S’MORES Blossom Cookies Recipe

S'mores Blossom Cookies Recipe

Every December I see photo after photo of the Peanut Butter Blossoms recipe. I get jealous. Why? Because they look so darned good but  I hate peanut butter. Until I tried Biscoff spread last week, I couldn't think of a good way to recreate those cookies without the peanut butter. But now, I finally get why this is such a popular holiday cookie. It's the perfect mix of soft, crunch and sweet all rolled into one cookie. So I made a s'mores … [Read more...]

Vanilla-Biscoff Holiday Muddy Buddies Recipe

Vanilla Biscoff Holiday Muddy Buddies

When I was about 8 or so, I had my first experience with puppy chow, which seems to be more often called Muddy Buddies. My Aunt Frankie handed me a big bowl of it and my gosh, it looked delicious! So I pop a handful in my mouth and start to chew. Seconds later I was gagging and trying not to barf on her rug. Why? Because I could taste loads of peanut butter in it. Apparently I'm one of the few people in existence that absolutely, positively, … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cookie Dough Dip Recipe with American Heritage Chocolate

chocolate cookie dough dip recipe

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for American Heritage Chocolate. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Being born in the 1980's has allowed me to grow up in a time where I have access to almost any cooking and baking ingredient I could possibly imagine. Take chocolate for example, go to any store and you'll see shelves dedicated … [Read more...]

New Hershey’s Spreads and Oatmeal S’mores Cookies

S'mores Oatmeal Cookies with Hershey's Chocolate Spreads #SpreadPossibilities

This is a partnered post with Hershey's brand. There's something new on store shelves that any chocoholic would be excited about. Hershey's Spreads! These little jars of deliciousness are available in three flavors: chocolate, chocolate with almond and chocolate with hazelnut. Personally, I've never been a fan of any kind of nut product but when it's delicately balanced with chocolate, well, the flavor is absolutely delicious. I could … [Read more...]

#HealthierHolidays Lightened Up Cran-Apple Kuchen Dessert Recipe

Lightened Up Cran-Apple Kuchen Recipe

I am a compensated member of the Truvia network of Honestly Sweet Bloggers. Product has been provided but opinions and product usage are based on my own experiences. Thanksgiving is first and most importantly, a time to give thanks for the blessings in your life. This year, I'm thankful for a husband that has supported me through the very worst day of my life. I'm thankful for my children who continue to be happy and healthy. I'm also … [Read more...]

Lemon Curd Pie Recipe #PAMSmartTips

Lemon Curd Pie with Sweet Whipped Cream Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PAM Cooking Spray. Right about this time last week, I had this craving for an apple pie. I lucked out because I had a basket full of apples just waiting to be used for something special. So I pulled out my baking dish, whipped up the apple pie filling and baked this gorgeous apple pie. It was the kind of pie that makes your kitchen smell amazing. Then it came time to cut out a slice and dig … [Read more...]

#SweetentheSeason with Fudge Filled Holiday Peanut Butter Bars

Fudge Filled Holiday Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

Eagle Brand provided me with a gift pack.  A few days ago I shared these delicious Salted Pretzel Caramel Cookies, perfect for a holiday cookie exchange. And now I've got something for you that's even more indulgent for the holiday season. Perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas and every other winter holiday, these Fudge Filled Peanut Butter Bars offer up the creaminess of fudge and the crunch of a cookie. What's better, they're also super … [Read more...]

#SweetenTheSeason with Salted Pretzel Caramel Cookies

Salted Pretzel Caramel Cookies Recipe

Eagle Brand provided me with a gift pack.  When I was little, some of my best holiday memories were created in the kitchen. I can remember the cloud of flour dust from rolling sugar cookie dough, stepping on candy sprinkles that rolled off the cookies onto the floor and the stink eye I got from my mom when she caught me dipping my finger in the cookie icing. These days, I'm creating those same memories with my own children, with many of the … [Read more...]

Ghirardelli Chocolate Dessert Cups with Sweet Chocolate Mousse

Sweet chocolate mousse with white and dark chocolate edible dessert cups

Ghirardelli provided me with product samples. While I'm really sad to say goodbye to all of the fun and festivities that October offered, I'm really excited about the next two months. November and December are two months where I go into baking overdrive. There are just so many delicious flavors during the winter season that I just have to try them all. But before I dive into the pumpkin pies, cranberry tarts and sugar cookies, I want to … [Read more...]

Fall Dessert Mini Dutch Apple Waffle Pies Recipe

Dutch Apple Waffle Pies Recipe

I am a compensated Chief Waffle Officer for Eggo. When you think about fall desserts, what comes to mind? For me, it's anything sweet that requires the oven. It's a great source of heat on chilly nights and inside the four walls of that appliance, I can bake some of the sweetest desserts. For our family, fall is all about the pies. When I asked my husband what his favorite fall pie is, he said Dutch Apple Pie. Yum right? So I skipped … [Read more...]