Desserts

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…

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…

Pumpkin Roll Cake Cookies

I had a different recipe planned for today but once I made these cookies I just couldn’t wait.  All of you sweet readers need to make these Pumpkin Roll Cake Cookies today.  Not tomorrow, not Thursday {like I had planned}…today!  One of my favorite fall desserts is a Pumpkin Roll…the spongy and moist cake, rolled […] Read more…

Halloween Brownie Bites

My kids are older now but I remember all too well the last minute panic of needing a school treat.  I can’t exactly remember what grade my Tater was in but it was well past 9 p.m. on the night before his Halloween party that he informed me that we needed to bring something for […] Read more…

Kentucky Butter Cake Cookies

Life is so much better with cookies!  Wouldn’t you agree?  It is not a secret that I love to bake and it is also not a secret that cookies are my FAVORITE!  I don’t know what it is about a cookie but I love them more than any one person possibly should.  These Kentucky Butter […] Read more…

Jam Thumbprint Shortbread Cookies

I am so excited today because I am featuring a recipe from a fellow bloggers upcoming cook book, Sugar High.  Nicole Hampton is the creative mind behind not only the book but also her blog, Dough-Eyed.  The book is full of sweet and savory recipes for baking at 5,000 feet and above.  Our elevation is […] Read more…

Apple Crisp Skillet

The second school starts I can’t help but think about all things fall.  I know that the weather is still in the 80’s but pumpkin and apples are on my mind!!  There are so many things to love about fall.  The cooler weather {hello sweaters}, falling leaves and the excitement of impending holidays on the […] Read more…

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