Tag Archives: Cookies

Malted Magic Cookie Bars from All You Magazine, February 2014


I’m a bit sad this morning. I just returned home from dropping Dudette and her friends off at school and the house is quiet. Don’t get me wrong, I love the lack of noise. I even revel in the solitude. … Continue reading

Posted in All You Magazine, Magazine Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Star Anise Snickerdoodles from Cooking Light Magazine, December 2013


I’ve always told Dudette that she can do anything she wants, especially when she’s told by others that she can’t do something because she’s a girl and what she wants to do is a ‘boy’ thing. To that, I say … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking Light Magazine, Magazine Recipes | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies . . . Among Friends


If you’ve been around for any amount of time, you know I’m taking quite a departure from the norm here at Taking On Magazines.I’m not talking about the fact that Dudette is prominently featured today. You’re already used to seeing … Continue reading

Posted in Totally Off Topic | Tagged , , , | 104 Comments

Cookies. Food. Giveaways. It Sounds A Lot Like Christmas


Three days. I’ve been getting reminded of how many are left for weeks now. A six year-old elf tells me. I don’t mind the news because I’m ready. Well, pretty much so. The presents are bought and just need to … Continue reading

Posted in Totally Off Topic | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Ginger Crinkles from Kitchen Daily

Ginger Crinkles

Crinkles. Is any Christmas cookie jar complete without a batch of them? I didn’t think so. I wanted to make a batch of these cool, cracked beauties, but many of the recipes I found were the chocolate variety rolled in … Continue reading

Posted in Family Recipes | Tagged , , | 21 Comments

Lime and Ginger Chewies from Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, December 2012


I found myself on Amazon.com this morning, which goes against everything I promised myself I wouldn’t do this Christmas; look for gifts for myself. But I never expected that at the same time I would be reviewing recipes from Better Homes … Continue reading

Posted in Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, Magazine Recipes | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Spicy Gingerbread Twigs from Better Homes and Gardens, December 2012


So here we are almost a full week into December and only twenty days away from Christmas. Wreaths are appearing on doors, lights are twinkling in windows and cookie cutters are being pulled out from the back of the cupboard. … Continue reading

Posted in Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, Magazine Recipes | Tagged , , , | 15 Comments

Peanut Butter Cookies from Saveur Magazine, October 2012


Three days ago I was sitting in the middle of concrete and steel. There may have been a tree or two around, but if there was, it was surrounded by a fence, put there to keep the poor thing from … Continue reading

Posted in Magazine Recipes, Saveur Magazine | Tagged , , | 16 Comments

No-Bake Peanut Butter and Honey Cookies from Southern Lady’s Simply Southern Special Issue, 2012


Did you know that Mermaid Man died earlier this week? Dudette and I just watched several episodes of Sponge Bob Square Pants featuring him and Barnacle Boy today. It must have been to honor his passing, which was very sweet … Continue reading

Posted in Magazine Recipes, Southern Lady Magazine | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Chewy Sugar Cookies from The Best of America’s Test Kitchen 2012

Even though Easter is over a week away, the sugar overdose is beginning already, though not by my hand. Dudette’s first words when she woke up this morning were, “Tomorrow is the school’s Easter egg hunt.” And that’s just the … Continue reading

Posted in America's Test Kitchen Magazine, Magazine Recipes | Tagged , , | 1 Comment