Soft Gingerdoodles

  I couldn’t finish the week without one more cookie.  Soft Gingerdoodles are the perfect combination of Ginger Snap and Snickerdoodle cookies.  My family and I couldn’t get enough of these sweet babies.  I had planned on freezing them until later in the month but before I knew it…they were gone.  My family is not […] Read more…

Chocolate Chip Shortbread

In honor of traditional cookies, I am bringing you one of my all time favorites…Chocolate Chip Shortbread.  With only 5 ingredients, shortbread is one of the simplest cookies to make.  Shortbread {when done right} is pretty unbeatable.  Normally I am a soft cookie lover all day long but I make exception to that when it […] Read more…

Peanut Butter Blossoms

Whew!!  Can you believe that it is December 3rd?  I have taken a bit of a break to enjoy my kids, who were home visiting but am back and ready to bake!  Baking during the holiday season makes my heart happy and so naturally, November and December are full of sweets.  The only problem being […] Read more…

Pigs in a Blanket Appetizer Wreath

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of all.  I just love it!  The food, the friends, the family…did I mention the food?  I am a pretty traditional girl when it comes to my Thanksgiving spread.  Give me all of the holiday fixings and I couldn’t be happier.  Serve me a couple of delicious appetizers before hand […] Read more…

Thanksgiving Side Dish Roundup

I started the week with a side dish and so I thought I would end with one too.  We are two weeks away from Turkey Day and so I have reached out to fellow bloggers for recipes that I think would be great additions to your holiday menu.  This Thanksgiving Side Dish Roundup is sure […] Read more…

Sweet & Yukon Gold Potato Au Gratin Skillet

For years I thought that I didn’t like sweet potatoes.  Honestly, I don’t when they are covered in brown sugar, cinnamon or marshmallows but I love them cooked savory style.  To get my family to eat them I decided to combine two different kinds of potatoes.  The combination of both sweet and Yukon Gold potatoes […] Read more…

It’s SWEET to be One

One word comes to mind as I celebrate Practically Homemade’s 1st Birthday today and that is THANKFUL.  Words can’t begin to describe the past year.  To say this blog is my baby would be an understatement.  I feel like I have birthed it, nourished it, watched it grow and now I am working hard with […] Read more…

One Rise Crescent Rolls

One of the more popular recipes on my site is the one for One Rise Cinnamon Rolls.  That isn’t a surprise to me.  Who wouldn’t love to be able to make tender homemade bread in just about an hour?  Taking the first rise out of the equation is how we are able to do it.  […] Read more…

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Snack Cake

I know that I have been on pumpkin overload lately but I just can’t help it.  I love the flavor and moistness that baking with pumpkin creates.  In fact, the contrast between the soft cake and cinnamon sugar topping is one of the best parts of this Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Snack Cake.  I really can’t get […] Read more…

Pecan Shortbread Bars

In my world, fall just wouldn’t be complete without a pecan recipe.  They are my favorite nut to bake with and this time of year they seem to be especially perfect.  I decided on these Pecan Shortbread Bars because it brings my love of shortbread and pecan pie together in one recipe.  The shortbread crust […] Read more…

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