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Wilton Candy Corn Mini Cake Pan

Wilton Candy Corn Mini Cake Pan

Candy corn is one of my favorite Halloween treats, and it’s a fall staple for many whether you are a fan of them or not. Lately, I’ve been using candy corn as inspiration to make some yellow, orange and white baked goods for the holidays, such as cupcakes and cookies. This fun candy corn-inspired pan from Wilton lets you use the candies as a template ... Read More »

Sweet Creations 3D Halloween Cookie Cutters, reviewed

Undecorated Franken Cookies

I love the idea of 3D cookie cutters because they promise to add so much depth to an ordinary plate of cookies. This is why the Sweet Creations by Good Cook Halloween cookie cutters appealed to me the moment I saw them, and I picked up the 3D Vampire Coffin Cookie Cutter and the 3D Frankenstein Cutter to test them out. Some 3D cookie cutter ... Read More »

Skeleton in Casket 3D Pan

3D Skeleton in Coffin Pan

There are lots of options for making a creepy cake for Halloween. You can keep things simple, adding just a few spooky frosting spiders or pumpkins to the top of a plain cake. You can also make something elaborate, sculpting cake into a three dimensional monster. Wilton’s Skeleton in Casket 3-D Pan bridges the gap between these two extremes, allowing you to easily make a ... Read More »

Candy Corn Cupcakes

Candy Corn Cupcakes!

Candy corn are one of the most iconic Halloween candies out there. Some people love them, and some people hate them, but everyone seems to know exactly what the orange, yellow and white triangular candies are. I happen to be a fan of the slightly honey-flavored fondant candies, and put them out in candy jars both as a snack and for their colorful look. These ... Read More »

Zombie Head Cookie Jar

Zombie Head Cookie Jar

When you’re hopping for a cookie jar, you’re usually looking for something that is airtight and will keep cookies fresh, or something that is cute and will be a nice accent to your kitchen. You’re not usually looking for something creepy…. unless it is close to Halloween, in which case this Zombie Head Cookie Jar becomes the perfect accessory for any kitchen where bakers like ... Read More »

5 Irresistible Red, White and Blue Desserts

Red, Blue and White Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

The Fourth of July is celebrated with bright colors. In some cases, these bright colors come in the form of fireworks and sparklers, lighting up the air with explosions of color. In other cases, these bright colors come in the form of red, white and blue decorations. This is one holiday that I pay close attention to the colors of the ingredients I’m working with ... Read More »

Sweet and Savory Easter Brunch Recipes

Easter Treats

After all of the Easter Eggs have been dyed and all of the chocolate bunnies have been passed out, one more tradition that many people follow on Easter is to have a big family Easter brunch. Brunch is a great way to celebrate with friends and family because there are so many options, both sweet and savory. Whether you’re hosting or merely bringing a single ... Read More »

Easter Stamp & Style Cookie Cutters

Easter Stamp & Style Cookie Cutters

No matter how old I get, it will always be fun to decorate eggs for Easter. This is true both for decorative eggs, made with hard boiled or hollowed eggs, and for edible egg-shaped butter cookies. It is also why the Easter Stamp & Style Cookie Cutters that Williams Sonoma are offering this holiday season are so appealing. The cookie cutter set comes with four ... Read More »

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