It’s October and it’s pumpkin season!

Halloween is almost upon us and pumpkins are everywhere in the stores – fresh pumpkins, ceramic pumpkins, pumpkin costumes and the like. I made some pumpkin cookies to mark the season. These are chocolate pumpkin cookies and are very simple to decorate. Continue reading


It’s Apple Picking Season!

Fall is apple picking season and I made some cute little apple picking cookies to mark the harvest. I miss the fall up north and the chance to put on a big comfy sweater and boots, hit the rural roads upstate and go out into the orchards at the U Pick ‘Em farms scattered throughout New York and New England. Apple picking is such a fun weekend activity and the payoff is in the endless list of ways you can use your ripe, crisp and deliciously sweet apples. Continue reading

Owls and owl cookies

Owls seem to be all the rage now. I made some owl cookies after I saw the most adorable little owls in their nest at a park. Each owl cookie is decorated just a bit differently from the rest and……a sleeping owl and even two cross-eyed owls… Continue reading