Merry Mocha Cookies

These merry mocha cookies are perfect for brownie lovers. Thick fudgy cookies with espresso and cinnamon. The coffee taste is not overly strong but gives these something extra. You can use instant coffee or espresso powder, there are so many different flavors to choose from when using instant coffee. My favorite is mocha and french …

Banaoffee Cookies

I was first introduced to Banaoffee pie through my Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook. It looked delicious, thick caramel topped with bananas and whipped cream. I got halfway into it before reading how to make the caramel. The recipe said to boil a can of sweetened condensed milk, that was it. However, you had to take …

Apple Roses

These apple roses took a couple of tries, but I did it! I found this on Pinterest years ago and even though it looked simple, I have been tricked by recipes before. I love to bake and one of my favorite parts of it is pushing myself. I love learning a new piping hack, mastering …

Egg-less Sugar Cookie

These are my family’s favorite sugar cookies. I think there are two different teams when it comes to sugar cookies. Those who like thick sugar cookies from the store covered in frosting, and those who like thin buttery sugar cookies with sprinkles. Our house is half in half. My husband and daughter love thick sugar …

Roasted Potato Soup

Potato soup always reminds me of my big sister in the best ways. If my sister was a season, she would be fall. She has fiery red hair more vibrant than the falling leaves, her favorite holiday is Halloween, and she loves cooking for us in the cooler months. Potato soup is one of her …

Zesty Italian Sandwiches

Sandwich night is one of my favorite nights. I love cooking, but being responsible for three meals a day does become tiresome after so many days in a row. I get caught in a grocery shopping, quick cooking mode to get the job done instead of really savoring the experience. Having one night where we …