Meyer Lemon Madeleines

The first time I had a madeleine, it was at a coffee shop. I fell in love immediately. It's a spongy, cake-like cookie that you can dip in coffee or just eat them with a dusting of powdered sugar. I have been dying to make these forever! ...more

Semi-Homemade Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

These cookies are insanely easy and so fun & festive! I love anything peppermint, especially around Christmas time - these aren't too strong!...more

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookies for Santa Virtual Cookbook Blog Hop

I hope you will join us for our Cookies for Santa Virtual Cookbook Blog Hop.  It is open through Christmas and is sure to be a blast!  Come on by to link up your favorite Christmas recipes....more

Orange Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

What's my favorite part of the holidays? The food, family, friends and the holiday parties of course! And would there be any holiday parties without the food? The more I become acquainted with food, the more I come to realize how much it has to offer. Not only does it give us the constant nourishment we need to live our daily lives but it brings us together. It builds friendships. It also opens a world of opportunity to experiment with exciting flavors and try new recipes. That's one thing I love about food, it never has to be boring and there are limitless combinations of what can be created. ...more

Gingerbread Tag Cookies

One of my favorite parts of wedding planning so far has been everything revolving around stationery. I think a nice quality card or invitation, regardless of the words inside, sends such a great message. Everything about it plays a part—the colors, the textures, the font. I also love decorating my gifts with care around the holidays, so I thought I’d apply my rediscovered love for stationery to a holiday baked good. If only I had the time and patience to make all of my wedding stationery edible! ...more
@shugarysweets Tasty AND crafty! :-)more

Butter Balls

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Almond Snowball Cookies I got together with a wonderful group of ladies last night for a Christmas cookie exchange.  I decided to make a popular egg-free cookie, so my husband could sample them before I left.  I made the Southern Living recipe for Almond Snowballs.  ...more