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Split-second Cookies

I feel privileged to be one of the first people to meet Mitch Malone, Grand River Journal crime reporter. Find out more about him and meet my critique partner, W. S. Gager, at W.S. Gager on Writing ( Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter, softened 2/3 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Today, I am being interviewed at Love Romances and More (  Stop by and leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of Courting Sparks. Ingredients: 3 cups white sugar 1 cup evaporated milk 1/4 cup cocoa 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 tablespoon butter Directions: Butter one 9×9 inch pan. Combine the sugar, evaporated […]

Thumbprint Cookies

When was your wedding?  You were probably smart and chose a pleasant month like May or June, instead of a wintry month like January.  Find out what can happen when you get married in the worst blizzard in a decade at the Happily Ever After Blog ( Ingredients: ½ cup butter, softened ¼ cup packed brown […]

Courting Sparks – Available today!

Courting Sparks is officially released today!  It is available at Double booked again today.  Check out  Anne Patrick’s Blog ( for an interview and  Stacy Juba’s Blog ( for some insights into what I was doing twenty-five years ago. Rosenmunnar Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup white sugar 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour […]

Brown Sugar Refrigerator Cookies

It’s almost time to set New Year’s resolutions.  Do you make any? Sometimes I have to evaluate the goals I’ve set in light of changing situations.  Read more about it at Avalon Authors ( Ingredients: 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup stick margarine or butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 large egg 3 cups […]

Fruit Oatmeal Cookie Bars

It’s Thursday and busy day for the tour.  Today I’m being interviewed at Romance Reviews Today (  Check out the interview, then try these cookies.  Fruit and oatmeal, they’re practically healthy. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups rolled […]

No Bake Cookie Balls

Today I’m blogging at RomCon Inc Blog ( about the things we will do for our friends. Namely, wearing bridesmaid dresses. Stop by and leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of Courting Sparks. Ingredients: 1 cup (6 ounces) Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips 3 cups confectioners’ sugar 1-3/4 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about […]

Buttery Spritz

Join me at the Book Boost Blog ( today.  Then try out these sweet little cookies.  You need a cookie press, but you end up with wonderful bite-size cookies that tempt you to eat them by the handful. My husband, as with most holiday cookies, likes them straight out of the freezer.  I think this […]

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

Kicking off the Courting Sparks Blog Tour at Elaine Cantrell’s Blog (http:/ Check it out, then try out these cookies.  So easy even I can make them.  There were some issues with the jellies running, but I attribute that to using my mother’s homemade jam.  (See Just Like My Mother. I don’t think there was […]