• Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

    It is pumpkin season and these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are the perfect Fall treat. Pumpkin + Chocolate = Must Make I am all about pumpkin anytime but when you throw chocolate to the mix… well I am ALL IN.  I love pumpkin pie spice (especially this Trader Joe’s version) and chocolate together.  I first fell in love with spiced chocolate when I made these Mexican Spiced Brownies several years back. I love how the spices really mesh with the bitterness of the chocolate and enhance each other.  I know that sounds very foodie but try it… you will see what I am talking about. Extra Chocolate… Please Can there…

  • Lemon Curd Thumbprint Cookies

    Lemon Curd Thumbprint Cookies are everything the end of the summer needs… and MORE! It starts with the curd! There is lemon in each bite, starting with the dough, but the star is really the curd.  I love a good lemon curd, and just so you know it is really easy to make.  If you have about 10-15 minutes you can have homemade lemon curd that will impress anyone. Here are my little secrets to making the best curd.  Patience and a wooden spoon.  First, know that you are going to stir quite a bit and that the time will vary each and every time you make it.  Second, your…

  • Oreo Stuffed Cookies

    Oreo cookies and 4th of July are a perfect combo and then you stuff them into a chocolate chip cookie, they are even better!! Let’s talk dough You could stuff oreo’s in any cookie you want but for me I wanted to make it a little extra fun for the 4th so I made M&M chocolate chip cookies. You could use your favorite sugar cookie recipe, plain chocolate chip cookie recipe, double chocolate cookie recipe…really just about anything you would like. Once you pick your dough you can get to stuffing! Hello Oreo Being that we are around the 4th of July I was able to use the Fireworks Oreo…

  • Key Lime Cookies- The Perfect Spring Treat

    Key Lime anything is a must have in the warmer months… and according to the calendar it should start warming up soon.  That means it is time to celebrate that cute little green fruit! Key Lime Cookies for the Win! Pie is what most people, including myself, think of when they hear “key lime” but that is changing.  Don’t get me wrong I love a good pie, but they are also more involved to make.  These cookies literally come together in about 15 minutes and are ready to indulge in within a hour.  No chilling, no wait time to set up… mix, bake, ice and eat.  DONE! Yes… you can…

  • Red Velvet Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Red Velvet Cookies are the perfect sweet treat for Valentines Day… I mean it is just a few days away.  By the way…what are your plans for the sweetest day of the year?  I think these Red Velvet Cookies would be a GREAT option!! Red Velvet Love! I am a big, big red velvet fan.  I just love the hint of chocolate it gives you, but honestly it really is all about the color.  I just love how pretty red velvet is … for reals the deep red just makes me so, so happy.   Speaking of the red color I personally like to use gel coloring.  I feel like…

  • White & Dark Loaded Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Valentines is just days away and these delicious White & Dark Loaded Chocolate Chip Cookies is a perfect Valentines treat… you could even call them Cupid’s Kiss Cookies if you want.  Load it Up with White & Dark Chocolate (& so much more) I love cookies that have texture and lots of flavor.  These cookies have all that and so much more!!  To make these cookies stand out a bit I used dark chocolate chunks, white chocolate chunks, M&M candies (Valentines variety), Sprinkles and a little extra sea salt.   When I say I am going to load up a cookie I mean it.  To add even more fun you…

  • Salted Brownie Cookies

    Salted Brownie Cookies are everything you need in a cookie that you didn’t even know you needed. Brownies + Cookies = Everything Salted Brownie Cookies are everything you love about brownies but packaged in a cute little cookie.  They are rich, fudgy, chocolate yumminess with the perfect hint of salt and crackle crust. What is your favorite part of brownies?  For me it is the shiny, crackle top.  There is just something so decadent about it, especially in this cookie.  It is holds together all the chocolate goodness making each bite just PERFECT! Sprinkle of Salt The shiny shell is not the only thing that makes these cookies something to…

  • Classic Iced Sugar Cookies

    These Classic Iced Sugar Cookies are a MUST MAKE this Holiday Season.  They are super tender, topped with a delicious icing with hints of vanilla bean in each bite and fun sprinkles.  A perfect Holiday treat. No rolling here One of the things that annoys me about sugar cookies is having to roll them out.  Rolling pins and I don’t have the best relationship.  I tend to roll things too thin, or not thin enough…it just never seems to be right.  With these cookies though there is no rolling…that is one of the reasons why I love these cookies. I also love how tender they are.  Not so fragile they…

  • Santa’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Cookies are a must make for all the time, but especially during the Holiday Season.  These Santa’s Chocolate Chip Cookies are always at the top of my list. A little bit for Everyone For me a good chocolate chip cookie is a little crispy on the edges, soft in the center and loaded with tons of chocolatey goodness.   My families favorite chocolate chip cookies are these, but let me tell you after they have these cookies they might just change their minds. Not only are these cookies crispy and soft but they are also loaded with tons of yummy.  First I used semi-sweet chocolate chunks and then I threw…

  • Monster Cookies – The Halloween Version

    Monster Cookies are my new favorite Halloween treat.  I mean just how adorable are these little yummies?? SPRINKLES & MORE SPRINKLES I am all about a fun sprinkle for any and all occasion.  I have an entire section in my pantry dedicated to my sprinkle obsession.  My niece and nephew love them as well and want to decorate cookies almost every time they come over just so they can use them. For these cookies I went with a variety.  As seen above a traditional halloween blend of orange, green, black, purple and white and then a pink, green and white version as well for the purple cookies.  I also did…