old fashioned monster cookies

Old Fashioned Monster Cookies!

These Old Fashioned Monster Cookie recipe is inspired by a love of eating. I wish I had some awesome story about how my grandma made them in 1942, but yeah. It was just me tinkering away in my kitchen and putting together what I envisioned an old fashioned cookie would be like. Seems like that […]

classic chocolate chip and peanut butter chip cookies

Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter Chip Cookie!

Yesterday, three of my boys left.  My husband took our oldest and second oldest (Colton and Parker, respectively) to Canada fishing.  This is an annual trip for him, but the first ever for Parker.  Colton is already a veteran with one year under his belt!   As I mom I am torn when these events […]

Red Velvet Melting Snowman Cookies

Red Velvet and Cream Cheese Melting Snowman Cookies #cookies #christmas #redvelvet #creamcheese

If you have read my blog for awhile now you know that I am very, very serious about two things. 1. Honesty and Integrity in blogging… always crediting the source when you use someone else’s idea. 2. Sugar. These cookie were inspired by the amazing Meaghan from The Decorated Cookie.  She created the Original Melting […]

Chocolate Fudge Pepper Cookies

Cocoa Fudge Cookie with Pepper

I haven’t been able to stop thinking about the Chocolate Cupcakes with Pepper and Raspberry Filling I recently shared.  The flavor combinations were something I was not used too nor comfortable with… until I tried them. Now I crave a little complexity with my desserts. I loosely based this recipe off of a Cocoa Fudge […]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Lactation Cookies

Lactation Cookies

So I recently put a post up on my facebook page about some lactation cookies I had made.  I ended up getting more emails and private messages than I knew what to do with.  So I decided to get this recipe up fast so that everyone would be able to make them!   What is […]

Rose Neapolitan Spritz Cookies

Neapolitan Rose Spritzer Cookies!  from iambaker.net

I wish I had OCD for something like laundry or eating celery.  But no.  I have to be obsessed with Neapolitan.  And ‘rose’ anything. Like the Neapolitan Rose Cake.   Or the Neapolitan Chocolate Cookies Cups with Strawberry Buttercream.  I cant even tell you about all the Neapolitan desserts and Rose themed desserts I have […]

Instagram: Baked

I have professed my love of Instagram many times before.  I pretty much adore every little nook and cranny of the Instagram world. And the fact that I can share all sorts of baking treats… whether it be a disaster or success… is such a blessing to me. Its a place where I feel a bit more free to […]