Happy Birthday Jesus cake

Happy Birthday Jesus cake

One of my kids favorite things that we have done at Christmas is our “Happy Birthday Jesus” cake that we enjoy each day on Christmas day.  It’s super fun for the kids, and actually is a great way to present the good news of Jesus to your kids.  Each...
Chocolate Crispy Peanut Butter Bars

Chocolate Crispy Peanut Butter Bars

My friend Jen sent me this that she would have brought to my cookie exchange party had I had it!  Go check out her blog.  She’s a mommy to 3, a new cat owner and they are also foster parents.  Cool peeps! Chocolate Peanut Butter Crispy Bars crust 1 3/4 cups rice...
Caramel Shortbread Squares

Caramel Shortbread Squares

Adrianne couldn’t come to the Cookie Exchange Party b/c she was sick, but had she come she would have brought these: Caramel Shortbread Squares Ingredients 2/3 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup white sugar 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup packed...
JoAnna’s cookies

JoAnna’s cookies

JoAnna wasn’t able to come to the cookie exchange party b/c of sick kids, but here’s the recipe she was going to bring: You Will Need 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon maple...
Cappuccino Thumbprint Cookies

Cappuccino Thumbprint Cookies

My friend Virgina brought some fabulous cookies to the recent COOKIE EXCHANGE party! Cappuccino Thumbprint Cookies Makes 40 cookies Cookie Dough: •    8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened •    1/2 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed •    1 tsp. vanilla...