Ingredient: all purpose flour

Gooey Chocolate Shortbread Bars

Gooey Chocolate Shortbread Bars

I’ve always loved desserts in bar form for several reasons. And these Chocolate Shortbread Bars are no exception. It’s quicker. No scooping cookie dough onto baking sheets. Easy to transport in the baking dish. Can get fancy with layering with very little effort! These bars […]

Brown Butter Sugar Cookies

Brown Butter Sugar Cookies

I love a traditional cut out sugar cookies with a good icing or frosting on top just as much as the next person. But, dare I say, these Brown Butter Sugar Cookies are so good they don’t even need icing. Yes, you read that right. […]

Extra Soft Snickerdoodles

Extra Soft Snickerdoodles

December is here which means a key component of my diet is Christmas cookies. A couple of days before Christmas, my mom and I have a tradition of baking batches and batches of holiday cookies to eat and share. But, I don’t wait until the […]

Extra Fluffy Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Extra Fluffy Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Is there anything more fun and comforting than pancakes on a weekend morning?  Before you answer that. Let’s get more specific. Fluffy Chocolate Chip Pancakes. Saturday Morning. Still in your pajamas. Maybe its even snowing outside? You with me? I’ve never been one to snub […]

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake

Oh my goodness. This is one of those recipes that make me wish smells could be transported via screen. From the apples and the cinnamon sugar, it smells. SO. GOOD. Pure Fall. This Cinnamon Sugar Apple Cake is extra moist and loaded with fresh apple […]

Cinnamon Apple Dutch Baby Pancake

Cinnamon Apple Dutch Baby Pancake

Ah, Fall. The weather cools down and a sense of coziness starts to creep in. With the chillier temps and cozier mood, I tend to embrace my homebody tendencies more and more. I feel less guilty about a lazy weekend morning where I stay in […]

Zucchini Goat Cheese Flatbread

Zucchini Goat Cheese Flatbread

Am I the only one that considers a flatbread a semi “healthy” pizza? Well, if calling flatbreads healthy isn’t right, then I don’t wanna be. Topped with fresh zucchini and perfectly blistered, roasted tomatoes this recipe screams springtime. This is begging to be eaten outside. […]

Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits

By now you should know that I’m not afraid of carbs. Life is short and sometimes you need a fluffy, flaky biscuit drizzled in honey. I love how quick this recipe comes together. I like to use a smaller biscuit cutter so you have lots […]

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Happy almost St. Patrick’s Day! I’m not Irish, but this is one of my favorite days of the year. I can’t even begin to express how excited I am that it falls on a Saturday this year. I’ll be spending the day in St Paul […]

Homemade Soft Pretzels

Homemade Soft Pretzels

Guess what day it is? PRETZEL DAY! I like pretzel day. (My fellow Office fans out there get me?). These pretzels are simple to make, no lengthy rise times. They’re great as is, or go a little crazy and have them with some cheese or […]

Soft and Chewy Cream Cheese, White Chocolate, Macadamia Nut Cookies

Soft and Chewy Cream Cheese, White Chocolate, Macadamia Nut Cookies

A couple of weeks ago my parents took a little getaway to Hawaii. Upon their return, they brought back lots of goodies including lots of macadamia nuts (both raw and covered in chocolate of course). What’s a girl to do with a surplus of macadamia […]

Easy, No Knead, Overnight Focaccia

Easy, No Knead, Overnight Focaccia

Happy Wednesday! A little personal life digression… I’ve been struggling with back pain for a while now due to a torn disc (I swear sometimes that I’m 24 going on 84…) Today I finally received a steroid injection and am hoping it gives me a […]

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookies

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookies

How was your weekend? Mine was filled with one too many beverages 🙂 and one too many tastes of cookie dough. Friday night we celebrated a couple of birthdays with a party bus bar crawl. A ton of fun, but after a night filled with […]

Fluffy, GIANT Challah Bread

Fluffy, GIANT Challah Bread

Mother nature has been not so politely reminding us that winter is far from over. Stuck in the house as another wave of snow rolls in was the perfect excuse to do a little baking. If baking with yeast scares you, don’t let it. As […]