Recipes

  • S’mores Brownies Summer is just around the corner, so it’s time to think about summer treats.  Ice cream, popsicles, BBQ’s, s’mores… I love s’mores, but you really need to roast the marshmallows on a fire to get the full effect. But what about those rainy days when it’s nearly impossible to make a real s’more, but the thought ...
  • Apple Cinnamon Banana Muffins This recipe is a great twist on plain old banana muffins.  Don’t get me wrong, I love plain old banana muffins, but sometimes it’s fun to spice things up a little.  I tried this recipe in muffin and loaf form, and both turned out great! This recipe is a good way to use up those apples ...
  • Cinnamon Raisin Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies Try saying the name of these cookies 5 times fast!  The name of these cookies is a bit of a mouthful, and trust me, your mouth will indeed be full after you make them.  That was a failed attempt at a joke, sorry! I have made brown sugar shortbread cookies a few times before, and really ...
  • Pumpkin Muffins with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting Fall is here and Thanksgiving weekend is coming up fast!  These Pumpkin Muffins will complete your Thanksgiving feast or your everyday cravings. I paired these cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting, but they are also delicious on their own.  I like to make the frosting and let everyone frost them themselves.  That way they can decide ...
  • White Chocolate Craisin Cookies Hey everyone!  I have been on hiatus the past few months, but am back with a great cookie recipe.  White Chocolate Craisin Cookies.  Sweet, chewy and delicious.  I whipped up a batch of cookie dough for a family get together, and decided to try a white chocolate and craisin combiniation.  They turned out really well, ...
  • Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies I love these cookies.  Like, love them.  You will love them too, trust me.  Who doesn’t love the chocolate, peanut butter combination?!  I originally found this recipe in The Complete Canadian Living Baking Book, and have adapted the recipe slightly. This recipe is so quick and easy. You can smell the scrumptious aroma of freshly baked cookies ...
  • Valentine’s Day – Heart Cupcakes So, can you believe it’s February already? I know I can’t.  When I think of February, I think of Valentine’s Day and all the LOVEly stuff that comes with it (see what I did there? It’s a play on words… lovely).  Yesterday I found myself daydreaming about what to bake for my husband for Valentine’s ...
  • Banana Muffins in 5 Easy Steps My mom makes the best banana bread. Like, the best. She doesn’t even follow measurements anymore, she just knows. This recipe comes close, but will never be as good as my mom’s banana bread. I kind of like it that way, though. Let’s get it started. Step 1: We can have lots of fun… (Get it? It’s a ...
  • The BEST Carrot Cupcakes Who doesn’t love carrot cupcakes with cream cheese frosting?! I have made these cupcakes countless times and continue to get request after request for them. What makes them so delicious you might ask? The combination of cinnamon, raisins and carrots creates a mouth-watering, perfectly balanced treat. Topping it off with a sweet cream cheese frosting ...

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