Vanilla Poppy Seed Friendship Loaf

Vanilla Poppyseed Friendship Bread on www.cookingwithruthie.com will make all of your friends happy!

Vanilla Poppyseed Friendship Bread will make all of your friends very happy!   You'll be happy too with the delicious blend of vanilla and poppy seeds all baked into a delightful loaf.   Over the years I've had people give me Amish Friendship Bread starts and I would follow the instructions and make the friendship loaf until we couldn't eat it anymore but I didn't realize that … [Read more...]

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins by www.cookingwithruthie.com

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins they're a delicious and healthier snack the whole family will love... moist with that banana bread flavor topped off with a bit of chocolate!    We love these banana muffins so much.  The original recipe came from my Grandma, over the years I've made a few changes to make them healthier- like reducing the fat by adding applesauce and replacing … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies

White Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies on www.cookingwithruthie.com is a mouth-watering combination!

White Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies is a mouth-watering combination of white chocolate with the nutty richness of hazelnut all wrapped up in a cookie! One of my favorite memories as a kid is making cookies with my mom... she would let me help her as she worked, explaining the process of measuring and why it was important to be precise in measuring but the BEST part was licking … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Sugar Strudel Tart

Cinnamon Sugar Strudel Tart on www.cookingwithruthie.com is simple to make and delicious!

Cinnamon Sugar Strudel Tart is such a treat!  It's simple to make and combines the classic cinnamon and sugar sweetness with a flaky pastry crust and strudel topping!  YUM.  I added some vanilla bean ice cream and made it a delightful 'ala mode' dessert but it could easily be served with fresh fruit for breakfast or brunch too! I took this mouth-watering Cinnamon Sugar Strudel … [Read more...]

Peach Oatmeal Bars

Peach Oatmeal Bars by www.threekidsandafish on www.cookingwithruthie.com is be the hit of the summer!

I'm so happy to have Miss Cathy from Three Kids and Fish with us today! Wait until y'all see the delightful Peach Oatmeal Bars that she's brought to share... Yum! I won't keep you waiting.... Enjoy! Peach picking is one of our family's favorite summer things to do! We love trekking up the side of the mountain to the sweet smelling trees with the just perfectly ripe peaches. We … [Read more...]

Blueberry Banana Muffins

Blueberry Banana Muffins are a moist banana muffin packed with blueberries- a delicious way to start off the day!

Blueberry Banana Muffins are a moist banana muffin packed with blueberries- a delicious way to start off the day!   I love this banana bread recipe... it's one that I adapted from my Gram.  I made it a little healthier by replacing some of the butter with applesauce and 2 of the eggs with 4 egg whites which reduces fat and cholesterol!   I promise that you'll never notice the … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Chip Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

White Chocolate Chip Coconut Oatmeal Cookies on www.cookingwithruthie.com are one of our family favorites!

White Chocolate Chip Coconut Oatmeal Cookies- chewy and moist with a hint of coconut and chunks of white chocolate are one of our families favorites!  A really good cookie is seriously hard to beat!  When I get to baking, I have to pass those little babies out as soon as they're done or I somehow end up eating them all!  (or pretty close to it.)  So, I think my friends are as … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies on www.cookingwithruthie.com will bring lots of happy smiles!

Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies will bring lots of happy smiles!  They're sure to become a fast favorite among all of your family and friends.  I don't know about you all but I just LOVE peanut butter and dark chocolate together.  It's like a party in my mouth with every single bite! Oh and don't forget the little sprinkle of sea salt added on top before they go in … [Read more...]

Banana Orange Drop Cookies

Banana Orange Drop Cookies on www.cookingwithruthie.com are the best way to use up those overripe bananas!

Banana Orange Drop Cookies are one of the best way to use up those overripe bananas!  Moist, flavorful cookies with a hint of banana and orange in the frosting too!  Mmmmmm.    We love bananas at our house.  I have to keep them stocked in the kitchen just as religiously as milk.  It is pretty much considered a sin to run out of either bananas or milk in our house!  So, between … [Read more...]

Lemon Coconut White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Lemon Coconut White Chocolate Chunk Cookies on www.cookingwithruthie.com are moist and delicious summertime cookie!

Lemon Coconut White Chocolate Chunk Cookies are moist and delicious summertime or anytime cookie!  Make a batch of these delightful cookies and watch the whole family smile with each bite :)  We've had so much rain this past week and even some snow again on the mountains- I'm happy to be seeing sunshine today.  I'm so not complaining at all- we've needed the moisture really badly … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Chocolate Chip Biscotti by www.cookingwithruthie.com is a delicious spin off the classic Italian Cookie!

Chocolate Chip Biscotti is a delicious spin off the classic Italian Cookie! A really good Biscotti cookie is pretty hard to pass up... especially when served along side your favorite warm beverage! Italians figured out a really good thing when they invented these little babies.  But, I've just gotta say that adding in the mini semi-sweet chocolate chips and topping them off … [Read more...]

Spring Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Spring Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars on www.cookingwithruthie.com are a family favorite!

Spring Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars are a family favorite!  We've loved this recipe for at least a decade- we hope you'll love it too!  I crushed up Cadbury Mini Eggs to garnish our bars but if you don't happen to have them on hand just chop up part of a chocolate bar or chocolate sprinkles would work too. I can hardly believe it's Easter weekend... it seems really early this … [Read more...]