Butterscotch Pecan Cookies

Butterscotch Pecan Cookies | It Bakes Me Happy

These delicious, soft Butterscotch Pecan Cookies are the perfect afternoon treat your family and friends will love! Lately I've been thinking I eat too many cookies. I know thats a silly thing to worry about, but it's true! Some days I do really well with eating a balanced diet and exercising. Other days I just want to bake batches and batches of soft, chewy cookies to enjoy with the kids and live in my yoga pants. First off, thank goodness for yoga pants and their socially acceptable … [Read more...]

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #121

Showcase Your Talent Thursdays @ It Bakes Me Happy

Good evening and welcome to Showcase Your Talent Thursday #121! Thanks for joining in on the fun! Last week the link with the most views was How to Make a Box Mix Taste like a Bakery Cake from Midget Momma a few of my favorites that you all shared are Cookie Dough Fudge from Domestic Mommyhood Dark Chocolate Brownie Raspberry Sundae from Life With the Crust Cut Off DIY Travel Coloring Totes from Busy Mom's Helper  Red, White & Blueberry Ice Pops from Flour on My … [Read more...]

Carrot Apple Mango Puree #FirstBites

Carrot Apple Mango Puree | It Bakes Me Happy

{I received OXO and OXO Tot products for this post, all opinions are 100% my own} As a mom of two I have made my fair share of homemade baby food, this Carrot Apple Mango Puree is easy, delicious and perfect for your little ones! #FirstBites  I love the color of this puree, my son loves the taste and I do too actually. I have always taste tested every baby food I feed my kids, whether store bought or homemade – I don't have the heart to feed my babies yucky things! OXO kindly sent me a fun … [Read more...]

Chocolate Coconut Brownies – SRC

Chocolate Coconut Brownies | It Bakes Me Happy

This month for the Secret Recipe Club I'm sharing a batch of these delicious Chocolate Coconut Brownies – rich, gooey brownies filled with chocolate chips and coconut flakes. For July SRC I was assigned From Grandma Loy's Kitchen, Loy has quite the recipe archive. I had the hardest time trying to narrow down what to make, but I finally decided on making these Chocolate Coconut Brownies. I will definitely be trying the Easy Under 1 Hour Pizza Dough and the Easy Pretzel Pralines soon and I … [Read more...]

Cherry Limeade Sweet Rolls

Cherry Limeade Sweet Rolls | it Bakes Me Happy

A sweet cherry and lime zest filling inside of fluffy sweet roll dough makes these Cherry Limeade Sweet Rolls hard to resist! Monday is library day around here during the summer, we return our books and DVDs from the previous week and pick out a set of new ones. My 3 year is obsessed with the summer reading program they have set up - for everyday you read you check off the day. Then at your next visit you bring in your reading sheet and get a prize from the "treasure chest". She's happy … [Read more...]

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #120

Showcase Your Talent Thursdays @ It Bakes Me Happy

Hello and welcome to Showcase Your Talent Thursday #120 If this is your first time at the party, thanks for joining the fun! If you come here often, then thank you too – really it wouldn't be a success without all of you who link up each week. The link with the most views last week were these Orange Creamsicle Truffles from Tastes of Lizzy T  a few of my favorites shared last week are: DIY Felt Board for Kids from Mondo Mom Roasted Banana Coconut Ice Cream from Roxana's Home … [Read more...]

Buttercream Bon Bons

Buttercream Bon Bons | It Bakes Me Happy

These quick and easy Buttercream Bon Bons are the perfect way to enjoy your leftover frosting! This past weekend I had the joy of baking cupcakes for a wedding open house for a family from our church, yes I am crazy enough to take on a project over a holiday weekend! I'll be honest, it had been a while since I had undertaken a baking project that large and labor intensive, but I loved it. I started my baking a couple of days in advance and then on the day of the event I made several batches … [Read more...]

6 No-Bake Recipes Perfect for Summer

6 No-Bake Recipes for Summer | It Bakes Me Happy

Happy Fourth of July! In have to admit, I am a little in denial over the fact that it is already July! Please tell me I'm not the only one? Lately we have been spending a lot of time at the pool, visiting the library and playing inside where it's cool. July in Florida is always hot! So whether you're going out, staying in or even hosting a big get together today, here are 6 No-Bake Recipes Perfect for Summer get togethers. I'm baking lots of cupcakes today for a wedding celebration tomorrow, so … [Read more...]

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #119

Showcase Your Talent Thursdays @ It Bakes Me Happy

Welcome to Showcase Your Talent Thursday #119 Thanks for joining the fun and happy July! Are you planning anything fun for the fourth? We are just going to relax and spend the day together as a family, maybe I'll even try to take a nap too. Do you like to relax on holidays or go out and have lots of fun and excitement? It's party time again, so first things first – features. The most viewed link from last weeks party was: Baked Shrimp Nachos from Surf and Sunshine and a few of my … [Read more...]