Overnight Ham & Cheese Strata

How did we make it here? Less than a week to go until the big Christmas day. I made 5 dozen peppermint mocha cookies over the weekend in addition to candy cane fudge and cinnamon sugar candied nuts. Ironically, I also hung...


How to Make a Red Velvet Cake Roll

Today, let’s learn how to make a red velvet cake roll!! If you’ve never made a cake roll before and are scared to death to try OR have attempted to make a cake roll before and have failed, don’t you fret....


Coffee Break

Hello hello! It’s been forever since we caught up. Since we last had our coffee break, Thanksgiving came and went– and with it, about 300 pies. Then we dove straight into cookie palooza, but enjoyed slow cooker hot chocolate before...


Happy 5 Years with Peanut Butter Blondies

I can’t believe we are here today. What began as a simple way to share my recipes with friends and family has turned into this full blown career and actual grown-up business. (WHAT in the world!)


50+ Fun and Festive Christmas Cookies!

While yesterday was the last recipe in the 2016 cookie palooza, today is the official last day (sad!!). But it’s all good because we have so much cookie baking ahead of us these next 2 weeks. Today I’ve gathered...


Classic Peanut Butter Blossoms

Closing out cookie palooza with a throwback from 2013 and from Sally’s Candy Addiction! Peanut butter blossoms are easily one of the best Christmas cookies on this planet because they’re (1) easy to make (2) super cute (3) peanut...


Maple Cinnamon Star Cookies

The final stretch! We’ve hit recipe #9 in the 2016 cookie palooza. Have you stocked up on butter and sprinkles? Is your mixer tired of running? Is all the sugar making you see stars? Yes to all of the above. Remember...


Brown Butter Sugar Cookies

Remember the sugar cookies I shared a couple times over the weekend? Great news. I finally perfected the recipe and couldn’t be more pleased with the sprinkle-loaded result! Here we have brown butter sugar cookies, a cookie whose flavor...


Seriously Fudgy Homemade Brownies

Welcome to cookie palooza recipe 7!! And I already know what you’re thinking. Brownies are not cookies. Or maybe you’re thinking lady, the world doesn’t need another brownie recipe. And you’re absolutely correct about both HOWEVER, what if I told you these...


Peppermint White Chocolate Cookies

Welcome to week #2 in our cookie palooza celebration!! We have 5 recipes under our (widening) belts so far: Soft red velvet whoopie pies The best rugelach I’ve tried Holiday style magic 5 cookies (the slow bends!) Snappy crisp molasses cookies Salted...