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Easter Cinnamon Rolls

Around here, homemade cinnamon rolls are saved for special occasions.  Holidays or the occasional birthday, if requested.  I usually make them for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Brunch, sometimes for St. Patrick’s Day, but always, without exception, for Christmas morning and Easter morning. You can, of course, make these a little less festive, if you… Continue reading Easter Cinnamon Rolls

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Rice Krispie Egg Nests

Easter is less than a month away! This year is just flying by for me so far. I swear, the older my kids get, the faster time flies.  Between all the sports, activities, holidays, and school functions I feel like I never catch my breath. It goes something like this: Christmas. Four months of baseball,… Continue reading Rice Krispie Egg Nests

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Apple Pie Puff Pastry Cinnamon Rolls

I love apple pie and I love cinnamon rolls.  In the grand scheme of things, they are for sure in my top 5 favorite dessert items.  I’m honestly a little disappointed in myself that it took me until now to do it. This is the simplest, easiest recipe for cinnamon rolls ever because you don’t… Continue reading Apple Pie Puff Pastry Cinnamon Rolls

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Easter Recipe Round Up!

Happy Easter, everyone! Time for my Easter Recipe Round Up! The Easter My favorite tried and true recipes for Easter. Lets start with the Easter morning breakfast that I simply cannot do without.  My kids and I make them every Saturday before Easter, stick them in the fridge, and bake them off in the morning.… Continue reading Easter Recipe Round Up!

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Easter Chicks Cake Mix Cookies

Oh, I cannot wait for Easter.  I love all the holidays, and Easter gets one of the top spots with me.  I love dyeing Easter eggs and making cookies for the Easter bunny. I love egg hunts, and brunch and dinner with family, and placing Easter Bunny footprints throughout the house.  I love carefully choosing… Continue reading Easter Chicks Cake Mix Cookies

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“Starbucks” Butterhorns

I have loved butterhorns for years, especially the ones from Starbucks.  Probably because of all that butter and cinnamon.  They are flaky, buttery, sweet, and pie-crusty.  What’s not to love about them? But I had never tried making them before today.  Shout out to my faux-cousin Lauren and also to Facebook’s “On this day” app… Continue reading “Starbucks” Butterhorns

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Jelly Bean Cookies

I was asked by Brach’s Candy Company to develop an Easter recipe with some of their yummy seasonal candies.  These cookies will not disappoint the jelly bean lover in your life, that’s for sure! The cookie dough itself is light and whipped, quite buttery tasting, despite the lack of butter, and very similar to a… Continue reading Jelly Bean Cookies