Banana Oatmeal Nut Cookies

Banana Oatmeal Nut CookiesWhen I first encountered this recipe, I wasn’t sure of how I felt about bananas in my cookies. In my head, bananas only belonged in muffin and bread recipes, but I am happy to have been proved wrong. These cookies are awesome and versatile, great for snacks or even as a breakfast. Scroll down for more pictures, hope you enjoy! Continue reading

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BOD Muffins

BOD MuffinsBananas are great, but I can never seem to finish a bunch. I always end up having a few that are too brown to eat, but yet they’re perfect for baking – what a shame! I call these BOD muffins because their standout ingredients are: bananas, oats, and dates. The recipe produces light and fluffy muffins with a great texture from the oats, and the sour cream makes it not too sweet but works perfectly with the dates and bananas. Hope you enjoy! Continue reading

Auntie Pedie’s Peanut Cookies

Auntie Pedie's CookiesMy great-aunt Pedie is my Nana’s sister and a great baker. I call her Auntie Pedie because I grew up with my mother calling her that, so that’s what I called her and it stuck. Recently, my mom had a craving for a specific peanut cookie and knew it was homemade but couldn’t figure out who made it or what the recipe was. It finally hit her that she had had them as a kid and they were made by my great-aunt, who she called right away to ask for the recipe. After my aunt found the right box that had the recipe (she has 16 boxes of filed recipes!), she called my mom back and we made them. Here’s the result and hope you enjoy! Continue reading