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Desserts & Sweets

Cookies n’ Creme Cookie Cups

Cookies n’ Creme Cookie Cups

Have you guys tried this candy? Cookies n’ Creme Crunchers? They are awesome!! I was in the candy aisle brain storming for cookie cup ideas, pondering different flavor combinations and these caught my eye. Boy am I glad they did!! These cookie cups are one […]

Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookie Cups

Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookie Cups

It’s no surprise I am a lover of the sweet and salty dessert, so these cookie cups are right up my alley.  Also the crunch of the pretzel not only brings some salt but also adds good texture. And for what it’s worth, according to my […]

Peppermint Cookie Cups

Peppermint Cookie Cups

Nothing screams the holidays quite like the flavor of peppermint. The mere mention of a peppermint mocha latte or candy canes is immediately nostalgic with this time of year. An undeniable combination is peppermint and chocolate. For these cookie cups I used a chocolate cookie […]

Cone-Acopias

Cone-Acopias

These are what my kids have for Thanksgiving breakfast every year. They check off all the boxes for a holiday breakfast, cute, delicious and on theme. Let’s be honest, most of us parents are very busy cooking, or getting ready to travel for Thanksgiving dinner […]

Movie Night Snack Necklace

Movie Night Snack Necklace

My kids love these! We’ve been making these for years for movie nights or special occasions when we go to the drive in for movies. Not only is it a yummy snack, but also a learning activity in one! Just so you know, I’ve linked […]

Halloween Eats

Halloween Eats

HAPPY OCTOBER! I love fall, it’s been my favorite season since I was a small child. I even ended up having my first born in October, so my favorite month became even more special. Now we can’t talk about October without talking about Halloween. I […]

Rainbow Crunch Cupcakes

Rainbow Crunch Cupcakes

My daughter just had the rainbow unicorn birthday party of her dreams. My youngest daughter is the most interested in cooking of any of my children. I always say she likes to challenge me culinary-wise, and especially on her birthday. These little cupcakes were a […]

Caramel Apple Bites

Caramel Apple Bites

I’m sure you’ve seen these or something similar to them floating around online. I myself saw these on Pinterest many years ago and decided to give them a try. What a hit they were at a play date for my daughter. An activity and a […]

Cherry Lemon Mini Pies

Cherry Lemon Mini Pies

We have this awesome local fruit farm that we go and pick various things at every year. Right now is prime cherry picking and I needed a new cherry recipe. My kids and I always make summer bucket lists of things we want to do […]

Red Velvet Brownies

Red Velvet Brownies

My husband just had a birthday and his favorite sweets are red velvet cake and brownies. Turns out those two are a match made in heaven. I’m not much of a baker and with lots of little hands in the kitchen eager to “help with […]