Cinco de Mayo is next week (holy cow, how is it May already??) and these colorful, treat-filled piñata cookies are perfect for kicking off the festivities!
If you can get your hands on a burro/piñata-shaped cookie cutter, all the better, but any larger animal-shaped one will do (or even a big star shape). After that, it’s all about having some fun with your colors and creating a hollow cookie “sandwich”. Sandra from SheKnows has the full scoop (and a sugar cookie recipe), so go check it out! Continue Reading
My mom used to make a version of these little goodies with a pack of crescent rolls, strawberry jam, cream cheese and sugar. She wasn’t a great cook, but boy could she ever whip up a goodie late at night! Smitten Kitchen makes the real thing, low sugar and sophisticated, and it only takes 10 minutes. Your dinner guests will want to meet your pastry chef. Happy New Year!
Here is SK’s full recipe. Click here to read the entire post and how to knock these out in 10 minutes. Continue Reading
Once again, I watch as all pumpkin lovers enjoy their seasonal treats baked from the orange mash. Just not a fan. I don’t even get excited about pumpkin pie with ice cream. Wait a minute! What if you mixed up brownie batter with a touch of pumpkin, melted chocolate chips on top and added a pecan? You could even get some cream cheese involved in this. The recipe is an original Martha Stewart recipe, adapted by Yum Sugar. Continue Reading
Let me just be the transparency here for Karen’s Cake in a Cup video tutorial. Yum-O! Just when you need an itty-bitty bit of chocolatey goodness, this microwave, mix it up in a cup concoction is the perfect fix.
Here’s the recipe, but you need to click here to see Karen and a friend making it on her now defunct show, Playing House. I mean this is surely one of the answers to all of life’s problems. Continue Reading