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. Don’t worry, I’ll tell you why. So why did I make them for a second and then THIRD time? Well, the second batch was awesome and I had leftover filling so I made the third batch. The third batch also gave me an excuse to try a different cookie color.
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 these cupcakes for my neighbor’s holiday party. When in doubt, you can’t go wrong with chocolate. Words to live by, people.
What do nine year old boys like? I have no idea. My co-worker’s kiddo, however, is really into video games and is having a big ol’ video game themed party this weekend. He’s particularly into his Xbox system, so Xbox controller cookies were quickly added to my project list.
These sugar cookies look like fluffy, über soft pillows, don’t they? Tonight I will have sweet dreams of sleeping on giant sugar cookies.
Why didn’t anyone tell me how awesome strawberry cupcakes are? I had to find out all by myself when I made some last weekend. These cupcakes are made with lots of fresh strawberries and were perfect for our 4th of July BBQ (that we had on the 6th of July).
Rice Krispies treats are a classic, but have you had them with peanut butter? So good. Even with the peanut butter this is a four ingredient recipe, and it doesn’t get much easier than that.
Marshmallows + Cereal + Butter + Peanut Butter = Total Awesomeness