Pearl Cookies

Pearl cookies! The name evokes images of beauty and ultimate taste. At least it did for me when I first saw the recipe. They’re ok. I think their name built them up too much for me. And Joe’s reaction was, “That’s a cookie.” Sometimes it takes a day or two for cookies to taste theirContinue reading “Pearl Cookies”

Three Tries, One Pie

  I don’t recall ever making a pie from scratch. I may have made a pumpkin pie as a kid, but I’m sure the crust was already made, and the pumpkin came from a can. The reason is probably because I don’t really like pie. . . unless it’s pumpkin. I’m more of a cake, brownie, cookieContinue reading “Three Tries, One Pie”

Butterscotch Walnut Cookies

My great grandmother wrote this recipe on an index card – which usually means the directions are limited and the handwriting is barely legible. Here it is verbatim; then what I ended up doing. Butterscotch Walnut Cookies 1 stick butter melted 1 cup brown sugar 1 3/4 cup sifted flour 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartarContinue reading “Butterscotch Walnut Cookies”