Mint Blossoms

Who here loves cookies?! I’ve discussed this before, but my mom would have fresh, warm cookies waiting for us after school on a regular basis. She LOVES to bake, and she loves trying out new recipes, so we were pretty spoiled as kids. I think my kids are pretty spoiled as well since I’m making […]

Turtle Thumbprint Cookies

Hi, it’s me – Lily! Have you had a good week? I know I have! It was my Christmas Class Party yesterday!! My mom was the room mom so she came early. We got to eat pizza, play BINGO and we also got treats. One of them was a candy cane, so my friends and […]

Christmas Cookies

One of our all-time favorite things to do this time of year is bake cookies!! It’s something we do all year long but something we especially look forward to during the holidays. Making treats and assembling plates for neighbors, friends and church members is a common occurrence and a tradition we look forward to each […]

Peppermint Melt Aways

SIX! SIX is the magic number of Sundays there are until Christmas. This is how we measure time in our home; by Sundays. Our kids always want to know how many more “church days” until their next awaited special day. As soon as Halloween was over, the Christmas countdown began. Christmas means a lot of […]

Chocolate Chip Spider Cookies

Hey Lil Luna readers! This is Lauren visiting from Tastes Better From Scratch. I’ve got Halloween on the brain…how about you?  My son’s costume is ready to go (he’s going to be the cutest little pirate!) But I’m still totally struggling to think of something simple for my one-year-old daughter. Between church, friends, and playgroups we […]

Chocolate Chip Chippers

You guys know how much we LOVE sweets here at the Merkley’s. If you know that then you wouldn’t be surprised to see ANOTHER cookie recipe today. 😉 Since we are HUGE cookie fans in my home, and make them almost weekly, we are always on the look out for awesome new cookie recipes. It wasn’t […]

No Bake Butterscotch Cookies

Hello, it’s me, Lily again! Have you been having a great summer?! And did you know it’s almost over?! I’m really excited for school to start and making new friends. Even though I’m excited for school I’m really happy we still have a few more weeks of summer. Do you know what we got to […]

Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oh boy, do we love Cookies here at our house! The kids are always asking to make a treat with me, so cookies are usually the “go-to” dessert (especially THIS recipe). I love baking with them and don’t mind it at all, especially because we know plenty of people who will help take extra sweets […]

Copycat Lofthouse Sugar Cookies

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! I don’t think I’ve ever met someone who didn’t like Sugar Cookies.  Aren’t they the best?? My mom has been making sugar cookies for as long as I can remember, and they’ve always been my favorite. They’re soft, delicious and have hints […]

Frosted Cake Mix Lemon Cookies

Hello, it’s me, Lily! Are you having a great weekend? We are! Next week we’re going on a vacation and I’m going to miss a whole week of school and part of my ELM project. Do you know what I’m doing for my ELM project? I have to research a certain animal from the assigned […]

Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

Hi – it’s Gavin! I hope you’re having a great weekend. I’m back trying to earn some more money for Disney World. I’ve been working very hard and doing extra chores to have some money. Today, mommy planned a party for our friend (Kristyn – it was a baby shower). A lot of people came […]

Cheesy Breakfast Pie + Easter Oat Cookies

Can you guys believe that Easter is just a few weeks away?! I seriously cannot believe it and feel like 2015 is already flying by! Anyone else feel the same way? As this fun holiday approaches, I’ve already been thinking of the menu for that day. Yes, I understand I still have a few weeks, but […]

Black and White Chocolate Chippers

Woow! Only a year and a half ago, when I made chocolate fudge and posted my first recipe on my blog OMG Chocolate Dessert, I never even dreamed that I could talk to you from a blog like LilLuna. This blog, with a few more food blogs, were always my first choice when I went in […]

Oreo Pudding Cookies

Have I mentioned before how often we make treats around our home? I can honestly say we make AT LEAST one treat a week and it’s something my kids love. Yes, of course, they love to try the treats, but they love to help. And I LOVE that they love to help because it’s become […]

Copycat Swig Cookies

Hi, it’s me Lily – again!! Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope your day has been super fun. It’s been super fun for me. We exchanged gifts and Valentine’s this morning and we are having friends over tonight. We are eating food and playing games, and I know it will be so fun. We made some […]

Green the Game with Unilever

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Unilever. As always, all opinions are 100% mine. Who here is gearing up for Superbowl Sunday? I know many of you are!! To help prep you for the big game I’ve partnered with Unilever Project Sunlight to inspire you to host or attend an eco-friendly big game bash […]

Snickerdoodle Thumbprint Cookies

Hey Lil’ Luna readers!! It’s Chelsea here from Chelsea’s Messy Apron and so glad to be visiting you all from Kristyn’s blog! I know that Christmas has ended (which is very sad to me!), but I thought I would bring you one last cookie recipe. Because healthy eating shouldn’t start until January 1st right?! Plus […]

50+ Cookie Recipes

Our family LOVES cookies. We make them probably once a week for ourselves or for friends, neighbors or the hubby’s students. I can’t really remember a time when cookies weren’t baked on a regular basis in my own home or when I was growing up. You see, my mom made cookies all the time as I […]

Holiday Blossom Cookies

Nothing like baking sweet treats with the kiddos during the holidays!! As a creaive blogger who shares a ton of recipes, I’m always in the kitchen and the kids LOVE to join me. We’ve already made some fun memories this season baking and creating, and I hope you can do the same thing with your […]

Black and White Chocolate Peppermint M&M Cake Cookies

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Glad & M&M’S® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’ve mentioned time and time again how much I love baking, especially around the holidays. It’s simply a “holiday-must” and I love finding even more excuses to do it this time of year. One […]

Chocolate Chip Christmas Cookies

I bake all year long, but I always associate it with the holidays. I’m sure everyone could admit that food brings families together, and they definitely do that for us Lunas. We plan so many of our holiday activities (Thanksgiving, White Elephant Exchange, Christmas Eve, etc.) around a meal and family recipes. I also have […]

Peppermint Oreo Sugar Cookies

Hey everyone! Kristin here from Yellow Bliss Road with a special Christmas treat for you! Two of my favorite sweet Christmas treats are Sugar Cookies, and Peppermint ANYTHING. I decided to put those loves together and create one incredible Christmas cookie. These Peppermint Oreo Sugar Cookies will be a hit when they grace your holiday […]

No Roll Sugar Cookies

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! I may be slightly obsessed with Sugar Cookies. They are probably my favorite cookie of all, and I’m sure it has to be because there is a nice layer of delicious frosting on top. It may be the kid in me, but […]

Eggnog Cookies

Who loves eggnog?! I do! It’s a holiday staple, and I love that you can use it for things other than just drinking. Yes. It’s true. You can even use it for baking!! How awesome is that?! I used it in today’s recipe for Eggnog cookies. The result was a soft and chewy cookie with […]