Showcase Your Talent Thursday #143

Showcase Your Talent Thursdays @ It Bakes Me Happy

 Showcase Your Talent Thursday #143 Good evening and welcome to Showcase Your Talent Thursday #143! Holy cow Christmas is next week and I still haven't finished my shopping yet! Ahhhh... Ok I got that out of my system. Lately I have been baking tons of cookies and treats to share with friends, like these Chocolate Cranberry Gingerbread Cookies I baked and shipped to 3 fellow food bloggers as part of the Great American Food Blogger Cookie Swap and these Mint Chocolate Cream Cheese Cookies I … [Read more...]

Mint Chocolate Cream Cheese Cookies

Mint Chocolate Cream Cheese Cookies

These soft Mint Chocolate Cream Cheese Cookies are made with your favorite boxed cake mix and loaded with chunks of Andes Mint candy. Today I am happy to be participating today in the 3rd Annual Christmas Cookie Recipe Swap, hosted by my friend Julie of White Lights on Wednesday! Here's how it works, you sign up to participate, you get matched with another baker and then swap favorite cookie recipes, fun huh? Last year Julie was my recipe swap buddy and this year I was paired with Abbey … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cranberry Gingerbread Cookies

Chocolate Cranberry Gingerbread Cookies

Chocolate Cranberry Gingerbread Cookies are sweet, gingerbread spiced chocolate cookies are filled with dried cranberries and miniature chocolate chips. 2014 was my first year participating in The Great American Food Blogger Cookie Swap and I loved it! What is it you ask? Food bloggers across the country signed up to bake one dozen homemade cookies for 3 other bloggers and in return they each receive three different boxes of scrumptious cookies from other bloggers. Pretty fun huh? The … [Read more...]

Salted Caramel Apple Hand Pies

Salted Caramel Apple Hand Pies

Apple pie takes on a whole new flavor profile with the marriage of tart apples and salted caramel sauce in these Salted Caramel Apple Hand Pies. Do you remember last month when I posted the recipe for this Salted Caramel Sauce? If you missed it, you're definitely going to want to check it out because I didn't just make it to eat by the spoonful, although I have been known to do that from time to time. It's the first step to making these amazingly delicious Salted Caramel Hand Pies that I … [Read more...]

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #142

Showcase Your Talent Thursdays @ It Bakes Me Happy

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #142 Hello and welcome to the party! Can you believe Christmas is only a couple of weeks away? I have been trying my best to get our Christmas shopping taken care of, I hate procrastinating when it comes to gift shopping, nothing good ever comes of it! I'm getting closer to being done, but I still need a few more gifts to be finished. How about you? Did you shop online, in store or a mixture of both? Enough about shopping let's get on to the party: Last week the … [Read more...]

$500 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

500 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

Enter to win a $500 Visa Gift Card just in time to finish your Christmas shopping in this awesome giveaway! Because who doesn't love free money, am I right? A group of your favorite bloggers have teamed up to bring you the ultimate Christmas Giveaway. Enter for a chance to win a $500 Visa Gift Card you can use it to finish up your shopping or spend it all on yourself, no judging here! Good luck, see the details below and use the widget for a chance to win. Happy Holidays! a … [Read more...]

Candy Cane Fudge – December SRC

Candy Cane Fudge

Smooth, creamy Candy Cane Fudge is loaded with peppermint flavor and bits of crushed peppermint, just in time for your holiday parties and it makes a great gift! This month I was assigned Ashley's blog, Cheese Curd in Paradise and since it is December, I knew I wanted to choose something festive. Her Candy Cane Fudge jumped right out at me and I knew I had to make some! I love fudge, it's my biggest sweet weakness during the holidays, I can't pass the dessert table without snagging a … [Read more...]

Perfect Dinner Rolls #PantryInsiders

Perfect Dinner Rolls

These soft, fluffy Dinner Rolls make the perfect addition to your holiday feast! Every year during the holidays we eagerly anticipate these dinner rolls, which have been lovingly nick-named "Sister Friddle Rolls." Ok let me explain; for many years my mother in law and one of her best friends have traded rolls for dessert at Thanksgiving and Christmas. It's there brilliant way of getting two things everyone will love without having to make two recipes, how genius is that? I've had this … [Read more...]

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #141

Showcase Your Talent Thursdays @ It Bakes Me Happy

Good evening and welcome to Showcase Your Talent Thursday #141! I hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends. Did you do any Black Friday Shopping? I didn't, not one thing and I totally don't regret it! I have done a bit of online shopping and I bought a few stocking stuffers earlier today at Target. I love this time of year, spending time with family, baking for friends and loved ones, giving gifts, but I am not a huge fan of actually purchasing the gifts. I just … [Read more...]