Gooey Butter Cookies Recipe

This next recipe is one that we make all the time at home. It’s quick, easy and the kids love them. They’re called Gooey Butter Cookies (aka Cake Mix Cookies). They are made with cake mix and are so moist and butter-y that I have yet to meet someone who didn’t like them.  If you’re […]

Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

We love baking cookies in our home, like A LOT!! The kids love helping and we love all eating!! One of our all-time favorites is this Oatmeal Coconut Cookies recipe. I will admit that I was a little hesitant to try them at first because they seemed so plain, but oh mama, they were good!! […]

BEST Snickerdoodles Recipe

I LOVE Snickerdoodles! My family searched for the best Snickerdoodles Recipe for a long time, and we finally found THE ONE. We’ve been using it for as long as I can remember now. I wish my mom could remember where she found it, but she thinks it’s from an old family friend. What’s great about […]

The BEST Sugar Cookie Recipe

Our ALL-TIME favorite Sugar Cookie recipe!! They are always so soft and have the best, creamy frosting with hints of almond. Everyone loves these delicious sugar cookies. Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! I LOVE Sugar Cookies! But, I’m also kinda picky about them… They cannot be crunchy. […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! Hi everyone! You know by now that I am a complete freak when it comes to anything relating to chocolate chip cookies. On any given day, I could eat 20 cookies without blinking! Sadly, baby #5 has decided that it wants nothing […]

Mini Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! Hi there! If you know me well, you know I am a little freaky about cookies. I love to make them, eat them, deliver them, pretty much anything that has to do with cookies, I LOVE 🙂 I have a few favorites […]

St. Patrick’s Day Slice and Bake Cookies

Don’t miss a thing – Sign up for the Lil’ Luna Newsletter today! It’s Natalie from Life Made Simple, and I’m here sharing a really fun St. Patrick’s Day treat. I’ve always loved slice and bake cookies, especially the cute holiday ones. So I thought, why not try and make a homemade version?! At first […]

Strawberry Frosted Sugar Cookies

Hi there – Fiona here from Just So Tasty! And today I’m sharing these Strawberry Frosted Sugar Cookies. I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love sugar cookies. Especially soft & chewy ones with a thick layer of buttercream frosting. Because there’s no way I can resist a Lofthouse sugar cookie. (Yes, I’ll admit […]

Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who can say no to a good chocolate chip cookie? I certainly can’t. Especially when it’s a red velvet cookie, loaded with white chocolate chips! Red velvet and white chocolate were just made to go together, right? The flavors complement each other so well, and make for a luscious, delicious cookie. It’s an added bonus that […]


Hey, it’s me Lily again!! Did you look at the Christmas Pancakes I shared this week?? I hope so, because they are awesome and I think your kids will love them!! I have another recipe to share that I think your whole family will love. They are soft and chewy Gingersnaps. My dad is 100% obsessed […]

Double Peppemint Crunch Cookies

Hi guys! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving break. Family and Food is always a good combination 🙂 For turkey day we stick to pumpkin, and creams, and fruity desserts. But as soon as black Friday hits, it’s all about the peppermint. I’ve shared with you some of our new favorite peppermint recipes, […]

Chocolate Marshmallow Meltaways

Hi guys! I know you just heard from me yesterday, but its hard not to post when there are so many good recipes to share. I’m taking a break from soup and veggies to share a scrumptious treat. In fact, the next few Tried and True recipes will all be sweets. Sorry, but not sorry! […]

Eggnog Snickerdoodles

When it comes to holiday baking, I definitely think that eggnog is an underrated flavor. Everyone goes for peppermint and gingerbread, but eggnog is one of my favorites! These eggnog snickerdoodles are soft and tender, just slightly crisp around the edges, and full of delicious eggnog flavor. They’re simple to make, and perfect for holiday parties or […]

Mummy Cookies

Hi, it’s me Lily! Guess what’s happening for me this week?? FALL BREAK!!! We have two weeks off of school and I’m so excited to stay up late, sleep in and watch TV and play video games. We don’t get to do those things too often except when it’s vacation so I’m really excited for […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who else is excited about pumpkin season? One of my very favorite thing about fall is all of the yummy pumpkin flavors. I have a fantastic recipe for White Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies. They are filled with pecans and Craisins, and they are oh so tasty! Today I’m sharing another favorite pumpkin recipe . . . […]

Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

Hi, it’s me Lily – again! Are you having a great week? I have! I survived the first week of school. I made a lot of new friends, and I got elected for Student Council. I’m so excited! It starts next Thursday. My classmate, Chase, will also be on student council with me. I don’t […]

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you could only choose ONE food to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be? Mine… Chocolate Chip Cookies. No question about it! I am a major cookie monster! I have several recipes that I bake on a regular basis. I’ve made this one so much, that I’ve memorized it. And this recipe […]

Patriotic Shortbread Cookies

Hi, Deb again from Cooking on the Front Burner and I’m excited to be back this month with these Patriotic Shortbread Cookies just in time for your holiday menu planning! Celebrating patriotic holidays bring back fond memories for me.  Those are times when we would visit our aunts, uncles, grandparents and cousins.  Sometimes we would just […]

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 […]