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Vanilla Bean Shortbread Cookies

December 11, 2014

Melt in your mouth, Vanilla Bean Shortbread Cookies. These need to be on your dessert menu ASAP!! Love this recipe? Sign up for Shugary Sweets email subscription and never miss out again! Have you all started planning your holiday desserts? Is that even a thing? Or am I the only one who likes to list […]

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Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

October 26, 2014

Still looking for that last minute Halloween dessert? These Vanilla Bean Cupcakes are made from scratch with the perfect decoration: MUMMY faces. Be sure to sign up for my email…new recipes in your inbox I’m not a huge fan of Halloween. I can’t help myself for admitting this. We have friends (hi Kari and Greg) who go […]

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Vanilla Bean Fudge

December 4, 2013
Vanilla Bean Fudge recipe

Delicious, smooth Vanilla Bean Fudge made with Rodelle Vanilla Beans. Scroll down below to be entered to win your own gift basket of Rodelle Vanilla goodies! Vanilla Bean fudge has been on my mind for a very long time. With all the flavors of fudge I’ve made over the years, I’ve never done vanilla bean. […]

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Vanilla Cupcakes with Strawberry Filling and Strawberry Buttercream

February 13, 2013
Vanilla Cupcakes with Strawberry Filling and Strawberry Buttercream Frosting: from scratch white cake recipe, with a delicious strawberry topping! #cupcake #strawberry

This is a gorgeous Vanilla Bean Cupcake, using my favorite, from scratch, white cake recipe. It’s filled with strawberry preserves and topped with a creamy Strawberry Buttercream Frosting! Perfect for Valentine’s Day! So Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. I remember many many years ago actually going out to dinner for Valentine’s Day. And drinking wine. And […]

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Vanilla Bean Baked Donuts with Strawberry Frosting

February 4, 2013
Vanilla Bean Strawberry Glazed Donuts: baked donuts that are ready in under 30 minutes #copycat dunkin donuts #strawberry @shugarysweets

I rarely buy store bought treats. I mean, seriously, have you seen the amount of goodies I bake on a regular basis? However, one of my favorite indulgences is getting some Dunkin Donuts coffee and a strawberry glazed donut. I don’t do this often, but when I do, I repeatedly mumble and moan “OMG I […]

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Vanilla Bean Valentine’s Cookies with Chocolate Hearts

January 17, 2013
Vanilla Bean Valentine's Day Cookies with #Dove chocolate hearts: delicious gems of a cookie covered in sprinkles #valentinesday @shugarysweets

Sweet Vanilla Bean Valentine’s Day Cookies with Dove Chocolate hearts. So much flavor in one cookie!  Love this recipe? Sign up for Shugary Sweets email subscription and never miss out again! I love sprinkles. Who’s with me on this? Last year I made icebox cookies and rolled the entire log of cookie dough in sprinkles […]

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Vanilla Bean Cupcakes and a Baby Shower!

August 23, 2012
Vanilla Bean cupcakes, from scratch, that taste AMAZING.

Sometimes I think I have the best job!  Not only do I get to be a food blogger and create easy, delicious recipes for my online friends, but I occasionally get to bake for people in real life too! This past year I’ve ventured out into doing dessert catering. And I love it. Recently, I […]

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Vanilla Bean Snickerdoodles

March 8, 2012
vanilla bean snickerdoodle cookies

Not only do I have a fantastic cookie recipe for you, but today is my last installment of my Joy the Baker Cookbook series. First, let’s talk about this cookbook for a minute. I was so fortunate to be a part of a group of bloggers who received this cookbook before the rest of ya’ll. […]

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Vanilla Bean and Cherry Swirled Icebox Cookies

January 9, 2012
Cherry and Vanilla Bean swirled Icebox cookies

I asked on facebook if it was too soon to start sharing Valentine’s recipes, and I received a resounding “absolutely not.” So, here is the first one of the season. These cookies have an amazing depth of flavor AND a chewy texture. I love them. I tried to make them swirled using cherry juice instead of […]

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