Salted Caramel Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

February 3, 2014
Jif Salted Caramel Hazelnut Flavored

If chocolate and mocha flavored hazelnut spreads weren’t enough, Jif’s introduced a new flavor. It’s called “Salted Caramel Flavored Hazelnut Flavored Spread” and it is fantastic! I obtained mine via a free sample, but I hope to see it in the grocery store soon so I can buy another jar. Especially since it’s the key […]

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Cinnamon Streusel Pizza with Vanilla Icing

February 1, 2014
Cinnamon Streusel Pizza

Here’s a game day dessert that can double as breakfast! It’s called Cinnamon Streusel Pizza, and the way I would describe it is as kind of a cross between a pizza and a coffee cake.  It feeds a crowd and can be made in 30 minutes from start to finish, so it’s perfect for tomorrow.

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Frosted Cupcake Top Cookies

January 31, 2014
Cupcake Top Cookies

The tops are the best part of a muffin, and in my opinion the same goes for cupcakes.  Of course a good “stalk” is the mark of a great baker, but let’s face it — the top still wins. And it was that line of thinking that that led me to this cookie. It’s a […]

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English Muffins with Bran Cereal

January 30, 2014
English Muffins with Bran Cereal

One of my pet peeves has always been crushed cereal at the bottom of the box, but over the years I’ve come to expect it and have armed myself with a few recipes to use it up. My favorites are Chocolate Chip Cookies with Bran Cereal, Chocolate Chip Bran Bars and Bran Bread. And now […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes Version Two

January 28, 2014
Peanut Butter Filled Cupcake

If you want to find us on a Sunday afternoon, check Trader Joe’s. We’re there on a pretty regular basis, stocking up on a few of our favorite items (wine!) and checking out what’s new. I could make you a list of all the reasons we like the store, but this post is about cupcakes […]

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Ham and Cheddar Stromboli

January 26, 2014

Thanks for the nice comments on Fuzz’s guest post. I hoping she’ll write another one, but for now you are stuck with me. I do have a great recipe, though! This is an old one from my friend Shelly, who found the original version in Cooking Light and recommended it as a food gift for […]

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Guest Post From Fuzz — Chocolate Cupcakes With Peanut Butter Frosting

January 24, 2014
Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Hey Cookie Madness! Guess what? It’s Fuzz! Don’t you find it strange that I’ve never done a guest post on here? It’s been what, 9 years? Anyway, you’ve been waiting for this. Trust me, you have. I’ll be at the stage door after the post if you guys want autographs, by the way. So today […]

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Oreo Mousse Filled Chocolate Trifecta Cake

January 24, 2014
Chocolate Layer Cake

This cake was inspired by Buddy Valastro, who is currently promoting his new line of Cake Boss mixes and accessories. I had the pleasure of speaking with Buddy over the phone recently, and while the point of our conversation was to discuss his products, he graciously answered some of my scratch baking questions before moving […]

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