Holiday Cookie Countdown: Nutella Cheesecake Cookie Cups

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Welcome to Day 4! This cookie wins the award for Prettiest of the Series. Aren't they stunning? Don't worry -- they're ridiculously good too. If you like chocolate and Nutella, I think you might have a new best friend. While they look fussy, they're really not. Making the cookie cups is really no … [Continue reading]

Holiday Cookie Countdown: Cinnabon Pinwheels

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These amazing cookies almost didn't make the cut because I messed them up the first time I made them. I wasn't paying attention to how I was supposed to roll them out (the directions say a 12-13-inch square). I rolled the dough waaaaaaay too thin, like a pie crust, and it was a mess to roll up. The … [Continue reading]

Holiday Cookie Countdown: Chocolate Caramel Cashew Bars

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Welcome to Day 2! These were the very first batch of cookies I made when beginning to test recipes for this series. I made them in early October and … [Continue reading]

Holiday Cookie Countdown: Peppermint Oreo-doodles

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It's December!!! Please ignore the fact that I did not post a single recipe in November. That has never happened before. I usually plan ahead and have … [Continue reading]

Chicken Tortellini Soup

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If you ask my mother-in-law to come over for dinner and she finds out you're serving soup, she may politely decline. She's not a rude person; she just … [Continue reading]

Monster Eyeballs

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This was a super fun Sunday morning project with my three kiddos. It's quick, easy and not messy -- three major wins in my book. And (bonus) these … [Continue reading]

Easy ‘Bloody Eye’ Cupcakes + How To Make Fake Blood

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This whole thing started when I found these candy eyeballs in my grocery store: Aren't they creepy in a totally cool way? I knew I had to have … [Continue reading]

Easy Chicken Linguine

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We eat a lot of noodle bowls in our house. Lots of different flavor profiles, but the combination of noodles, protein and some type of sauce is … [Continue reading]

Halloween Monster Cookies

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Last year, our house was on the market and whenever we'd get a showing, I'd try to leave some warm cookies. It made the house smell good, sure, but I … [Continue reading]

Apple Cider Cinna-Mini Muffins

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My kids eat muffins for breakfast almost every school morning. I make them in big batches and throw them in the freezer, so all I have to do is a … [Continue reading]