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 click to read more

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 click to read more

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 click to read more

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, click to read more

Chocolate Spritz Cookies

Chocolate Spritz Cookie Recipes

Today’s post is about something sweet, Chocolate Spritz Cookies, something serious, Cookies For Kids’ Cancer and how you can easily (and sweetly) help out. I have a delicious recipe for Chocolate Spritz Cookies for you, and they are SO easy to make with OXO’s Good Grips Cookie Press.  This cookie press is a dream, seriously click to read more

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

If you love peanut butter and chocolate, you are in for a treat.  I made Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars, and let me tell you, they are all kinds of amazing.  Like someone come take them away from me before I go back for just one more bite (for the fifth time). These bars are click to read more

“Smart Cookie” Cookbook Shipping This Week

Smart Cookie Cookbook! Shows you how to transform store bought cookies into amazing treats! You can bake from scratch or pick up your cookies and skip straight to the decorating!

Oh my goodness, it looks like Amazon is shipping out my book, SMART COOKIE, a little early, and it will be arriving in mailboxes THIS WEEK.  I’m kind of freaking out!  It’s one thing to spend almost two years working on a book, it’s an entirely different thing to hand it over to the world.  click to read more

Smart Cookie Book – Fun Flower Cookies

Smart Cookie Cookbook - Fun Flower Cookies

I have another fun sneak peek into my new book, Smart Cookie, to share with you!  These Fun Flower Cookies are adorable and simple to make, and I think they’d be fabulous for parties.  Depending on what flower lollipops you use, you could switch them up with different seasons and colors. Thanks to bakepedia for click to read more

Caramel Cookie Butter Bars

Biscoff Cookie Butter Bars

Sometimes when I can’t decide what ingredients to use in a recipe, I just go crazy, and use them all.  That would be the case with these Chocolate Chunk Salted Caramel Cookie Butter Bars. These bars are kind of like a brownie or a bar cookie, with delicious cookie butter, or Biscoff, and caramel mixed click to read more

Sundae Party

Ice Cream Cookie Sundaes

Who wants an ice cream sundae?  Who wants to win everything you need for a sundae party?  I’ve got a great giveaway from the folks at Smucker’s! How do you like your ice cream sundaes?  My absolute favorite way to enjoy an ice cream sundae is on a nice warm cookie!  These are so easy, click to read more

Chocolate Smores Cookies

Chocolate Smores Cookies

I’ve got a delicious chocolate cookie recipe for you today, that thanks to the addition of graham cracker pieces and marshmallow Mallow Bits, become Chocolate Smores Cookies! These cookies are as easy to make as any chocolate chip type drop cookie, you are just changing up the base to chocolate and adding in a few click to read more