Monthly Archives: December 2010

Oreo truffles!! A holiday classic. These are super simple and easy to make — and you can really get creative with decorating them. Cover them in white, milk, or dark chocolate. Use sprinkles if you’d like. Try mint Oreos for a different flavor! You can also add extracts, like almond, to add an additional flavor […]

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Red velvet cake reminds me of the holidays. How can it not? It’s RED. And decadent. With a hint of cocoa. Covered in cream cheese frosting. Mmmm. It does, however, make me laugh and cringe just a bit to know that an entire bottle of red food coloring went into this cake! I LOVED the […]

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I have a shameful, dirty little secret: I love candied cherries. They are bizarre and the green ones are so ridiculously unnatural, but I love them. They remind me of Christmas morning – when my family would always have a stollen, covered in frosting and candied cherries, waiting to be consumed! I smiled when I […]

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Gumdrops: you either love ’em or you hate ’em. If you love them, try this recipe. Additionally, why are gumdrops so hard to find? I had to go to three stores before I found them! Gumdrop Cookies Recipe source: unknown 1-1/2 cups gumdrops (I used the smaller variety) 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar […]

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Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you all had a nice weekend. Here’s another holiday-inspired recipe — mint lovers are in luck! Peppermint Mocha Pound Cake Recipe source: Paula Deen 1-1/2 cups butter, softened 2-1/2 cups sugar 6 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup plus 2 […]

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