Chocolate Almond Battenberg Cake

I saw this delicious cake on a Facebook video and thought I would give it a try.  I am always looking for gluten free and dairy free desserts and so I did substitute the milk (soy), sugar and flour with GF and DF options.  Therefore, with this particular recipe the squares on the cake in…

Swirl Sugar Cookies

Who doesn’t love sugar cookies? Now add a super fun colorful swirl and you get a fun variation on a Holiday favorite!  I added red sugar on the outside of the cookie as well, the original recipe I saw this from had different colored sprinkles, the choice is up to you! Prep Time: 1 hour…

Chocolate Mint Thumbprint

Thumbprint cookies are always fun for the Holidays and having a chocolate peppermint flavor with green coarse sugar helps with some festive flavor and color.  These were easier than anticipated to make, although I think I will try to make a deeper thumbprint next round.  After the first round of baking they really do flatten…

Shortbread Cookies

I have always wanted to make Shortbread cookies and these were delicious.  Shortbread cookies are a little strange in that there are NO EGGS, which I wasn’t expecting.  These came out great though, just a lot of mixing!  Next time I would probably use a different cookie cutter though, the star points as cute as…

Soft Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles are always a favorite of mine.  These are a really soft version. When I make them again I want to make them a little smaller as they were a little prone to falling apart when I packaged them for friends. Other than that, they were a great variation of a Snickerdoodle and delicious! Prep…

Red Velvet Cookies

During the Holidays, I am always looking for fun and colorful cookies in red and green.  Red Velvet Cookies were something I thought to look up, and when I came across this recipe I had to try it.  When we handed out our bags of cookies to friends and family, this also ended up being…

Christmas Wreaths

My husband is always talking about Christmas Wreath Cookies around the Holidays.  These may not be the same as his moms, as they basically are like a rice krispie treat, BUT we got a lot of compliments about them.  They also look incredibly festive and super cute for the holidays! Cooking Time:  10 minutes  …

Pecan Pie

This pecan pie was seriously delicious and not that hard.  The hardest part of this pie was making the crust, BUT you honestly don’t need to make it.  You can always buy dough and just use that, which I totally have before, and it is A LOT easier.  The only thing to note is that…

Amazing Apple Pie

Prep Time: 30 minutes    Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes This amazing apple pie recipe, was my second attempt at cooking an apple pie for dinner and by far the easier recipe, and truly delicious.   The original recipe was found on MyRecipes, and I stand by it. Ingredients needed to cook this shit:…