One-of-a-Kind Printed Cookies

I just got a new printer so that I can add edible images to cookies (and maybe more?). Well, it was time to try it out this weekend and I got all kinds of carried away. All. Kinds. ... Read More...

Macarons with Cookie Butter Filling

Once upon a time (last week) I made macarons for the first time and then made them twice more the same day. Sometimes I'm just weird like that, but this time it was because I totally screwed up the first try. D... Read More...

Black Hearts and Valentines

Last week my sister and I got together to decorate the cutest batch of Valentine's Day cookies. We had a big assortment of flower and heart-shaped cookies, plus some royal icing in the brightest pink I could mi... Read More...

Pearly Elephant Sugar Cookies

One of my friends was putting together her first candy table for a baby shower and I think she was feeling the pressure. She wanted something personal that would make the display extra special, so I was asked t... Read More...

Casino Night Sugar Cookies

If you've been 'round these parts, then you might remember that I made some poker themed cookies once before. The last time I made hearts, diamonds, spades and clubs for the mister. They were decent for a first... Read More...

Butterfly Sugar Cookies

There are a number of things that my sister Vicky is known to love, but the first three that always come to mind are the color blue, Michael Bublé and butterflies. Since making people-shaped cookies are a ski... Read More...

Chocolate Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting

I'm never met a jar of Nutella I didn't like. If you haven't tried it, please do, and you'll soon want to eat it by the spoonful. So while nothing about chocolate and Nutella screams "Christmas!" to me, I made ... Read More...
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Caramel Apple Cake Pops

My sister JoAnn is the most amazingly talented baker/chef/hostess I know, so I had to up the ante when her birthday came around. After a tasty breakfast up in Placerville, the plan was to head to Apple Hill for... Read More...