Category Archives: Cookies/Bars/Brownies

Easter Egg Blondies

If you’re craving a sweet treat for Easter, I recommend these Easter Egg Blondies! They’re rich, buttery, chewy, and chocolaty squares of yumminess! They have chopped Cadbury Mini Eggs mixed into the batter and whole mini eggs scattered on top. If you’re not familiar with Cadbury mini eggs, they’re milk chocolate eggs with a thin and crispy candy shell coating and they really make these blondies look Eastery! 🙂

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Brown Sugar Shortbread

I’ve made shortbread before, but not brown sugar shortbread—until now! If you’ve never tried it yourself, I can tell you that it’s really good! It’s rich and buttery like the Scottish Shortbread I made during the holidays, but there are a few differences from that recipe—this Brown Sugar Shortbread is baked in one 9″ round cake pan instead of two 8″ rounds, so it’s a thicker shortbread, crispy on the outside, and a little chewy on the inside. The light brown sugar gives it a slightly different taste than traditional shortbread, but the main difference I noticed was the thickness and the chewiness.

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Chocolate Chip Cranberry Nut Bars

Today has been a cold, snowy day and what better way to spend it than doing some baking? I had some fresh cranberries in my fridge and I thought it would be yummy to make something with cranberries and chocolate! There’s a recipe over at OceanSpray.com that I modeled my recipe after. I added some chocolate chips and vanilla extract to the batter for a little extra flavor.

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Eggnog Cookie Bars

Here’s a yummy treat if you have any extra eggnog! If you’re a fan of this holiday beverage and if you like lots of frosting on your cookies, then you will enjoy these Eggnog Cookie Bars—they have a wonderful eggnog flavor and you could say that they are generously frosted! 🙂

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Chocolate Kiss Sugar Cookies

Here’s a yummy little chocolate sugar cookie with a Hershey’s Kiss tucked in the middle! As you can see in the photo above, you can decorate these cookies with candy cane kisses, milk chocolate kisses, or dark chocolate kisses. Or, you can use 3 chocolate chips pressed into the center of each cookie, and they’re yummy that way too!

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