Chocolate Mountains

Chocolate Mountains are a delicious cookie the kids will go nuts for this Christmas!

 CHOCOLATE MOUNTAINS are a new family favorite cookie!  Soft chocolate cookie topped with a marshmallow and frosted with more chocolate to look like a mountain.  You can't go wrong!  I'm so excited to be co-hosting the 3rd Annual Christmas Cookie Recipe Swap with Julie from White Lights on Wednesday and our friends!   It's a fun way to do a virtual cookie exchange!  Bloggers … [Read more...]

Peppermint Patty Stuffed Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Peppermint Patty Stuffed Chocolate Crinkle Cookie | They're perfect for your Christmas plates or cookie exchange!

 PEPPERMINT PATTY STUFFED CHOCOLATE CRINKLE COOKIES will be the hit of the cookie exchange!  They are a new family favorite Christmas cookie! I had a friend come to town last weekend.  We met when we both lived in Arizona.  We worked together and then she lived with us for a few months when she was looking for a house.  My kids got used to having here there and she became … [Read more...]

Andes Mint Martini

Andes Mint Martini | Real Housemoms

This Andes Mint Martini is the perfect decadent dessert cocktail for the winter months! Hi there! I'm so excited to be posting my first recipe on Real Housemoms! I have loved this site for a long time, and its an honor to contribute! I love to create easy and delicious recipes that anyone can make, and everyone will love.  I started The Cookie Rookie as a way to document my … [Read more...]

Snickers Cheesecake Bars

Snickers Cheesecake Bars by Cravings of a Lunatic

Homemade Snickers Cheesecake Bars uses cream cheese in the filling for a little added YUM to your favorite candy bar! There are some recipes that make you want to jump up and down, screaming about how good they are, encouraging everyone in the world to try them.  Then there's some recipes you almost want to keep to yourself, hoarding them, and keeping them secret out of … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal


This creamy and hearty Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal comes together quickly and makes the perfect quick breakfast on a busy fall morning. Let's face it- weekday mornings can be busy, folks. With making sure the kiddos have brushed their teeth, have their homework, and grabbed their lunches before heading out the door for school, sometimes that whole serving them a … [Read more...]