Holiday Baking Guide 2016

I interrupt your Thanksgiving week to predictably jump ahead to Christmas. I’m going to be taking the week off here at Cookies & Cups baking up a storm for my family, so in the meantime I urge you to bookmark this list, because come Friday, it’s officially go-time!

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Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Bake

This easy Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Bake is perfect for a weekend breakfast, holiday or brunch! It’s great for feeding a crowd and the salty/sweet combination of cinnamon rolls and bacon will be your new favorite!

Healthy Banana Oat Cookies

These simple and Healthy Banana Oat Cookies are totally mix and match to suit your tastes. With no added sugar or flour you’re going to LOVE these for a quick snack or breakfast!

Ridiculous Chocolate Cake

This is the most RIDICULOUS Chocolate Cake I’ve ever made…seriously delicious, super easy and crazy moist (sorry). There is so much to love about this cake!

Brown Sugar Crumb Cake

Brown Sugar Crumb Cake…it’s like my breakfast dreams have come true! A rich and soft brown sugar cake topped with a thick layer of brown sugar crumb AND topped with a brown sugar icing. YES PLEASE!

Bananas Foster Cookies

These Bananas Foster Cookies are RIDICULOUSLY GOOD! Soft banana cookies, loaded with white chocolate and drizzled with Brown Sugar Rum sauce! If you love the classic dessert (or even if you don’t) you will fall in love with these cookies. You can absolutely leave out the rum and they will...
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What Are You Baking: Memorial Day Edition

Wow. What a crazy few months it’s been! I have settled back into regular life after the release of my book… The initial rush of excitement has relaxed a bit, which is bittersweet for sure. The anxiety of my book release and the weeks leading up to and following were...
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Cheesecake Stuffed Banana Bread

Cheesecake Stuffed Banana Bread…just when you thought banana bread couldn’t get any better, I went ahead and took the standard quickbread downtown. Stuffing stuff inside of stuff is a classic move I do around here to amp up a “usual”. Today’s recipe is sure not to disappoint.

Instant Pot Butter Rice

Instant Pot Butter Rice is a simple side dish! I made mine in the pressure cooker, but you could easily make this on the stove top as well! Full of flavor and easy…a favorite for sure!

Trashy Treats

These Trashy Treats are OUTRAGEOUS! You have a cookie dough, Oreo stuffed krispie treat topped with chocolate covered pretzels. Salty, sweet, crunchy and creamy all in one over the top treat!

Strawberry Pop Tart Cake

Strawberry Pop Tart Cake…your childhood dreams just came true! You have a soft vanilla cake topped with sweet buttercream and filled with strawberry jam…and of course garnished with Strawberry Pop Tarts! Simple, delicious and FUN!

Praline Bundt Cake

Praline Bundt Cake is a soft brown sugar bundt cake topped with pourable praline frosting. It’s as delicious as you think it might be. Maybe even more!