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Biscoff Chocolate Chip Cookies


Biscoff Chocolate Chip Cookies {Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts}

Biscoff Chocolate Chip Cookies – a classic soft and chewy chocolate chip cookie with a cinnamon and Biscoff twist!

Biscoff Chocolate Chip Cookies - a classic soft and chewy chocolate chip cookie with a cinnamon and Biscoff twist!

Welcome to Day Five of Christmas Week. This event is hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Susan of The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. We hope to inspire you to break out those holiday sprinkles and get your bake on!

Thanks to our sponsors for Christmas Week. Anolon is donating a 5-piece Bakeware Set. Swing by their Facebook Page to show them some love. We also have Ball supplying us with 4 sets of Jars in their gorgeous Green Heritage Color. Swing by their Ball Canning and Recipes Facebook Page to say hello.

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Cashew Milk Pumpkin Steamer #SilkCashew


Cashew Milk Pumpkin Steamer - a hot cashew milk drink with pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice. Perfect way to warm up this holiday season.

Cashew Milk Pumpkin Steamer – a hot cashew milk drink with pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice.  Perfect way to warm up this holiday season. 

Cashew Milk Pumpkin Steamer - a hot cashew milk drink with pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice.  Perfect way to warm up this holiday season.

I can not believe that we are less than a week away from Christmas.  I have no idea where the time has gone!!  My son has his last day of school today.  Which means I should have presents bought and wrapped, work done, cookies baked, and everything else ready for Christmas.  Like maybe know what is on our Christmas dinner menu, and have it purchased.  But I am not sure that any of that stuff is done yet.  We might be close to done shopping, but not all of the stuff has arrived yet, and I have yet to wrap a single present.  Each year I start December off really well, and tell myself I will keep up and not get buried at the end.  I think I always just think I can do more than is possible.

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Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars


Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars - Sugar Cookies in the form of a bar. Thick, chewy, and full of peppermint chips. Topped with a butter cream frosting and more peppermint shavings!

Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars – Sugar Cookies in the form of a bar.  Thick, chewy, and full of peppermint chips.  Topped with a butter cream frosting and more peppermint shavings!

Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars - Sugar Cookies in the form of a bar.  Thick, chewy, and full of peppermint chips.  Topped with a butter cream frosting and more peppermint shavings!

Welcome to Day Four of Christmas Week. This event is hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Susan of The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. We hope to inspire you to break out those holiday sprinkles and get your bake on!

Thanks to our sponsors for Christmas Week. Anolon is donating a 5-piece Bakeware Set. Swing by their Facebook Page to show them some love. We also have Ball supplying us with 4 sets of Jars in their gorgeous Green Heritage Color. Swing by their Ball Canning and Recipes Facebook Page to say hello.

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Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls


Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls - quick and easy cinnamon rolls that are perfect for the holidays. Eggnog are both in the dough and in the glaze!

Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls – quick and easy cinnamon rolls that are perfect for the holidays.  Eggnog are both in the dough and in the glaze!

Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls - quick and easy cinnamon rolls that are perfect for the holidays.  Eggnog are both in the dough and in the glaze!

Welcome to Day Three of Christmas Week. This event is hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Susan of The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. We hope to inspire you to break out those holiday sprinkles and get your bake on!

I hope you are enjoying Christmas Week – so many great recipes!!  Chocolate Saltine Toffee and Chewy Molasses Cookies so far, and even more to come!

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Chocolate Saltine Toffee (aka Christmas Crack) & Giveaway


Chocolate Saltine Toffee (aka Christmas Crack) - an easy candy for the holiday season

Chocolate Saltine Toffee – An easy toffee using saltine toffee and chocolate, sometimes referred to as Christmas Crack.  The perfect addition to your Christmas baking.  

Chocolate Saltine Toffee (aka Christmas Crack) - an easy candy for the holiday season

Welcome to Day Two of Christmas Week. This event is hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Susan of The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. We hope to inspire you to break out those holiday sprinkles and get your bake on!

Thanks to our sponsors for Christmas Week. Anolon is donating a 5-piece Bakeware Set. Swing by their Facebook Page to show them some love. We also have Ball supplying us with 4 sets of Jars in their gorgeous Green Heritage Color. Swing by their Ball Canning and Recipes Facebook Page to say hello.

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Eggnog French Toast


Eggnog French Toast is the perfect breakfast for any holiday morning. All the great flavors of eggnog in a delicious breakfast.

Eggnog French Toast is the perfect breakfast for any holiday morning.  All the great flavors of eggnog in a delicious breakfast.  

Eggnog French Toast is the perfect breakfast for any holiday morning.  All the great flavors of eggnog in a delicious breakfast.

Do you have a family tradition for Christmas morning?  When I was growing up we ALWAYS had French Toast for breakfast.  Even now, when we celebrate with my parents and my brother in January, we will have French Toast for breakfast.  The same recipe every year as well.  So when I had my own little family, I decided we would try something different.  My son is obsessed with anything cinnamon, so we have cinnamon rolls.  I wish I could say I make them from scratch each year, but I don’t.  I buy the frozen ones, so I don’t have to do any work on Christmas morning.  This year when we celebrate with my family, I am going to try my best to see if I can get them to try a new recipe for French Toast. This Eggnog French Toast needs to become a tradition!

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Classic Holiday Cookies


Frosted Sugar Cookies

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The International Housewares Association for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

 

Frosted Sugar Cookies

Christmas is right around the corner!  Have you started your baking yet?  Don’t worry, it is not too late, there is still plenty of time to get ready for the holidays.  Today I am sharing my recipe for our classic Frosted Sugar Cookies over at Inspired Home. Frosted Sugar Cookies are a very traditional holiday treats, you can decorate them any way you want.  Perfect way to get the kids and the whole family in the kitchen helping.

Head over to Inspired Home to see about my family traditions and get the recipe for these cookies that have been in my family from before I was born! Frosted Sugar Cookies

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies & Wusthof Giveaway


Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies are super soft, fluffy, and full of chocolate and peanut butter! Made with Reese's spread so the whole cookie is full of flavor.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies are super soft, fluffy, and full of chocolate and peanut butter!  Made with Reese’s spread so the whole cookie is full of flavor.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies are super soft, fluffy, and full of chocolate and peanut butter!  Made with Reese's spread so the whole cookie is full of flavor.

 

Are you ready for the weekend?  Stupid question.  Sorry.  My son has his last basketball game of the season tomorrow morning.  We also have a friend flying in from Iowa for the weekend.  We haven’t seen him in over a year, so it should be fun to catch up and just hang out for the weekend.  The guys are going to go to a hockey game on Saturday night, so I have to come up with something fun to do with my son.  The game is in Denver at 8pm, so that is a little late for a 9 year old. Maybe a fun dinner and a movie, we will see.  What do you do with your kids for special nights?

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Grasshopper Cupcakes


Grasshopper Cupcakes - rich chocolate cupcakes topped with a minty butter cream frosting

Grasshopper Cupcakes – a rich and chocolate-y cupcake topped with a cool mint butter cream frosting!

Grasshopper Cupcakes - rich chocolate cupcakes topped with a minty butter cream frosting

December is flying by!  It is hard to believe that we are only 2 weeks away from Christmas.  The weather here in Colorado has been in the 50’s, so it is hard to realize it is actually December.  Don’t get me wrong, I am loving this weather, and would not change it for anything!  Going for walks outside in December is perfect in my opinion. Come March when we are freezing cold and have lots of snow, I will be wishing we had these nice days.

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White Chocolate Coconut Truffles


White Chocolate Coconut Truffles - super easy and perfect for any holiday get together

White Chocolate Coconut Truffles – super easy truffles that melt in your mouth!  Perfect for holiday desserts, cookie exchanges, or just because!

White Chocolate Coconut Truffles - super easy and perfect for any holiday get together

 

After being gone for a week, this week is crazy!  Trying to get work done on top of getting the house ready for Christmas, and doing some baking.  I have a cookie exchange this weekend that I need to figure out what I am making!  I love doing cookie exchanges.  My family is kind of picky about what cookies they will eat, but just getting to hang out with friends and share food together is so much fun.  Stay tuned, because I am sure whatever I make will show up here later this month.  I can’t make something I have shared with them before!

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