best soft gingerbread cookies

You knew I was going to squeeze in one last holiday recipe, didn’t you? I’m not even sorry – ’tis the season to eat nothing but cookies and these soft gingerbread cookies need to be on your baking list! I have to thank my Godmother for this recipe – she’s been making these for years and I absolutely adore them!…

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bailey’s chocolate fudge

I’m in full-on Christmas mode here, so bear with me as I share ALL THE CHRISTMAS FOOD! And by bear with me, I actually mean get excited with me because today I’ve got something extra special going on – Bailey’s Chocolate Fudge! Look at that chocolate goodness 👆🏻 BRB while I face plant into that pan of fudge. I started making this…

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easiest homemade chex mix

Can you believe Christmas is less than two weeks away?? Me either! I kicked off my Christmas baking yesterday and this Easiest Homemade Chex Mix was the first thing on my list🎄. Even after years of watching my mom make this, I never quite realized how easy it is — this recipe, not the 12+ types of cookies she produces,…

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cast iron cinnamon rolls

Cast Iron Cinnamon Rolls. Brought to you by my never-ending Christmas-food-mood and my love for cast iron pans! 🎄 Honestly you don’t need to make these in a cast iron pan (any baking dish or cake pan will do just fine) but there’s just something about baking in cast iron that makes me feel like some kind of modern-prairie-domestic-wonder-woman.   These…

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blackberry jam bars

Hello, gorgeous. Let me introduce you to my new favorite thing – blackberry jam bars. I’ve always been a bit obsessed with this type of dessert bar – you know the ones. A soft-yet-slightly-crunchy base, a delicious layer of jam in the middle, and a lovely pile of crumbly-crumble goodness on top. They’re typically made with strawberry jam or a…

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ultimate holiday gift guide

  Thanksgiving is almost upon us (hooray!) but that also means – yep, you guessed it. The holiday shopping season has arrived. Well, it will arrive as we are wrapping up our dinners of turkey, stuffing, sweet potato casserole, and of course, chocolate pecan bourbon pie. I love the holidays, but I have mixed feelings about the holiday shopping season –…

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maple glazed pull-apart bread

Hello, maple-hugged goodness. Brought to you in the form of this super-simple, super-addictive maple glazed pull-apart bread. A can of refrigerated biscuits + a few simple ingredients come together to make the most amazing dessert/appetizer/snack (let’s be real. We ate this as a snack). So what exactly is maple glazed pull-apart bread? Let’s dive in. Biscuits, filled with maple butter…

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favorite spinach artichoke dip

This is what cheesy-creamy dreams are made of. The only spinach artichoke dip recipe I will ever use. It’s so basic + so good. Here are a few reasons this is the best kinda dip: Cheese. Super simple to make – we’re talking just five ingredients. That’s right people, count ‘em up. The most perfect party app — Thanksgiving, Christmas,…

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