Easy Peppermint Mocha Brownie Bites

Peppermint Mocha Brownie Bites

Easy peppermint mocha brownie bites mini brownies made with box mix and decadent, from scratch peppermint mocha frosting swirled on top! There is something wonderful about a mini cupcake, isn’t there? Where you can simply unwrap it and pop it in your mouth. Plus there is the added bonus of basically a 1:1 ratio of cake to frosting, which, imo … Read More

Browned Butter White Chocolate Pomegranate Cookies

white chocolate pomegranate cookies

White chocolate pomegranate cookies are made with nutty browned butter and studded with white chocolate chips and pomegranate arils! Pretty much ever since I learned how to brown butter, I’ve been trying it here and there in recipes to see if it improves it. America’s test kitchen has a book, The Perfect Cookie where they add browned butter to an … Read More

Easy Edible Sugar Cookie Dough

Edible Sugar Cookie Dough

Soft edible sugar cookie dough that’s made without eggs and with cooked flour so it’s safe to eat straight out of the bowl. If you can believe it, my little sister doesn’t like chocolate chip cookies. She doesn’t even keep chocolate chips in her house. Instead, she’s a true sugar cookie fan. At Christmas, she would always be in charge … Read More

Thick and Chewy Scotcheroos


Thick and chewy Scotcheroos are the classic crisp rice treat everyone knows and loves but made with peanut butter instead of marshmallows and a layer of chocolate and butterscotch on top. So basically better in every way… Anyone know why these are called Scotcheroos? Seems like a Midwestern church lady cookbook thing to me (and being a lover of Midwestern … Read More

Gift Ideas for Candy Makers


Here are 7 perfect gift ideas for the candy makers in your life. The ones who what to dabble in caramel or chocolate creation. Maybe for the ones who love coming up with their own flavors or like to give homemade food gifts. Cookbooks: The Field Guide to Candy was my first candy only cookbook. It’s this adorable little book … Read More

No-Bake Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies

chocolate mini peanut butter pie

No-bake mini chocolate peanut butter pies taste like our beloved peanut butter pie but with the benefit of a little chocolate and the bonus of being tiny and portable! Peanut butter pie is, in my humble opinion, one of the best pies. It’s no-bake, takes only a few minutes to whip up, and tastes like a peanut butter cup. The … Read More

Gift Ideas for Bread Bakers

Gift Ideas for Bread Bakers

Do you have a bread baker in your life? Here are 9 perfect gift ideas for bread bakers for this holiday season! I love baking bread. I find it relaxing to make the bread and homemade bread is soooo delicious to eat. This year has seen record numbers of people learning to bake bread. It’s so cathartic. Plus, even if … Read More

Gift Ideas for Kid Bakers


Need gift ideas for kid bakers in your life? Here are nine fun gift ideas for the kids in your life that like to hang out in the kitchen! Teaching the kids in my life how to bake is one of my favorite things. They are always enthusiastic, they don’t stress if their recipe flops, and they are always down … Read More

Gift Ideas for Pie Makers


Looking for the perfect gift for the pie baker in your life? Here 10 perfect gift ideas for pie makers: cookbooks, tools, and some fun stuff too! Books for Pie Makers: I am a sucker for a good cookbook and the longer I have baked, the more I appreciate a cookbook specific to the task at hand. Here are three … Read More

Gift Ideas for New Bakers

Gift Ideas for New Bakers

Here are eleven gift ideas for new bakers to help you find that perfect something special for the new baker in your life. My first year out on my own I lived 2,000 miles away from my family and to ease the homesickness I used to bake-first recipes that I knew and then soon I would seek new and different … Read More