dessert

Strawberry Cheesecake Breakfast Rolls

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #HallmarkForMom  #CollectiveBias Whenever I see grandparents show up at school pick-up, I get a small twinge of jealousy.   You see, here in Iowa, it is normal for kids to have their grandparents […]

 

Flourless Oatmeal-Raisin Cookie Bars

For a while,  I was posting healthy cookie recipes without sugar.  Instead, I was adding maple syrup or dates.   But do you know what makes a cookie taste good?  Brown sugar. Let me explain.   Over the last few years, my sweetness pallet has changed.  I can no longer […]

 

Salted Caramel Carrot Cake

Last weekend my mom made a carrot cake for my sister-in-law’s birthday, and it was a huge hit with the whole family!   My mom put raisins in the cake and they caramelized into a really amazing flavor.    This got me thinking,  what if I replaced the raisins with […]

 

Key-Lime Pie Green Smoothie Freezer Pops

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SilkSipToSpoon#CollectiveBias Its a new year and a new beginning.   I am keeping healthy this year by working out 3-5 times a week and trying to eat as many fruits and vegetables as possible. […]

 

Butternut Squash Apple Sauce

Its still 90 degrees out.  But its after Labor Day.  When Labor day is over you’re not supposed to wear white and you can start making Autumn butternut squash recipes.   I will also wait anxiously for Starbucks to start their “Pumpkin Spice Latte” season. I have a 10 month old […]

 

Kiwi Frozen Yogurt Sandwiches

                                          I had two kiwi in my fridge to use up.  I thought about making a Kiwi vinaigrette.  Unfortunately, I don’t have any ( non wilted)  lettuce in the house. […]

 

Sprinkle Stencils

This is a tutorial on how I repurposed a cookie cutter into a sprinkle stencil for cake decorating.   Last weekend I made my husband a birthday cake.  Our family doesn’t make big fancy cakes. We usually try to eat healthy, so we don’t want lots of extra cake lying […]

 

Tips on dipping cake pops!

Below is a photo of the cake pops that ALMOST failed! I have no fancy decorations on these. I was happy just to get them done.  My husband was having a Halloween lunch at work, so I took this as a chance to attempt cake pops.  I looked online for […]

 

Bra and Panty cookies

This summer has been the summer of babies! Out of our close group of friends, which has about 9 couples, 5 of us are expecting!  ( all due within 3 months)    Because of the babies, or maybe its because our husbands also all turned 30 this summer, We just don’t […]

 

Cookie Cheeseburgers!!!

Are these not the cutest things ever? I know they have been around a while because I remember making them with my mom and bringing them in as a birthday treat when I was in second grade. ( I am 28 years old now)  This is how they are done. Hamburger […]

 

Christmas Caroler Cookies!!

I know this might be a little late. But i know some families do celebrate Christmas later. Here are some cute cookies that I made for Christmas! The mouth of the Christmas caroler is made with a straw, the Hair was made with a garlic press and food coloring ( […]