Shelly Jaronsky

Shelly Jaronsky is a Texan at heart, living in New Jersey. She blogs about her adventures as a mommy, wife, and baker on her website cookies and cups. Shelly loves pop culture, shopping, and sugar in equal measure and started her site in early 2009 as a place to share her messes and successes. There is no pretense to her cooking, and often refers back to church cookbooks and family recipes for inspiration.Shelly firmly believes that no one can frown while eating a cupcake, so she works hard making people smile, one cupcake at a time!

My Blogs

Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake

Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake Well, we’re finishing off milkshake week today. Kinda sad…but I have to say that we usually don’t drink a lot of milkshakes around here…so my kids have been super happy at all the taste testing. I mean, my husband is a Vanilla Milkshake connoisse.. ....more

Best No Bake Desserts

I’m popping in today with a fun round up of my Best No Bake Desserts! The summer heat is officially in full force! And while we all still want dessert, we might not love turning on the oven right about now ....more

All-Clad Reader Appreciation Giveaway!

Hi friends! Popping in today with an exciting All-Clad Reader Appreciation Giveaway!!! Everyone loves free stuff, yes? ...more

Birthday Cake Milkshake

Milkshake Week continues with this ridiculously creamy and delicious Birthday Cake Milkshake! My favorite milkshake ever! Yep, continuing on with milkshake week ....more

Peanut Butter Pretzel Milkshake

We love milkshakes and this Peanut Butter Pretzel Milkshake is the perfect salty/sweet treat..and can be whipped up in just minutes! I am so happy to tell you that I am participating in “Milkshake Week” this week!!! I KNOW!! ...more

Let’s Talk About Summer Stuff…

Hey friends! I am popping in for some summer talk! I am obviously buried under a giant pile of powdered sugar right now, so I thought talking about something non-food related would be fun ....more

Lightened Up No Bake Lemon Icebox Bars

These Lightened Up No Bake Lemon Icebox Bars are so so easy.. They are super creamy and sweet and made with 1/3 less fat cream cheese and fat free sweetened condensed milk. You won’t miss the extra fat, I swear it! ...more

Ice Cream Sundae Brownies

These Ice Cream Sundae Brownies can be eaten on their own, or with a giant scoop of frosting on top that looks like ice cream! I highly recommend the frosting on top route. So look here…if you are not on board with a giant scoop of frosting that looks like ice cream, you might-should cover you.. ....more

Best Fruit Desserts

I have thrown together a list of some of the Best Fruit Desserts that I have made here on Cookies and Cups… You guys know how I feel about fruit…in a fruit salad, it’s totally legit…But generally I believe fruits have no business in desserts. And that used to be my opinion ex.. ....more

Microwave Caramel Sauce

This Easy Microwave Caramel Sauce can be whipped up in just minutes…I actually made mine Salted Caramel Sauce by adding a pinch of salt at the end..but you can do either! So easy and perfect! This quick and easy Microwave Caramel Sauce is a no brainer…it’s infinity times better tha.. ....more