Giant Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are a long-time favorite of mine. An enormous sugar cookie from the grocery store bakery was usually my reward (read: bribe) for grocery shopping with my mom when I was little, so they have always felt like a super special-treatment cookie to me. These sugar cookies are HUGE. Which I like in a […]

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Quick Cranberry-Orange Scones

Quick Cranberry-Orange Scones

Let us add scones to the list of baked-goods-I-make-that-are-gone-within-18-hours. These are so good! The cranberry-orange combo feels zippy and refreshing in the morning and will perk you right up. (Coffee also helps.) These are good for breakfast, breakfast on the go, brunch, or fancy afternoon teas! A food processor is very helpful for scone making, […]

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Strawberry Crumble Bars

THESE BARS! They are life-changing. Sweet and jammy and crumbly. And also really easy to make! I first had a similar bar at a class we were taking at our church. I spent the majority of the time before and after class standing over the pan, and I do not exaggerate when I say I […]

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Dark Chocolate Bread Pudding

Chocolate Bread Pudding

Comfort food is coming in HOT today in the form of this chocolate bread pudding! If you are someone who likes melty, rich, decadent chocolate and is also interested in having AN ENTIRE LOAF of bread in your dessert A) you are my soul sister and B) this warm chocolate bread pudding is going to […]

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Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies

Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you love a soft, classic chocolate chip cookie, these are for you! I am quite sure that the sentence “these cookies have too much vanilla and are GROSS” has never been uttered in the whole of human history.  The limits of this theory were put to the test in this recipe, where the secret […]

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Flourless Chocolate Cake

Homemade Flourless Chocolate Cake

If you’ve never had a flourless chocolate cake before, don’t be fooled! It’s not really a cake. There’s no flour! So what you get is more comparable to a truffle, or a really dense, really intensely chocolatey mousse. The only similarity a flourless chocolate cake has to any other type of cake is the shape, […]

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Mini Lemon Tarts

Lemon Tartletts with Sugar Cookie Crust

These just might be the cutest of all cute desserts in the world.  Tarts are already one of the all-time cutest desserts, but make them tiny and pop a little raspberry on top and it’s almost too much. And EVEN BETTER NEWS: They’re so easy to make. Want to see the cast of characters for […]

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Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Cookie Crust

Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Cookie Crust

I have told you about my deep love for pie season, but during the month of November, I have a one-track mind for pumpkin pie. There are heated debates to be had over whether it is ever acceptable to deviate from the classic, tried-and-true pumpkin pie. I usually don’t like to question success, and definitely […]

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All-Purpose Pie Crust

Best Homemade Pie Crust Recipe

Happy November! November 1st means one thing and one thing only to me: Pie season is in full swing. In observation of the beginning of the best food season of the year, here is my all-purpose pie crust recipe. Whether I’m making quiche, chicken pot pie, pumpkin pie, blueberry pie, apple pie, etc., I’m making […]

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Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

DON’T FREAK OUT. But I am calling these muffins. I know, I know. They have frosting. This seems to solidify a baked good’s identity as a cupcake, but hear me out! The frosting is cream cheese, which you would eat on a bagel which is perfectly acceptable to have for BREAKFAST. Oh, and there’s also […]

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