Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I always start craving oatmeal cookies when the weather starts getting chilly out. Add chocolate chips to them, and they’re the perfect comfort snack food for an at-home movie night, or afternoon pick me up. I’ve also been known to eat them for breakfast, which made me look for a recipe that offers healthier ingredientsContinue reading “Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies”

I Finally Made My Berry Pie!

In my true procrastination-prone spirit, I am now cramming in the last few summer goals that I had into September. One of those goals was to successfully make a berry pie. The last attempt that I made tasted pretty good, but the filling was a soupy mess (which my grandma and I later figured outContinue reading “I Finally Made My Berry Pie!”

Cinco De Mayo Inspired Churro Cupcakes

After binge watching Cupcake Wars the last few weekends, I have been craving them! So when I found this recipe for churro cupcakes, it was love at first sight – especially with Cinco De Mayo coming up. Even better, they were surprisingly easy to make, and one of the most delicious cupcake variations I haveContinue reading “Cinco De Mayo Inspired Churro Cupcakes”

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies

What is better on a snowy January afternoon, than a warm house with some glowing candles and back to back episodes of One Tree Hill on Netflix? The smell of peanut butter cookies in the oven. I made these with some dough that I had left over from Christmas, and decided to create my favoriteContinue reading “Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies”

Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Breakfast Cookies

In the next week ahead we are going to be moving (yes, again), which means it’s going to be a hectic week filled with last minute packing, planning, and rushed meals. I have been craving cookies, but also trying to eat healthy, so I compromised by tweaking the recipe a bit. Since it is goingContinue reading “Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Breakfast Cookies”

Resurrection Rolls: My Easter Morning Tradition

Resurrection rolls have become an Easter tradition in my family. My grandma would always have me and my cousins make them, and now I still enjoy having them for a special breakfast on Easter morning. You can find the recipe here. These are super easy to make, and a great treat to make with kids.Continue reading “Resurrection Rolls: My Easter Morning Tradition”

Valentine’s Treat Jars

Valentine’s day is controversial for most people. Some consider it a holiday as important as Christmas or Easter, while others can not wait for the red, pink, and heart shaped everything to go away. I personally enjoy it, and look forward to the characteristic flowers and dinner, and especially the candy. I used these glassContinue reading “Valentine’s Treat Jars”

Peppermint Stir Sticks

After Christmas time, I was left with an overabundance of peppermint candies. I was trying to think of a creative way to use them up, when I got the idea for these stir sticks. They are perfect to stir in your coffee or hot coco, leaving a minty, chocolaty flavor. They also make cute treatsContinue reading “Peppermint Stir Sticks”

Chocolaty Chip Bars

I recently made these yummy cookie bars for a holiday party using this recipe. Cookie bars are a fun alternative to regular cookies, and save you the time of rolling each one individually. I doubled the batch, and swapped out the M&M’s for white chocolate chips. They were the perfect pairing for after dinner coffee!Continue reading “Chocolaty Chip Bars”

Halloween Sugar Cookies

This week is one of my favorite weeks of the year. The leaves are vibrant; the air is crisp. It’s time for cider and pumpkins, and best of all, my birthday and anniversary with Alex. Over the weekend, we had a Halloween themed get together with our friends, for which I made these┬ásugar cookies. IContinue reading “Halloween Sugar Cookies”