Lemon Poppy Seed Thumbprints

Lemon Poppy Seed Thumbprints | It Bakes Me Happy

It's Pass the Cookbook time again. I had so much fun in February, but I skipped last month due to lack of planning, I know lame! So I am super psyched to be participating again this month and sharing the recipe for these delicious Lemon Poppy Seed Thumbprint cookies. When I saw that the book for this month was Breakfast for Dinner by Lindsay Landis and Taylor Hackbarth of Love & Olive Oil, I knew that it was going to be a hard decision on which recipe to choose. We are huge Brinner … [Read more...]

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #109

Showcase Your Talent Thursdays @ It Bakes Me Happy

It's time for Showcase Your Talent Thursday #109, welcome to the party! Summer is quickly approaching so I think it should come as no surprise that the most viewed link from last week was: 15 Minute Sleeveless Shoulder Workout - Tone & Tighten who doesn't want killer arms? I know I do! Plus lets face it with all the baking I do around here, working out regularly has to be a part of my routine. I try really hard to be good, but my sweet tooth gets the best of me sometimes, especially … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Fruity Pebble Bars

White Chocolate Fruity Pebble Bars | It Bakes Me Happy

Happy Earth Day! Any big plans for the day? Are you planting a tree or cleaning up the neighborhood? These are the kind of activities we used to do when I was a kid and hopefully in a few years when my little ones are old enough to appreciate it, we'll do them too. Today I am sharing a super easy and delicious cookie bar recipe, White Chocolate Fruity Pebble Bars. I just love the fun bright colors in them, they make the perfect Earth Day treat to share. A fruity twist on the classic … [Read more...]

Samoa Sweet Rolls

Samoa Sweet Rolls | It Bakes Me Happy

Can you believe Easter is Sunday? Where has this month gone? Are you all planned and ready for the holiday? I am mostly, but just incase you're still trying to decide what to make for breakfast this weekend; today I am happy to be sharing these delicious Samoa Sweet Rolls that I guest posted last month over at A Little Claireification. They're delicious, decadent and would make the perfect Easter morning treat to share with your family or friends. I think most of us could use a good excuse to … [Read more...]

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #108

Showcase Your Talent Thursdays @ It Bakes Me Happy

Good evening and welcome to Showcase Your Talent Thursday #108 – happy almost Easter! I have always loved Easter, celebrating the season with family and the fun that we have together. Easter is all the more fun these days with children of my own, the joy on their faces and making memories together is the best part. Easter was definitely well represented last week, I just loved looking at all the creative crafts and foods you all shared. This beautifully, delicious pie was the most clicked link … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cinnamon Cranberry Cookies

Chocolate Cinnamon Cookies | It Bakes Me Happy

It's SRC time again! One of my favorite emails every month is when I receive a new blog to bake from and this month for Secret Recipe Club I was assigned Culinary Adventures. Camilla is actually our new hostess for Group B, her blog is full of many unique and delicious recipes, so I wanted to try to find just the right recipe to make. When I saw her post titled The Great Oklahoman Cookie Dis of 2003, I just knew I had to try them! She shares a hilarious story about a time while she was … [Read more...]

12 Homemade Easter Candy Recipes

12 Homemade Easter Candy Recipes | It Bakes Me Happy

Happy Friday, can you believe Easter is just around the corner? Literally it is 10 days away! As a kid I always loved Easter - the dresses, the egg hunts, Cadbury Creme Eggs in my basket, church with my family and the delicious dinner we enjoyed afterwards. I am blessed with a family of my own these days and that means making memories for my little ones. I thought it would be a lot of fun to make some of the treats I plan on slipping into their baskets. So today I am sharing 12 Homemade Easter … [Read more...]

Showcase Your Talent Thursday #107

Showcase Your Talent Thursdays @ It Bakes Me Happy

Welcome to Showcase Your Talent Thursday #107! You may have noticed that things are looking just a little different around here, I updated my logo and color scheme for the blog over the weekend! Maybe because it's Spring, or that Easter is just around the corner, but I have been wanting to redesign the It Bakes Me Happy logo for a few months now. I thought it was time for a bit of a change, I wanted the logo to be fun and playful with some fresh new colors, I just love it – it makes me … [Read more...]

Toasted Coconut Marshmallow Cups

Toasted Coconut Marshmallow Cups | It Bakes Me Happy

Back in February when we visited family in SLC my sister in law and I talked about making marshmallows and baking a few different desserts, but we just never got the chance to. While we were out shopping one day, I found a candy cup mold and just couldn't resist (in hind sight I wish I had bought two or three). Finally last week I decided to christen the mold and make my own toasted coconut marshmallow cups. Rich dark chocolate, fluffy marshmallow and lightly toasted coconut make these candy … [Read more...]