Addictive Recipes from a Self-Taught Baker

Memorial Day + Birthday Weekend Recipes

Monday is my 28th birthday, as well as Memorial Day. πŸ™‚

So let’s round-up a few of my personal favorite festive recipes for the occasions. How does that sound?

Easy + Quick Memorial Day Weekend Recipes!

What are your plans for the long weekend? I’m home in Philadelphia to spend it with my family and catch up with my friends around town. We’re having a big barbecue on Sunday. We always BBQ for my birthday. I wish we had a grill at our apartment! Needless to say, I’m quite excited.

Here are a few things I’m making as well as a few ideas to bring to your Memorial Day!


Confetti Cake Batter Cookies

Confetti Cake Batter Cookies. Ready in 20 minutes!


Lightened-Up (skinny!) Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie

Lightened Up Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie


Easy Homemade Funfetti Cake

Easy Homemade Funfetti Cake


Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Dark Chocolate Frosting

Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Dark Chocolate Frosting


S’more Chocolate Chip Cookies

S'more Chocolate Chip Cookies


Super Chunk White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Super Chunky White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies


30 Minute Homemade Soft Pretzels

30 minute Homemade Soft Pretzels-4


No-Bake Golden Oreo Truffles

Golden Oreo Truffles - only 4 easy ingredients!


S’mores Brownie Pie

S'mores Brownie Pie


Skinny Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

Skinny Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies by


Soft & Thick Snickerdoodles (in 20 minutes!)

Soft & Thick Snickerdoodles. Ready in 20 minutes!


Funfetti Cheesecake Cookie Cups

Funfetti Cheesecake Cookie Cups


Loaded Sugar Cookie Bars

Loaded Sugar Cookie Bars


Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cookies-6


Super-Moist Carrot Cake

Super Moist Carrot Cake


Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes by


Cake Batter Rice Krispie Treats

Cake Batter Rice Krispie Treats by


Cookies n Cream Peanut Butter Bark

Cookies n Cream Peanut Butter Bark by Sallys Baking Addiction


Biscoff White Chocolate Blondies

Biscoff White Chocolate Blondies - chewy, soft, and loaded with cookie butter + white chocolate!


Chocolate Covered Pretzels – my #1 favorite!

Chocolate Covered Pretzels


Ok, now I’m hungry for dessert. πŸ˜‰

Looking for more inspiration? Here are a few other posts with recipe ideas.

FollowΒ me on InstagramΒ and tag #sallysbakingaddiction so I can see all the SBA recipes you make.Β β™₯

Have a wonderful & safe weekend!


  1. Happy B-day on Monday!!

  2. I wish I had a grill too! I always beg my dad to cook something on his whenever I go to visit my parents. He makes the best veggie kabobs and salmon (that’s his specialty!). I’m hoping to ask for a mini one for my birthday. I want to try grilling pizza and cookies at some point!

    Have a wonderful time at home, and happy early birthday!!

  3. Omg your blog is definitely my new favorite go to place for desserts! I made your original chocolate chip cookies recipe last night and between only me and my boyfriend, the full batch of 3 dozen cookies is already over half gone!

    • Wow! They are pretty good cookies – one of my favorites for sure! So happy you enjoy my blog and recipes Jessica!

  4. yayy Memorial Day but, more importantly, YAYYY ALMOST YOUR BIRTHDAYYY!

  5. Happy Birthday Sally! So0000 many awesome recipes. πŸ™‚

  6. Happy Birthday!!! Thank you for posting your recipes, I have enjoyed baking these tasty treats and my family loves them!

  7. Happy Birthday to you Sally!!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend filled with the same joy you bring to your readers πŸ™‚

  8. What a fabulous round up of recipes! So many great ones! πŸ™‚ Thanks for putting this together!

  9. Happy Birthday Sally!

  10. Happy (early) birthday!! I hope it is a great one! And how cool that it’s on Memorial Day – that way you can party extra hard πŸ˜‰

  11. Happy early birthday, Sally! Have a great celebration in Philly with your parents!

  12. Happy happy birthday! So glad I stopped by on such a festive occasion. This collection is gorgeous. A stunning array of deliciousness, for sure. Have an awesome (rest of the) weekend!

  13. Wow Sally! What a wonderful collection of sweets. I was drooling by the end of your post! Now I need to make or find some dessert. And asap! I hope you have a wonderful birthday weekend!

  14. Happy birthday! My mouth is watering looking at all these delicious recipes. What a collection!

  15. Happy Birthday, Sally! Have a wonderful day! Your recipes ALL look amazing!

  16. Happy birthday! My 27th birthday is tomorrow – hooorayyyy we share the same birthday! I knew I followed your blog for a reason (besides all your amazing recipes, naturally!) πŸ™‚ Take care!

  17. Sally: I love your website and look at it every day! Happy Birthday to you!

  18. Have a great time in Philadelphia, Sally! And happy birthday! I hope your birthday involves lots of cake and funfetti! πŸ™‚

  19. It sounds like you are in for a great weekend! Of course with friends, family, and yummy food you can’t miss πŸ™‚

  20. Happy Birthday πŸ™‚ all of these recipes look divine! I hope your day is lovely!

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