Happy M and M Day !

Happy M and M Day !

And Today on my Food Blog this fun Halloween cookie made with Halloween M and M's. So make a batch for you favorite little goblin -this Trick a Treat season. 1/2 cup butter softened1/2 cup shortening1 cup granulated sugar1 cup packed light brown sugar2 large eggs1/4 cup milk1 tsp vanilla extract3 cups all-purpose flour1 3.4 oz box vanilla pudding mix1 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt1 cup mini chocolate chips10 oz Mini M&M's1 cup Halloween M&M'sCandy Eye Balls Preheat oven to 350°F and line [...]

Lisa : Fall Favorites

Lisa : Fall Favorites

Happy October 1st! Today's post is about Coffee and Pumpkin Spice and all thing Nice. Lisa International Coffee Day : Pumpkin Spice Latte 2 cups milk (dairy or non-dairy) 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree 1 to 3 tablespoons sugar, depending on how sweet you like it 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice, plus [...]

Mars Rover : Watch Party and Crafts

Mars  Rover : Watch Party and Crafts

This Saturday the kids and I are celebrating the Mars rover and baking and decorating some Sugar cookies. Come join the fun.... Lisa Mission Name: Mars 2020Rover Name: PerseveranceMain Job: Seek signs of ancient life and collect samples of rock and regolith (broken rock and soil) for possible return to Earth.Launch: July 30, 2020Landing: Feb. 18, 2021, Jezero Crater, MarsTech [...]

Family Memories and Cookies

Family Memories and Cookies

Welcome to Saturday crafts and baking post. Today I am sharing family memories with scrapbooking and my son favorite cookies recipe. Enjot the fun. This week we had snow and ice in Louisiana and it brought back great memories from living in Michigan where this was a typical winter site. As a kid my son [...]

Gingerbread Cookies

Today in my virtual Cookies Recipe Swap it's Gingerbread cookie time. Have a favorite family recipe you want to share ? 15-3/4 oz. (3-1/2 cups) unbleached all-purpose flour; more as needed2-1/2 tsp. ground ginger1 tsp. baking soda1 tsp. ground cinnamon1/2 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg1/4 tsp. ground cloves1/4 tsp. table salt4 oz. (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, [...]

Food Blog : Pecan Sandies ( Mexican Wedding ) cookies

Welcome to Wednesday food blog ! Today I am posting one of my favorite cookies that has many names but i just call them Yummy! Let's make a batch for National Nut Day !!! Why are they called Pecan Sandies? Pecan sandies are basically pecan shortbread. They are an American staple and are called Sandies because of their “sandy”, crumby, shortbread-like texture. [...]

Oatmeal Raisin cookies

Oatmeal Raisin cookies

Today is National Oatmeal Cookie Day and National Raisin Day -combine these too too make a tasty treats. Now for some Cookie Math with the kids : 1/2 Cup(s) (1 stick) plus 6 tablespoons butter, softened 3/4 Cup(s) firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 Cup(s) granulated sugar 2 Eggs 1 Teaspoon(s) vanilla 1-1/2 Cup(s) all-purpose flour [...]