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Salted Toffee Cashew Cookies with a side of Neapolitan Cookies

One Saturday I sat around with a small group of women and sniffed stuff. Now before you let your imagination run wild….we were sniffing candles. Some of the scents made me hungry, some smelled like the outdoors, and some made me pull back in horrific agony (seriously one smelled like a funeral home). If there’s… Continue reading Salted Toffee Cashew Cookies with a side of Neapolitan Cookies

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Skinny Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls

So last week was Valentine’s week…which for me meant lots of sugary, sparkly (cookie frosting with the little cousins…who always end up using LOTS of sprinkles!) baking projects. Why buy valentine’s food goodies when you can make them yourself?! Red velvet recipes are obviously pretty dominant during the month of February, so I decided to… Continue reading Skinny Red Velvet Cinnamon Rolls

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Popcorn Cupcakes with Raspberry Jam Buttercream

When I bake late at night I come up with some strange combinations. And that is exactly what I was doing Saturday as my mom and I busily prepared food for my grandparents’ annual Sunday afternoon Labor Day weekend fish fry. One of my absolute favorite snack foods is plain, air pop popcorn. I probably… Continue reading Popcorn Cupcakes with Raspberry Jam Buttercream

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Desserts for Days (and some vegetables too)

With open houses and cook-out parties coming up what better activity to do on a rainy day than bake desserts! Arwen helped me…nope just kidding. She laid on the floor and slept all afternoon. My mom was a much better kitchen help anyway. 🙂 So on this rainy day we drank caramel mochas to get caffeine-energized and… Continue reading Desserts for Days (and some vegetables too)