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Blooming Matcha Marshmallows

Celebrate Spring, your love of matcha, or just unique sweets with this beautiful blooming matcha marshmallows recipe and tutorial!  * GoodieGodmother.com

Celebrate Spring, your love of matcha, or just unique sweets with this beautiful blooming matcha marshmallows recipe and tutorial!  Let’s talk about blooming. These blooming matcha marshmallows are actually inspired by my friend Melissa who had one on a trip to NYC. She asked me if I thought I could reverse engineer it, and since I already planned to make matcha marshmallows, we take the recipe, get a little creative,…

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Peppermint Bark Cake

Christmas candy meets Christmas cake in this minty, chocolaty, decadent peppermint bark cake recipe.  * GoodieGodmother.com

Christmas candy meets Christmas cake in this minty, chocolaty, decadent peppermint bark cake recipe.  If you’ve been around a little while, you may have noticed the lack of cakes this year on the blog. Welcoming princess #2 left me with little time for full cakes until the Fall, when I missed baking them too much. So Merry Everything to everyone, because cakes are back! And it feels so good *karaoke…

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Gingerbread Eggnog Sandwich Cookies

Two iconic holiday flavors wrapped up into one "first cookie gone at the cookie swap" recipe. Make gingerbread eggnog sandwich cookies for someone on your Nice List.  * Visit GoodieGodmother.com for the recipe!

Two iconic holiday flavors wrapped up into one “first cookie gone at the cookie swap” recipe. Make gingerbread eggnog sandwich cookies for someone on your Nice List.  I have a confession to make. It’s not Christmas for me unless I have a taste of eggnog and gingerbread. Usually this comes separately, but a few years ago, I decided to combine the two and enjoy them together! This year, I finally…

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No Churn Peppermint Bark Ice Cream

No churn peppermint bark ice cream is a perfect warm weather Christmas dessert recipe! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

No churn peppermint bark ice cream is a perfect warm weather Christmas dessert recipe!  “Christmas ice cream? Are you crazy?” No. I am not even a little bit crazy for suggesting we make Christmas ice cream a thing. First of all, ice cream is without a season because it’s delicious. Second, this cold weather Christmas business idealized by Norman Rockwell paintings isn’t the norm for about half the world. First…

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Orange Cream Cheese Cookies

 Orange cream cheese cookies are a cake like cookie perfect for citrus lovers. Naturally flavored with the perfect amount of fresh orange and topped with an easy orange cookie glaze, they're so easy to eat and share! * GoodieGodmother.com

Orange cream cheese cookies are a cake like cookie perfect for citrus lovers. Naturally flavored with the perfect amount of fresh orange and topped with an easy orange cookie glaze, they’re so easy to eat and share! Every winter, I look forward to the change in citrus at the store. While it’s easy to find oranges year round, the best time to purchase citrus is as the temperature goes down…

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Macarons

Pumpkin spice latte macarons are a fun take on a classic fall coffeehouse drink! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Pumpkin spice latte macarons are a fun take on a classic fall coffeehouse drink! Love them or hate them, the herald of all things fall is the arrival of the pumpkin spice latte. From September to November, it graces billboards and features in so many #basic instagram posts. Unless you’re me and don’t like pumpkin spice lattes. Seriously, I share one maybe once a year with the Godfather at his…

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Caramelized Pear Upside Down Pie

A unique seasonal fall dessert, caramelized pear upside down pie is a great reason to break out the cast iron cookware! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

A unique seasonal fall dessert, caramelized pear upside down pie is a great reason to break out the cast iron cookware! I’ve been thinking a lot about seasons, darlings. Not just in the sense of Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer, but in life. Those of you who’ve been around a while will notice I usually start doing this in the transition seasons. And it’s autumn, and the house is quiet for…

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Caramel Apple Cider Bundt Cake

Imagine fall in a bite. This caramel apple cider bundt cake is like the cake version of apple cider doughnuts, with loads more apple flavor, and caramel. * GoodieGodmother.com

Imagine fall in a bite. This caramel apple cider bundt cake is like the cake version of apple cider doughnuts, with loads more apple flavor, and caramel.   My favorite seasons always have been the transition seasons, Fall and Spring. The weather is mild, there are so many activities, and the flavors are so vibrant with early fruits or the end of summer harvest. When apple and caramel season, i.e.…

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Apple Cider Caramel Sauce

I bet you'll never guess the surprise ingredient that makes this Apple Cider Caramel Sauce a must-make fall dessert recipe! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

I bet you’ll never guess the surprise ingredient that makes this Apple Cider Caramel Sauce a must-make fall dessert recipe! Darlings, welcome to summer! Wait. It’s autumn. Definitely. Unless you take a look at the weather in the mid-Atlantic this week, then it’s summer. But one confused thermostat aside, it’s mid-September and time for all things Fall! This means of course, it’s time for all the apple things. And I’d…

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Peach Wine Cake

Fresh peaches, and a little peach wine, make this peach wine cake from scratch a delicious cake fit for a Southern belle!  * GoodieGodmother.com

Fresh peaches, and a little peach wine, make this peach wine cake from scratch a delicious cake fit for a Southern belle!  I’ve mentioned the few years we lived in Georgia a time or two before on the blog. In case you didn’t know, Georgia peaches are a Big Deal. The peach season is long, lasting all summer with different varieties harvesting at different times. There really isn’t much better…

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Coffee Caramel Ice Cream Pie

Coffee caramel ice cream pie combines all your favorite coffee shop flavors in one easy no-bake dessert.  * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Coffee caramel ice cream pie combines all your favorite coffee shop flavors in one easy no-bake dessert.  Earlier this summer, I stocked our freezer with ice cream (homemade and not) in preparation for a hot summer. Did we get a crazy hot summer? No. So what is a girl to do with all this ice cream? Make pie, naturally. Pies are a very classic summer and fall dessert, but I…

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Goat Cheese Cheesecake Ice Cream

Goat cheese cheesecake ice cream is a decadent, not too sweet, warm weather treat! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Goat cheese cheesecake ice cream is a decadent, not too sweet, warm weather treat! Darlings, I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to make goat cheese ice cream. It’s amazing, and so so much easier than classic churned ice cream recipes. Imagine making an ice cream base in your food processor or blender, churning, and freezing. There is no required chilling time before the churn. That is a…

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