Potato Chip Cookies

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I love making cookies. They are pure comfort food to me.  There are just some days where the only thing that will make it better is a batch of homemade cookies.  Ever had one of those days??  Besides making and eating cookies, one of my favorite things to do is to put something into the cookies that you wouldn’t expect.  Remember those caramel corn cookies I shared a while back?? [Read More...]

Simple Side Dish: Creamed Peas

Simple side dish: Creamed Peas using 5 ingredients you most likely have on hand. So delicious! | Thirty Handmade Days

I usually post desserts or simple main dishes but I’m switching things up with a side dish.  They are the hardest for me.  I feel good when I get dinner on the table at the same time every night.  And let’s get real- that doesn’t happen always.   But when I am really on top of my game, I have a good side to go along with the main dish. [Read More...]

Pistachio Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

Light & delicious Pistachio Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze | Thirty Handmade Days

I keep talking about my favorite flavors and today is no different.  I LOVE pistachio flavored everything.  My family grew up by the beach and my Mom often brought pistachios to the beach with us.  I have always loved them but as an adult I love them even more. Today’s recipe is unbelievably easy to make.  And honestly if you aren’t a pistachio fan, you could make this and substitute [Read More...]

5 Ingredient Blackberry Jam Bars

Super delicious and only 5 ingredients- these Blackberry Jam Bars are so simple to make! | Thirty Handmade Days

5 ingredients.  Pie like. Taste great. Need I say more?  These Blackberry Jam Bars are a winner.  With only five ingredients (and one that can change to whatever you like), you most likely have them on hand like I did! I made these for an after school snack and my youngest was so excited to eat them.  He had no idea that they were that easy to make.  Although– I should’ve [Read More...]

Coconut Cupcakes with Malted Buttercream Frosting

Coconut Cupcakes with Malted Buttercream Frosting

These sweet little nest cupcakes are a combination of a few of my favorite things…coconut and malt balls. Or as they’re known this time of year: Robin Eggs. These semi-homemade cupcakes are simple, yummy and perfect for Easter! Start with a white cake mix. Mix in 3 egg whites, 1/3 cup oil, 1 1/4 cup water and 2 teaspoons coconut extract. Mix well. Then add in 3/4 cup sweetened, shredded [Read More...]

Marble Cheesecake Brownies

Make these amazing Marble Cheesecake Brownies and blow everyone away! from Thirty Handmade Days

What can I say about these? They are delicious and simple and a fun take on regular brownies. I love cheesecake.  So it’s a natural fit, right? I found this recipe in another church cookbook.  Have I mentioned that I collect old cookbooks and church cookbooks?  Because I honestly think they have the best recipes in them.  I grabbed a Campbell’s cookbook from the 70′s the other day and can’t [Read More...]

Melt In Your Mouth Cheddar Biscuits

Melt In Your Mouth Cheddar Biscuits- these biscuits are amazing! And simple to make. | Thirty Handmade Days

I was craving biscuits the other day (totally normal right?) and looked up recipes online.  But I didn’t have exactly the right ingredients for the recipe so I fudged a little, hoping they would turn out.  And they did! Woohoo.  I love when that happens.  These Cheddar Biscuits with garlic melt in your mouth.  It’s hard to stop at just one. I’m pretty sure you already have the ingredients you [Read More...]

Apricot Crumb Bars

Amazingly delicious Apricot Crumb Bars- must try recipe! So good and easy to make | Thirty Handmade Days

I posted some salad recipes and now back to my true love- bars.  I’m not sure what it is but bar recipes are my go to.  Most of the time they can be made quickly and they usually turn out awesome! I’ve only had a few not turn out great.  Low risk is my type of baking.  What could be more perfect for spring than Apricot Crumb Bars?  Not much. [Read More...]