• Baking

    Gingerbread Cupcakes

    Hi there! Today we are kicking off the winter season with gingerbread cupcakes! These cupcakes are flavorful, spicy, and delicious, as well as being a festive and yummy addition to the holidays. The cupcakes themselves are made of a fluffy gingerbread base and then topped with an amazing cinnamon cream cheese frosting. In fact, it’s the same frosting that I made for my pumpkin cupcakes. I hope you enjoy this recipe for the most delicious gingerbread cupcakes! Ingredients: 2 3/4 cups flour 3 tablespoons ginger 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon salt 10 tablespoons softened unsalted butter 1 cup brown…

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    Apple Cider Donuts

    Hi there! In the spirit of the fall season, I decided to make a mouth-watering version of the classic baked donut… apple cider donuts. Now you may be thinking that this sounds difficult to make, but I am here to completely prove you wrong. This recipe involves simple ingredients you most likely will already have on hand, as well as steps no harder than mixing with a wooden spoon. So, before you settle in on the couch and start watching Christmas movies or Netflix, get into the kitchen and whip up these yummy apple cider donuts. Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon…

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    Cinnamon Roll Cookies

    Hi there! Today we are making a super easy recipe with few ingredients and few steps to get to the delicious final product. These cinnamon roll cookies are perfect for any occasion and they also make great gifts. But beware, because I nearly ate all of them as they are super addicting and yummy. Enjoy the recipe! Ingredients: 1 roll of homemade or store bought sugar cookie dough 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted cinnamon brown sugar Directions: Roll the sugar cookie dough into a large rectangle on a floured surface. Lather the dough with an even layer of melted butter. Sprinkle a layer of cinnamon and brown sugar. Roll the…

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    Apple Pie Bread

    Hi there! All the lovers of apple pie are going to love what today’s recipe is… apple pie bread. This bread recipe is a spin off of the classic cinnamon raisin bread. Apple Pie Bread is perfect for fall mornings to eat as breakfast. It does have quite a few steps to make this delicious bread, but these steps are super simple to follow and recreate. Enjoy the recipe! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups warm water 1 (1/4 ounce) packet active dry yeast 3 tablespoons light brown sugar 3 tablespoons softened unsalted butter about 4 cups flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons cinnamon 1/2 cup apple butter Directions:…

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    Snickerdoodles

    Hi there! I love snickerdoodles and when I came upon this amazing recipe to make them, I was so excited! I’ve been using this recipe for a few years now and there hasn’t been a time when I came across someone that didn’t love these snickerdoodles as much as I do. The cookies have a soft and chewy middle with a sweet crunch around the outside. If you are one that falls under the category of loving snickerdoodles, then you must give this recipe a try! Cookie Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter…

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    Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes

    Hi there! First of all, cheesecake is one of my most favorite desserts, so I decided that in the spirit of the fall season, I would make mini pumpkin cheesecakes. In fact, these cute little bite sized desserts are perfect for parties or even a big show stopper at the end of a family dinner. While most would think cheesecake as being extremely difficult to make, this recipe is so easy for anyone to replicate, even if you are in a time crunch. In other words, there is no excuse in the book as to why you cannot make these mini pumpkin cheesecakes. Most importantly, enjoy yet another fall recipe!!…

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    Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Hi there! Today, we are making delicious peanut butter chocolate chip cookies. They have a crumbly texture on the outside but then they are gooey on the inside from the chocolate chips. This recipe is definitely a keeper in my book. I hope you try it and love it! Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter 1/2 cup unsalted butter (room temperature) 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. In a…

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    Pumpkin Cupcakes

    Hi there! Today, we are making one of my most loved fall recipes… pumpkin cupcakes. They are super moist and fluffy with a creamy luscious frosting. I’m telling you, you’ve got to make these pumpkin cupcakes this fall… you won’t regret it! Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup pumpkin puree 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup white sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla For the icing: 1 (8-ounce) package of cream cheese softened 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened 2 cups…

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    Soft Ginger Cookies

    Hi there! One of my favorite things is when I bake and the entire house starts to smell sweet and warm. It’s like lighting a candle but on a much larger scale. Well, these ginger cookies definitely give off that amazing Fall scent when they hit the oven. They are soft in the middle but have a small sweet crunch around the edges. I highly recommend that you make these cookies this Fall season! Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon ginger 3/4 cups unsalted softened butter 2/3 cup white sugar 3/4 cup light brown sugar 1 egg…

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    Old Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies

    Hi there! Lately I have been obsessed with all of the amazing fall treats that are trending right now. However, sometimes nothing beats an amazing old fashioned cookie. Today we are making old fashioned iced oatmeal cookies. And let me tell you, these cookies are delicious and perfect for any occasion! Ingredients: 1 cup rolled oats 1 cup flour 1/2 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup white granulated sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Ingredients for the icing: 1 cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoons half and half…