Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Everyone needs a good recipe for chocolate chip cookies. Here is one I like to keep on hand because, when I get hungry for chocolate chip cookies, nothing less will satisfy me. Not even the most delicious chocolate or lemon cookies. When you get a hankering for them, preheat your oven to 325ºF. Then, mix together 1 cup of brown sugar, 1/2 cup of white sugar, and 3/4 cup of melted butter. Once they are blended, mix in 1 tablespoon … Continue reading

Balsamic Berries

I have been making the perfect summer dessert, and it’s so easy. You can’t beat balsamic marinated berries over brownies as a satisfying way to cap off a great meal. I love it because it combines fresh, juicy fruit with chocolate in a new and interesting way. To make it, put a collection of the best berries you can find in a bowl. I’ve used strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries. Then, sprinkle them with 1 tablespoon of sugar and 3 … Continue reading

Lemony Cream Cheese Cookies

I have a big thing for cream cheese. Although I’m past the days of eating it straight up, I still love anything made with it- cream cheese icing, cheesecake, whatever. So these cream cheese cookies are right up my alley. They taste a lot like lemony cream cheese icing, but in cake form. Yes, cake. You know I like my cookies on the crispy side, but these are good too. In fact, I think they would make excellent mini-muffins. To … Continue reading