion of coconut, oats, and pecans.  Every time I bake these cookies I’m at war with myself as to whether this is cookie overkill.  I mean there is, absolutely, nothing wrong with…

White Chocolate Buttercream Hearts

Chocolate chip studded and cognac swirled sugar cookies topped in a white chocolate buttercream.  I made these cookies for Valentines Day this year, but because I have become the ultimate blog slacker lately, they are just now making it onto the web.  I’m not even sure that I can blame the latest tiff with my…

Chocolate Buttermilk Pancakes

A weekend/Valentine breakfast treat, I made these decadent chocolate, chocolate chip pancakes into little heart shapes – a little festive fun, although, I do think that the more traditional, large, fluffy, round pancakes have a better texture then my lumpy hearts ❤  The recipe below can be used to make either forms of pancakes. Ingredients:…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

A mid-week treat, and a little something to counteract the dreary April showers… Recipe makes 4 dozen cookies. Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick) Butter (room temp) 1/2 cup Vegetable Shortening (room temp) 1/2 cup Sugar 1 cup Brown Sugar 2 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla Extract a few rasps of fresh Nutmeg 2 1/2 cups Self…