Our guide to cooking safely with your kids

Our guide to cooking safely with your kids

Although it can get messy and time-consuming, asking your kids to help out in the kitchen is a great way to share valuable time together and teach them skills that will last a lifetime. As bakers of wholesome, sweet treats, we thought we’d share a few thoughts on involving the whole family whenever you’re drumming […]

Our new favorite Thanksgiving recipes

Our new favorite Thanksgiving recipes

We love traditional Thanksgiving fare. It’s down-home and savory and satisfies all our cravings for foods seasoned with rosemary and sage. But this year, we thought we’d branch out and add some new recipes to our Thanksgiving table. Here are a few new dishes that we’re making a part of our holiday feasts from now […]

5 football-themed cookies to sweeten up game day

5 football-themed cookies to sweeten up game day

Because Mother Rucker’s Sweets is in the business of making life fun, we get a kick out of baking cookies that reflect the season. Fall and football go together like parties and treats, so — naturally — we’ve given some thought to making football-themed cookies you might serve at your game-watching parties. Cookies occupy a middle ground between […]

Our Favorite Baking Hacks

Our Favorite Baking Hacks

We’ve learned a thing or two in our professional baking experience, including a batch of tips and tricks best described as baking hacks. Baking hacks save time and take plain old recipes to a gourmet level. So, the next time you’re halfway through a recipe and realize you’re missing an ingredient — or whenever you […]

Host a Family Cookie Decorating Party

Host a Family Cookie Decorating Party

On those quiet weekend afternoons when you need a fun activity to occupy the kids, why not throw them a cookie decorating party? It’s a chance to let their creative juices flow, make something sweet to eat and build family memories all at once. All it takes is a little prep and the right supplies. […]