Pumpkin Muffins/Bread

[*Note, this recipe is for canned pumpkin. Don’t switch this to a fresh pumpkin – it won’t work. I’ll post that recipe another time.] We made pumpkin bread loaves to bring to school every fall when I was a kid. It was very popular – teachers, the school nurse, *everyone wanted the recipe. The mistake…

Grandma Tess’ Pecan Crescents

  These are the cookies we make for holidays, mostly because they’re kind of a pain in the butt to roll and shape. But ooooohhh – they’re *so worth the work. Also affectionately known as “Tiny rainbows of happiness,” these cookies demand taking time to savor and busting out the good coffee. Even though you…

Thumbprint Cookies

The ultimate coffee cookie (along with Grandma Tess’ Pecan Crescents – I’ll post those next.) I remember my mother made these a lot when I was a kid, I think mostly because they aren’t very sweet and we didn’t like them back then. I’m so glad I have the recipe now, though. I’d post a…