Red Velvet Whoopie Pies with Cake Mix

Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies I really, truly love red velvet. As a kid I don’t think I cared for it too much and didn’t have it too often. And honestly, most of the cream cheese frosting I had growing up wasn’t great. But as I got older the more I came to LOVE red velvet…

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Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

The Best Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies One of my favorite flavors for baking is red velvet. Yes, red velvet is chocolate, but there is a bit of a twist in that there is usually something a bit acidic about it like vinegar and/or buttermilk. And the best is the combo of red velvet and…

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Easy and Quick Hamantaschen

My quick and easy hamantaschen recipe. I am always one for making foods that are special to a holiday. However, I am also very aware that not everyone 1) has the time to spend in the kitchen making everything from scratch 2) is a great baker. And that is OKAY! So, I created this version…

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Holiday Cookie Box

Holiday Cookie Box Cookie boxes are a wonderful activity and gift for friends, coworkers, neighbors, and family members. You can bake so many delicious holiday treats this way, keep a handful of each for yourself, then share the love by gifting the rest. Of course, you can buy pre-made cookie boxes, but they aren’t as…

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Chocolate Crinkle Whoopie Pies with Peppermint Buttercream Filling

Chocolate Crinkle Whoopie Pies with Peppermint Buttercream Filling I have had this chocolate crinkle cookie recipe for years and it’s always a big hit with my family and friends…and Santa too. But I wanted to create something new from it and add some more fun and flavor. So, I decided to add a peppermint buttercream…

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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies These cookies are an absolute staple in my household. We don’t just make these for the holiday, but year-round. Because I use a box cake mix for these, they are simple to roll out with under 15 minutes of prep. And we’re able to fully customize them so they are so quick…

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Gooey Butter Cake Cookies

Gooey Butter Cake Cookies Gooey butter cake is a staple to St. Louis. It’s like a cakey brownie. It has a harder bottom layer and a denser, but chewy top layer. When I first visited Tyler in St. Louis in 2013, it was a mission of mine to find some of the best places for…

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Peppermint Meringue Candies

Peppermint Meringue Recipe I thought I would make these cute meringues for the holidays and this Holiday Cookie Box as a fun treat.  They easily customizable with flavors, color, shape and sprinkles. I went for peppermint meringues in little kiss shapes that are white and red. And covered in the Sprinkle Pop’s Candy Cane Flavored…

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Molasses Crinkle Cookies

Molasses Crinkle Cookies! These are my favorite holiday cookies to bake and eat. Amazing for gifts, little goodie bags, ice cream sammies, and enjoying with a cup of coffee or tea. These spiced cookies are perfect year-round, but with the holidays approaching, these are a must. They are simple and easy to make. So even…

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Christmas Tree Meringue Candies

Christmas Tree Meringue Recipe I thought I would make these cute meringues for the holidays and this Holiday Cookie Box as a fun treat.  They easily customizable with flavors, color, shape and sprinkles. I went for vanilla flavoring in the shape of trees (kind of like Dr. Seuss trees), that are pink and covered in…

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