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Peppermint Truffle Cookie Bars (Christmas Cookies)

Peppermint Truffle Cookie Bars (Christmas Cookies)

| November 16, 2013 | 2 Comments

Looking for the perfect Christmas cookies for all your holiday gatherings and giftings? These Peppermint Truffle Cookie Bars are heavenly. This recipe was created for Pillsbury. All opinions are my own. Hang on a second … I’m drooling. Sorry, I just can’t resist this chewy, silky, amazing cookie. It’s just so good. These are my […]

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Apple Gingerbread Bars (Christmas Cookies)

Apple Gingerbread Bars (Christmas Cookies)

| November 8, 2013 | 2 Comments

Apple pie meets gingerbread men in these fabulous, easy Apple Gingerbread Bars — perfect Christmas cookies for holiday baking. This recipe was created for my client, Pillsbury, but all opinions are my own. Like most kids, if my two littles had their way, we’d be digging into dessert every night. We don’t by any stretch, […]

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Perfect Teacher Gift: Cinnamon Zucchini Bread Mini-Loaves

Perfect Teacher Gift: Cinnamon Zucchini Bread Mini-Loaves

| June 10, 2011 | 2 Comments

The end of school for this year is almost here and it’s really hard to believe. Wasn’t it just yesterday that I was freaking out about catching the school bus, and adjusting to having two kids in school? Surely it was mere days ago that I was figuring out how to pack cool lunches for […]

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Last Minute Holiday Treats: Peppermint Bark Coated Pretzels Recipe

Last Minute Holiday Treats: Peppermint Bark Coated Pretzels Recipe

| December 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

Peppermint. Dark chocolate. White chocolate. Those flavors together just scream winter and holidays and good times. It’s hard to believe that I went so many years without tasting this delightful combination, but ever since I did, I’ve been hooked. Love it. In the past few years, I’ve made a delicious (and easy!) Dark Chocolate Peppermint […]

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Raspberry White Chocolate Scones Recipe

Raspberry White Chocolate Scones Recipe

| December 14, 2009 | 17 Comments

Saturday was going to be a busy day. I knew that before I went to bed on Friday. Will had a birthday party to go to. We had plans of getting a Christmas tree (which didn’t happen … who knew that tree sellers would close before 7 p.m. on a Saturday, two weeks before Christmas. […]

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How to Package Homemade Holiday Treats

How to Package Homemade Holiday Treats

| December 11, 2009 | 1 Comment

One of my favorite things to do every holiday season is to make tons and tons of treats to give to my friends and family. I literally spend days baking, and love every second of it. I typically will place each type of treat in its own treat bag and then put them all into […]

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Spicy Three Pepper Relish

Spicy Three Pepper Relish

| August 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

Look at those colors. I loved the way this looked when I was measuring out ingredients, so I had to snap a picture. It was these same colors that seduced me into buying too many peppers at the farmer’s market a few weeks ago. Fresh. Tasty. Just picked. At first, I thought I would just […]

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Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods

| December 28, 2006 | 2 Comments

Mmm, chocolate dipped pretzels. These could quite possibly be the easiest things I have ever, ever made. Seriously. And of all the treats I made to give away this season, they got the biggest wow. Go figure. How did I do it? It all started with a bag of pretzel rods (be sure your bag […]

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