Baking · Breakfast · Muffins

French Toast Muffins

I'm always on the lookout for ways to eat dessert for breakfast. These delightful little muffins have perfectly light flavor and a melt in your mouth oh-my-goodness-this-is-so-amazing texture that's to die for. What would you call a dessert that you pass off as breakfast? I mean, besides the obvious...pie. Bressert? Deskfast? Although these are called… Continue reading French Toast Muffins

Baking · Desserts · Snacks

Snickerdoodle Blondies

I've never been super attracted to blondes.  I'm more of a dark and handsome kind of gal. Brownies over blondies every time. Until now. These buttery bars have a secret weapon - glorious cinnamon sugar deliciousness swirling all thru the sweet dough. In addition to being a bar version of one of my most favorite… Continue reading Snickerdoodle Blondies

Baking · Cookies · Desserts

Snickerdoodles – Take Two

Today was my second attempt at the perfect snickerdoodle. I changed my recipe just a bit, replacing some of the butter with shortening. I also used a bigger ball of dough to get a slightly more domed cookie. I think I have found perfection. Puffed and soft, with just the right texture - these are… Continue reading Snickerdoodles – Take Two

Baking · Snacks


A wonderful friend at church paid me a very sweet compliment on my Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes - and mused about what my snickerdoodles must taste like...posted on facebook no less. What a great guy. So, now I am in search of the perfect snickerdoodle recipe for him. Nathan, here's my first effort. Not good enough… Continue reading Snickerdoodles