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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

19 Sep

My favorite season is here! Pumpkin season!

One of my favorite things about the fall season (or just summer part 2 in Florida) is that pumpkin flavored items are sold everywhere!  I’m a bit obsessed with anything pumpkin flavored, and of course love to bake anything and everything I can with pumpkin.  So to kick off the season, I’ve started with some pumpkin cookies!  These are really tasty, fluffy cookies with a surprise medley of flavors created by the mixture of the pumpkin spices and the chocolate chips : ).  I find that even people who aren’t pumpkin crazed will still really enjoy these (my brother for example)!

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Russian Tea Cakes

20 Jan

Russian tea cakes (also known as Mexican wedding cookies) are absolutely one of my favorite cookies.  If you’ve never had them before, they’re absolutely fabulous.  They’re crumbly, crunchy, soft, and sweet, but not overpoweringly so.  My family does tea time (when our schedules aren’t crazy), and this is a great addition, as it’s a perfect dessert to go with tea.

I surprisingly had never made Russian tea cakes till a few weeks ago when a friend of mine sent me his super secret family recipe.  Funny enough, it turned out this recipe was also the Betty Crocker recipe (we had a good laugh at that)!  In any case, this recipe is fantastic and super easy to make.  Let’s get started!

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