Category Archives: Holiday Cookies

Holiday Baking: No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Holiday Baking: No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

ShareTweet Long before the snow starts falling, when my toes are brightly manicured and my legs are still tanned, I start clipping recipes for holiday cookie inspiration. They sit neatly organized in red and green files on my desk, and that’s where they usually remain, untouched and unloved. Once the holiday madness hits, who’s gotContinue Reading

Marble Cheesecake Brownie Bites

Marble Cheesecake Brownie Bites

ShareTweet When it comes to dessert, I’m definitely a chocolate kind of girl. Marrying cheesecake with chocolate makes me weak in the knees. Marbled cheesecake brownies are a combo I’m powerless to resist: rich chocolate, creamy cheesecake, and pretty to boot. I hope to host a mother-daughter cookie exchange soon (if such an event isContinue Reading

Progressive Holiday Party Help

Progressive Holiday Party Help

ShareTweet Are you planning on hosting a Christmas party this year? If the prospect seems a little daunting from an expense or effort point of view, consider hosting a progressive party with your neighbors. My latest post is up at Snackpicks, and it’s filled with holiday ideas, easy recipes and valuable advice on hosting progressiveContinue Reading

Chocolate Kissed Dulce de Leche Cookies: my Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap Reveal

Chocolate Kissed Dulce de Leche Cookies: my Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap Reveal

ShareTweet This December, over 600 bloggers took part across the world in the first annual Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. And today is the big reveal day. We’ve definitely done our part to revive the ailing US post office with all the packages flying around the country in the last week! So without further ado,Continue Reading

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap

ShareTweet I love cookie exchanges. Love everything about them. The planning, the cooking, the opportunity to show off, the eating, the sugar coma, and, most of all, the end result: the addition of vetted, delicious new recipes to my Christmas cookie repertoire. Cookie exchanges are a great time to experiment and test out what cookiesContinue Reading

>Give Meringue Swirl Cookies to Friends and Family this Christmas

ShareTweet > On Friday, I shared my Oreo Truffles recipe. Dark, moist, and decadent, these little balls of indulgence will keep you going throughout the holidays. I keep a constant supply in my fridge and pop one in my mouth every time I walk through the kitchen. Didn’t you hear that there is no calorieContinue Reading

Oreo Truffles Even a Kid Will Love

ShareTweet   Do you remember the first time you bit into a truffle as a child? Those perfect little balls dusted with golden cocoa in their fancy gift boxes just looked so irresistible. Each time the soft chocolate yielded to my baby teeth, my taste buds were assaulted by the intense flavor of pure cocoa,Continue Reading

>Grown-Up Rice Krispie Treats and a $100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

ShareTweet > I was ten years old when I tasted my first Rice Krispie Treat. It was Kathy Duffy, our favorite babysitter, who taught me how to make them one winter evening. Kathy was a rockstar babysitter, the type my sisters and I waited for in our pajamas eagerly by the door, wondering what newContinue Reading

>No-Fuss Lick Your Lips Holiday Cookies

ShareTweet >Chefdruck’s Tasty Tuesday I’m headed out to a cookie exchange pajama party tonight. Although I still haven’t decided what, if any, pajamas I’ll wear. I turned 35 this summer. Doesn’t that make me a little old to wear PJs? But then what if I’m the odd man out? I guess I’ll never be tooContinue Reading