Graham Cracker Sunshine Cookies


   There is no secret at my house of my undying love for s’mores. Except, to be completely and brutally honest with you, I actually don’t really like the actual gooey s’mores. I hate that the chocolate is hard and the graham is hard and the ‘mallow spills out all over the sides, which just leaves you eating a sticky graham cracker. Oh, I hate sticky hands too. Just ask my two year old, who washes her hands to almost a compulsive level. No sticky hands in this house! What I do love about s’mores is the chocolate, marshmallow, and graham cracker combo. Give me s’mores cookies, s’mores ice cream,...

Vanilla Spice Cupcakes

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I have been working on this one for a while. Perfecting and waiting. I finally bit the bullet and wrote down my new “perfect” recipe (until the next one comes along anyway). My family was having a dessert get-to-gether and I needed to whip something up quickly, and decide that instead of using testers, I was going to test it myself! My family is really happy about this choice. There is nothing I love more than the taste of vanilla. It’s like unicorn tears to me, and adding salted caramel is like adding glitter unicorn tears. These don’t fail to disappoint. Cupcakes 1 1/4 cups sifted all purpose flour 1...