peppermint patties

Coconut Peppermint Patties

I love Girl Scout cookies (my favorites are Samoas, Tagalongs, and Thin Mints) and have ever since my days as a Girl Scout. This year, I didn’t buy any of the cookies on sale (can you believe it?), mostly because my coworker didn’t have any available. Usually, he sells some on behalf of his daughter,…

Individual cranberry shortbread

Cranberry Shortbread

Thanksgiving is almost here, only one more day to get through until we can give thanks and break bread with family and friends. Usually, I celebrate at my mom’s. She always pulls together a wonderful feast based on delicious bon appetit recipes from multiple years. But, this year she’s traveling and while I won’t be…

almond cookies

Moroccan Almond Cookies

I’ve noticed recently that I haven’t really made or featured any desserts much on here. And it’s funny because I used to bake a lot when I was younger (my favorite is a sweet potato cake that I make at Thanksgiving). So, I have decided it is time to try out and feature more desserts.…