Oatmeal Cookies

A traditional oatmeal cookie recipe. Good on its own or tasty with dried fruit and nuts.


1 1/2 cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

Add raisins or chocolate chips to the batter.

1/2 tsp baking soda

2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp salt

3/4 cup melted butter

1/3 cup sugar

2/3 cup packed brown sugar

2 eggs

2 tsp vanilla Continue reading Oatmeal Cookies


When the berries get ripe in June I like to make this shortcake recipe.  It’s good with fruit and frozen yogurt or whipped cream.


4 cups flour

Serve with berries and whipped cream, frozen yogurt or ice cream.

1 tsp baking soda

2 tbsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1 cup sugar

1 cup shortening Continue reading Shortcake