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Mint Fudge Stuffed Brownies

Mint Fudge Stuffed brownies are rich, chocolaty brownies stuffed with an epic white chocolate mint filling! The recipe is from the book Brownies, Blondies & Bars.

Instant Pot Chicken Piccata

This Chicken Piccata Recipe was made in my Instant Pot and it’s SO easy and packed with flavor! You can also easily make this in a skillet too, the versatility is amazing.

Cavity Brownies

Cavity Brownies are really no joke. They are ridiculous, honestly. 3 layers of perfectly delicious (on their own) treats that I decided to smoosh together all into one over the top dessert bar! Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brownies and Cookie Dough all in one place!

One Pot Shrimp Pasta

One Pot Shrimp Pasta has quickly become a favorite pasta dish in our house. The one pot method produces a creamy pasta sauce without the added fat and crazy flavorful pasta. Plus, one pot means less clean up!

Potato Chip Shortbread

Potato Chip Shortbread are crazy sounding, but incredibly delicious! They melt in your mouth and are the perfect balance of sweet and salty!

Instant Pot Korean Beef

This Instant Pot Korean Beef was made in under an hour using the pressure cooker feature and it’s AMAZINGLY flavorful and totally simple!

Heart Shaped Meringues

These Heart Shaped Meringues are a simple, sweet and crunchy cookie…plus I used my NO FAIL meringue recipe so they will always turn out perfectly!

Whipped Cream Pound Cake

Reddi-wip Pound Cake is tender and dense, baked with the whipped topping right in the batter! It’s perfect for Strawberry Shortcake, drizzled with chocolate or topped with a woosh of Reddi-wip!

Book News and a Giveaway!

Hello Hello! The Cookies & Cups Cookbook has officially GONE TO PRINT! AHHHHH! That means no more edits, no more tweaks, no more obsessing! Well, maybe a little obsessing. Always, always.

Homemade Saulsalito Cookies

Homemade Saulsalito Cookies are a spin on the Pepperidge Farms classic. My recipe makes soft cookies with crispy raw sugar bits, loaded with salty macadamia nuts and creamy milk chocolate!

Valentine’s Day Favorites

Today we’re talking about all my favorites for Valentine’s Day! My husband and I don’t generally exchange gifts on Valentine’s…but that doesn’t stop me from buying a few cute things for myself! I have lots of new goodies today that I LOVE and know you will too…plus a few things...
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Strawberry Buckle

This Strawberry Buckle Recipe is dense, moist and loaded with fresh strawberries! Bake it in a skillet and you have a crisp outside and an ultra soft inside…plus it’s topped with a sweet, buttery crumble!

Best Banana Cake

This is truly the Best Banana Cake Recipe ever! It’s soft, sweet with the perfect amount of banana and it’s topped with creamy frosting!

My Trip to Jamaica

A few months ago I had the opportunity to go visit Jamaica! Have you ever been? Oh my word it’s gorgeous. I attended the Eat, Love Sandals Culinary Conference that was held at The Sandals Ochi Beach Club.

New Look!

Hi friends! Popping in quickly tonight to show off my new site! Cookies & Cups got a little bit of a make-over! We have been working behind the scenes for a few months on streamlining things to make it a little more user-friendly! There might be a few kinks here...
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Instant Pot Salted Caramel Cheesecake

Making cheesecake in the pressure cooker is not only easy, but OMG SO GOOD. This Instant Pot Salted Caramel Cheesecake is creamy and sweet and the crust is buttery, salty and perfect. I have no idea why I have never used Ritz crackers for a crust before but from this...
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Unicorn Bars

Rainbows! Sprinkles! Unicorn Bars! Let’s all smile together now. If ever there was a recipe designed to make you happy, this is it. These are Unicorn Bars and they are buttery, sprinkle filled joy.

Salsa Verde White Chicken Chili

Salsa Verde White Chicken Chili is loaded with protein, low in fat and made with my Instant Pot Salsa Verde Chicken!  You can easily sub in Rotisserie Chicken for the Salsa Verde Chicken too to make it in a pinch!

Book Update and Giveaway!

Today I had a really fun day! I took a break from my regularly scheduled Monday grumps, put on my big girl clothes, some mascara and filmed a few short videos for my book!!