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Hot Chocolate Macarons

The weather outside is frightful, but hot chocolate macarons are sure to warm your heart - delightful fireplace burning or not. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

The weather outside is frightful, but hot chocolate macarons are sure to warm your heart – delightful fireplace burning or not.  Hot chocolate and soup are my two favorite cold weather comfort treats. When I see temperatures dropping, I make sure I have ingredients on hand for both hot chocolate from scratch and from a mix, and wait for the perfect chilly evenings to snuggle up on the couch sipping…

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Vegan Red Velvet Cookies

Perfect for Christmas, Valentine's Day, or really any time you need a treat, these soft frosted vegan red velvet cookies are delightful! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Perfect for Christmas, Valentine’s Day, or really any time you need a treat, these soft frosted vegan red velvet cookies are delightful! Late last January, I read about a challenge called “Veganuary” where one commits to a vegan lifestyle for the month of January. It’s touted as a good way to stick to healthier eating resolutions and try the vegan way of eating. I’m always up for a challenge, and…

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Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies - a perfect holiday twist on a childhood favorite cookie! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

In just a few hours, we turn our calendars to the month of December, which means that the holidays are officially here and it’s cookie season! Everyone to the kitchen! As you can imagine, I’m partial to this time of year, and look forward to planning the cookies I’m making. The lineup changes from year to year depending on my mood, but there’s always something new. This year, I had…

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

These soft and chewy salted caramel chocolate chip cookies are everything! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

These salted caramel chocolate chip cookies are easy to make and disappear in no time! They’re one of my favorite modern twists on the classic chocolate chip cookie. We’re in the middle of putting a lot of “finishing touches” in our home. Partially it’s because – 10+ years into marriage – we are slowly phasing out the hand-me-down furniture, and in part because many things just didn’t fit when we…

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Peanut Butter Pumpkin Blondies {Egg Free}

This peanut butter pumpkin blondies recipe is egg free, delicious, and the perfect fall dessert for pumpkin lovers! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Peanut butter pumpkin blondies are a delicious alternative to brownies in the fall. Festive, and easy to make, they’re a great gift or easy dessert. Strange as it sounds, you may thank a protein smoothie for this peanut butter pumpkin blondies recipe. I was on a pumpkin mocha protein smoothie kick for about a week, and the only can of pumpkin I could find in my cabinet was one of those…

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Earl Grey Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Break out the cast iron and make an Earl Grey chocolate chip skillet cookie! This easy cookie cake is a perfect cool weather comfort dessert. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Break out the cast iron and make an Earl Grey chocolate chip skillet cookie! This easy cookie cake is a perfect cool weather comfort dessert. I absolutely adore using tea in my baking. Tea and sweets pair perfectly, so why not get creative and add the spices directly to baked goods? Last winter, a few blogger friends of mine posted skillet cookies, and I knew I needed to make one.…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Samoas Caramel Corn

Samoas Caramel Corn - This recipe always disappears in minutes! * GoodieGodmother.com

This fabulous unique caramel corn recipe was inspired by my favorite Girl Scout Cookie, the Samoas (or Caramel D’Lites). The last batch of samoas caramel corn I made disappeared in minutes! Ever since I whipped up a batch of chai tea caramel corn and realized how easy it was to make caramel corn at home, I’ve had so much fun experimenting with recipes! Last Christmas, I shipped care packages to…

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Cookies and Macarons/ Decorating Tutorials/ Desserts and Sweets

Gender Reveal Cookies

Go beyond cake with your gender reveal ideas! Gender reveal cookies are a unique way to share your baby's gender with a group, or with family and friends far away - they ship! * Recipe and Video Tutorial on GoodieGodmother.com

Go beyond cake with your gender reveal ideas! Gender reveal cookies are a unique way to share your baby’s gender with a group, or with family and friends far away – they ship! Necessity is the mother of all invention, and when a friend wanted me to make a gender reveal cake for her before she actually knew the gender, I decided to get creative. Gender reveals are lots of…

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Wild Orange Essential Oil Truffles

Wild Orange Essential Oil Truffles - A beautiful edible gift idea, or elegant favor, these truffles are great for essential oil lovers! * GoodieGodmother.com

A perfect treat for the essential oil lovers, these wild orange essential oil truffles make a delightful dessert or edible gift idea! I recently started using essential oils for a few things around the house. I use primarily the well-known ones like lemon, lavender, and tea tree, but I bought a bottle of wild orange on a whim after smelling it at a friend’s house. I’m sure it has some…

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Cakes and Cupcakes/ Decorating Tutorials

Little Blue Truck Smash Cake – Buttercream Transfer Tutorial

Little Blue Truck Smash Cake - A buttercream transfer tutorial on GoodieGodmother.com

In this post I share how I used a buttercream transfer to make a Little Blue Truck smash cake for a friend’s son! I feel very fortunate to have found many friends with infants after our move to Virginia – mainly because it means that from time to time, I get to make smash cakes! I absolutely love making smash cakes for first birthday photo shoots. I think it’s a fun…

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Pumpkin Chai Tiramisu

Pumpkin Chai Tiramisu - This unique tiramisu recipe is a great alternative to pumpkin pie for your fall dessert table! No baking required, and easily assembles in under 30 minutes * GoodieGodmother.com

This pumpkin chai tiramisu is an easy no-bake autumn dessert with just the right hint of chai tea!  I was discussing fall desserts with my baby sister one day and she suggested a pumpkin tiramisu. I loved the idea! The thing is, baby sister doesn’t like coffee, at all, and if I make a dessert she inspired, it should be something she’ll eat. I thought about it a bit, and…

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