Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies

Happy Mother’s Day! I created this magical mashup for my best friend Alexia’s birthday, but it is definitely a treat sure to please any mom out there (It’s one of my mom’s favorites for sure). It’s a spin off my classic brown butter caramel pretzel cookie recipe, which is always a crowd favorite. For asContinue reading “Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies”

Quick and Easy Vanilla Birthday Cake

Oh no! You forgot tomorrow is your brother’s birthday… or the PTA bake sale… or your turn to bring dessert to the potluck. Whatever it is, this recipe has your back. In one bowl and under 15 mins, these cupcakes come together for any occasion. In fact, you likely have all the ingredients in yourContinue reading “Quick and Easy Vanilla Birthday Cake”

Best Whole Wheat Banana Muffins

My mom has a bad habit of buying bananas she does not eat. Every week she gets a bunch of bananas from the grocery store, and every week I end up freezing all of them. After I had filled nearly 3 gallon ziplocks full of bananas, I decided I should try to use them up.Continue reading “Best Whole Wheat Banana Muffins”

Gluten-Free Slutty Brownies

If you’ve never been fortunate enough to encounter the masterpiece that is the slutty brownie, let me enlighten you. Slutty brownies are three magical layers of desserts — each delicious in their own right — that come together to form something even more amazing. I’ve been making these since late elementary school with my sister,Continue reading “Gluten-Free Slutty Brownies”

The Milkbar Birthday Cake… but vegan

I’m not going to lie… despite what this recipe it is, making it is no piece of cake. In fact, it takes a lot of time, effort, and dirty dishes, but the result is a unique birthday treat packed with flavor. The cake is actually rather dry, but the milk soak rehydrates it for aContinue reading “The Milkbar Birthday Cake… but vegan”

hand pie cookies

Happy pi day! These cookies are too cute! They are like mini hand pies, but have the nice crunch of a cookie. The dough is strong enough to be packed with filling like a little present, but still not overly tough to bite into. They were originally part of my Christmas baking marathon, and honestlyContinue reading “hand pie cookies”

Birthday Cake Cookie Crumbles

Packed with sprinkles, crunchy and crisp, and as full of sweet, birthday flavor, these cookie crumbles are such a fun treat. They come together pretty quickly, making them a great option to spruce up any basic recipe (including box mix/store bought!!).They are perfect for layering and topping cakes, ice cream, brownie batter, or even pancakesContinue reading “Birthday Cake Cookie Crumbles”

Cookie Dough Cupcakes

I forgot about this gem of a recipe until recently. You may have gathered by now that I’m a big fan of a good mashup. These cupcakes combine two classics– the chocolate chip cookie and the cupcake. The cupcakes have all the rich flavors of a chocolate chip cookie, with the light, tender texture ofContinue reading “Cookie Dough Cupcakes”

Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies

These cookies are so quick and easy, yet such crowd pleasers! I thought they would be a great treat to make for Valentine’s Day thanks to the deep red color and chocolatey flavor. They come together so quickly with just a few ingredients. Many people don’t realize that most baking mixes are coincidentally vegan, butContinue reading “Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies”

Gourmet Grocery Store Cookies

Remember the classic pink frosted sugar cookies people would bring in for their birthday in elementary school? You know, the chemically ones with the sprinkles that it seems like everyone has opinions on? They’re officially called Lofthouse cookies if you’re unfamiliar (I attached a picture below). Personally, I find their chemically taste and the weirdContinue reading “Gourmet Grocery Store Cookies”