chocolate · christmas · cookies · Desserts

Coconut Macaroon Thumbprints

I remember back in the day when I thought I didn’t like coconut.  Boy, am I glad I’m past that, because I am obsessed- obsessed with coconut macaroons. They are my ultimate throw-together-in-5-minutes dessert when I want to make something yummy but have very little time. To spruce these babies up for the holidays, I… Continue reading Coconut Macaroon Thumbprints

christmas · cookies

Betty Crocker’s Candy Cane Cookies

My obsession with Christmas is pretty much 100% my mom’s fault.  Christmas has just always been so much fun and so magical for me.  She went to great lengths to keep me believing in Santa Claus until she finally had to tell me the truth the summer before I started 7th grade after I got… Continue reading Betty Crocker’s Candy Cane Cookies

Biscuits / Muffins / Scones · Breakfast · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Simple Cinnamon Raisin Scones

Many people mistakenly believe that they shouldn’t eat anything for breakfast on Thanksgiving morning.  That they should “save room” in their stomach for the delicious feast they are going to eat later.   I believe this is a mistake.  Just like you stretch your muscles before a run, (not that I’d know anything about that)… Continue reading Simple Cinnamon Raisin Scones