Soft And Chewy Snickerdoodles

Soft And Chewy Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles.  Those delicious, yet simple, cookies.  And in my opinion the best type of snickerdoodles are soft and chewy snickerdoodles. I manged to live most of my life without ever having tried a snickerdoodle.  Crazy really.  It was only a few years ago when I tried to find a snickerdoodle at Disneyland for a friend, […]

Christmas Cookie Recipes – Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Christmas Cookie Recipes

Happy Monday!   I spent my weekend baking cookies. A lot of cookies.  Christmas cookies!   Yes, it’s early, but some of those cookies are being shipped off to friends and the rest are tucked into my freezer.   Bring on the holiday cookie recipes!  These Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies, oh my – these might be one […]

How To Paint Sugar Cookies

Flavor Paints

I have such a fun post for you today.  Last week I shared some tips for keeping your holiday cookie decorating pretty and easy, and today I’m going to show you a really FUN way to decorate cookies. I’m excited to be working with my friends at McCormick this holiday season to share some great […]

Biscoff Cookies Recipe

Biscoff Blossom Cookies

Let’s talk Biscoff, also known as cookie butter.   Let that sink in a moment.  COOKIE BUTTER.  That’s like something that exists only in dreams.  But, as many of you probably already know, it is real.  And it is wonderful.  And one of my favorite bloggers on the whole world wide web, Katrina of In Katrina’s […]

Holiday Cookie Decorating Tips

Easy ideas for decorating Christmas Cookies.

Let’s talk cookies!  With the holidays right around the corner, holiday cookies and Christmas cookies are on my mind, and my baking list.  Every year I have my favorite classic Christmas cookies to make, and I am always excited to try new cookies as well. I’m excited to be partnering with McCormick this season as […]

KitchenAid Stand Mixer & Smart Cookie Cookbook Giveaway

KitchenAid Stand Mixer & Smart Cookie Cookbook Giveaway

I have something pretty awesome for you today!  I’m giving away a few of my very favorite things, a bright, beautiful, shiny and new KitchenAid Stand Mixer (you get to pick the color!), a copy of my book, SMART COOKIE, and some sprinkles and other goodies, just for a little extra sweetness! While Smart Cookie […]

Smart Cookie Book Signing

Smart Cookie Cookbook

Smart Cookie is on the road this week!  I’m in New York City for an appearance on The Better Show on Monday and a book signing and demo at The Sweet Shop on Tuesday at noon.  If you are in the NY area, I would *love* to see your beautiful face at The Sweet Shop […]

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin cookies aren’t just cookies.  They are cookies with vegetables in them, which is pretty darn awesome.   I don’t know about you, but I’m happy to squeeze in vegetables anywhere I can, and if you are going to eat a cookie, it might as well have some Vitamin A in there. Hopefully you aren’t tired […]

Chocolate Chip Treasure Cookies

Chocolate Chip Treasure Cookies

It was a long weekend. And not in the let’s have an extra day off and have lots of fun weekend kind of long weekend.  More like wake up sick Thursday night, end up in the ER Friday, spend all day Saturday asleep and spend Sunday trying to wake up.  Still trying to wake up […]

Smart Cookie Cookbook Reviews

Smart Cookie Cookbook In Bookstores!

After spending almost two years working on my book, Smart Cookie, I was totally ready to share it with the world.  Excited, enthusiastic, full of joy!  And then I thought to myself, oh my heck, I’m sharing it with the world.  Help, I want to hide!   That’s one of those funny things about being creative, […]