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Christmas Cookie Cake

December 24, 2013
Chocolate Chip Christmas Cookie Cake recipe

Baking a Christmas cookie cake is a delicious idea this holiday season! Cookie cakes are one of our favorite desserts in the Shugary Sweet house! Many times, my kids (and hubby) ask for a Cookie Cake for their birthday instead of a traditional cake. Of course, there are so many varieties you can bake! Today, […]

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10 last minute Christmas Treats

December 23, 2013
10 Last minute EDIBLE gifts and holiday treats!

I’ve got ten of my FAVORITE last minute Christmas treats. If you waited to do your baking, and need some simple ideas, I’ve got you covered!! These make perfect gifts too….for family, friends, neighbors, coworkers…you get the point! ENJOY! **click on the links under each photo below to take you to the recipe!** Peppermint Pretzels […]

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Peppermint Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookies

December 15, 2013
Peppermint Mocha Chocolate chip cookies

Soft, chewy Chocolate Chip cookies with Andes Peppermint Crunch baking chips mixed in! The added espresso powder gives these cookies a coffee house flair! These cookies will be the hit of your cookie exchange! Who here participates in cookie exchanges? I’m so jealous. It’s been YEARS since I went to my last cookie exchange. If […]

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Peppermint Brownie Bites

December 9, 2013
Dark Chocolate Brownies with Peppermint Frosting and Peppermint Kisses

Dark Chocolate Brownie Bites paired with a fluffy Peppermint Frosting and topped with a Peppermint Hershey Kiss! Yesterday I had a couple hours to “waste” while my daughter was at swim practice. So of course, I chose to go to Target. The perfect place to spend time, wandering aimlessly. It was actually pretty nice. I […]

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60+ Christmas Cookies

December 7, 2013
60+ Christmas Cookies all listed in one place! You

Looking for the perfect holiday cookie? You’ve come to the right place! Check out this list of over 60 cookies! Beautiful, delicious Christmas cookies that would make any cookie exchange or holiday platter shine!     Join Becca -  Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest | Google+

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Santa OREO Cookie Balls recipe

November 22, 2013
Santa Hat OREO cookie balls: spread some holiday cheer with this easy recipe! #cookieballs

Traditional OREO cookie balls shaped for the holiday season! Easy, impressive and delicious too! Please tell me you believe in Santa. Okay, kidding. Please tell me you have had an OREO cookie ball. That’s the question I’m really wondering. You know, one package of OREO cookies crushed up and mixed with ONE package of cream […]

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Peppermint Puppy Chow

November 21, 2013
Peppermint Puppy Chow: Easy no bake muddy buddies recipe!  Perfect for holidays!

Whether you call it Puppy Chow or Muddy Buddies, this delicious snack got a holiday makeover! Peppermint style. Did you know you can buy Peppermint Chex Mix in the stores now? I believe they call it Peppermint Bark Muddy Buddies Chex Mix. Yeah, for $4 a bag, which equates to one serving in my house. […]

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Peppermint Cheesecakes

November 6, 2013
Peppermint Cheesecakes: individual cheesecakes with Chocolate crust, peppermint cheesecake filling, chocolate ganache and homemade peppermint bark candies on top!

Individual Peppermint Cheesecakes brought to you by PHILADELPHIA Cream cheese! I’m not sure how far in advance you plan for the holidays, but in my family we start making our menus early. Then we call each other and tweak them some more. Then again the next week. This continues for about 4 weeks until the […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

December 20, 2012

Here’s the thing about this fudge. It makes a billion bite size pieces. Seriously. One billion (or 120, whatevs). My mom gave me this recipe years and years ago (no idea where she got it). I added the peanut butter just for fun, but if you want just a decadent chocolate fudge, you can certainly […]

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Christmas Tree Confetti Cupcakes

December 19, 2012

So naturally, my daughter comes home from school and tells me she needs 27 cupcakes for her class party. How do I say no to her? I can’t. So, I make the cutest holiday cupcakes I can think of. PLUS, I’ve been wanting to get around to making my own confetti cake recipe for awhile […]

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Eggnog Cheesecake Cake

December 18, 2012

I’m obsessed with making these cheesecake cakes. And it was only necessary to make an eggnog version. With a homemade spice cake. And eggnog buttercream frosting. This cake is creamy, and spicy, and just plain delicious. I wish you all could have a little taste! Are you all ready for the holidays? It’s hard to […]

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Peppermint Mocha Cookie Crisps and #fbcookieswap

December 12, 2012

This is my first year participating in the Food Blogger Cookie Swap! I’m so glad I signed up. It was quite exciting to get 3 separate packages of cookies in the mail, all coming on different days! And, to be honest, with all three batches that arrived to my house, I ate all of the […]

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Gingerbread Cupcakes and a Sweets & Treats Boutique Giveaway

December 10, 2012

I have a fun giveaway for you all from Sweets & Treats Boutique today, but first, here’s a little secret about me. I’m not a big Gingerbread Cookie fan. I love the flavor of gingerbread…but those big brown cookies kind creep me out. Totally weird right? I have been looking desperately forGingerbread Oreo cookies. (Did […]

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Almond Fudge Bites

December 10, 2012

THANK YOU to everyone who voted for me! I made it to the FINAL round. Can you take a quick second and vote again? THANK YOU!  Head over HERE: Sweetest 16 Soft, chocolate almond fudge dipped in white chocolate. Need I say more? I was recently asked by Solo Foods to be a part of […]

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Homemade Jingles Cookies

December 9, 2012

If you’ve been following me for awhile, you might remember that a couple weeks ago I posted on Instagram and Facebook I had bought my first box of Jingles cookies. I love them. Well, I thought I loved them. They don’t taste the same as previous years. Seems like every year they lose a little bit […]

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English Toffee Bites

December 7, 2012

I’m shocked that this is my second holiday season and I haven’t shared these toffee bites with all of you until today! Thanks to one of my besties, RHONDA (hey girl!!), she shared this awesome recipe with me years ago. And it became a tradition that we would have a candy making day. We even […]

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Grandma’s Peppermint Puff Cookies

December 5, 2012

I share many treats and desserts on my blog, but it’s the family recipes that I look forward to sharing the most. Growing up, I lived in the same town for many years as my extended family, so we all became very close. Holiday gatherings have always featured trays of desserts. As me and my […]

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Peppermint Krispie Treats and $50 Pick Your Plum Giveaway

November 29, 2012

Are you all excited about this giveaway as much as I am? I have lots of fun giveaways up my sleeve for you all… Have you heard of Pick Your Plum yet? This site is seriously addicting, each day they post a new deal, and you have to get it before it’s gone! Pick your […]

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Egg Nog Biscotti

November 26, 2012

  I have probably posted almost a dozen biscotti recipes on this blog. Cranberry Orange, Chocolate Peppermint, Snickerdoodle, Turtle and many many more…. I realized the other day as I was sipping on my coffee and crunching on an Eggnog Biscotti WHY I love it so much. Cookies for breakfast. Biscotti tastes so much like a […]

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Peppermint Fudge and a Christmas Giveaway

November 25, 2012

Today is the first day of my month long giveaway extravaganza!! I’m pretty excited for all of you! I have some amazing prizes ranging in value from $50-$250 EACH! As many of you know (at least those who visit Shugary Sweets often), I love fudge and truffles! I make some variety of fudge quite frequently […]

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Hot Chocolate Santa Hat Brownies

November 19, 2012

I know. Thanksgiving is in two days. I know you are frantically searching the web for the perfect turkey brine and sweet potato casserole. But here’s the thing. I’m not cooking this year. So, my mind is already focused on Christmas. And I know there are some of you who don’t live in the US, […]

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Christmas Morning Egg Nog Muffins

November 18, 2012

Quite possibly the easiest, most delicious mini muffin ever. Even my egg nog hating husband enjoyed these! Plus, this recipe makes about 72 mini muffins. That’s a lot of muffins folks. I freeze them in ziploc gallon freezer bags (1-2 dozen per bag). Thaw on counter before serving…these are fantastic to keep on hand during […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake Cake

November 11, 2012

I have a new love in my life. It comes in the form of cheesecake cakes. Seriously.  I first fell in love when I made THIS pumpkin cheesecake cake. Now I’ve made a new version for Christmas. YOU MUST TRY THIS. You can make it this weekend to get yourself in the spirit. Or save the […]

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Dark Chocolate Mint Crinkle Cookies

September 3, 2012
dark chocolate mint cookies

  I have been wanting to make chocolate crinkle cookies for a long time now. But I knew I wanted to make them from scratch. And I knew I wanted them to be decadent.   So I used Green and Blacks Dark Chocolate Mint bars chopped up inside each cookie.  Yeah, wow.   The richness […]

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Eggnog Truffles

December 6, 2011
Eggnog Truffles, smooth eggnog and white chocolate centers, would be perfect as a Christmas/hostess gift!

Ready for more eggnog? I promise this is the last one (this week anyways). I apologize to those who are haters, but for people like me, who LOVE the stuff, we can only enjoy this treat for a limited time during the year (unless you make it yourself, but no thanks). So today I bring […]

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