Sourdough Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sourdough Chocolate Chip Cookies Let’s dive right into this recipe, shall we? These are hands down the best chocolate chip cookies I have ever baked, and I’m not exaggerating. By using sourdough discard, the cookie gets a complex flavor by balancing the sweetness of the dough with the tangy acidity of sourdough discard made with […]

Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Cookie Dough Ice Cream Post updated 6-21-2023 Father’s Day is soon approaching, and I have the perfect foodie gift for the special dad in your life. Cold and creamy brown sugar ice cream is loaded with chocolate chip cookie dough bites for a satisfying treat. This homemade ice cream is an easy summer dessert to […]

Peach Tea Cookies

Peach Tea Cookies Peach tea infused butter is used to make the base of a brown sugar cookie dough with a peach jam filling and a bright lemon and peach tea glaze. Summertime will never be the same after you have one of these delicious cookies! I scribbled this flavor idea hastily in my baking […]

Lavender Poppy Seed Cookies

Lavender Poppy Seed Cookies Poppy seed sugar cookies made with lavender sugar, honey, and lemon are packed with a bright and floral flavor of summer. These cookies are topped with a lavender lemon glaze adding a refreshing pop of flavor to these soft and chewy cookies.   I spent my teenage years growing up in […]

Roasted Strawberry Cookie Bars

Roasted Strawberry Cookie Bars Thick, buttery, almond shortbread cookie bars are packed full of strawberry flavor with a crisp almond topping. These cookie bars are sure to be a hit for picnics and get togethers this summer. Slow roasted strawberries are thick, syrupy, and full of fresh strawberry flavor. They do take a bit longer […]

Butter Pecan Cheesecake Cookies

Butter Pecan Cheesecake Cookies Buttered pecans, brown butter, graham cracker crumbs, cinnamon, and a white chocolate cheesecake filling create a wonderful cookie version of a Southern favorite, butter pecan cake. This butter pecan cookie is highly inspired by a delicious slice of Southern style butter pecan pound cake. I love this recipe from Soulfully Made […]

Strawberry Shortbread Cookies

Strawberry Shortbread Cookies This recipe and article updated 5/3/2023. Delicate shortbread cookies flavored with almond extract are sandwiched with strawberry jam for a decadent way to enjoy strawberry season. These almond shortbread cookies make a wonderful canvas to feature homemade Texas Strawberry Jam (click link for recipe!)Fresh lemon zest helps to brighten and balance out […]

Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam This recipe has been updated 4-26-2023.  It’s springtime in Texas, bluebonnets are blooming, farmers markets are plentiful with the bounty of local farmers, and the weather is just right. Vibrant yellows, reds and greens from tables stocked with fresh produce catch my eye every time I head into Stahlmans at Bear Creek, a […]

Irish Cookie Bars

Irish Cookie Bars A beer infused cookie bar is layered with an Irish whiskey caramel and a fluffy malty layer of Guinness marshmallow topping. Dark chocolate and gold splatter bring this iconic dessert together for a bangin’ St. Paddy’s Day treat. I won’t beat around the bush, this Irish cookie bar recipe is quite involved. […]

Orange Thyme Cookies

Orange Thyme Cookies Orange thyme cookies are made with an olive oil base to produce a light and ultra-chewy cookie. The juice and zest of fresh oranges along with honey are combined in this soft dough that is rolled in a fresh orange zest sugar for a sweet, bright, and delicate springtime cookie. Have you […]