5 Baking Secrets That Will Change Your Life!

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Christmas Cookies!

It's officially COOKIE SEASON! I have hundreds and hundreds of cookie recipes here on my site, from classic cookie recipes to one of a kind recipes! Here are some that I love to make during the holiday season!
Carrot Cake Thumbprint Cookies on a plate

Carrot Cake Thumbprint Cookies

Carrot Cake Thumbprint Cookies are a fun twist on two classics! It’s your favorite cake in cookie form filled with a delicious cream cheese frosting. And if you’ve never tried my Carrot Cake Recipe, be sure...
Russian Tea Cakes Cookies coated in powdered sugar

Russian Tea Cakes

Russian Tea Cakes are a classic cookie recipe that are known by lots of different names…Snowball Cookies, Tea...
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Candy Cane Sugar Cookies with buttercream frosting

Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

These Candy Cane Sugar Cookies are outrageously festive! A soft sugar cookie dough is loaded with crushed candy...
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Chocolate Shortbread Stacked and broken in half

Chocolate Shortbread

This Chocolate Shortbread recipe makes buttery, extra chocolaty cookies that are crisp at the edges with a rich...
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Creme Brulee Cookies with crunchy sugary topping

Creme Brûlée Cookies

Creme Brûlée Cookies are an easy cookie recipe combining a soft buttery cookie, rich french vanilla frosting and...
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Cookies & Cups - The Cookbook!

Eat Dessert First! My cookbook is written in reverse with more than 125 mouth-watering recipes, beginning with sweets! Desserts take up 80% of this fun book, with the last few chapters filled with everyday dinner and appetizer ideas that are guaranteed to be new family favorites!

Quick Dinner Ideas

Your family is hungry, but you don’t have a lot of time...I get it! Here are some of my tried and true quick and easy dinner ideas!
Cheesy Potato Casserole

Potato Casserole

Cheesy Potato Casserole is one of my all time favorite side dish recipes. It’s loaded with cheese and shredded potatoes, seasoned to perfection and topped with buttery breadcrumbs. Serve it for breakfast with eggs, for dinner...
Easy Homemade Pizza Crust Recipe

Easy Pizza Crust Recipe

This Pizza Crust Recipe is the easiest way to make pizza dough ever! You can have a homemade...
Creamy Chicken and Noodles Recipe

Chicken and Noodles

Creamy Chicken and Noodles is the ultimate in comfort food! Loaded with egg noodles, tender chicken, and a...
Apple Stuffed Chicken Breasts in a skillet

Apple Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Apple Stuffed Chicken Breasts are loaded with flavor, stuffed with cheddar cheese and sweet apples cooked in a...
A bowl of slow cooker chicken and dumplings with shredded chicken

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings is an amazingly easy crock pot recipe! It’s a warm, cozy chicken soup...

It's Time For Dessert

Whether you’re craving a cookie, a slice or cake, or a rice krispie treat, I’ve got you covered!

What's Shelly Cooking?

In the kitchen and out of the kitchen I love sharing a slice of my life with you!


Food is the heart of Cookies & Cups…specifically sweet treats. I have over 1000 recipes whether you need an epic dessert or an everyday dinner! Get your measuring cups ready! 

Life Stuff

Believe it or not I don’t spend all day in the kitchen! Check out what’s happening in my world beyond sugar… whether it be my online shopping addiction, my latest “must-haves”, cookbooks I am super into, or a family update! 


Travel has become a huge part of my life. Whether it be a girls getaway, a family vacay or a business trip, I love exploring new places! I’m sharing all my favorite hotels, must-eats and great destinations. It’s always an adventure! 

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