Bars and Brownies

Lemon Cream Crumb Bars

Happy Valentine’s day! This probably wasn’t the red and pink themed dessert you were expecting, but I didn’t end up trying anything new for V-day this year. However, I am of course making Alejandro his blueberry muffins, and I did squeeze in a batch of red velvet cupcakes for a school bake sale. I made… Continue reading Lemon Cream Crumb Bars


Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Well, it looks like I’m in for another weekend home alone, as Alejandro is going up to the mountains for an ice fishing trip Friday night. Introvert that I am, I do enjoy occasional weekends alone. I’m generally able to get a lot more done and can enjoy a good rom com in the evenings… Continue reading Iced Oatmeal Cookies


Frosted Cranberry Drop Cookies

I hope everyone had an enjoyable Christmas and New Year’s! My winter break has been slipping away quickly. Although we celebrated Christmas here in Colorado with Alejandro’s family this year, I was able to make a short trip back home to stay with my mom and her husband for nearly a week. It was wonderful,… Continue reading Frosted Cranberry Drop Cookies


Spritz Cookies

I can’t believe Christmas is only a few days away! It is my absolute favorite holiday, and I can’t help but get excited in the month leading up to it. Although I was beyond stressed in the weeks before finals, I found time to put up our tree and small collection of Christmas decorations. It… Continue reading Spritz Cookies

Yeast Breads

Soft and Fluffy One Hour Dinner Rolls

Growing up, I was always one of the pickiest kids when it came to food. My mom couldn’t trust that I would eat the school lunch, so more often than not I went to school with a packed lunch. Along with the usual kid aversion to vegetables, I also shunned peanut butter, most types of… Continue reading Soft and Fluffy One Hour Dinner Rolls

Quick Breads

Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

Is it seriously halfway through June already?? It seems like summer has been flying by, though we have been enjoying ourselves so far. We’ve been camping, hiking, and fishing a few times already and had some fun up in Poudre Canyon this past weekend. Though I haven’t done all that much in the way of… Continue reading Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

Yeast Breads

Maple Twists

Happy Friday! I’m going to make this quick, as I’ve had a hectic week and as I’m writing this I still have a quiz to study for. Okay, this week’s recipe is a good one. I’ve been making these twists for a few years now, and they are always the perfect addition to a weekend… Continue reading Maple Twists