Monthly Archives: January 2012

Tootsie Roll Fudge

Tootsie Rolls rank high on my list of favorite candy. It’s chocolate-y.. but not as fattening as real chocolate. Though all of that goes out the window now that we’re going to make fudge out of them! Anyway. Did you know that Tootsie Rolls were the first penny candy to be individually wrapped? Or that […]

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Buckeye Bites

Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching! Love it or hate it, it’s unavoidable. One of my favorite quotes that I found on Twitter was, “Valentine’s Day needs to get the hell out of my Target.” Maybe I’m just bitter that Christmas has ended, winter is dragging on, and I’m single this year. But don’t let me […]

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7 Layer Cookies

This recipe has been on my to-bake list for, no joke, TWO YEARS. It was one of those recipes that I longed to make.. I knew I would love the results.. but I was intimidated. These cookies (sidenote: why does everyone call them cookies? they’re more of a bar!) take 11 hours to make. These […]

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Zoo Animal Cake II

I made this cake for Brady’s 2nd birthday! The space between “Happy Birthday” and “Brady” was left to make room for a “2” candle. I made an almost-identical cake a few years ago, so instead of re-typing directions, check it out here. If you have any specific questions about the animals, leave me a comment! […]

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Sesame Street Cupcakes

Oh, Sesame Street, I love you. I’ve loved you since I was 2 years old and had a fascination with Big Bird (or Bigga Bird, as I called him). These cupcakes went along with the Elmo cake that I posted yesterday. They look daunting, but aren’t too bad to make! The design for these cupcakes […]

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