Peppermint Mocha Cookies

I love the seasonal drinks at Starbucks. I am a sucker for the red cups… I admit it. Does that make me basic? I don’t really care… : ) Anyway, one of my favorite drinks is the Peppermint Mocha. I love basic hot chocolate but there is something so refreshing about the cool flavor of…

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

This recipe has been on our family’s holiday table since I can remember. It’s a little sweet and a little salty — my favorite combination. It’s definitely unique; I’m not sure if I would consider it a side dish or a dessert, but either way it’s delicious! Strawberry Pretzel Salad 2 cups crushed pretzels 1…

Pecan Pie Cookies

Yesterday I made Pecan Pie Bars, and while they were really delicious, they were kind of complicated. You can find the recipe here.  So, today when I realized I had pecans leftover and I decided to try to come up with a recipe that would be easy and quick since Thanksgiving is only 2 days…