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Raspberry Lemon Macarons

raspberry lemon macaron

Ah, the macaron. Delicious, delicate little treat, so fancy and so frustrating to make. If you’ve ever tried and failed you’ll know what I mean. The last time my husband came in the kitchen and I told him I was making macarons he backed slowly away, took the kids, and left the house. Well, not really, but I have been…

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How To Make Meringue Cookies

make meringue cookies

Meringue cookies are some of my favorite treats. They are like little fluffy clouds (anyone remember that Orb song from the 90s?); airy, sweet, crisp, and oh so delightful. They are also the perfect treat to serve at a party. Meringues are dainty, elegant, and you can serve them up in so many ways. Meringues are the perfect addition to…

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The Absolute Best Homemade Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Homemade chocolate cookie recipe

These are legit the best chocolate cookies ever! I know that’s a bold statement to make, but seriously, these are mind blowing. They’re next level. Once you make these you’ll throw out all other chocolate chip cookie recipes. Yes, I’m that confident these are truly something else. They’re also super easy to make. I’m going to share with you my…

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Delicious Snickerdoodle Cookie Bar Recipe

Love cinnamon? You must these delicious snickerdoodle cookie bars, stat! They are so soft and full of cinnamon flavor, kids and adults all love them. This snickerdoodle cookie bar recipe is also super easy to make and it makes a nice big 9X13 rectangle pan so they might last more than a day. These go great in lunches, with a…

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Refreshing Paloma Drink Recipe

paloma drink recipe

During the cold winter months I try to enjoy as much brightly colored citrus fruits as I can. Their vibrant colors brighten up the darkest days, and their fresh flavors bring to mind warmer places. We recently served these gorgeous Palomas at a dinner party, and they were a huge hit! With a punch of ruby red grapefruit and lime…

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Delicious and Easy Homemade Caramel Sauce Recipe

homemade caramel sauce recipe

If you want to impress your guests, serving up a homemade caramel sauce alongside dessert will do it. And once you’ve had homemade caramel sauce you’ll never go to store bought again. It’s simply delightful. And surprisingly easy! There are a few ways to make caramel sauce, most use water as the primary liquid, but the recipe I’m going to…

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Spiced Mulled White Wine Recipe

mulled white wine recipe

I’m a die-hard mulled red wine fan. Every Christmas for as long as I can remember my family has made traditional mulled red wine. It’s practically an institution. However, red wine gives my dear sister a headache and so she has had to miss out on mulled wine for many years. This year I looked for a mulled white wine…

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Homemade Peppermint Marshmallows Recipe

peppermint marshmallows recipe

If you’ve never made your own marshmallows before, prepare yourself to be amazed at how easy they are. And once you’ve tried one of these pillowy soft, flavorful treats you’ll be making them all the time. The flavor possibilities are endless; peppermint, vanilla, strawberry, earl gray, pineapple, etc. These cute little artisnal delights make great gifts and kids and adults…

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Melt-In-Your-Mouth Creme Wafers

Creme Wafers

Do you have a special Christmas cookie that you make year after year? That would be creme wafers for me. My Mom has made these delightful little cookies for as long as I can remember, and I am excited to share these with you! The recipe originally comes from an old Betty Crocker cookbook that is filled with awesome retro…

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The Best Ever Christmas Sugar Cookies Recipe

Christmas sugar cookies recipe

Everyone says they have the best Christmas sugar cookies recipe don’t they? Well, they’re wrong, I do. Seriously though, this is the best sugar cookie recipe I’ve ever tasted. It’s soft, flavorful, and the dough is easy to work with. I love making these cookies. They’re cute and you can decorate them in so many ways for any occasion. In…

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