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Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Recipe

If you have a peanut butter cup lover in your house, you have to try these!!!  They are great Christmas Cookies, my family always asks for them! I love baking and when I come across a recipe that is simple, I'm all over it.  When I spent my first Christmas with my inlaws, she had these cookies.  I think  I ate them all on her!  I knew I needed the recipe and thankfully she was happy to share.  Little did I know how easy they were to make! The best part of these cookies, besides eating them all in one sitting,  you only need 2 ingredients - premade chocolate chip cookie dough and Reese's mini peanut butter cups.    The only other thing you need is a mini muffin tin, some mini cupcake...

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Butterball Cookie Recipe {No Egg Recipe}

Butterball Cookie Recipe {No Egg Recipe}

I've been baking!!  I love baking and so does my family.  They all anxiously wait for the taste testing part.  They usually ask me a few times if it's time to taste them yet.  I can't blame them, it's my favorite part too. I make about 8 different cookies for the holidays but the ones that are the most popular and everyone's favorite is a Butterball Cookie recipe that my mom passed down to me.   The reason why they are called butterballs is that they are made with a lot of butter and no eggs so they have a big butter taste.  And when you combine butter with powdered sugar - they just melt in your mouth! Make sure you check out my other cookie recipes. Butterball Cookie Recipe Over the...

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Christmas Cookie Recipes {10 Recipes}

Christmas Cookie Recipes {10 Recipes}

Yesterday was my day for making Christmas cookies.  I make about 8 different Christmas Cookies every year and give all our friends trays of cookies for Christmas.  I love to see their happy faces when I hand them a try, it always makes me feel good!  Besides the fact that I really enjoy baking them. Here are some new recipes I found this year that I know my family would love and I'm sure yours will too! Christmas Cookies Chocolate Peppermint Kiss Cookies - These will melt in your mouth! Delicious Secret Ingredient Cookies - Arts Crackers - This secret ingredient makes this cookie delicious! Holiday Chalkboard Sugar Cookies - A Turtles Life For Me - A chalkboard cookie?  These could be a...

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Saltine Cracker Toffee Recipe – Christmas Crack  { 4 Ingredients}

Saltine Cracker Toffee Recipe – Christmas Crack { 4 Ingredients}

One of the most popular things I make at the holidays is Saltine Cracker Toffee which is also known as Christmas Crack.  Everyone LOVES it.  And I love to make it because it only has 4 ingredients - so it's easy to put together - but the best part is it takes about 10 minutes to make! Christmas Crack - AKA Saltine Cracker Toffee Recipe 2 Sticks of butter (1 cup) brown sugar (dark or light, I used light brown) - 1 cup baking chocolate chips - semi-sweet, milk chocolate or dark chocolate - whichever you prefer - 1 bag Saltine Crackers (store brand is fine) 1 - 2 packages depending on the size of your cooking sheet Aluminum foil or Parchment paper Cooking Spray Preheat over to 425.  Then prep...

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Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Recipe

If you have a peanut butter cup lover in your house, you have to try these!!!  They are great Christmas Cookies, my family always asks for them! I love baking and when I come across a recipe that is simple, I'm all over it.  When I spent my first Christmas with my inlaws, she had these cookies.  I think  I ate them all on her!  I knew I needed the recipe and thankfully she was happy to share.  Little did I know how easy they were to make! The best part of these cookies, besides eating them all in one sitting,  you only need 2 ingredients - premade chocolate chip cookie dough and Reese's mini peanut butter cups.    The only other thing you need is a mini muffin tin, some mini cupcake...

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Nutter Butter Snowmen Cookies {no bake}

Nutter Butter Snowmen Cookies {no bake}

I knot it's not snowing yet in many places but these Snowmen cookies would make a great addition to your Christmas Cookies! Plus, it is a fun cooking craft you can do with the kids and they'll love the final outcome - cute Nutter Butter Snowmen cookies!  There is no baking involved, just some melted chocolate and a lot of fun! Nutter Butter Snowmen Cookies Snowmen Cookie Ingredients: 1 package  Nutter Butter Cookies 1 package of Ghirardelli White Chocolate Wafers Variety of  colors M & M candies Royal Icing Ingredients:  2 egg whites 1 C powder sugar 1/2 tsp cream of tartar 1 tsp vanilla Black gel food coloring Snowmen Cookie Directions: Before you begin, line a cookie with wax paper....

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Butterball Cookie Recipe {No Egg Recipe}

Butterball Cookie Recipe {No Egg Recipe}

I've been baking!!  I love baking and so does my family.  They all anxiously wait for the taste testing part.  They usually ask me a few times if it's time to taste them yet.  I can't blame them, it's my favorite part too. I make about 8 different cookies for the holidays but the ones that are the most popular and everyone's favorite is a Butterball Cookie recipe that my mom passed down to me.   The reason why they are called butterballs is that they are made with a lot of butter and no eggs so they have a big butter taste.  And when you combine butter with powdered sugar - they just melt in your mouth! Make sure you check out my other cookie recipes. Butterball Cookie Recipe Over the...

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Spooky Bundt Cake Recipe

Spooky Bundt Cake Recipe

Baking can be so much fun and the more creative you are, the more fun it is!  If you want a fun dessert for your Halloween gathering, or for the kids after school, try this fun Spooky Bundt Cake recipe and impress everyone you know! Spooky Bundt Cake Recipe Cake Ingredients: 1/2 C unsalted butter, room temp 2 egg whites 2 eggs 2 C flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 baking soda 3/4 C buttermilk 1 1/2 C sugar 1 tsp vanilla Neon orange, neon purple, and Neon orange, neon purple, Cake Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees and then prep bundt cake pan. Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda together in a bowl. Beat butter on high for 30 seconds with a mixer. Add sugar and...

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Pumpkin Sugar Cookie Recipe

Pumpkin Sugar Cookie Recipe

My kids love to celebrate the holidays with fun bakery treats.  They especially love to help me bake cookies for the holidays.  Halloween and Thanksgiving are no exceptions.  Pumpkin cookies are perfect for any time in October and November and this cookie recipe will be fun to make, not to mention fun to eat!   The pumpkin cookies themselves are sugar cookies... who doesn't love a fun homemade sugar cookie? Especially one covered in orange icing? Try this Pumpkin Sugar Cookie Recipe for a fun fall treat! Pumpkin Sugar Cookie Recipe Cookie Ingredients: 5 C flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1 1/2 C soft unsalted butter 2 C granulated sugar 4 eggs Cookie Directions:  Cream the soft butter...

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Oreo Caramel Apples Recipe

Oreo Caramel Apples Recipe

  Looking for a quick yet fun after school treat for the kids that you can whip up in no time?  How about oreo caramel apples?  I bet the kids would love them and knowing there is an apple underneath all that oreo caramel goodness, will make me happy. Try these Oreo Caramel Apples any day or for your Halloween party! Oreo Caramel Apples Recipe The best apple to use in this recipe is a Pink Lady apple.  Before you start you must prepare the apple.  First remove the wax coating from the apples by dipping them in boiling water mixed with a splash of vinegar for a few seconds.   Remove and dry them and then allow them to cool completely.   Next, push the round stick into the bottom of...

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M&M Caramel Apples Recipe

M&M Caramel Apples Recipe

I love candy apples and so do my girls.  Yesterday I shared a recipe for Oreo Caramel Apples and today I have another candy apple recipe - M&M Caramel Apples! These M&M Caramel Apples are super simple to make and the kids will have fun helping you add the M&M's! M&M Caramel Apples The best apples to use in this recipe is a Pink Lady apple.  Before you start you must prepare the apple.  First remove the wax coating from the apples by dipping them in boiling water mixed with a splash of vinegar for a few seconds.   Remove and dry them and then allow them to cool completely.   Next, push the round stick into the bottom of each apple. This recipe makes 8 large apples. Caramel...

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14 Tasty After School Snacks

14 Tasty After School Snacks

I don't know about your kids, but when my girls walk through the door after school, the first thing they say is "I'm hungry"!  Without a doubt it happens each time.  I don't even get a 'Hi Mom!'.  If you have hungry kids after school, check out these snacks that are perfect for after school. Tasty After School Snacks String Cheese Pencils | Money Wise Moms – These cute pencil look alikes will please your kids and give them a neat snack to show off at school or at home! Homemade Mango Fruit Roll-Ups | Just a Taste – This is a great way to make sure your child is getting a serving of fruit every day! DIY Frushi | Kids Activities – These are super cute and will encourage your child to eat...

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The Best Veggies To Grill This Summer

The Best Veggies To Grill This Summer

The Best Veggies To Grill This Summer Warmer weather and long summer days are the perfect combinations for firing up the grill. Although you can most certainly grill year-round, many people like to take advantage of the outdoors when they have more daylight and fresh produce to use up in favorite dishes. Plus, grilling is an excellent way to avoid being stuck in a hot kitchen while preparing warm meals. Besides, grilling in your backyard pairs well with any social situations. A lot of people consider the grill as a way to perfect their favorite meats, but it is much more versatile in what it can cook. Many vegetarians are well versed in just how great a grill can make veggies taste, but...

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Roasted Vegetables Easy Recipe for a Healthy Dish

Roasted Vegetables Easy Recipe for a Healthy Dish

Are you looking for a roasted vegetables easy recipe?  This is one of those highly versatile vegetarian dishes that are very easy to prepare. It can be served as an accompaniment to the main meal or as a meal in its own right.  It’s good any time of year. There is no end to the choice of vegetables that can be used. Roasted Vegetables Easy Recipe for a Healthy Dish The following are suggested for the basic dish. You could also add cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, and sweet potatoes. In fact, almost any vegetable will add variety and color to your cooking. 3 red onions – cut into large chunks 1 large zucchini cut lengthwise into two-inch strips 2 peppers, any color – cut similarly to...

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Patriotic Sweets and Treats for the 4th of July

Patriotic Sweets and Treats for the 4th of July

The 4th of July kicks off summer for most people.  If you are planning a get together,  check out these fun Patriotic Sweets and Treats that your guests, especially the little ones, will love!   Or if you are attending one, bring along one of these treats!  They'll surely be impressed.  We love making Red, White and Blue Jello cups every year.  And the kids will love helping you make these! Patriotic Fruit Recipes If you like to keep it on the healthy side, the fruit is really fun to work with, especially with the colors red, white, and blue!  Sizzling Eats shared these really cute Patriotic Candy Apples and Madame Deals shows you how to make Easy Patriotic Strawberries. I'm always happy...

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