Pineapple Cookies

These Pineapple Cookies with toasted coconut are light in texture, but loaded with flavor! Like little bits of sweet cake!

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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!!

Cowgirl Cookies

It’s January…you may think cookies were so last month. Spoiler alert! They aren’t. They are as now as now can be…especially when you mix in all sort of oats, raisins and of course a little chocolate. Cowgirl Cookies are a spin on the super popular “Cowboy” Cookie. I’ve made a...
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Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole

Leftover dinners are the best dinners. Earlier in the week I made a big batch of Instant Pot Salsa Verde Chicken, which is great because it will feed us all week usually! This Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole is one of the easiest dishes and one that I love. It’s a...
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Fruity Pebble Party Hats

Fruity Pebbles are one of my favorite all-time sweet treats and definitely my favorite cereal. What’s not to love? They’re crispy, colorful and can double as sprinkles. Plus, they’re my favorite addition to marshmallow squares.

Happy Holidays

Hi friends! I want to wish all of you a very Happy Holiday! That picture is a version of our Holiday Cards for 2015…

Banana Cookies with Salted Caramel Frosting

These Banana Cookies with Salted Caramel Frosting are kind of perfect. Nope, there’s no melty chocolate, no chocolate chips, no sprinkles to make them pretty. They are all beige and unassuming…rather boring looking, if you will. But oh. Don’t let their rather average looks fool you.

Soft Chocolate Sugar Cookies

I will be honest here…I had never eaten a Chocolate Sugar Cookie until I made this recipe. I don’t really think that’s too weird…right? I do consume my fair share of cookies, but a Soft Chocolate Sugar Cookie was never on my radar.

Win a Baking Chat with Me!

I so wish I could be on your kitchen with you baking. I get questions, comments, emails, facebook messages with little questions, big questions and all sorts of tips and tricks from you guys all the time. I love it!

Snowman Cake

I have had the idea for this Snowman cake for a few months… Of course getting around to MAKE the actual cake has been a bit of a struggle in motivation. You see, I am not a huge cake-making fan….specifically layer cakes. I mean, I LOVE to eat a gorgeous...
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Oreo Cheesecake Cookies

I am so excited it’s officially cookie season! I feel like I wait for this moment all year long… it’s like my personal Superbowl. You know, if the Superbowl lasted a whole month…

My Favorite Things 2015

Another year of gifting season is upon us! I LOVE giving gifts and fancy myself quite the good gift giver, if I do say so. So today I’ve put together a whole bucketful of awesome stuff. Everything on this list I have and LOVE..and am quite sure you will love...
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New West Knifeworks Giveaway

I know it’s gift giving season so I wanted to do something fun as a gift to you! I recently received a GORGEOUS knife from New West KnifeWorks…and when I say gorgeous I mean the holy grail of knives. And since all you lovelies like to cook I thought you...
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M&M’S Wreath Cake

I am always looking for an easy cake to serve to guests for the Holiday Season. This M&M’S Wreath Cake is not only easy, but it doubles as a dessert table centerpiece! Double duty for a dessert is always a win. And not only is it adorable, but it’s delicious…there...
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