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No Chill Sour Cream Sugar Cookie Cut Out Recipe

So, I had an idea. 😉 With quarantine not looking like it’s ending any time soon, I am working on something fun that I hope will help everyone keep kids busy and families having fun. I would rather have this time of uncertainty be a time making memories with our loved ones that time spent … Read more

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How To Decorate Easy Santa Face Christmas Cookies

School is letting out for Christmas break today and so the celebrating is really about to start.  No more homework, alarm clocks or after school activities to interrupt the fun.  One tradition always on our to-do list is decorating Christmas cookies.  We’ve been doing it since the kids were tiny and it is always fun … Read more

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Beach Theme Cookies : DIY Clam Cookies

Living by the beach, we are always looking for fun beach party dessert ideas and cute beach party table decorations either for parties or our weekly trips with friends to hang out at the beach.  I saw some cute beach theme cookies while searching for beach themed party ideas a bit ago and I thought … Read more

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Easy Leftover Halloween Candy Recipes : Halloween Blondies

I don’t know about you guys, but we are on sugar overload at our house.  Each week I try and bake homemade goodies for the kids to have in their lunches at school throughout the week and this time of year I find myself wondering what to do with leftover Halloween candy.  Do you have … Read more

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Delicious No-Bake Peanut Butter Coconut Easter Nest Cookies

One of my favorite things about food, are the memories that it carries with it…kind of like music.  When I hear a certain song on the radio I am transported back to a period of time like a Jr. High dance and can vividly remember that moment in time.  When I make certain recipes, the … Read more

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Perfect Bakery Style Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe

I have a son that I’m pretty sure didn’t get any of my genes, because he doesn’t like chocolate chip cookies.  Who doesn’t like chocolate chip cookies?  Whenever given a choice, that is my go to cookie…especially if they are fresh out of the oven and there is a glass of cold milk to go … Read more

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Halloween Sugar Cookies

Awhile back we made that cute sprinkle mix , remember?  It’s time to bring it back and put it to use…this time a Halloween version!  I used pre-made sugar cookie dough at the grocery store which can be a little bit runny.  The cookies are a bit thin, but oh man!  They taste amazing!  If you have … Read more

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Ooey-Gooey Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

The other day Ash was watching the Pioneer Woman (her absolute favorite show!) and she was making some fudgy chocolate chip cookies, and they looked divine.  I have never made chocolate chocolate chip cookies, so I decided that I needed to give some a try.  I whipped up a batch and Oh man!  They are … Read more

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Indoor Smores : Rocky Road Ice Cream Smores

Nothing screams summer like smores and ice cream, so I decided to pair the two together for this amazing indoor smores recipe that is sure to be your new favorite smores dessert.  It has all the elements of a classic smores : chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallows, with a little bit of a twist.  These … Read more

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The Best Carmelitas Recipe – Best dessert Ever!

This, my friends, just happens to be quite possibly one of the best desserts ever! No joke… because dessert is a serious thing to me! It covers all the “perfect requirements” a dessert should have…sweet… gooey… slight crunch…chocolatey,, caramel-ey…a perfect mix of different textures… it’s just perfect! My family gets so excited whenever I make … Read more

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How to Make Yummy Thin Mint Ice Cream Sandwiches

These easy to make thin mint ice cream sandwiches are sure to lure all the little leprechauns in your neighborhood.  I mean, who doesn’t love a great mint and chocolate combination?  I don’t know about you guys, but I LOVE to buy Thin Mints from the cute little Girl Scouts in my neighborhood and then … Read more

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Delicious Frosted Banana Bars Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MinionsMovieNight #CollectiveBias Are your kids as excited as mine that the new Minions movie is finally available on DVD?  I don’t think that the word banana will ever be said normally again in our house.  They will always … Read more

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The Best Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

Christmas is full of family time, treats and traditions and these little guys are part of all three! My kiddos all look forward to making, decorating and devouring these yummy gingerbread cookies. I was the mom that was always in charge of bringing the gingerbread men to all the holiday school parties… and my kids … Read more

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Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Recipe

These are dangerous. I’m just warning you. Every time I make this peanut butter cup cookie recipe I have to give some away so that I don’t eat them all. 😉  I love that you bake these in little muffin tins. Seriously, what can be better than chocolate candy wrapped in a cookie?? Are you drooling … Read more

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Sweets: Easter Bunny Cookies, Two Ways

From St. Patrick’s Day treats to Easter treats… it’s a quick turn around between holidays, so let’s get you ready to dazzle, create and amaze this spring! We’re talking easter bunny cookies, two ways. You could say level 1 difficulty and level 2; we’re going to focus on level 1 today, but here’s a quick … Read more

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Sweets: Recipe: Blissful Butterscotch Bars

They’re like rice krispy treats on overload; dense, peanut buttery, krispy goodness with a layer of decadent chocolate and butterscotch on top. If that’s not enough flavor for you, I’ve topped it with our homemade ganache recipe from last week! Why not, right? These bars make the perfect treat or after school snack! And an … Read more

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Sweets: Fireside S’mores Cookies

The holidays may be over, but winter is still here, and with it, plenty of opportunities to treat your family to a cozy dessert. This one couldn’t be any easier or more delicious! You don’t even need to build a fire for these tasty s’mores cookies! Start with your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe (you … Read more

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Incredible Ginger Cookie Recipe : Soft and Sweet

I LOVE spice cookies.  There are some super yummy ones at my local grocery store that I’ve been trying to duplicate for a while now and I think I’ve finally found a recipe that is pretty close.  I whipped them up for a little gathering a week ago and they were a hit! 🙂  Here’s … Read more

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Sweets: The gift that keeps on giving… MomoFuku Cookies frozen cookie dough

This week we’re talking sweets with staying power. We’re talking frozen cookie dough; and not just any frozen cookie dough, but the NYC’s Momofuku Milk Bar Cornflake Chocolate Chip Marshmallow cookie dough. Homemade, pre-scooped and fabulous for gift giving! Your friends and family can make fresh baked cookies anytime they want with your beautifully prepared … Read more

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DIY Party Food: How to Make Turkey Cookies

These DIY Turkey cookies are always a hit for Thanksgiving. My kids love to get a couple of friends together and make them. They turn out so cute too. Each one has it’s own personality. 🙂 Here’s what you’ll need: mini reeses peanut butter cups oreos…double stuff are the best whoppers candy corn (5 or … Read more

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