Red Velvet Crinkles

I've had this recipe from Buttercream Blondie on my list to try forever. I finally cranked it out last night and let's just say breakfast in my house this morning consisted of COOKIES. These might be the prettiest cookies on our holiday platter; they remind us of snow-capped mountains in a … [Continue reading]

Oreo Reindeer and Snowmen

I always try to include one recipe you can do with the littles and this was our winner this year. It's definitely not my original recipe -- actually I didn't even follow a recipe, but we had seen pictures before and just gave it a whirl. After making these a few times we wrote down a few tips and … [Continue reading]

Mexican Hot Chocolate Sandies

This cookie comes with a teeny-tiny kick, but you can leave it out if you want (and it will still be awesome). Mexican hot chocolate always has … [Continue reading]

Butterscotch Caramel Pretzel Cookies

Well, I'm back again with the sweet and salty...it's my favorite kind of cookie so you'll see a lot of these around here. If you're over it, pay a … [Continue reading]

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Meltaways

I always try to do one cookie that is an ultimate people pleaser. Some people don't like mint or caramel or chocolate or whatever, but it's … [Continue reading]

Homemade Gingerbread

I spent the first two decades of my life thinking gingerbread only came in cookie form. Then, miraculously, my college boyfriend invited me home for … [Continue reading]

Raspberry White Chocolate Almond Bars

These bars blew my expectations out of the water. I tend to have too many chocolate/caramel recipes during the holidays because that is my personal … [Continue reading]

Sweet ‘n Salty Cracker Bars

These little guys are the ones I had the hardest time staying away from. I always have a couple cookies from every batch I make, but I never really … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels

As my six-year-old pointed out, THESE ARE NOT A COOKIE, MAMA. But guess what, I run the show around here and they're my favorite candy treat of all … [Continue reading]

Easy Sweet and Salty “Toffee”

This recipe was probably the biggest surprise of the series. It's straight off the back of a Caramel Bits package, only they call it Chewy Caramel … [Continue reading]