Thursday, December 8, 2016

Easy Ugly Christmas Sweater Cookies

I had THE MOST FUN making these cookies. There's a lot less pressure to make cookies that are supposed to look ugly.

how to make ugly Christmas sweater decorated cookies
These are easy-peasy, can't-mess-them-up, no-wrong-way-to-make-them, uses-a-shortcut Ugly Christmas Sweater cookies.
(Wow. That was a lot of hyphens.)

how to make ugly Christmas sweater decorated cookies
First, you'll need some pre-made icing decor. Find these at Target, WalMart, Michaels, etc. etc. There are so many to choose from!

Make up your favorite cut-out cookies. I used the vanilla almond cut-outs that I make for almost everything.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Macaroon Brownies

Macaroon Brownies | bakeat350.blogspot.com
I'm on a coconut kick. It seems to happen about this time every year. Maybe because coconut is the closest thing to snow that I'm going to see each winter.

*post and recipe are sponsored by Imperial Sugar.
Macaroon Brownies | bakeat350.blogspot.com for @imperialsugar
These macaroon brownies are so rich, so decadent, so chewy, so PERFECT...you're going to want make these again and again.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Sweet on Trader Joe's Sunday : Tartufi Dolci

Weekly review of Trader Joe's sweets and desserts from a mom and teenager perspective. This week: Trader Joe's Tartufi Dolci.
There are so many holiday treats at Trader Joe's, it's almost overwhelming. Buy last year's favorites or buy what's new? Or buy them all? Yes, that sounds like a plan...and also a way to go up a jean size.
WORTH IT.

Weekly review of Trader Joe's sweets and desserts from a mom and teenager perspective. This week: Trader Joe's Tartufi Dolci.
Anyhoo. Today, we review Trader Joe's Tartufi Dolce all' Amaretto. TJ's describes these as "sweet amaretto flavored truffles with crumbled amaretti cookies and Italian hazelnuts." Made in Italy.

A 6-ounce tin of individually wrapped truffles costs $5.99.

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