Magic Cookie Bars

Magic Cookie Bars | Dawn's Recipes

This cookie recipe has been around forever. There are infinite variations of it around the Internet, sometimes under different names. My mother-in-law calls them Hello Dolly Bars. I got this version from my aunt at least a couple of decades ago. I debated posting yet another incarnation until a friend asked me recently for the recipe. … Continue Reading →

Fleur de Sel Caramels from Your Microwave

Fleur de Sel Caramels from Your Microwave

The following recipe is based off one I discovered through the magic of Pinterest. The original recipe is posted on I’d never tried microwaving caramels before, always preferring to do it on the stove top. With all the positive reviews I saw, I just had to give it a try. This method is definitely easier overall, though I find controlling the temperature is a bit easier on the stove. The stove top method allows me to stir and to use a candy thermometer while the caramel is still heating, whereas you have to stop the microwave every couple of minutes to … Continue Reading →