Mint Julep Mocktail Recipe

Create mint julep mocktails to celebrate the Kentucky Derby ! The mint julep is the signature drink of the Kentucky Derby. Growing up in the state of Kentucky, we celebrated with these annually on the first Saturday in May. Here are a few Kentucky Derby facts for those of you who are interests. Kentucky Derby Facts Here are six of my favorite Kentucky Derby facts. Mint Julep Mocktail This recipe …

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Stenciled Cookie Pop Tarts

Stencil Frosting on Pop Tarts

Create darling stencils to decorate and personalize pop tarts! I love decorating cookies but sometimes struggle with adding text or words. Hand lettering is my jam for sure – even with icing – but having a pattern already in place on the cookie is a game changer. To be honest, I had a little fear that the stencil making progress would be difficult. So – I was overjoyed with the …

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Fresh Strawberry Chocolate Poke Cake Recipe

Fresh Strawberry Chocolate Poke Cake

If you haven’t ever made a poke cake, you are missing out on something amazing. This recipe is a great way to use those fresh berries in making a delicious (gluten free here) dessert. This gluten free recipe is made with fresh strawberries but could us any kind of berries at all. After a trip to pick buckets and buckets of strawberries though, it is strawberry time for us. It …

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Homemade No Bake Buckeye Cookie Recipe

Buckeye Cookies Free Recipe

This is by far a favorite sweet treat with the combination of peanut butter and chocolate. Not only are these Buckeye cookies completely delicious, they are easy and super fun to make. Kids love helping with this one because the inside part is kind of like peanut butter playdough. Of course the chocolate dipping is always a treat too. Ingredients (and Supplies) Directions Start by melting butter in a large …

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St. Patrick’s Day Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

St Patricks Day Cookies Peanut Butter Chocolate

These St. Patrick’s Day Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies are better than reese’s peanut butter cups and so much cuter too! BONUS – They are gluten free! In just a few easy steps, whip up a batch of these delicious homemade reese’s peanut butter cup type cookies then decorate them to be festive and fun. They are perfect for serving at parties, on game night and adding to lunch boxes. Ingredients …

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Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Brussel Sprouts with Bacon recipe

The perfect match of vegetables and bacon that can be cooked in the oven and best of all, it is gluten free! This pairs perfectly with any main dish and best of all, can be prepared ahead of time. I promise this is a winner, even if you aren’t a fan of brussel sprouts. Speaking for myself, I didn’t eat them until recently when I discovered the magic of preparing …

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Homemade Buttercream Icing

Buttercream Frosting Recipe and Decorating Tricks

This is quite possibly the BEST buttercream icing ever in the history of forever. We use this icing recipe to add a delicious touch of beautiful sweetness to so many sweet treats. It works great on cookies, cupcakes, cakes and even in macaroons. With a tad bit of coloring, it can be used to add pops of color to desserts too. The flavoring can even be changed to fit the …

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Soft & Chewy Oatmeal Scotchies Gluten Free

Soft & Chewy Oatmeal Scotchies

These Soft and chewy oatmeal scotchies are spiced with nutmeg and sweetened up with brown sugar, sweetened with brown sugar. They are packed with butterscotch morsels and oats to make a chewy center so every bite is perfect. You might be feeling like the season of cookie making is over but guess what – it’s not! Cookies are great for Valentines, Easter and Mother’s Day brunch too. Cookies are good all year …

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Boxed Cake Mix Cookie Crinkles Recipe

Make super yummy cookies with a cake mix in a box. Baking amazing sweet treats can be as easy as three or four simple ingredients. Of course adding a little topping with a cherry means a few extra ingredients but totally worth it. This recipe is the best for making cookies that are perfect to celebrate an occasion, a holiday or take to a cookie exchange. I love that they …

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