already. I have made cookies in anticipation of my son’s promised visit this weekend. The kind of cookie where you forage in the freezer and dig out chocolate chips, mint chips, M & Ms, walnuts and use the trusted toll house recipe. They are really good. I know because I ate one, just to see if they were good enough for my son. Later in the week I will make the lemon cream cheese bars that are his very favorite.
Mix 1 box yellow cake mix with
1/3 cup oil and
Mix until crumbly. Reserve 1 cup. Pat remaining mixture into a 13X9 ungreased pan. Bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for 15 minutes. Meanwhile do
Beat 8 ounce package of softened cream cheese with
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
1/3 cup sugar and
1 egg until light and fluffy.
Spread over baked crumb mixture. Sprinkle remaining crumbly mixture over top. Bake 15 minutes longer. Do NOT over bake. Chill completely and cut into squares. Refrigerate.
I have been to the pharmacy to pick up my prescriptions and I dropped by my daughter’s house to leave some cookies for her and Mike. And now I am back home and that dreaded bathroom is hollering at me to come in there and clean it. YUCK!! The worst thing I hate about cleaning.
Thank you to my blogging friends that commented on my header photo. I took the picture the first fall I moved here, October 2010. The trees were beautiful that year. This year the leaves are dying on the trees from the drought. Some of the trees are bare already.
If you all were close by we would have a cup of tea and a cookie. So until we do get to meet, please! stay safe and be happy!!