Back to School with Krusteaz

Back to School with Krusteaz

Back to school is a glorious time of year! I love having my kids back on their schedules and I love being able to get more done during the day instead of having to drag all my children on errands during the day to try to accomplish everything that i need to get done. My little boy Remington started kindergarten this year and my oldest is in 2nd grade. My husband and I walked our boys to school for the first day they were excited and nervous. Then my husband headed to work and I took my little girl and …

4th of july ice cream bar ideas

4th of July Ice Cream Bar Ideas

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SunsOutSpoonsOut #CollectiveBias 4th of July Ice Cream Bar Ideas! Fourth of July is coming up and we our getting so excited! Our family heads to Telluride Colorado to celebrate so we enjoyed our little 4th of July Ice Cream Bar a little early! And lucky enough I have partnered with Blue Bunny Ice Cream to bring this to you! So what we did it make 4 different fun variations for our Blue Bunny 4th of July Ice Cream Bar. Ice Cream Bar Ingredients: Waffle …

Butterfinger Peanut Butter Mini Cookies

Butterfinger Peanut Butter Mini Cookies

Peanut butter and Chocolate is always a good idea in my book. These type of cookies have always been a family favorite. My younger brother used to ask my mom all the time to make these cookies for him. And whenever I was at my moms house after I had kids my oldest son always got so excited when Nana made these cookies. He would take home a little plate home and enjoy them that night and then save some for the next day to take to school as his snack. I feel like recently the candy companies have really been …

St Patricks Day Sugar Cookies

St Patricks Day Sugar Cookies

Whenever a holiday comes around sugar cookies always come to my mind! No matter what holiday it is! So this year I decided to step up my sugar cookie game after taking a sugar cookie decorating class in February. I am not going to lie frosting these cookies were time consuming. Maybe its because I decided to do cookies the size of my face or maybe because I need a little more practice.  But all I know is that I spent a few too many hours decorating them while my son was at preschool and my daughter sleeping. But in …

Valentines Sugar Cookie Bars

Valentines Sugar Cookie Bars

Sugar cookies are a favorite in our home. I think I actually make them more than chocolate chip cookies. They have been my favorite since I was a little girl and they are my husbands favorite too! The only downfall is that they are one of the most time consuming cookies out there. Well with Valentines Day coming up this week I am cooking and baking my husbands favorite meals and treats this week to show him how much I adore him! Unfortunately I just got home from a fun girls weekend to Disneyland where lots of party’n and little …

Krusteaz Bakers Dozen Holiday Recipes

Krusteaz Bakers Dozen Holiday Recipes

Working with Krusteaz this year has been so much fun! And another benefit of being a part of the Bakers Dozen is being able to meet and work with such an amazing group of bloggers. I love to see what we all create using their mixes! I am always surprised at the variety of different recipes that we come up with when given the same general topic! If you have not seen the holiday recipe I created for Krusteaz check it out here. And then do yourself a favor and check out these other amazing recipes created by the other …

Sugar Cookie Bars

Sugar Cookie Bars

  With all the holiday parties around the corner I am always searching for yummy treats and bar recipes. I have collected a few yummy recipes that I cannot wait to try! Also have added my favorite sugar cookie bar recipe! Sugar Cookie Bars 1 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup butter, softened 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 egg, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon baking powder 3 1/4 cup flour, sifted Cream sugar, butter, and cream cheese until smooth. Add egg, vanilla, and almond extract. Combined flour and baking powder in medium mixing …

Peppermint Oreo S’mores

Peppermint Oreo S’mores

The other day my 4 year old asked me if he could bring his friend some cookies. So I whipped up this homemade oreo cookies for him to take. After we dropped them off to his friends house I was putting all the baking mess away and saw my peppermint marshmallows that Jet-puffed had sent me and thought that this could make the perfect holiday treat! And boy was it!!! A fun holiday twist on the classic s’more!  Peppermint Oreo S’mores Homemade Oreos 2 devils food cake mixes 4 eggs 1 1/3 cup butter, softened Mix together with electric mixer. Shape dough …

Peach Cobbler Ice Cream Sandwich

Peach Cobbler Ice Cream Sandwich

There is a local fruit stand here in Arizona and whenever they get Utah peaches and raspberries I always have to order a huge box! Last week we got our first box of peaches for the year. We have had a lot of fun eating and baking with them the past week. Last week I also received a fun box from Truvia filled with their packets, baking blend, and spoonable natural sweetener. I have been using them in just about everything! Oatmeal, smoothies, cookies, sugared almonds, peach cobbler, and some other fun recipes that I will be sharing with you next week! …

Peanut Butter M&M Cookies

Peanut Butter M&M Cookies

I think I can say that everyone loves a good chocolate chip cookie! Or at least almost everyone does! These cookies are just that but with one of my favorite candies added right when you get them out of the oven, Peanut Butter M&M’s.  Peanut Butter M&M Cookies 3/4 cup butter, unsalted, softened 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup chocolate chips 1 1/2-2 cups Peanut Butter M&M’s Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a mixer cream …