bars · cookies · Desserts

Easter Candy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Bars

I looooove Easter.  I relish being the Easter Bunny, and I have so much fun each year putting together my kids’ baskets and leaving powder bunny footprints through the living room.  I love the egg hunts and the egg dyeing and the brunch, and, the candy. Easter is officially about a month away and the… Continue reading Easter Candy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Desserts · Top Recipe Collections

Top Ten Posts of 2018

A couple of days late (sorry!) but here were the top ten most popular posts on Rumbly in my Tumbly for 2018. #10 Pear and Feta Salad with the BEST Salad Dressing EVER #9 Homemade Lemon Nothing Bundt Cake #8 Paleo (Whole 30) Egg Roll in a Bowl #7 Pumpkin Crunch – The Perfect Thanksgiving… Continue reading Top Ten Posts of 2018

Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

Apple Kuchen {German Apple Cake}

The fictional character I most identify with is Monica Geller from Friends.  But for a few minor differences, she *is me.   You know the episode where she is desperately trying to recreate Phoebe’s Grandmother’s Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies? “Nest-lay Tool-ouse” That has been me trying to recreate my husband’s Grandma Mary’s Apple Kuchen. Apple Kuchen… Continue reading Apple Kuchen {German Apple Cake}

christmas · cookies · Desserts

Santa Sugar Cookies

How cute are these cookies? I think they were my favorite Christmas cookie that I made this year.  They taste amazing and they are SO cute! They look much harder than they actually are- really it’s just a sugar cookie dough, spiced lightly with some orange zest, cut into a Santa face and then painted… Continue reading Santa Sugar Cookies

Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Black and White Halloween Cupcakes {3 ways}

I love these cupcakes because they all look different, but they follow my favorite rule: keep it simple.  Same cake, same frosting, but three different, cute, Halloween designs. I used my favorite homemade chocolate cake recipe, and my favorite vanilla buttercream.  I even used the same Wilton icing Tip (large 1A)  then I did a… Continue reading Black and White Halloween Cupcakes {3 ways}

bars · christmas · Desserts

Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars

So, because my husband reads this blog, I’m not going to post how much money I’ve spent on Cranberry Bliss Bars in my lifetime, but it’s a lot.  Would you believe I had never attempted to make them before? Big mistake. Huge. Back in the day, what kept me from trying them was that all… Continue reading Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars

Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving) · pies

Crustless Cranberry Pie

Make this crustless cranberry pie, and it will will be the best thing you put in your mouth this fall. And, wait for it…. It will be the easiest dessert you throw together this fall, too. It is all the things that make a dessert great.  Sweet and tart.  Moist and crunchy.  So many flavors… Continue reading Crustless Cranberry Pie