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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Buttery Cuppa Cookies ~ Made With a Cup of This and a Cup of That

These cookies are crisp and buttery.  Filled with a "cuppa" this and a cup of that, they are sure to win you over!

close up of buttery cuppa cookies

        A cup of this and a cup of that is all it takes to make these light and crisp cookies and your family will be full of gratitude!  These buttery cookies are loaded with goodies and taste amazing. They are perfect any time of year. If you cane hear thinking I was referring to a cuppa tea or coffee, they happen to be great with those as well!

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bars

Get the taste of peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough in these fun no-bake (and egg free) cookie dough bars. The white chocolate frosting takes them to the next level and a dusting of festive sprinkles is all you need to dress them up for a party.

no bake peanut butter cookie dough bars with blue frosting and sprinkles

      Who needs cookies when there is cookie dough! These fun bars skip the baking and let you enjoy that cookie dough flavor without the worry.  They come together quickly and will be a fun change of pace for your sweet tooth. This batch is ready for winter with a Frozen inspired motif. You can change up the color of the frosting and sprinkles to match any occasion.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Our Favorite Puppy Chow and Muddy Buddy Snack Mix Recipes

Puppy chow or muddy buddies are perfect little sweet treats for any occasion. They are generally super fast and easy to make and so much fun to eat. This collection of great recipes is sure to inspire you whip up several batches! 

collage of bowls full of favorite puppy chow and muddy buddies recipes

     Do you call cereal coated in a chocolate mixture and powdered sugar puppy chow or muddy buddies? Or do you call it something else entirely?  No matter what name it has where you come from, the result is a simple but oh so delicious mix of crunchy and sweet.  I grew up knowing only the original peanut butter and chocolate version that coated your hands in powdered sugar, but there is a whole world full of flavor combinations you can try.  Here is a collection of some of the best of the best to inspire you to get in the kitchen and make a batch today!

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Sweet and Salty White Trash Christmas Snack Mix

This fun sweet and salty snack mix only takes a few minutes to make and the results are delicious. This version is decked out in red and green for the merriest of white trash snack goodness, but the colors could easily be changed for any occasion.

close up container filled with white chocolate coated pretzels, peanuts, bugles with spinkles and red and green candies for Christmas snack mix

     A good snack mix is a fabulous addition to any get together. When they have a sweet and salty mix they can help tide people over until the big meal, or be a little something sweet to finish the evening. This white trash Christmas mix has plenty of crunch, lots of texture and tastes amazing.  It will keep all of your elves a little happier this holiday season.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Caramel Puppy Chow

Caramel puppy chow is the perfect combination of crunchy and sweet, easy to make and fun to eat. It is perfect for a party, a quick treat or a fun addition to your holiday menu.

close up of bowl of caramel puppy chow

     A good quick and easy snack mix recipe is always handy to have around.  If that recipe has only 4 ingredients and takes almost no effort, all the better! Caramel puppy chow takes only a few minutes to make and is perfectly munchable.  This recipe will make a fun addition to your puppy chow and muddy buddies recipe box!

Friday, December 6, 2019

Classic No Bake Corn Flake Wreath Cookies

Festive and super quick and easy to make, these no bake corn flake wreath cookies are a fun and nostalgic Christmas treat you can whip up at a moment's notice. Not to mention they are tasty. This whole batch disappeared on the day I made them!

close up of corn flake wreath cookies with Christmas sprinkles and red hots

     If you are looking for a fun Christmas treat that doesn't involve spending hours taking trays of cookies out of the oven, these no bake corn flake wreaths are for you! They remind me of childhood in the best kind of way. They only take a few minutes to make and they taste fabulous.  Decorate them however you like, but I tend to go with the classic red hots or a quick dusting of sprinkles.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Easy Orange Pistachio Muffins

Bake soft and flavorful muffins kissed with real orange and the crunch of pistachios for a perfect breakfast treat. The come together quickly and taste amazing.

ready to eat orange pistachio muffins with orange half and pistachio pieces

Take the patron citrus of the breakfast table, the orange, and enjoy it in delicious muffin form. These orange and pistachio muffins are easy to make and fun to eat. They will be at home on a holiday brunch spread but also make a great grab and go breakfast on a busy morning.

Monday, December 2, 2019

Caramel and Cashew Bear Paws Candy

Soft delicious caramel, salty cashews and a delicious coating of milk chocolate come together to make these fun bear paw candies. They are simple to make, cute and oh so tasty!

inside of bear paw candy with soft caramel showing and cashew claws

Cute and absolutely delicious, these bear paws are just begging you to make them. They are loaded with chewy caramel, crunchy cashews and coated in milk chocolate.  Don't be surprised if they become your new favorite candy. Luckily they are easy to make, so whip some up today!

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Sarah's Homemade Crescent Rolls

Soft, slightly sweet crescent rolls are easy to make from scratch. They are perfect for the holidays or just because. Make a batch and fall in love!

bread basket filled with freshly baked golden homemade crescent rolls

     These crescent rolls are delicious, easy and the recipe makes a ton!  They are just a little bit sweet and very soft and light.  You are going to love their buttery flavor and the fact that you know everything that went into them.  Added bonus: no jumping when the tube pops!

Friday, November 29, 2019

Free Printable Christmas Coupon Book for Kids - A Great Countdown to Christmas or Stocking Stuffer

Enjoy the magic of Christmas and make memories with your favorite kiddos by printing this free coupon book and enjoying the activities.  You can have your coupon book put together in just a couple of minutes and have memories that will last a lifetime!

cutting out free printable pages to make a kid's coupon book for Christmas

These coupon books would be a fun countdown to Christmas idea. Something to keep the magic alive. They would be a great gift ahead of Christmas to help get the excitement to record levels.  It would also be a great gift on Christmas to help pass the rest of winter.  Spring will get here much faster if you are having fun working through the activities in the book!