Archive for the ‘Cookies’ Category

How to Make Stained Glass Christmas Cookies

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Stained Glass Christmas cookies are showstoppers. The stained glass effect is a classic, and by adding royal icing trimming you can really kick up the “wow” factor. These cute and delicate cookies are a must for the holiday season. (more…)

Give the Gift of Christmas Cookies

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

This Christmas season, I wanted to create a small and yummy gift for a few of my co-workers. My son Garrett wanted to give his teachers a homemade gift as well. Together, we decorated Christmas cookies and picked out gift boxes to share the treats with my office and his preschool teachers. (more…)

Hanseaten? It’s a German Christmas Cookie!

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Some families make common cookies like chocolate chip, but my family’s coveted cookie, the Hanseaten, is a name known by few! (more…)

Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange at Work

Friday, December 7th, 2012

One way to bring the holiday spirit to the workplace is a cookie exchange. It’s a great way to share recipes and taste some holiday favorites – both new and old classics! (more…)

Gingerpops to Decorate, for Holidays to Celebrate!

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Sleigh bells ring, snow glistens, winter’s in the air.
Lights shine bright, the trees stand tall, the spirit’s everywhere.
Frosty sits outside your house, and Santa’s on his way.
‘Tis the season for holiday joy to brighten up the day. (more…)

How to Make Ice Cream Cookie Bowls

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Cookies and ice cream are two of my favorite things! Who doesn’t love cookie dough ice cream or cookie crumbles as a topping on their ice cream? Then there’s my favorite – a warm cookie skillet with a scoop of ice cream on top! So, you can imagine my delight when I heard about the Wilton Ice Cream Cookie Bowl pan. (more…)

Add a Taste of Honey to Your Dessert Table

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

I’ve been a fan of Wilton products for a long time, and I enjoy bringing fashion and flair to the dessert table. With the introduction of my new book, Sweet Designs: Bake It, Craft It, Style It, Wilton asked me to share a couple of my recipes. I hope you enjoy these sweet treats! (more…)

Let’s Be Pin Pals – Join Us on Pinterest

Friday, March 30th, 2012

“Pin it.” “I just pinned that!” “I’ll show you my pin.” Ok, so you’re either in one of two groups. Group 1 is probably thinking about their last pin. And Group 2? Well, Group 2 is where I was a few months ago, thinking… “Pin what?” (more…)

Cookie Pops that POP with Punch. Cut. Decorate!

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

New Wilton products always give me a great excuse to make something sweet. And, using store-bought sandwich cookies is a quick and easy way to create cookie pops. So, when I came across the new Wilton Cake Stamps and Dab-N-Color edible colors, I couldn’t wait to try them out with easy sweets on sticks! (more…)

Take a Walk on the Wild Side with Zebra-Striped Valentine Cookies

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Valentine’s Day is the time of year that I like to make something special for my friends. It is a small token to let them know they are a special part of my life. Instead of the expected truffles or homemade marshmallow that I have gifted in the past, I wanted to mix it up and try something new. (more…)