Oatmeal Raisin (Chocolate Chip) Cookie Recipe

Oatmeal Raisin (Chocolate Chip) Cookie Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

I wanted to be okay with just the raisins and oats . . . . but I really wasn't.I soaked the raisins and started gathering the other ingredients.  As I moved around the kitchen, I tried to stop thinking about it and move on . . . . but I couldn't.I just wanted to warm up the oven and stay home . . . . but I … [Read more...]

Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway + Roasted Hazelnut-Orange & Chocolate Granola Bar Recipe {GIVEAWAY CLOSED}

Roasted Hazelnut-Orange & Chocolate Granola Bar Recipe

There are granola bars, and there are Roasted Hazelnut-Orange Chocolate Granola Bars.Since tasting Nutella for the first time as a little kid, hazelnuts have been one of my favorite things in the world.  Their rich, buttery flavor is matched by no other nut.  And when you cook good , your house will be filled with … [Read more...]

Chocolate, Oat and Espresso Breakfast Cookie Recipe

Chocolate, Oat and Espresso Breakfast Cookie Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

I'm just going to cut to the chase. . .I woke up on Sunday morning and quite simply wanted some sort of crunchy cereal, something sweet, like chocolate, and of course, a perfect cup of coffee.So I put all of these things together in a delicious, totally satisfying cookie.  And there you have it.Chocolate, … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Recipes – 2014!

Valentines Day Chocolate 2014! | cookingontheweekends.com

What's the first thing you think of when you hear "Valentines' Day?"Is it hearts?  Red and pink?  Romance?  Sweet friendships?  Or is it chocolate?I'd love to hear your answers in the comments below the post.  (You're probably not wondering -- but if you are, for me it's chocolate.) … [Read more...]

28 Delectable Holiday Cookie Recipes

Holiday Cookies Galore 2013 | Cooking On The Weekends

'Tis the season.  'Tis the season for many things, but especially for baking cookies, exchanging cookies, gifting cookies, and eating cookies!So let's explore 28 Delectable Holiday Cookie Recipes, shall we?(Please note that about half of these cookie recipes are gluten-free.)Click on the titles to get … [Read more...]

Brown Butter Praline Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Brown Butter Pecan Praline Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

When I started Cooking On The Weekends a few years ago, I had no idea that not only would I be continuing my career in an area I'm passionate about, but that I would also gain a whole community of new friends.  I've made foodie friends not only around the globe, but am also fortunate enough to be a part of a local … [Read more...]

Glazed Blueberry Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe

Glazed Blueberry Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Thanks to the Blueberry Council and Erika of In Erika's Kitchen, ever since A Very Blueberry Thanksgiving, my mind has been filling up with new blueberry recipes.Do you love blueberry muffins, (which are really blueberry cake if you ask me)?  And who doesn't adore a good chocolate chip cookie?  (I'm not sure we can … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Sunflowers and Maple-Pecan Chocolate Chip Waffle Cookie Recipe {Gluten-Free}

Sunflowers and Maple-Pecan Chocolate Chip Waffle Cookie Recipe {Gluten-Free}

The other night I asked my 9-year-old son, who has Celiac Disease, what type of gluten-free cookie I should try to create next.  After thinking for a moment, he said, "a maple cookie."  And by "maple" he meant our adorable Goldendoodle, named Maple (see image below recipe).  Whether he meant cookies for Maple, cookies … [Read more...]

Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies | Cooking On The Weekends

Healthy, or shall I say healthier eating should never preclude delicious desserts.Now when I made my recipe for Non-Fat Chocolate-Cherry Frozen Yogurt, and shared my high cholesterol story, I told you that I wouldn't go all healthy on you.  That's still the case. ;-)That said though, I've been discovering that … [Read more...]

The Best Coffee, Espresso and Mocha Recipes

Coffee, Espresso, and Mocha Dessert Recipes! | Cooking On The Weekends

I'm really in the mood for coffee this morning, which is nothing new for me.  And today I'm in the mood for the rich, deep flavors of coffee in a bunch of mouth-watering desserts -- also nothing new for me. ;-)Below are links to the delicious coffee, espresso and mocha images above.Enjoy!1. Mocha Meringues … [Read more...]