12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Covered Cherry Shortbreads

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Today's installment for the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies is Chocolate Covered Cherry Shortbreads !  These are fun and easy to make (oh wait. Most of my recipes are!!) and the kids can totally help!  Their grama loves chocolate covered cherries and she loves cookies so now she can enjoy two of her faves together..and ...

Grinch Cake

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  How fun is this guy?  This Grinch Cake is not only adorable and fun, but  quite simple to create! This is what you'll need. Ingredients: 2 - 8” round cakes (completely cooled then frozen for approximately 30 minutes) 9” cardboard cake base Prepared buttercream frosting (in white) Prepared fondant frosting (in green & red) (Satin Ice. Save yourself the time) Icing bag ...

12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Grinch Cookie Pops Recipe

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You're a mean one, Mister Grinch...you really are a heel!!  Well, he really WAS. But then he "got it" and we all know how the rest of the story goes. Given that the Grinch is one of my most favorite stories of all time, I have a whole lot of Grinch fun for you this ...

12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Apricot Kolache Recipe

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On the third day of Christmas Cookies my true love made for me..... 3 Apricot Kolache Cookies... Bing Smart Search is like this whole new way of finding information, images, recipes and inspiration from any Windows 8.1 device.  With Smart Search, you don't have to open an app or a window, just swipe from the right to ...

12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Candied Pecan Rolled Cookies Recipe

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Chocolate Candied Pecan Rolled Cookies Recipe is up next for our 12 Days of Christmas Cookies.  Chocolate and candied pecans? Yes please!  Bing Smart Search is like this whole new way of finding information, images, recipes and inspiration from any Windows 8.1 device.  With Smart Search, you don't have to open an app or a window, just ...

12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Shortbreads

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This year we're breaking out of our comfort zone with holiday cookie recipes.  Well, we're still making COOKIES, so I suppose it's not that far out of comfort range. But thanks to Bing Smart Search, we've found all kinds of fun inspirational ideas and images that have inspired our 12 Days of Christmas Cookies Event! ...

Flying Vegan Buffalo Dip

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John Schlimm, author of Grilling Vegan Style, recently wrote another awesome cook book.  The Cheesy Vegan, More than 125 Plant-Based Recipes for Indulging in the World's Ultimate Comfort Food was sent to me by DaCapo Press.  I have been following John on Facebook and Twitter for a long time.  He is such an upbeat, positive ...

Holiday Treat Recipes: Santa Snowman Rice Krispy Treats

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Another of our holiday treat recipes for you today! This recipe for Santa Snowman Rice Krispy treats will yield 12 rounds (using a Wilton round cookie cutter) from a 9 x 13 pan. You can adjust the size depending how large or small your round cookie cutter is. (This recipe makes 12 regular sized squares). ...

Holiday Treat Recipes: Christmas Crunch

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I've done a fun popcorn recipe for so many holidays this year, starting back with Cupid's Crunch, that I had to do something for Christmas.  These are just so fun to make, so EASY to do, and always a crowd pleaser.  This time, we packaged most of it up into treat bags to share with ...

Holiday Treat Recipes: Fondant Snowman Cupcakes

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Time for another one of our holiday treat recipes! We're going back to cupcakes with fondant today...and listen, don't be afraid of it.  If you are nervous, order Satin Ice. Really. It's easy to use and SO simple to open a package in lieu of making your own. You can be a fondant maniac in ...