Gingerbread Cinnamon Cookie Sandwiches

Gingerbread Cinnamon Cookie Sandwich by Giggles Galore

Baking is a a big part of the holidays for our family.  As a kid it was like Christmas couldn't officially arrive until we had baked dozens of cookies in the kitchen with festive Christmas music playing in the background.  Thanks to Nestle Toll House for sponsoring today's post and inspiring me to create these delicious Gingerbread Cinnamon Cookie Sandwiches with Nestlé Toll House Rolled & Ready Cookie Dough Sheets! While I love baking I'm not a big fan of the mess that usually gets made. … [Read more...]

Chocolate Caramel Puff Pastry Bites

Chocolate Caramel Puff Pastry Bites_Giggle Galore

Do you have big plans for the holidays?  I love entertaining friends and family during this time of year and have several events including our annual Favorite Things Party, Christmas Eve dinner and our New Year's Eve party to plan for.  Fortunately, I have a "go-to" solution for making creative and delicious dishes that will transform the ordinary into EXTRAORDINARY!  Thanks to today's sponsor, Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry, I'm going to share my entertaining secret and these delicious recipe for … [Read more...]

Monster Brownie Sandwich Cookies

Monster Brownie Sandwich Cookies

This creative recipe is part of a sponsored post brought to you by Imperial Sugar, however as always all ideas and opinions are 100% my own. They say the kitchen is the heart of the home and I would have to agree.  I have so many memories of spending time in the kitchen helping my mom make dinner and standing on a stool licking the beaters and baking cookies.  It's been a while since I've baked treats with my kids so I decided to fix that with these Monster Brownie Sandwich Cookies. I love … [Read more...]

12 Must Try Summer Desserts

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This post was sponsored by Foodie.com. While I was compensated to create a Summer Dessert Collection, all opinions are my own. Check out Desserts of Summer by Mariah Leeson at Foodie.com Before summer dwindles away cool off with one of these 12 must try Summer Desserts.  From tart and sweet to creamy and cool these refreshing desserts will help you beat the summer heat and satisfy your sweet tooth.  And just in case your mouth isn't all ready watering from these delicious treats … [Read more...]

Blueberry Lemon Parfait

Blueberry Lemon Parfaits by Giggles Galore

Don't let the summer end before you try these delicious and refreshing Blueberry Lemon Parfait, one bite and you'll be hooked! As a kid I loved listening to my mom read the book Blueberries for Sal.  As she retold the adventure of Sal and with each animated Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk!  I would imagine myself picking blueberries and dropping them one by one in my bucket.  Which is really quite interesting considering I don't actually like blueberries very much, but something about going to pick … [Read more...]

Summer Berry Mousse Tarts

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Summer desserts should be light and refreshing and these cool Summer Berry Mousse Tarts are just what you need to beat the summer heat! These mini desserts are a refreshing finale to any meal and a guaranteed crowd pleaser. The other day while my mom and I were running errands we were talking about desserts for an upcoming dinner party and she suggested I revamp one of our favorites from the family recipe file.  My parents used to own a catering business and my mom makes the best desserts! … [Read more...]

Star Spangled Desserts

Star Spangled Dessert

I can't wait for the 4th of July.  Not only do we get to spend time at one of our favorite places, the Frio River, but I absolutely love celebrating this patriotic holiday with lots of red, white and blue crafts, desserts and parties!  I've teamed up with 110 other bloggers for a fun 4th of July inspired party, Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blue!  Not only will I be sharing my easy Star Spangled Desserts, but you can also check out over 100 other projects to get you in the patriotic … [Read more...]

Easter Grass Cupcakes

Hoppy Easter Cupcakes

Easter celebrations are coming up and these adorable and easy Easter Grass Cupcakes would make a great addition to an Easter Egg Hunt Party or Easter Brunch. The other day I ran into Wal-Mart to grab something quick for dinner and even though I was in a hurry I got sucked into the Easter aisle that was upfront on my way to checkout.  These grass sprinkles with tiny eggs caught my eye and landed in my basket.  I love browsing the seasonal aisles at the stores for inspiration and ideas and … [Read more...]

Cookies and Cream Brownies

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My sweet friend Courtney's  from Pizzazzerie has a new book, Frostings, and ever since I got my copy I've been dying to try some of the recipes.  The other night I decided to make a special dessert for my family and used the cookies and cream frosting recipe to make a decadent Cookies and Cream Brownies in mini dessert cups. I rarely experiment with frosting.  I usually stick to your standard butter cream or chocolate frosting, but Oh. My. Goodness. this cookies and cream frosting was … [Read more...]

Splatter Paint Cookies

Splatter Paint Cookies

When your a kid there is something so fun about spattering paint and getting messy, and it's even sweeter when it's splatter paint cookies!  These splatter paint cookies were a big hit at our Art Gallery Party and one of the kids favorite activities. A  few splatter paint cookies were displayed on mini wooden easels on the dessert table, but the real fun was the "blank canvas" cookies the kids decorated at one of the activity stations.  These cookies are perfect for any art themed party and … [Read more...]