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Showing posts from December, 2014

Cinnamon Chip Cookies

Cinnamon Chip Cookies As another year wraps up and another holiday season arrives, it's time again for  the annual Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap ! This is my third year participating in this swap and I look forward to it every year! Not only are you swapping cookies with other incredible food bloggers, you're also getting food bloggers together for a great cause-- raising money for Cookies for Kids' Cancer . This year I decided to make a recipe that is reminiscent of cookies that I received last year from Maggie of Smashed Peas and Carrots . She sent me Cinnamon Button Chip Cookies that have been one of my favorite cookies that I've received. Her cookies are small and buttery, and I definitely recommend trying them out! These Cinnamon Chip Cookies that I'm sharing with you today are light, buttery, and deliciously cinnamon flavored! They are crispy on the outside, and slightly chewy on the inside. They are easy to pull together, but they need to be

Honey Lemon Cupcakes

These Honey Lemon Cupcakes are light, zesty, and oh so delicious!  This post was sponsored by Collective Bias® Social Fabric Community ®  to help others learn the many uses of honey but, as always, the recipe and the opinions in this post are my own. #DonVictorHoney #Don Victor #CollectiveBias Honey Lemon Cupcakes I have a special place in my heart for honey . It's a part of my blog's name, and you can read a little more about the story of my blog's name here  and it's something that I seem to collect because I always have between 5-7 jars of it! Honey is something that I use in my every day life and incorporate into my recipes-- it's a little secret that I learned from my brother for fried rice (recipe coming in the future) and whenever I'm hungry, it's always drizzled onto a tortilla slathered with peanut butter! Honey is incredible when it's marinated with soy sauce and chicken thighs. Honey is something that I find comforting that I turn t