13 06, 2022

Chocolate Chip, Pecan & Coconut Macaroons—Take Two

2023-01-15T22:07:23+00:00Cooking Blog, Featured, Recipes|

I have always loved coconut macaroons.  I get my love of coconut from my grandmother.  Shockingly, she wasn't crazy about chocolate, but she was crazy about sugar and sweets.  Over the years, I have tried several recipes for coconut macaroons, and given my love for chocolate, I have tried drizzling them with chocolate.  But ...[ get the full recipe ]

3 11, 2019

Cast Iron Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie


At our last Super Bowl party, I made a couple of cast iron skillet chocolate chip cookies. They were a big hit, and everyone asked for the recipe.  I promised to share it, so here it is, even if a little (ok, maybe a lot :) ) delayed.  Thanks for your patience everyone!!! For ...[ get the full recipe ]

16 02, 2015

Chocolate Chip and Pecan Meringue Cookies

2023-03-02T17:57:11+00:00Cooking Blog, Recipes|

Ingredients 2 egg whites 2/3 cup sugar 1 cup pecans, chopped 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 2-3 Tbsp. raspberry juice (optional) Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form and they glisten Gradually add the sugar and continue beating the egg whites until the sugar is incorporated Add ...[ get the full recipe ]

8 02, 2015

Chocolate Sugar Cookies (or plain, if you prefer)


I made both the plain and chocolate versions of these cookies for Valentine's day.  The nutmeg makes these cookies special, so don't forget it, and while the icing is optional, it sure is good!  Enjoy! Cookie Ingredients 2 1/4 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 cup butter, room temperature 1/4 cup shortening ...[ get the full recipe ]

27 04, 2014

Chocolate Kiss Coconut Macaroons (Recipe)


Adapted from a Hershey's Kitchen recipe Servings:  40-48 cookies Ingredients 1/3 cup butter (room temperature) 8 oz. cream cheese (room temperature)  (note:  Hershey's only used 3 oz., but more cream cheese adds a tangy twist and makes for an incredibly tender cookie/candy texture) 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg yolk 2 tsp. vanilla extract (note: the original recipe ...[ get the full recipe ]

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