Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

My favorite double chocolate chip cookies. I really really love Valentine’s Day, but more than that, I love Galentine’s Day. An invention by my favorite human, Leslie Knope. Basically a day to celebrate your best gal pals. But another SUPER important holiday on February 14th? My bestie, Christian’s, birthday. And we used to celebrate each…

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Faux Italian Wedding Cookies without Nuts

My Italian wedding cookies no nuts. Well, I personally have never had an Italian Wedding Cookie…as they’re filled with nuts that I can’t eat. But I had my partner and mom try them and they said they’re very similar! So, hopefully those who need a nut free cookie will also enjoy these. Italian Wedding Cookies…

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Chocolate Crinkle Whoopie Pies with Peppermint Buttercream Filling

My chocolate crinkle whoopie pies! I have had this chocolate crinkle cookie recipe for years and it’s always a big hit with my family and friends…and Santa. But I wanted to create something new from it and add some more fun. So, I decided to add a peppermint buttercream filling. So, the below includes the…

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Brown Butter Rice Krispie Treats

Okay, so we all know rice krispie treats are amazing. I mean, who doesn’t love marshmallows, cereal, and butter?! But a few years ago my dear friend, Weronika, introduced me to a brown butter rice krispie treat and my life hasn’t been the same since. Honestly, I know it sounds goofy, but these are like…

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Tea Infused Shortbread

Shortbread tea cookies! These cookies are a dream, but exporting these photos was a nightmare. But here we are with screenshot versions…don’t judge, but my Lightroom isn’t working well…so here we are. And I’m only crying a little…or a LOT. This was supposed to be a collaboration with other bloggers for the #VirtualCoffeeParty2018. You could…

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Gooey Butter Cookies

Gooey butter cake is a staple to St. Louis. It’s like a cakey brownie. These gooey butter cookies are a great way to get that gooey butter cake taste in a simple cookie! I used to make these and my chocolate crinkle cookies all from scratch, however, I know that not everyone carries these ingredients…

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Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies

Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies! When I got sick as a child my mom used to make me grilled cheese and soup, every time. My snacks were saltines and graham crackers. And when I was in college I’d try to convince my roommate to go to the student center and pick those up for me (I…

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Cardamom Rose Cupcakes

Cardamom Rose Cupcakes! Location and Vendors for Event: Here’s to the second successful Ophelia Floral workshop! The first workshop you’ll remember we had those lemon lavender cupcakes and the ladies made some beautiful floral arrangements. It was a fun night, but most people left with somewhat similar-ish arrangements. Not that that’s a bad thing at…

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Lemon Raspberry Ricotta Cookies

Lemon Raspberry Ricotta Cookies! This recipe was adapted from Giada De Laurentiis original recipe which can be found here. I’m not sure how the month went by so quickly, but here we are with May’s Cookbook Club already! May has been a whirlwind of events, exploring my city, and lots of work…like a LOT of…

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Captain Crunch Hamantaschen

Captain Crunch Hamantaschen! What is Hamantashen? Jewish stuffed triangle cookie. Okay, so that’s not an EXACT definition, but it’s pretty close! I’m not going to try and explain the meaning of this cookie too much since it’s a mystery to me…my friends and even google disagree and tell me it’s shaped like a triangle to…

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