Salted Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Salted pecan chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate Chip cookies are my favorite cookie. No matter what cookie recipe I dream up or bake, chocolate chip cookies remain #1 on my homemade cookie list. And I’m not alone. During the years I operated an online cookie bakery, our customer’s number one choice was Chocolate Chip. Oh, I’ve wandered over the years and favorited Sugar Cookies, Peanut Butter Cookies and Oatmeal Cookies. But the basic, simple combination of butter, sugar, eggs, flour and chocolate always calls me back.

salted chocolate chip cookies with pecans

I started craving chocolate chip cookies again this week. My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe will always be my best, I think. But that doesn’t stop me from adding a few ingredients to keep it interesting.


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chocolate zucchini cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Browned Butter Frosting

Zucchini recipes are everywhere I look. Savory and sweet, dessert and appetizers. At first I wasn’t going to post a recipe because, well, the recipes are everywhere! But then I remembered baking a chocolate zucchini bread years ago and decided to give it a go. I started out with my old zucchini bread recipe baked…

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Peach and blueberry muffins

Peach and Blueberry Muffins

A wholesome breakfast muffin recipe filled with fresh blueberries and chunks of peaches, flavored with cinnamon & nutmeg, and baked to perfection with butter, brown sugar, eggs and flour. I’ve been waiting all summer for fresh peaches. Pennsylvania grocery stores offer peaches year round, but they do not compare to local fresh fruits in the summer that…

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Raspberry Swirl Chocolate Brownies

Raspberry Swirl Chocolate Brownies

I’ve been on a brownie kick lately. One pan, bake and done. Last week I baked a classic fudge brownie recipe so this time I wanted something with a different flavor. Fresh raspberries are readily available during the summer and look so wonderful with chocolate. And the taste!

Simply Brownies

Simply Brownies: a double chocolate Brownie Recipe

I’m a cookie lover. But sometimes a chocolate brownie does capture my interest. It has to be freshly baked and simple to make. And this double chocolate brownie is just that. You can include chocolate chips, walnuts or pecans. Or stay classic and simple which is what I did today. I baked this brownie recipe back…

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Blueberry Cobbler Cookies

Homemade oatmeal cookies are a favorite of mine. I love them because they can serve as a sweet dessert but also have enough nutrition to give me energy. Rolled, old-fashioned oats provide extra fiber and remind me of breakfast. Which is what I was thinking about when I created this recipe. I’ve been on an…

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Orange Drop Cookies

Orange Drop Cookies with White Chocolate

Orange Drop Cookies remind me of summer. Remember orange dreamsicles? Or is it orange creamsicles? Whatever you call them, the vanilla ice cream covered with an orange sweet/tart popsicle on a stick treats were a favorite every summer during childhood. I haven’t enjoyed one in years. These classic, old fashioned drop orange cookies include citrus flavor…

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