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Pirate Cuties

I feel like I have been slacking on my blog entries lately. I assure you it isn’t for a lack of baking…more like a lack of hours in a day.Here is one of the projects I was able to check off my had on my endless to-do list.Some cute Pirate...
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Pretzel Jello

This Pretzel Jello Recipe is a summer staple! Salty, Sweet and Creamy! Here’s one of those recipes that has been around for a long time, but is fairly new to me, having only made it a few times. I wasn’t going to post this because, honestly, I followed the recipe...
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A Blondie for my blondie!

I have an issue that I would like to address…actually my 5 1/2 year old SON has an issue that HE would like to address…”Can only kids with brown hair eat Brownies?”I turned and looked at him, not quite understanding what he meant. “Why would you say that?”, I responded....
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Homemade Milanos

I’ll start by saying that this was an accident…My initial intention was just to try out a new butter cookie recipe. Now, I don’t know why I do this to myself because the butter cookie recipe I always use is pretty close to perfect in my book, but every so...
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S’mores Brownies

Jumping on the s’mores bandwagon…Seeing as the camp fire staple has been all over the foodie blog world lately I decided to throw my hand in the ring. Some of you out there have had great success in re-imagining the quintessential summer treat~I hope mine has done it justice!All layered...
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Peanut Butter Brownie Cups

The Peanut Butter Brownie Cups are so so good! Perfect for a grab and go snack! I LOVE chocolate and peanut butter…I mean, who doesn’t? And these individual brownies are loaded with peanut butter and chocolate. Every bite is perfection! Peanut Butter Brownie Cups are a super basic idea, but...
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Red and White Cupcakes

Here are some cupcakes made for the North Warren Torpedoes soccer team whose colors are obviously red and white! I have been wanting to try the swirled icing and also the swirled cake seen on so many other blogs, not necessarily at the same time, it just happened to work...
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Please don’t hate me!

Are you sitting down? Well, duh, you’re on your computer so most likely, yes. Anyway, hold on for this one…Cookie Dough CookiesSay what?!?!I know, right? Keep reading…Here is the ultimate in chocolate chip cookiness. They are my own chocolate cookie recipe, but instead of the 2 cups of chocolate chips,...
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Snicker-my-doodle

My husband loves him some Snickerdoodle, and I have been saying for a while now that I would try them in cupcake form…well, check that off my list..mission accomplished.I browsed the blog-world for some inspiration and found that many of you out there have tried these with success. I wanted...
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Chocolate and Peanut Butter lurrvve

Is there anything better than chocolate and peanut butter? Not in my house there isn’t. I made these this past week when I needed to make a quick dessert. I love no-bake recipes especially in a pinch, the only thing I always forget is that a lot of no-bakes require...
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Baseball cookies

Here’s another entry on the baseball theme… My son’s T-ball season ended today, it was his first time playing and I think he did great. The coach had the end of the year pizza party and I made some cookies for the boys. Baseball cookies are probably one of the...
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Take 5 Cookie

So, I was bored today…well, not really bored–bored…just procrastination-bored. You know the kind…where you have loads of things you SHOULD be doing, but you just can’t seem to get motivated to do them. ENTER Take 5.There they were sitting unassumingly in our pantry, purchased for a reason I don’t remember…So,...
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Latest obsession!

Check this out—seriously— photo from WIlliams-Sonoma.com It’s a Cookie cake pan from Williams-Sonoma. This could be the cutest thing ever. The cute blog that I have been reading a lot lately called Picky-Palate used it for a cake and I am SOLD! I am not a big cake pan person,...
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Fish Fry & Thank You cookies!

According to me there is no better way to say thank you than with a cookie! Here are some sweet thank you cookies I did…Now..having a fish fry? Here you go…I did them in all colors, but forgot to take pictures and was too lazy to pull them out of...
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Meatball Sub Cupcake

This month’s Iron Cupcake challenge was a bit of a departure for me…a savory cupcake? Hmmm….well, I knew what I was going to do from the get-go: The MEATBALL SUB CUPCAKE specifically in this case it’s a Rosemary-garlic Focaccia “cupcake” stuffed with an Homemade Italian meatball topped with Ricotta-Garlic Mashed...
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Foray into fondant

Well, I decided to give it a go…fondant, that is…and here’s how my first attempt came out ~First let me say, it wasn’t all bad…I actually think my first try was a success…meaning, I completed it without stabbing myself in the eye out of frustration 😉There are many things I...
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