Author Archives: Sweet Jumbles

Chocolate Whiskey Cake

Early March was a long time ago, wasn’t it?  My thoughts were certainly not on quarantines and social isolation.  But, I did know that St. Patrick’s Day was coming up.  I found a bottle of whiskey at my home.  I … Continue reading

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Warm Vanilla Cakes

Single- or small-serving dessert recipes are often hard to come by.  But if you just want something for yourself, or you and your +1, it’s often impractical to bake an entire cake.  It’s not uncommon that I find myself either … Continue reading

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S’Mores Hamantaschen

I decided to try a twist on a seasonal cookie this month.  March 9-10 is Purim in the Jewish faith, and Hamantaschen are the treat associated with that holiday. 

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Lemon Meltaways

Although I am making these cookies for Christmas, the fact is that Lemon Meltaways are perfect year-round. In the wintertime, they are a great complement to a cup of hot tea, with lovely citrus notes that offer a change to … Continue reading

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Pear Butter Cupcakes

If you’ve had your fill of Christmas Cookies and need to mix it up a bit, I’ve got a great recipe for you.  These Pear Butter Cupcakes do require a bit of extra effort due to the fact that you … Continue reading

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Eggnog Sugar Cookies

It’s about that time – cookie season! In all likelihood, you have a list of your favorite go-to Christmas cookie recipes. But, if you’re like me, you also like to try new cookies to keep your selection interesting. Sugar cookies … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Snickerdoodles

Every fall, the street I live on has a neighborhood block party of food, games, and music.  I knew I wanted to make cookies, and settled on Pumpkin Cheesecake Snickerdoodles. 

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S’mores Blondies

I love brownies, but here’s the secret—the ones made from a box are 99% of the time better than brownies made from scratch. I know, blasphemy. So, for that reason, I rarely bake brownies unless I’m really trying to re-convince … Continue reading

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Watermelon Krispies

This post is less about a recipe and more about fun. Most readers will have already made krispy treats.  These are a variation of that, intended to make children (or the young at heart) smile.  If you know how to … Continue reading

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Blueberry Marshmallow Crumb Bars

Last month I focused on strawberries, and this month it’s blueberries! I really can’t get enough of fruits and berries in the summertime. And I’m not talking about supermarket berries – I mean farmers market berries, pick-your-own berries, berries from … Continue reading

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