My mother used to buy oatmeal cookies that came in small plastic packages for lunch. They were OK but dry and kind of bland. However, they bring fond memories. I had to try and make a version that was reminiscent of my childhood but had better texture and taste. Continue reading OFG Oatmeal Cookies
Episode 23 of my community TV show, You Can Make It, on Shaw Spotlight has me making Peanut Chocolate Chip Cookies, Char Siu Rib Tips, and Trimming St. Louis style ribs.
I love cookies. Chocolate chip cookies are particularly good. However, most chocolate chip cookie recipes have so many chocolate chips in them that you don’t taste the other flavours. Continue reading Peanut Chocolate Chip Cookies
When you first start cooking you just want good food and you follow recipes that have been tested. However, as you become more proficient, you want to make recipes that suit your tastes. These cookies are an example of that. I like molasses, raisins, nuts and oatmeal in my cookies. I like them chewy and moist. Welcome to Old Fat Guy Cookies. Continue reading Old Fat Guy Cookies
Cooking with kids can be a lot of fun. It can also be a disaster. If you have older children, it is fine to make and chill a dough, roll it out and cut it into fancy shapes. However, this can be a challenge to the patience of younger children. Continue reading Sugar Cookies
Is there anything better than those little squares we make for the holidays? I think not. Check out The Food Bloggers of Canada Holiday Bar & Square Round Up. It includes my post for Mincemeat Matrimonial Cake.
If you have been following this blog, you know I like molasses in my cookies. I also like oatmeal raisin cookies. I found this recipe on the Betty Crocker recipe site and had to give it a try because it has both. Continue reading Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies