Music Note Decorated Cookies

You don’t need to have any musical talent to make...more

Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding

Magnolia Bakery in New York City might deserve credit as one of the bakeries that started the cupcake craze, but one of their most popular bakery items is not a cupcake… it’s banana pudding! Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding is one of my favorite treats of all time!...more

Salted Butterscotch Cookies

Sweet, salty, crispy, chewy… these amazing Salted Butterscotch Cookies will blow your mind! When I recently created some luscious Coconut Cut Out Cookies I wanted to play around with fillings or toppings to compliment the toasted coconut flavor. Certainly, chocolate is always a good choice with coconut, but I also really love caramel and butterscotch flavors...more

Kitchen Sink Blondies

There are a few recipes that every baker should keep close at hand as their go-to recipes!...more

Coconut Cut Out Cookies

I love coconut, and I love cookies…...more

Jelly Belly Cookie Boxes

Flowers and jelly beans… two sure signs that spring is here! Of course these aren’t just any flowers, or just any jelly beans… I created these...more

Samoa Cupcakes

Chocolate, caramel and coconut… these Samoa Cupcakes have all of my favorite flavors in one amazing cupcake! Inspired by Girl Scout Samoa cookies, these cupcakes start with my favorite chocolate cupcake recipe, then are topped with salted caramel frosting, toasted coconut and a finishing drizzle of caramel. I shared these cupcakes a few families at (my girls) school and I’m pretty sure I’ve sealed our friendship for life!...more

Banana Nutella Trifle

Let’s see… Nutella, bananas, oreos and whipped cream… yep,...more

Caramel Nut Marshmallow Pops

These cute little pops have all of my favorites in one delicious treat… chocolate, caramel, rice kripies, nuts and marshmallow! In fact, I had a hard time deciding what to name them, since I wanted to include all of the delicious ingredients in the title!...more

Sweet Places to Visit in Santa Cruz, California

There is something so special about visiting the ocean!...more