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The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are a Christmas staple! The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies (their words) from AllRecipes were very good! Though I still prefer these! Rating: A How to make it an A+: These were good, but my favorite (linked above) have more sugar and vanilla…

January 1, 2024
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Marbled Cookies

Another year of Christmas cookies in the books! This year, I tried Real Simple’s Marbled Cookies for a tasty work of art! Details below! Rating: A How to make it an A+: They’re easy and beautiful, but hard to get a vibrant color with…

January 1, 2024
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Coconut Macaroon Brownies

Two incredibly delicious worlds collided in these Coconut Macaroon Brownies from Food & Wine magazine! They were not light on the ingredients, but still pretty quick and easy to put together! There is an hour refrigeration required half-way through, but if you have time…

July 17, 2023
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Matcha-Almond Croissants

Aren’t these Matcha-Almond Croissants pretty? This Food Network Magazine recipe was great for a cheeky breakfast, but also to wow a brunch, alongside an afternoon coffee, or anytime, really! Rating: A How to make it an A+: I don’t actually need the matcha in…

June 22, 2023
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Christmas Cookies 2022

We had a very delicious holiday season! Lots of sweets, including this roundup of Christmas cookies! Enjoy my suggested modifications, commentary, and links below! Lacy Oatmeal Cookies – These weren’t my favorite lacy cookies ever. I’m not even sure which magazine I pulled the…

January 2, 2023
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Double-Chocolate Muffins

These Double-Chocolate Muffins are a great way to get in some healthier ingredients! Swap the butter for avocado, use wheat flour, and enjoy some other healthier swaps in this Martha Stewart Living recipe! Details below! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: I…

August 7, 2022
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Apple Fritter Bread

Apple season is in full swing over here! We are baking up a storm with all the apples we brought home from the orchard. While this Apple Fritter Bread, from Better Homes & Gardens, doesn’t use up many, it’s still a great treat to…

October 17, 2021
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Baked Apple Cider Donuts

Is it even fall if you don’t go apple picking and indulge in some apple cider donuts? Well, I was not impressed with our donuts from the orchard this year, so I had to make my own to satisfy my yearly craving! These Baked…

October 10, 2021
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Chocolate-Cherry Muffins

I just love a feel-good breakfast! These Chocolate-Cherry Muffins are packed with a ton of good stuff and minimal sugar, making them a healthy breakfast that can get your through the whole morning! Perfect for an afternoon snack, too! Rating: A How to make…

August 14, 2021
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Blueberry Crisp

When your trip to the berry farm yields 12 cups of blueberries, you need a recipe that requires a ton! This Blueberry Crisp, from Food Network, was a tasty way to use up a very large portion while having fun with the kids in…

August 2, 2021