Marlilou’s Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

marydukecooks.com Recently I took a 2-day art class from local artist, Monique Carr, a renowned contemporary impressionist painter who teaches online courses as well as in-person classes.  During our lunch break her daughter, Marilou, let us sample her famous Coconut … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean’s Coconut Ranger Cookies

Every winter a group of our dear friends cruise the Caribbean looking for sunshine, sandy beaches and fun! One of our favorite cookies to eat on Royal Caribbean Cruise ships is their Royal Ranger Coconut Cookies. The cookies are so … Continue reading

Triple Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Peppermint Filling

These petite sandwich cookies with their rich chocolate flavor and peppermint filling just scream Christmas! Using three kinds of chocolate, these cookies have a deep, rich chocolate flavor. You may think it is odd to make cookies with bread flour … Continue reading

Turkey Cookies

Turkey Cookies will tickle your funny bone and make you say, “Gobble, Gobble!” A couple of years ago my cousin Suzanne Moore took this adorable picture of their 7-year-old grandson, Ian, with this cute turkey cookie. Suzanne and her husband … Continue reading

Triple Chocolate Cocoa Krispies Treats

Halloween Triple Chocolate Cocoa Krispies Treats are ghoulishly delicious! Triple Chocolate Cocoa Krispies Treats 3 tablespoons butter 4 cups miniature marshmallows or 40 Jet-Puffed marshmallows 6 cups Cocoa Krispies (I use Kellogg’s Cocoa Krispies) 1/8 cup chocolate syrup (I use … Continue reading

Peach Crumb Bars

In the summer I’m always looking for ways to highlight my favorite fruit South Carolina peaches. Peach Crumb Bars are a delightful dessert for a picnic or barbeque. Enjoy! Peach Crumb Bars Crumble (Use ½ for bottom crust, ½ for … Continue reading

Fourth of July Sugar Cookie Bars

Fourth of July Sugar Cookie Bars    marydukecooks.com Get ready for your Fourth of July picnic with these fun sugar cookie bars. They are perfectly decorated for Independence Day! Enjoy! Fourth of July Sugar Cookie Bars Sugar Cookie Bars Parchment … Continue reading

Santa’s Sugar Cookies

This soft sugar cookie has a thick, rich icing. This recipe calls for cake flour instead of all-purpose flour. The soft wheat cake flour makes the cookies soft and tender. Perfect for busy moms, these beautiful and simply decorated cookies … Continue reading

Pecan Pie Bars

           Pecan Pie Bars   marydukecooks.com Pecan Pie Bars are a delicious pick-up dessert for a party or family gathering. They can be prepared, cut, and placed on a serving tray days before the event. Some … Continue reading