Marshmallows

Have you ever made your own marshmallows? They are fairly easy to make and are so silky smooth. I personally think they are so much better than store bought marshmallows! It does take some time to make them, mostly waiting time but it is well worth the wait. The best part about making your own…

Gingerbread Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

There’s nothing better than gingerbread around the holidays. From gingerbread men to gingerbread houses, the decorating with candies and frosting makes this treat the spotlight of holiday baking! I had a lot of fun with this recipe especially the frosting. Cream cheese frosting is so good and I love when its just slightly sweet. I…

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

These cookies are a Christmas staple in my opinion. I am not a huge fan of macadamia nuts unless they are covered with chocolate or in these cookies. I usually like to chop these nuts pretty fine so they are fully dispersed throughout the cookie, I feel like it makes the cookie so much better….

Pecan Puffs

This recipe is a staple in my house during the holidays. My mother made these cookies every year for my sisters and me. It’s a cookie that reminds me of home when I cannot make it back for the holidays. This year will be the first year I am not going home for Christmas and…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites

My husband’s favorite sweet treat of all time are peanut butter cups. It is the perfect combination in my opinion, sweet and a little bit salty. Since the holidays are upon us, I figured that I would make this little sweet treat and make it a little bit festive with my snowflake molds! I don’t…

Apple Cider Old Fashioned

Holiday cocktails are the best part of the holidays! I am on a huge whiskey kick recently and I love Old Fashioned cocktails. I am also a huge mint julep fan but that’s a different story on another day! This is the perfect recipe for that holiday party! Spiced apple cider and whiskey go perfectly…

Hot Apple Cider

Have you ever made your own apple cider? Maybe from store bought apple juice, but I mean really make it straight from the apple? Why don’t you try today! It is so simple and so delicious! Oh, and everything that is homemade just tastes so much better because of all that hard work you put…

Iced Sugar Cookies

IĀ  have spent hours watching videos on how to ice sugar cookies. I had a job at one point where I had to ice sugar cookies for every holiday and they always bled and looked awful! But they say practice makes perfect so I kept at it even after I left that job. I have…

Pumpkin Pie Spice

As I wander through the grocery stores I have noticed pumpkin pie spice is not there anymore! I may not be looking hard enough or maybe it really is not a hot product anymore but I have a recipe that can save you a dollar or two. A lot of recipes call for pumpkin pie…

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is a Thanksgiving tradition in most homes. It is one of those side dishes that we all use for a different purpose whether it be for piling on a piece of turkey or dipping/ spreading on a dinner roll. Cranberry sauce is my personal favorite side dish at thanksgiving. It is refreshing, sweet,…