Sometimes, you just need a little something sweet, and baking up a little something sweet doesn’t get much easier than these little lemon cookies.
One of my favorite simple cookie recipes is the one for Butter Pecan Toffee Cookies that I shared a long while back. This recipe is quite similar, in that they both use a boxed cake mix as a base. There’s something special about these cake mix cookies! I love how ridiculously easy they are, how deliciously chewy they are, and even better for me, each batch only makes a couple dozen cookies, so I get my fix but we aren’t eating them for days on end. (Or, let’s be honest, I’m not eating them for days on end. I’d be lying if I failed to mention that I had one with my coffee this morning. It’s clearly not a green smoothie kind of day.) Read more...(602 words, 9 images, estimated 2:24 mins reading time)
One of my all time favorite chick flicks is Steel Magnolias. So many quotes, so little time.
Shelby – “Pink is my signature color.”
Clairee – “Ouiser, I’d recognize this penmanship anywhere. You have the handwritin’ of a serial killer.”
Shelby –“Truvy, you know what you need in here? You need a radio, takes the pressure off of everyone feeling they have to talk so much.” Truvy – “I had one once, but I threw it up against the wall when I couldn’t figure out where the batteries went. I know now, I was suffering from pre-menstrual syndrome.”Read more...(605 words, 8 images, estimated 2:25 mins reading time)
Overall, I like to keep things pretty healthy around my house. The problem with this is, as I’ve mentioned before, I love to bake. As we all know, baked goods aren’t exactly topping the Superfoods lists, no matter how much we want them to. “Everything in Moderation” is my food motto. I enjoy good food way too much to live the rest of my life on lettuce alone. This cookie recipe is one that can pacify my baking bug and not make me feel too terribly guilty about it. It’s quick and easy, and best of all, it only makes a couple dozen cookies. There are some cookie recipes that I love, but after I bake them, the cookie jar calls my name for days. This recipe makes just enough. My family and I can enjoy them, I can give some away and it’s done. Back to salad…*sigh* Read more...(712 words, 8 images, estimated 2:51 mins reading time)