Lucky Charms Cookies

Do you know what the hardest part about writing these blog posts is? Telling a story. If you’ve followed my posts up until now, you will recognize that I always include a tiny tidbit of my life along with the recipe. And when I don’t have any interesting tidbits to share, I…

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Coconut Mini Muffins

It’s fast approaching beach season again! And that means late nights at the Boathouse with all my favorite staff, and lots of new baking projects to keep them all well fed!   The Boathouse owners also own another beach-famous restaurant, The Cottage Café. Located right across the street from the Boathouse, I’ve…

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Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

Sometimes, I’m really thankful that I’m not the only baker at work. Especially around the holidays when we have all sorts of big potlucks and events, it’s good to know I’m not the only one bringing cookies or a cake to feed all 250 of our plant employees.     Our other…

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Mini Turtle Cheesecakes

Pinterest is often my go-to springboard for new recipe ideas. A few weeks ago, while dreaming up a dessert to take to a family potluck, I came across a few recipes on my board for so-called “turtle” cheesecakes. I promise, no turtles were harmed in the making of this dessert! The signature…

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Cran-Oatmeal White Chocolate Cookies

The last few weeks have been pretty busy around here; last weekend I traveled to St. Louis to watch my high school robotics team compete at the international level. I met some new friends, reconnected with old ones, and was reminded about the inspiring power of engineering all over the world. I…

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Chocolate Chip M+Ms Cookies

  I made a few new friends while I was working nights last week. Speaking of, my night shift duties ended two weeks sooner than I was expecting! I enjoyed working nights; the office was quiet and the workmen were nice, but boy what it exhausting! When you’re working 12 hours a…

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Funfetti Cake Batter Cookies

Last Saturday, I spent all day making a 50 gallon batch of Brunswick stew. For those of you unfamiliar with this southern tradition, a Brunswick stew is a hearty tomato-based stew made with chicken, Lima (butter) beans, corn, and potatoes. It is slow cooked in large batches for up to 8 hours…

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