These have to be the best—and the easiest—peanut butter cookies on the planet. Just whip four ingredients together and bake. It takes next to no time, and it’s a delicious treat (and relatively nutritious, for a cookie). The secret? Use the best peanut butter and vanilla extract you can. There’s not a lot to these, so every […]
Cookies & Bars
You guys. Two things. First, Happy October! These black and orange whoopie pies are great. They’re a spooktacular take on my classic whoopie pie recipe (which actually comes from my dear friend Joyce. Thank you!!!). They’re a festive and perfect way to ring in the Halloween season. (After all, we do live in Salem, Massachusetts, a.k.a. […]
Fasten your seat belts, pumpkin season has arrived here in Salem, Massachusetts. With the Autumn Equinox in a day or so, and October 1st creeping up next week, I’m super excited to kick off Halloween properly with these yummy cookie bars. They’re ridiculously easy to make. I brought this batch into the office, and they disappeared in a […]
Recently, I’ve had a ton of people ask me about my chocolate chip cookies. They’re almost always the first to go at parties. Can I let you in on a secret? I use the recipe on the back of the Tollhouse chocolate chips bag. Seriously. (And that’s not a paid endorsement, peeps.) Is it easy? (Hell, yeah!) Does […]
Get my super simple recipe for traditional gingerbread cookies. Easy to make, easy to bake!
You gotta love a recipe that has 2+ pounds of butter. Talk about holiday decadence. So, I was looking for a pecan bar recipe that didn’t include high-fructose corn syrup, which is actually harder to find than you might think. This one totally fit the bill. Thanks to Ina Garten for this recipe. She’s my […]
This is an alternative to your standard, Tollhouse-style chocolate chip cookie. A little tangy from the addition of a generous amount of cream cheese. A drizzle of almond extract makes them ridiculously fragrant. Get the step-by-step photo recipe here!
Craving a chocolate-stuffed midnight snack? You can throw these Stuffed S’mores Cookies in a flash with ingredients you probably already have on hand.
This was my first whack at homemade dog biscuits. I honestly don’t know why I waited so long to try this at home. They were so easy.
Here at The Mouse House, autumn is officially pie season. From pumpkin to pecan, you can almost always find me rolling out a crust at least once a week. (Stay tuned soon for a killer recipe for a showstopping Mile High Apple Pie!) Now, if you’re like me, you’re bound to have some leftover pie […]