12 Days of Holiday Treats: Pumpkin Spice Blondie Cookie Bars

Well we are almost halfway through this Holiday adventure, and I don’t know about you, but I’m sure enjoying myself.

Yesterday we went to Target and per usual checked out the clearance backing rack…good idea. Steven picked up a package of Pumpkin Spice Chips…SCORE! I had looked for them in October with no luck, and now they were on sale! I definitely considered myself one lucky lady.

I went right home and proceeded to bake these super tasty bars.

SAMSUNG CSCThink blondies, but amped up!

These pumpkin spice chips are SO delicious and the bars would make a great breakfast, snack, or dessert.

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12 Days of Holiday Treats: Loaded Nutella Cookies

Welcome to day 2 of the 12 Days of Holiday Treats here on BBB! 

Today I have for you quite possibly the best cookie ever made to date. Yup, you heard me. Shit’s getting real, and now I know you REALLY want to bake these for yourself so you can make your own adult decision.


These cookies have Nutella, dark chocolate chips, and peanut butter chips, and I do believe that equation equals one Hell of a delicious outcome. For all of you peanut butter and chocolate lovers out there like myself, just the smell of these will make wipe you off your feet. And for all of you haters…learn to love this combination, it truly is amazing!

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12 Days of Holiday Treats: Peanut Butter Cookies

Is there anything better than the Holiday Season?! 

Putting up Christmas Trees, hanging stockings, NSYNC’s Christmas album,  baking cookies …and doing these posts!

First up are these lusciously delicious Peanut Butter Cookies…rolled in sugar and served best with a glass of cold milk.


There is nothing crazy going on with these Peanut Butter Cookies. They are straight up with no frills…just a sweet coating.

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Birthday Cake Cookies

So…we were gone last week in not-so-sunny San Francisco…and this previous weekend was memorial weekend…so here I am a little late with some FABulous and GORGEOUS cookies.

I mean, just LOOK at those sprankles!!! (Yes, sprankles). 

These cookies are all things pretty, and neon, and all together perfect! With their fluffy centers and luscious taste you just simply cannot.go.wrong.

Truth. Scout’s honor…or…baker’s honor…feel me?BBB_Birthday Cake Cookies-2

I made these cookies for a work treat day, where they were decidedly a total win upon them not returning home with me, and then Steven made a batch for my arrival home from visiting my brother and having my brother’s girlfriend over for the night (prior to her visiting the bro-ha).

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Wow! I cannot believe I have not shared this recipe with all of you lovelies already. It is by far one of my favorites…and a super cinch to whip up. For realsies!BBB_Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies-1

If you are a true peanut butter lover, or not (my Dad “HATES” peanut butter…or so he says) you will LOVE these cookies (my Dad did). I recently (yesterday) baked them for some of my coworkers…and the response I got was humbling. Never have I ever blushed when someone raved about my baking…but a brewer I highly respect telling me this is THE best cookie he’s ever had…well that shit makes you smile just a little (a lot!!!).

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12 Days of Christmas Treats: Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

Well, here we are…the last day of the 12 Days of Christmas Treats. Can you believe it? Christmas is 13 days away and now you are fully loaded (pun totes not intended) to bake up the best treats appearing at all of the events you attend this Holiday season.BBB_Loaded Oatmeal Cookies-1

All of these treats are east to make and most of them make use of standard pantry items. Such as these cookies. I did not have to buy a single thing (granted  I based the recipe off of things I already had) and many of the add ins are swap-able.

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12 Days of Christmas Treats: Molasses Sugar Cookies

Some of my favorite recipes to make are those shared with me by other people. I find it absolutely fascinating to make a recipe that holds so many memories and stories. It brings a simple joy to my life, and that is the essence of this recipe.BBB_Molasses Sugar Cookies-2

I asked a friend and coworker what her favorite Christmas cookie was, and she definitely did not hesitate in the slightest before she responded with, “My mom’s molasses sugar cookies”. Well friends, here we are, baking up a tried and true recipe beloved by others and soon to be ever beloved by us. 

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12 Days of Christmas Treats: Pistachio Thins

Yo! How’s you’re week going thus far? Yeah, I know it’s only Monday night, but let’s be real, sometimes shit’s already hitting the MF fan and you need a lil respite. Yeah. Truth. I know I needed a lil baking respite tonight. AND, I got it via needing to post here and via needing to bring in 2 dozen Christmas cookies to work tomorrow.BBB_Pistachio Thins-1


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