Cookies and Cups Chronicling my life in sugar Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:27:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Honeybun Cake Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:27:35 +0000 This Honeybun Cake is ridiculously moist, simple to make and coated in a sugary-honey glaze that makes it extra delicious! I took a poll on Facebook a few weeks ago asking what types of cakes you (as readers) want recipes for…either ones that are made in a 9×13 pan, a bundt pan or a layer...]]> 5 Buttermint Cookies Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:57:13 +0000 Buttermint Cookies are so supremely soft, delicious and creamy! There are a few “secret ingredients” in the batter to make them extra rich and delicious! I have a hardcore obsession with creamy, buttery peppermint. I’m not talking about a peppermint hard candies, although they̵...]]> 9 Earthquake Cake Mon, 23 Nov 2015 01:37:17 +0000 Earthquake Cake. It’s gooey, it’s rich, it’s completely over the top ridiculous…and it’s crazy easy to make. I’m bringing this beauty of a recipe out of my mom’s recipe box and into the new millennium. Earthquake Cake is a quintessential 80’s recipe th...]]> 16 Cruising Aboard the Ruby Princess Pt. 5 Sat, 21 Nov 2015 22:05:07 +0000 I’m wrapping up my series on Cruising with Princess today. We had such a great trip eating and drinking and relaxing…I really don’t have enough adjectives to describe the fun times at sea. What I can tell you is that there are a few essentials you need to pack if your planning a cr...]]> 0 Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Scones Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:01:58 +0000 Chocolate Chip Cram Cheese Scones are soft and tender…like the perfect muffin/biscuit hybrid! I have not always been a scone person. They seem a bit fancy, like a crumpet or some other British pastry that should only be consumed with tea and your pinky in the air. And let’s be honest, fa...]]> 7 Cruising Aboard the Ruby Princess Pt 4 Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:35:59 +0000 So I’m getting to the best part of my 5 day Princess Cruise…the FOOD! If you’ve missed any of my other trip recaps check them out here and here and here! So yes, my favorite part of the cruise was MOST DEFINITELY the food. And that’s a huge statement, seeing as how we were in...]]> 0 Thanksgiving Leftovers Chopped Salad Wed, 18 Nov 2015 00:35:10 +0000 Use up all your leftovers in this Thanksgiving Leftovers Chopped Salad with easy Ranch Vinaigrette! So many people think the days after Thanksgiving are the best days of the year…all the leftover food, it’s the meal that keeps on giving. Whether you host Thanksgiving, or enjoy dinner at ...]]> 3 Thankful Mon, 16 Nov 2015 21:25:45 +0000 Hello my people… Fall is upon us and winter is not too far off. The days are so short. So short. Most of the leaves on my trees have fallen and Thanksgiving is only next week…how did that even happen? This year has been quite the busy one for me…I have finished up my book (wooo!!),...]]> 16 Slow Cooker Garlic Ranch Mushrooms Sun, 15 Nov 2015 23:18:49 +0000 Slow Cooker Garlic Ranch Mushrooms will quickly become your new favorite go-to side dish!! So every year I host “Friendsgiving” at my house on the Saturday following Thanksgiving. It’s become a tradition I have grown to love over the past 6-ish years. What’s so great about ha...]]> 2 My Weekend in Chicago Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:59:33 +0000 Hi friends! Popping in today to share the fantastic weekend I had in Chicago last week! This is my second trip to Chicago and I have to say it is one of my favorite cities! There is so much great food, amazing shopping and pretty sites to see. If you follow me on Snapchat (username: sjaronsky) or In...]]> 8