GINGERBREAD BARS WITH EGGNOG CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Christmas is less than two weeks away! Are you ready? I’m not. And I’m becoming okay with that. With all of the hours of driving to find a new home to rent, the packing, the actual moving, the unpacking, oh, and the sickness that just didn’t want to leave my husband and me, this holiday […]

Nutella and Banana Stuffed Crescent Rolls

Stuff a buttery crescent roll with banana and a schmear of Nutella, roll it in cinnamon sugar, and bake. This is the easiest recipe for happiness, in 10 minutes flat. Am I the only one with a banana-Nutella addiction? The mini-Karen-angel on my shoulder says, “let’s be healthy Karen! Have a banana for a snack!” […]

PERFECTLY CRUMBLY APPLE CRISP

I’m pretty sure the squirrels have been stealing my apples, because the biggest branch of my tree is mysteriously bare. Regardless, I managed to wrangle up enough apples today to make one of my all time favorite desserts: apple crisp. I use my grandma’s recipe because it is extra buttery and crumbly and yummy. To […]

30 minute cinnamon sugar knots

One of my favorite things to bake is fresh bread. And when that fresh bread is covered in a buttery cinnamon-sugar mixture, it’s that much better. These 30 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Knots can be made from scratch in just half an hour, so they’re perfect for times when you want want a fresh cinnamon roll […]

No-Bake Chocolate Oat Bars

Just because you’re tired of all that holiday cooking and baking doesn’t mean you’re tired of sweet treats! And trying to back away from the sugary sweets doesn’t mean you have to go cold-turkey on dessert, either. The perfect answer to both dilemmas? Our No-Bake Chocolate Oat Bars! Now, we won’t claim that these bars […]