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Girl Scouts Add Three New Flavors to 2015 Lineup

Girl Scouts Add Three New Flavors to 2015 Lineup

Every year, I look forward to Girl Scout Cookie season. I was a Girl Scout for a few years growing up and really enjoyed getting out there and selling – as well as eating! – all those delicious cookies. Some of the cookie flavors are staples that have been around for decades and will be around for decades to come. Other cookie flavors come and ... Read More »

Oatmeal Snickerdoodle Muffins

Oatmeal Snickerdoodle Muffins

Snickerdoodles are one of my favorite types of cookie. Snickerdoodles are a type of sugar cookie that is coated in a mixture of cinnamon and sugar before baking, a mixture that gives the cookies both a beautiful color and a delicious extra layer of flavor. These Oatmeal Snickerdoodle Muffins are inspired by those classic cookies, though the cookies generally don’t use any oatmeal. The tender ... Read More »

Soup of the Day

Soup of the Day

On a chilly day, there is nothing that I like to sit down to than a hot bowl of delicious soup paired with some freshly baked bread. It’s a great way to make you forget the cold outside, and there are so many different flavors of soup out there that you never have to eat the same thing twice. I always enjoy homemade soups, of ... Read More »

Baking Bites’ Top 10 Recipes of 2014

Baking Bites' Most Popular Recipes of 2014

The holiday season is a great time to eat, drink and spend time with family. It’s also a great time to look ahead to the new year and reflect back on all the memories of the past 12 months. In 2014, I posted well over 150 new recipes on Baking Bites and I thoroughly enjoyed each and every one of them, but some got a ... Read More »

Amaretto Eton Mess with Five Spice Cherries

Amaretto Eaton Mess with Five Spice Cherries

Eton mess is a very simple dessert that, by design, is supposed to be unfussy yet still perfect for entertaining. The dessert consists of a mixture of crumbled meringue and whipped cream, topped with berries or other summer fruits. The name may refer to the appearance of the dish – since crumbling meringue and tossing it in whipped cream certainly is a bit messy – ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Cranberry Orange Cocktails for New Year’s

Baking Bites' Cranberry Orange Cocktails

I’ve made quite a few homemade vodka infusions over the years. They’re an easy way to create a custom vodka flavor that you can use to make your own signature cocktails. They’re also great gifts, when you want to give friends and family something homemade besides a batch of cookies! Two flavors I love are my Orange, Vanilla and Clove Vodka (which makes a delicious holiday cocktail) and ... Read More »

White Chocolate Chai Scones

White Chocolate Chai Scones

Spicy chai tea is the perfect drink to warm up with on a cold day. Hot tea is always warming, but the ginger, cinnamon, cardamom and the other spices that are commonly found in chai seem to warm you up just as effectively as the actual heat of the tea. Taking those spices and putting them into another form brings those same warming characteristics to ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Use Leftover Eggnog in Bread Pudding

Eggnog Bread Pudding

I love a glass of eggnog, whether it is homemade or storebought, served straight or spiked with rum, during the holidays. It is one of those seasonal treats that you really only get to enjoy this time of year. If you happen to have leftover eggnog in your refrigerator this weekend, put it to good use in a delicious Homemade Eggnog Bread Pudding! I whipped ... Read More »

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