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Christmas, Desserts, DIY

I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas…

Dreaming of a White Christmas with cookies, cakes, drinks, crafts + decor.

Oh what I wouldn’t give for a White Christmas.

I’ve got to know…does it snow for Christmas where you live? Here in Tennessee, it is pretty hit or miss. One year it will be almost 70 degrees and sunny at Christmas, and the next, it might get a little chilly.

This year’s yuletide forecast? 50 degrees and partly cloudy.  ❄ ❅

I can’t remember the last time we had snow on the ground during Christmas. But that doesn’t stop me from dreaming about a White Christmas. We have reached out to some of our favorite food and DIY bloggers for their very best White Christmas ideas. Which one is your favorite?

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Baked Goods, Christmas, Desserts, Holiday

Cranberry Almond Cookies

Need a cookie fix? Our best cookie recipe features dried cranberries & crunch almonds. Greek yogurt baking chips make the cookies chewy and amazing.

I was really craving something sweet today. And for the first time in my life, I wasn’t in the mood for cake. I wanted cookies. Not just any cookie…the BEST cookie recipe I could come up with. Cranberry Almond Cookies.

These sweet treats are 100% Santa Approved for the holidays. Sweet-tart cranberries in a buttery cookie loaded with almonds and another extra special ingredient?

So divine.

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Baked Goods, Christmas, Desserts, Holiday

Salted Caramel Cookies + Coffee Chocolate Drizzle

Slightly salty, buttery and sweet, these salted caramel chocolate cookies are perfect with our coffee chocolate drizzle.

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Where are all of my cookie + coffee lovers at? This recipe for Salted Caramel Cookies with a Coffee Chocolate Drizzle is just for you. And your family and friends this holiday.

Not only are these slightly salty + all the way sweet cookies perfect with a hot cup of your favorite coffee, they also have coffee in the recipe. The indulgent holiday cookie has golden edges with tender and moist insides. Flavored with rich brown sugar, salted caramel and just a hint of coffee flavor, you are going to love me for these.

And then we stirred together melted dark chocolate and more coffee and drizzled it all over the top. What can I say? I am in the holiday spirit.

BONUS: DIY Gift Idea in this post.

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Baked Goods, Desserts, Holiday

Orange + Spiced Rum Bread Pudding

Loving our Orange + Spiced Rum Bread Pudding, extra rum sauce for me, please.

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This Orange + Spiced Rum Bread Pudding is literal comfort. I still haven’t decided if the best part is smelling it or eating it.

Ok, I’ve decided. Eating it is totally the best part.

Spiced with the flavors of warm buttered spiced rum, fresh zesty oranges, cinnamon, nutmeg and more, you are not going to believe how amazing + easy this traditional dessert recipe is. You get the warm bread pudding, the slight crisp of brown sugar, then this rich spiced rum sauce drizzled over the top. This dessert recipe is one you will proudly serve at your Thanksgiving table.

And we made it from a pound cake.

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Desserts, Fall, Tennessee Food

Adorable Baked Apple Hand Pies + Cornmeal Crust

Baked Apple Hand Pies with Cornmeal Crust

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Fall is here, ya’ll. You know what that means, right? Fall baking. The cinnamon and apples, the smells and spices floating through my kitchen…these are the things that make me happy. The season inspired us to make these delicious Baked Apple Hand Pies.

You will love the taste of sweet seasonal fruit wrapped in a buttery, tender cornmeal pastry crust.

This easy dessert recipe pleases with the taste of apple pie. Perfect for breakfast on the go or a warm, personal dessert, this is a must-try recipe your family will go crazy for.

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Desserts, Halloween, Kid Friendly Recipes

Scary-Cute Monster Mash Halloween Brownies

Monster Mash Halloween Brownies

Disclosure: I may have been on a sugar high when I wrote this post. Halloween Season is officially here! The time of monsters and scary movies, haunted houses and spooks. It is also the time for sticky-sweet treats like these Monster Mash Halloween Brownies.

Me and my little ghoul-friend made these over the top Halloween brownies together. Holiday baking is family fun in our kitchen. Magically swirled with bright purple and green buttercream on top of fudgy brownies, this treat has a trick inside.

And a whole lot of sprinkles on the outside. (My little monster likes sprinkles.)

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Breakfast, Desserts

Spiced Apple Crumb Coffee Cake

Spiced Apple Crumb Coffee Cake

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Don’t you love the mornings of fall?  There is a specialness in a crisp, bright fall morning that is like nothing else in the world. Especially on the weekend, wrapped up in a blanket and enjoying your favorite morning cup of coffee.

Then your second cup. And maybe a third.

Those mornings are what inspired me to make this moist Spiced Apple Crumb Coffee Cake. That and the fact I was craving sweet cinnamon-spiced apples. You know, the usual.

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Desserts, Halloween, Holiday, Kid Friendly Recipes

Candy Corn Rice Krispie Treats

Candy Corn Rice Krispie Treats

There are two things in this world that bring out the kid in me. (Well, maybe more than two, but just we are going to talk about these two today.) Rice Krispie Treats and Candy Corn. So why not bring the two classic favorite treats together in a deliciously sweet Halloween treat?

This recipe is a twist on the traditional rice krispie treats that we all love. But with the fun colors of candy corn.

Just a few ingredients and a swirl or two of bright Halloween color and you have yourself a fun dessert recipe for your holiday parties.

Or for a random Tuesday. (No judgement here. Do what you have to do.)

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5 Ingredients or Less, Amie Jo's Choice, Breakfast, Desserts

Two Ingredient Cinnamon Roll Apple Bake

Cinnamon Roll Apple Bake

There’s easy recipes. Then there’s EASY recipes. You are going to love this two-ingredient recipe for Cinnamon Roll Apple Bake. Yes, you heard me correctly, TWO INGREDIENTS.

Well, technically three if you count the icing that comes with the cinnamon rolls. You know, that sweet and gooey swirl of sugary heaven that comes on your favorite cinnamon treats.

This is an easy dessert recipe you’ll want to stick in your back pocket and pull out when you need something sweet with no effort. (Warning: it won’t last long.)

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