Cranberry Cinnamon Jam Bars

There are few homemade desserts easier than jam bars and these Cranberry Cinnamon Jam Bars are not only easy they pack serious holiday flavor! The cinnamon streusel doubles as both the top and bottom crusts with a gooey, spiced cranberry filling in between.

12 Days of Christmas Cookies! It’s here! It’s officially Christmas Cookie Season and I am kicking off my annual 12 Days of Christmas Cookies with these incredible Cranberry Cinnamon Jam Bars! There are few homemade desserts easier than jam bars and these Cranberry Cinnamon Jam Bars are not only easy they pack serious holiday flavor!… 

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RoRo’s Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

If given a choice between a crunchy cookie and a chewy cookie, I will pick the chewy cookie every single time. But these aren’t just any crunchy cookies. These are my great-grandmother’s prize-winning Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies! That’s right these two-bite, crunchy cookies won the Clark County Fair in Virginia where cookies are serious… 

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Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies {And A Birthday Wish}

Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am not a “morning person”. {This is probably a gross understatement.} My brain doesn’t deal well with noise and it certainly doesn’t “get” jokes pre-coffee. It just doesn’t. My husband is the only person who can make me laugh before my morning cup of Joe – other people just get an evil glare.

Authentic Hungarian Walnut Rolls

Hungarian Walnut Rolls

These traditional Hungarian Walnut Rolls are technically a Christmas cookie but I like to think of them as a Make-Any-Day-Better cookie. These Hungarian specialties are another one of my Husband’s favorite cookies from childhood. They utilize the same cream cheese dough as the Hungarian Apricot Kolaches but they taste remarkably different. When I first tasted them… 

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Chocolate Chip Cookies – Chewy, chocolaty, yumminess!

My Maternal Grandmother, Nana, had hip replacement surgery yesterday. The surgery itself went smoothly but she suffered a minor heart attack due to the stress. She is still in the ICU being monitored. Needless to say, I was extremely concerned and a nervous wreck all day. While this state was not conducive to working it… 

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