Oatmeal Scotchies

Who doesn’t love these cookies?  I think they’re a great break from good ol’ chocolate chips, and they’re just as easy to eat by the handful! I follow the Nestle’s recipe printed on the butterscotch morsels package, but I substitute 1/2 cup butter-flavored Crisco for one stick of butter.  I also add two extra tablespoons … Continue reading

Linzer Cookies

Butter + sugar + flour + almonds + raspberry jam = delicious.  The little twist with these Linzer Cookies is that you add a tablespoon of freshly grated lemon zest, which gives them a tang and complements the sweet raspberry filling. Making them is a bit labor intensive (actually, more than a bit), I admit, … Continue reading