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Cinnamon Roll Cookies

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You guys loved my fluffy cinnamon rolls so much that I decided to whip up a bun/cookie hybrid.  Today, I present to you the cinnamon roll cookie.  It’s soft and warm with all the flavors of a cinnamon roll but with half the work and effort.  Can we say win-win?       5.0 from..read more

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Blood Splatter Cupcakes with Glass Daggers

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With a base of moist spice cake and fluffy cream cheese frosting, these get the halloween treatment with sharp glassy candy daggers and lots of gooey splattered blood making them both a trick and treat.     5.0 from 2 reviews Blood Splatter Cupcakes with Glass Daggers   Prep time 10 mins Cook time 15..read more

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Black Velvet Cupcakes with Chocolate Webs

The weather here is deceptively warm yet, it’s too cold to go into the water anymore which only reminds me that summer is really gone *sigh* #firstworldproblems so when my neighbor approached me this weekend with a fun halloween project, I jumped at the chance to whip up these velvet cupcakes with a spooky halloween..read more

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Hummingbird Cupcakes with Pineapple Flowers

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The very first time I ever sank my teeth into a hummingbird cake, I recall gleefully devouring what I figured to be a fancy banana cake.  Though not entirely false, it’s a quintessentially southern confection studded with banana, pineapple and toasted pecans.  The crowning of fluffy cream cheese frosting sets it off and nestled on..read more

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Soft Fluffy White Bread

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When asked what I couldn’t live without, one of my answers would most certainly include bread.  I swoon at just the sight of soft, hot bread, straight out of the oven and relish the act of smearing butter and jam on thick, pillowy slices.  This recipe produces the softest, fluffiest bread ever.  It’s a joy..read more

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Strawberry Lemonade Cookies

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It’s definitely strawberry pickin’ season around here and after making my jam, strawberry cake, and strawberry ice cream, I found myself still greedily returning back to our local strawberry farm, clutching a basket to stuff it with more.  Needless to say, it’s been a strawberry party everyday.  Another one of my favorite ways to enjoy..read more

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Oreo Pudding Cookies

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To be quite honest, I had no idea what these even were but per baby brother and his friends requests, I tested these in my kitchen, having a good ole’ time ripping open nostalgic pudding packs, that unmistakable smell taking me back to middle school again.  I produced this recipe by scaling back both the..read more

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Easter Basket Funfetti Cake

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An edible Easter basket filled with candy and soft and tender funfetti cake?  Count me in!!  And to think of all the wicker baskets filled half with candy, the other half with inedible grass I got instead as a child httpv://youtu.be/_7fPwZDpxjw 5.0 from 5 reviews Easter Basket Funfetti Cake   Prep time 10 mins Cook..read more

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Flourless Chocolate Cookies

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These cookies are light and crisp on the edges, chewy and rich in the center, and have a delicate crackly crust on top, a hybrid cookie and brownie if you will.  I actually made these when I ran out of flour and I’m happy to report I’ve made them several times afterwards because they’re just..read more

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