Gingerbread Twix Blondies

Gingerbread Twix Blondies

These Gingerbread Twix Blondies are a great Christmas treat! Laced with Gingerbread Twix candy bars, you will taste Christmas in every bite. Hey everyone, it's Lori from A Pinch of Glitter.  I hope that everyone is having a happy holiday season so far! This year, on Thanksgiving Day, I was blessed with the birth of my baby boy.  Let's just say it wasn't a traditional Thanksgiving for us by any means :).  He was almost a month early, but he is doing well.  (If you're a sucker for birth … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

These Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars are great for a grab and go breakfast or as a dessert. Either way, they are delicious! They layers all go together perfectly. There is a giveaway involved so keep reading! Are you ready for Christmas? I am. I finally got the Christmas shopping done thanks, mostly, to Amazon. That Prime is a lifesaver! Well worth the yearly $99 for free 2 day shipping. Just saying. You can pretty much order anything you need on Amazon, like cookbooks. I love all the … [Read more...]

Baklava Cookies

Baklava Cookies

These Baklava Cookies have the great taste of Baklava in cookie form. The center is delicious enough to eat alone! Perfectly sweet and chewy. Have you ever even seen how they make Baklava? I'm pretty sure it takes eleventy-nine days. All the flaky layers filled with the baklava filling. Have you ever counted the layers? I'm pretty sure there are no less than 43 layers. Guys. These cookies are awesome. I mean come on. Look at the centers! You really could just grab a spoon and eat the filling … [Read more...]

Totally Talented Tuesdays #43

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Howdy! I am always so happy and excited to see everything that gets linked up to Totally Talented Tuesdays party! If you are just here for ideas, you are in for a treat, let me tell you! This party never disappoints! You will always find great recipes, crafts, project and other ideas from such talented bloggers. So let's dive in! Last week's most viewed post: 70+ Perfect Holiday Side Dishes from The Diary of a Real Housewife … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

If you have ever tried chia seed pudding and loved it, you will love this Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding. You can blend it up to give it a smoother texture if you want. It's a lighter and dairy free option that tastes great! I have seen recipes all over the internet for chia seed pudding. I've wanted to try them since I love chia seeds. They are so amazingly good for you. I love them in my smoothies and in my greek yogurt topped with crunchy granola. So I had to make it in a chocolate version. I … [Read more...]

50 Recipes with Eggnog

50 Recipes with Eggnog

If you're an  eggnog lover, this collection of 50 Recipes with Eggnog is for you! If you're not a fan of eggnog, just try one of these recipes and you will be an eggnog baker, trust me! I don't like to drink the stuff, but I will bake with it all day long. Oh my goodness my Eggnog Coffee Cake and Eggnog Bread are the best. Truuuust Meeee. Somehow I missed adding the bread to this so be sure to get the recipe HERE. … [Read more...]

Best Recipes & DIY Projects Link Party #74

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Thanks for participating in the Best Recipes and DIY Projects Party last week! We're thrilled to share some of our favorite links from last week's link party with you. "Snow clouds hang low and threatenin', maybe they won't prayin' they will!" Remember that Christmas song? Well, we're definitely fans of white Christmases! But if you don't live in a spot of the world where snow and Christmas go hand in hand, then you might have to get creative and manufacture a little snow of your own. Take a … [Read more...]

Recipe for Hot Apple Cider

Recipe for Hot Apple Cider

This recipe for Hot Apple Cider will be the perfect thing this winter. Snuggle up in front of the fire with a good book and you are set. Hello there readers of Mandy's Recipe Box! I am so excited to be here today from Made From Pinterest to tell you about something so fun that I did and to share with you a drink that I know you are going to love! A couple of weeks ago I threw a "Favorite Thing" party with seven of my friends and we had so much fun! What is a "Favorite Thing" party you ask? … [Read more...]

Christmas Cow Pies

Christmas Cow Pies

Christmas Cow Pies are a super simple treat anyone can make!  Creamy milk chocolate, almonds and craisins come together in this sweet holiday treat! I LOVE easy to make holiday treats!  These candies could not be any easier.  Milk chocolate is melted in the microwave, almonds and craisins are added, then the candies are dropped onto waxed paper or parchment, and chilled until set.  I topped mine with festive holiday sprinkles. These make a great homemade holiday treat for eating or … [Read more...]