Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Have you ever had a moment where you craved chocolate but weren’t sure what to make? While looking in my cupboard I saw chocolate chips, cocoa powder and flour. I saw two ripe bananas on the counter and immediately knew I wanted delicious banana bread. While looking for recipes most called for three ripe bananas….

Black Bottom Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars

Indulge yourself with these Black Bottom Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars. They start with a decadent layer of fudgy brownie, covered with a cheesecake filling, and then, topped with chocolate chip cookie dough. Amazing right! One bite and you will be hooked! All of the extra dishes and steps in this recipe are so worth it….

WCC Cookies

WCC cookies, (aka White Chocolate Chocolate Cookies) are soft and chewy with a chunk of white chocolate in every bite. They are a nice change from chocolate chip cookies. Oh, don’t get me wrong here! Chocolate chip cookies are amazing too. Treat yourself to a little bite of heaven. Grab a glass of milk or…

Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies

Fluffy marshmallow cream filling nestled between two classic oatmeal cookies brings back childhood memories of eating Little Debbie Oatmeal Cream Pies. Homemade is always fresher, better, more flavorful and much healthier for you. These giant oatmeal sandwich cookies are a hit with my family and are sure to make someone smile in yours. Serves: 10…

Can’t Lose Cookies

This recipe was given to me in a letter from my Aunt Eileen and Uncle Jerry Rider many years ago. A note on the recipe said it came from the Lansing State Journal.  The letter was dated 1998. These cookies are big, chewy, dense and moist cookies packed with lots of different goodies. It’s the…

Coconut Macaroons

I am over the moon for these Coconut Macaroons! Seriously! They are big, moist, sweet mounds of flaked coconut sitting on a bed of rich chocolate. Perfect for holidays, special events or any day of the week. Servings: depends upon the size of the scoop usedCook Time: 20-23 minutesTemperature: 325 degrees F.  Ingredients: 1 14…

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

Rider Family Recipe Adapted by Deb (Rider) Chad Carrot Cake is so good! This cupcake is moist and loaded with deliciousness. Instead of the usual cream cheese frosting, which is amazing, this cupcake is frosted with a Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting which has a slight maple flavor. I love both types of cream cheese…

Classic Oatmeal Cookies

These classic , moist, big Oatmeal Cookies have crispy edges and soft middles. They are packed with tender raisins and taste like they came from a bakery.

Roy’s Giant Molasses Crinkle Cookies

My dad LOVES Molasses cookies! He found a small cafe on one of his cycling adventures that bakes a Molasses cookie that he fell in love with. He brought me some and asked if I could figure out how to make them. At 86 years old, any man who can cycle 25 miles one way…

Hamantaschen

Hamantaschen is a Jewish treat that is traditionally made for the Purim holiday. The cookie is made in the form of a triangle and filled with poppy-seeds, fruit preserves, dates, nuts, chocolate or anything that your imagination and taste buds desire. Servings: 20 cookiesCook Time: 12-14 minutesTemperature: 375 degrees F.Source: Dough adapted from King Arthur…