Strawberry Heart Pocket Cookies

In preparation for Valentine’s Day, my sister and I got together to bake these yummy, adorable, easy cookies! My sister took some amazing pictures that you will see throughout this post. Enjoy the post, enjoy the cookies, and enjoy Valentine’s Day with all our loved ones! Ingredients 1 package pie crust strawberry jam sugar for garnishContinue reading “Strawberry Heart Pocket Cookies”

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Also, in light of Valentine’s Day, we made these pink chocolate chip cookies. They were quite easy to make but I think I made them a little bit too big. Oh well, more cookie in every bite! Props again to Laura Quintero Photography! Ingredients 1 box (18.25 oz) strawberry cake mix, like Duncan Hines 1Continue reading “Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Caramel Apple Butter Cupcakes

The next set of cupcakes we made was this delicious combination of caramel apple all in a cupcake! I am a sucker for caramel so as soon as I found out that pure, thick, caramel was going both into the cupcake and the icing, I was sold! I will note that I do not like having left overContinue reading “Caramel Apple Butter Cupcakes”

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cupcakes

 To end off our Thanksgiving cupcake extravaganza, we made these delicious Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cupcakes thanks to Your Cup of Cake and they were absolutely delicious! Instead of just leaving them with plain icing on the top, we added some fun turkey faces on top of the whole treat to add to the festivities! Ingredients Cupcakes: 1Continue reading “Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cupcakes”

Cupcake Wreath

My friend Rosie came home for the holidays with her husband and beautiful new baby girl! We decided to make a christmas wreath made out of cupcakes and gingerbread houses! Below is the cupcake wreath recipe (we did not make the sugared cranberries or cookies but both recipes are in the link with all recipes).Continue reading “Cupcake Wreath”

Torta Negra (Bolo Preto)

My mom shared this recipe with me, which was passed down from my grandfather who learned it from my great-grandmother. There is something so special about recipes that are passed down and this is no exception. It is a recipe from Madeira, Portugal, where my grandfather is from, and eaten year-round, but most commonly enjoyedContinue reading “Torta Negra (Bolo Preto)”

Gingerbread People Cookies

Christmas day, Laura and I made Gingerbread cookies! We had a gingerbread men and gingerbread women cookie cutters so we had gingerbread people! The cookies themselves are so soft and delicious and decorating them was even more fun! We used cinnamon candy balls, black gel icing, and powdered sugar/vanilla icing to decorate. Original recipe here. Ingredients 1Continue reading “Gingerbread People Cookies”