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May 22

Tiramisu Cookie Cups

I think I have an obsession with Tiramisu; I can’t stop making it! This time I married it with cookies it’s my favorite version yet: Tiramisu Cookie Cups!

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Tiramisu Cookie Cups - these easy from scratch sugar cookie cups are filled with my favorite tiramisu mousse! My family loved them!

Whelp, it’s that time of year again: TV dead time. All the shows are over. Every night Mel and I scroll through our non-existent DVR list and wonder what to watch. Shows like Scandal, Friday Night Lights, and Newsroom have ruined me because nothing we start to binge grips me like those shows did. What are you watching? I need advice, and it can’t be bloody (Mel can’t deal) or historical fiction (I can’t deal).

A few weeks ago we’d almost given up on what to watch when Mel said, “I want to watch the pilot of that show you love so much. You know, the one with the mom?”

“You mean Gilmore Girls? You want to watch Gilmore Girls with me?” I asked, shocked and awed. “Yeah, let’s do it,” he told me.

Ladies, you know what they say about when you find your husband cleaning the house? Ain’t got nothing on when he is so bored of House Hunters that he offers to watch Gilmore Girls with you.

Throughout the entire pilot, which I hadn’t watched in years, I came to realize that a lot of my parenting is based on Lorelai and Rory. Turns out that Mel thought the same thing because he kept looking at me and laughing. “Oh, so now I get why you want Jordan to be your BFF!” he chortled.

And it’s true. A lot of what I learned about life and motherhood I learned from Lorelai Gilmore, including but not limited to my love of french fries and coffee.

Hence, the Tiramisu addiction…

Tiramisu Cookie Cups Recipe

Remember back when I made Tiramisu Mousse? That stuff, man I ate it all in a sitting. Then recently I re-made my Tiramisu Cups and I still wasn’t done. I asked myself, what else could I use as a vessel for tiramisu? I’m not a huge fan of lady fingers, which is why I love the easy mousse and the cupcake cups in the first place.

What else could be mixed with tiramisu? What could be molded to hold it? Hmmm…oh yeah. What about my favorite absolutely perfect sugar cookies?? I thought to myself, those will be PERFECT. Mold them into a cupcake pan, fill them with tiramisu cream, and they’ll be the perfect bite-sized hand-held cookie version of tiramisu.

Guess what? They turned out better than I expected. Oh, so much better. (I’ve lost hope that my bathing suit will fit me this year, so why not just go all out?)

May 20

No Bake Berry Shortcake Trifle

No Bake Berry Shortcake Trifle (2 of 8)

Are you looking for an easy summer potluck dessert? Look no further because you’ve found it: A No Bake Berry Shortcake Trifle! PIN IT NOW to save for later! Can you believe Memorial Day is right around the corner? The red, white, and blue stuff has even hit Target already! I went there for this...

May 18

Sweet Cream Shooters

Sweet Cream Shooter (3 of 7)

Is it after dinner yet? Because I’m ready for dessert: a Sweet Cream Shooter! PIN IT NOW to save for later! So, you might remember that I have a slight obsession with coffee creamer. Milk in coffee is boring – I need my coffee creamer and I need it in every cup! I’ve been...

May 16

The Crazy for Basic Dessert Recipes eBook is HERE!

Crazy for Basics Cover

Hey everyone!! Today is such a happy day! It’s the day I can finally debut my newest project: my eBook series! I’ve been hard at work these past few months writing my very first eCookbook and it’s finally available for pre-sale TODAY! This cookbook, Crazy for Basic Dessert Recipes: 20 Classic Recipes That Are Anything...

May 15

Homemade Nutella Oreos

Homemade Nutella Oreos (4 of 5)

I love making homemade Oreos, especially when I come up with new flavors they don’t make in real life. Like, say NUTELLA Oreos. Watch out, my friends, these are irresistible! Okay, so I held off a week to give everyone time to catch up on their DVR’d shows. Can we all talk about how horribly...

31 BEST Indoor S'more Recipes

If you love s’mores you’re in the right place today: 31 of the BEST INDOOR S’more Recipes! Here’s the thing: I love s’mores…but I don’t love the outdoors. Sure, I like pool parties and backyard BBQ’s…but camping and a fire pit? Not so much. Heck, I won’t even start the BBQ on my own!...

May 10

Old Fashioned Banana Pudding Pie

Old Fashioned Banana Pudding Pie (4 of 7)

Sometimes I feel like a classic dessert. This Old Fashioned Banana Pudding Pie is just that – banana cream pie with a twist, and it’s no-bake! Whenever I watch shows like Mad Men I think about what it would have been like to be a woman in the 50’s. Sometimes I think it would...