Recipes using baking soda


Applebutter Cake

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Stuffed Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Chocolate! Thoughts of red roses, cards filled with undying love, sparkling wine and large heart-shaped boxes full of chocolates – it must be time for Valentine’s Day! According to The Nielsen Company, more than 58 million pounds of chocolate candy will be sold during Valentine’s week. That’s a lot of chocolate! It only made sense […]


Buffalo Chip Cookies

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Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

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Fred’s Famous Pecan Crispies

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Orange Drop Cookies

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Apple Streusel Muffins

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Oatmeal Cake

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German Gingerbread Cookies

My sister and I started making these cookies in our early teens. We made them every year until I moved out of state and got married. We would spend an afternoon rolling out the dough and carefully decorating gingerbread men, women, Christmas trees, stars, etc. with colored sugars, nuts and miniature chocolate chips. One year […]