Monthly Archives: January 2011

Polar Bear Cupcakes

Happy winter! I live in Wisconsin and find the months of January through March to be the most depressing time of year. The holidays are over. Summer is still months and months away. There’s really not much to look forward to except the Super Bowl (I’m a football nut!). One of the few things I […]

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

My friend Beth had a birthday last week — and she loves red velvet! This was my second batch of cupcakes. The first batch was an epic, hilarious fail. I used the Pioneer Woman’s recipe the first time around, and they just didn’t turn out – didn’t rise, oozed out all over. I decided to […]

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Rainbow Star Cookies

Happy Friday, everyone. :) Just a quick post with a repeat recipe. Have a great weekend! Omi’s Sugar Cookies 2 cups butter 2 cups sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon salt 6 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 cup sour cream 2 teaspoon nutmeg* Beat butter and sugar. Add eggs, sour cream, and nutmeg. […]

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Star Cookie Christmas Tree

I know, I know, I know. Christmas is over. I really wanted to make this tree, so I did. A few weeks late. :) I bought the star cookie cutter set from Crate & Barrel. I made two cookies for each size star and stacked them all up to look like a tree! I used […]

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Reindeer Cupcakes

Another late Christmas baking project! Better late than never, right? I was inspired to make these after my co-worker, Vicki, gave me a magazine clipping that featured similar cupcakes. Here’s how I made them.. 1. Bake cupcakes of your choosing. I took the easy way out on these and made chocolate cupcakes from a box […]

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