A fun cookbook filled with super-colorful, sprinkled, twisted and surprise-inside desserts!

Simply Sweet ColorCakes: WOW-Worthy Desserts Anyone Can Make

 

Are you looking for desserts with a WOW factor to impress your friends and family?   Then the Simply Sweet ColorCakes cookbook is for you.  It’s filled with over 125 colorful cakes, cookies, cool treats, cupcakes and more that are easily made at home.  Each recipe has a beautiful photo to tempt you even further!

This cookbook includes cute and clever treats for every occasion that will have people asking “How’d you do that?”  There are “Simply Smart” and “Color Wow!” tips for making the recipes easier and taking treats to the next level.  You’ll find lots of bright and multi-colored treats that would be fun to make with kids of all ages.

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A collection of 24 milkshake recipes in a variety of flavor combinations.

24 Milkshake Recipes

 

In my book, milkshakes are good any time and especially during the summer months.  Sometimes you’ve just got to have a cool and creamy milkshake to beat the heat.  Check out this collection of milkshakes with some amazing flavor combinations from my blogging friends.  You might find a new favorite to put at the top of your list. 

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A new cookbook filled lots of recipes for sweet summer baking.

Beach House Baking Cookbook

 

Whether you’re spending time this summer on the beach or just wishing you were, there’s a new cookbook out that will make the season a little sweeter for you.  In Beach House Baking: An Endless Summer of Delicious Desserts, pastry chef Lei Shishak shares popular recipes from her Sugar Blossom Bake Shop in the beach town of San Clemente, California.  Her desserts will transport you to beaches and tropical paradises you may dream of visiting.

The 216 page book is filled with recipes for morning treats, cupcakes, cookies, frozen pops, ice cream sandwiches, pies, crisps, beverages and more.  There are lots of larger than life photos that make you want to dive right in.  Here’s a peak at some of the recipes included in this cookbook:

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Celebrating the opening of our first Trader Joe’s!

15 Trader Joe's Inspired Recipes

 

Excitement is in the air around here.  Our first ever Trader Joe’s is opening tomorrow!  It’s time for a major happy dance.  Since I’ve only been able to go to a TJ’s every now and then out of town, I’m really looking forward to going whenever the urge strikes and not have to stock up like there’s no tomorrow.   Now I’ll be able to get whatever I want instead of just buying the dry products due to traveling.  Watch out TJ’s;  I’m only 15 minutes away so you’ll be seeing me a lot.  Bring on the cookie butter, pound plus chocolate bars and more!  You might say I’m a little excited…like a kid at Christmas!

To celebrate, I’ve asked some of my blogging friends to share recipes using at least one product from Trader Joe’s.   All the bases are covered here:  breakfast, salads, entrees and sweets.  You can be sure I’ll be creating more recipes after trips to TJ’s too.  Enjoy this collection.

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A sweet and salty cookie that’s hard to resist!

Salted Caramel Pretzel Cookies - easy to make!

 

Let me start by saying that you’re going to go a little nuts over these cookies, especially if you’re a sweet and salty fan.  It’s hard to even describe how good these cookies are. They’re sweet, salty, crunchy and chewy all at the same time.  My mouth is watering sitting here thinking about them.

 

Salted Caramel Pretzel Cookies

 

The idea for these cookies came about when I bought a bag of Snyder’s Salted Caramel Pretzel Pieces.  Have you tried them yet?  Oh my goodness y’all!  You’ve got to get a bag right away.  As soon as I tasted them, I just knew they had to be used in a sweet treat soon.  Of course, that’s how my mind works whenever I’m trying something new with a sweet taste to it.  You wouldn’t believe how many recipe ideas I have floating around in my head.  Now finding the time to make them all is another story.   Anyway, as soon as the first batch of cookies started heating up in the oven, the smell was so intoxicating that I couldn’t wait for them to get done fast enough.  Hurry up cookies; get done and cool down!

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