Suzi's Blog

Kris Kringle’s Christmas Chocolate Crinkles

Try to say this post title five times, swiftly. Heck, just one swiftly. But Santa is packing up the sleigh and deservedly should be given treats on his journey. These cookies would be your best contribution to his busy night. In 1978 I bought a copy of Chocolate Cookery by Mable Hoffman, published by HPBooks.…

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Brian’s No-Bake Coffee Drops

    I’ve posted before a recipe called Nuni’s No-Bake Cookies. Stashed in the middle of Cookie Time by Marilyn Miller Wasbotten, this recipe was one I remembered from childhood. I had lost the recipe but not the memories. Once I had Cookie Time, I made and made these treats. But, I made just them.…

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Seth’s Brandy Delights from Cookie Time

Cookies. They are among the first foods we eat and they fit into a special niche in our lives. Cookies are not dessert. They don’t count for that. And they are small so basically calorie free. There is a gracious, guilt free feeling about cookies. Uh, there should be. Once upon a time, you could…

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No-Bake Oatmeal Cookies with Coconut and Oatmeal

I first blogged this recipe three years ago. It’s a childhood favorite that I keep returning to.  This time, though, I used one of the options: adding a cup of shredded coconut. A very good cookie was elevated to sweet perfection. This cookie recipe has three special features. No baking. No flour. No eggs. For…

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