S’mores Oatmeal Cream Pies

A S’mores twist on a classic childhood treat! www.lemonsforlulu.com

A S’mores twist on a childhood favorite! I can vividly recall the first time I tried S’mores.  I was in the 4th grade and it was during the last week of school.  Our science teacher brought in all the fixins for s’more along with foil and plates.  We sat along a rolling hill on one side of the school.  We assembled our s’mores (leaving the top cracker off) and let the sun reflect off our foil lined plates and onto our individual milk … Continue reading →

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Sandwich Cookies

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies filled with eggless chocolate chip peanut butter cookie dough filling www.lemonsforlulu.com

 Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies filled with egg-free Peanut Butter Cookie Dough! I spent an inordinate amount of time during my high school years driving around in a bright orange Ford Bronco.  My best friend was at the wheel and I was usually co-pilot.  We weren’t bad teenagers, we were just bored.  So we drove around and around and around.  We drove past friend’s houses, boy’s houses, searched for parties, and then … Continue reading →

Lemon Greek Easter Cookies {Koulourakia}

Lemon Greek Easter Cookies www.lemonsforlulu.com

I have been compensated for this post.  However all opinions expressed are my own.  Sweet little cookies just in time for Easter! Rich, buttery Easter cookies with a hint of fresh lemon!  These cookies are perfect for dunking into your coffee or tea! My Greek family does things a little differently for Easter.  No, we don’t break plates and spray Windex over everything, but we do have traditions that are all our own.  It never occurred to me … Continue reading →

Cherry Thumbprint Kiss Cookies

Cherry thumbprint cookies with a simple vanilla filling and Hershey’s Kisses! www.lemonsforlulu.com

Thumbprint cookies made with chopped cherries and filled with a vanilla filling!  A Hershey’s Kiss candy rests right in the middle! My son’s Lego addiction has become quite tiresome.  At first it was cute.  My husband and I encouraged this little hobby.  Lego’s are creative and intelligent.  They require coordination and concentration, perfect for a little boy.  But as the years went on (and money was spent), we realized this little hobby … Continue reading →

{No More} Manic Monday Meal Plan- Cookie Edition

Tiramisu Sandwich Cookies 1

Can you believe it’s already December 16th??? The count down is on in my house!  I have so much to do  before Christmas!  There are cards to write, gifts to wrap and school parties to plan.   Plus I still have about 20 batches of cookies to make!  Crazy?  Yes, but it wouldn’t be Christmas without them!  In case you need to make 20 batches of cookies too, here are some of our favorites for inspiration:   Tiramisu Sandwich Cookies - … Continue reading →

Tiramisu Sandwich Cookies

Espresso chocolate cookies held together with a Kahlua and mascarpone filling. www.lemonsforlulu.com

All the flavors of Tiramisu in little sandwich cookies! I was a bit disappointed when the beginning of December came around and we didn’t have a Christmas tree.  It was that late Thanksgiving that threw everything off.  It’s not as though I HAVE to have our tree up by the beginning of December, it’s just that if you’re going to go through all that work to put it up, you want to enjoy it for as long as possible. Each year we get a live … Continue reading →

Gingerbread Oreo Cookie Balls

Gingerbread Oreo Cookie Balls. www.lemonsforlulu.com

Only 3 ingredients are needed to make these festive and fun Gingerbread Oreo Cookie Balls!          I had a brush with fate the other day.  I went to Walmart  in search of a certain gift.  I don’t normally shop at Walmart so I was a little disoriented.  I wandered around aimlessly taking in the Christmas merchandise when I spotted Gingerbread flavored golden Oreos.  I stood there transfixed, I had to have … Continue reading →

Buckeye Brownie Cookies

Soft brownie cookies with peanut butter in the middle! www.lemonsforlulu.com

I’m so excited to be participating in “Take a Bite of My State Cookie EGGs-change”  sponsored by the Ohio Poultry Association! Chocolate cookies with a perfect peanut butter center!  A new, quick version of Buckeye Peanut Butter Balls! ( An Ohio favorite)     We are rapidly approaching the end of the year.  It’s time to think about those little things called “resolutions”.  Each January, I sort of think … Continue reading →

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Cookies

Soft and chewy brown sugar cookies with cinnamon chips! www.lemonsforlulu.com

Thin and chewy brown sugar cookies!  Each cookie has a generous amount of cinnamon taste and loads of cinnamon chips! About two weeks ago I was standing on my driveway talking to a neighbor.  My youngest daughter was circling around us on her little pink bike.  At some point in the conversation, my daughter disappeared.  After a minute or two she reappeared with something in her hands.  She was munching on something as I could see a trail of … Continue reading →