Strawberries and Cream Cookies

Strawberries & Cream Cookies made with a cake mix and jello. Bursting with strawberry flavor and creamy milkshake flavored frosting

Strawberries and Cream Cookies made with a cake mix and jello. Bursting with strawberry flavor and creamy milkshake flavored frosting! I’m going to start this post off with a confession- I don’t like strawberries. Or let me rephrase that- I don’t like eating plain strawberries. The texture gets to me. You should probably know (and may have figured out already) that I, Madison, am typing this post- not my mom. My mom loves strawberries. So does my brother, and my dad. I don’t know about my sister- it changes every day. No matter who eats strawberries in our family and … Continue reading

Bacon Pineapple Bread

This Bacon Pineapple Bread will surprise you because it is so savory. It goes perfectly with soup or salad!

This Bacon Pineapple Bread will surprise you because it is so savory. It goes perfectly with soup or salad! Here we go again. Another bread recipe from me to you.  It’s been awhile, you know. Did you get to make some of the twisty bread for your Easter dinner?  If not, find a reason to soon.  You won’t be sorry. I’ve been in a “quick bread” baking mood lately.  What makes a bread a “quick bread”? It’s that it doesn’t have yeast in it. Don’t get me wrong.  I love baking with yeast, but there’s not much better than whipping … Continue reading

Strawberry Buttercream Cupcakes

Strawberry Buttercream Cupcakes

Use a boxed cake mix and jello to make these simple strawberry cupcakes. And don’t forget the strawberry buttercream on top! These Strawberry Buttercream Cupcakes won’t last long! With this being our celebration month, I knew that we had to make some cupcakes! I’ve always thought cupcakes were so fun, but I just don’t seem to make them too much for some reason.  That changed this month.  We’ve got two new cupcakes to share with you.  The first are these Strawberry Buttercream Cupcakes! If someone asked my favorite dessert off the top of my head, I’m not sure what it … Continue reading

Birthday Cake Truffle Bars {+ Giveaway!}

These Birthday Cake Truffle Bars have a shortbread bottom, Oreo truffle filling and creamy vanilla frosting. And lots of sprinkles, of course!

These Birthday Cake Truffle Bars have a shortbread bottom, Oreo truffle filling and creamy vanilla frosting. And lots of sprinkles, of course! I’m super excited about this treat I have to share with you today.  If you love shortbread, Oreos, birthday cake, frosting and sprinkles, you’re gonna want to stick around.  This Birthday Cake Truffle Bars recipe is one of those recipes that has been swimming around in my head for several months now.  I’m sure not everyone has recipe ideas swimming around in their heads, but since we’ve been sharing recipes with you this past year, I think food. … Continue reading

Pecan Sandie Truffles

Pecan Sandie Truffles are a creamy blend of cream cheese, pecans and pecan sandie cookies all dipped in white vanilla Candiquik! You'll love the creamy, nutty flavor!

These Pecan Sandie Truffles are a simple blend of Pecan Sandies, cream cheese, pecans and powdered sugar. Dip them in vanilla Candiquik and sprinkle with pecans for treat with a creamy, nutty flavor! As you know, I’m becoming less of a picky eater.  It could be that over the past year I have been more adventurous with foods, or just I’m growing to like more foods. I can handle nuts (as long as they’re not whole) in a lot of things and actually enjoy the nutty flavor. I can also tolerate tomatoes in soups, but that’s about it for tomatoes. … Continue reading

Double Chocolate Caramel Cookies

Double Chocolate Caramel Cookies. The fudgiest, gooeyiest cookies yet! Soft chocolate cookies with chocolate chips, wrapped around a Milky Way Simply Caramel bar. Salted caramel on top!

Chocolate cookie dough full of chocolate chips wrapped around a Milky Way Simply Caramel Bar. Drizzle with melted caramel and sprinkle with sea salt for the fudgiest, gooeyist cookie yet! Have you ever had braces?  They’re  not that fun. My  mom always tells me how beautiful my teeth will be when they come off, but I really miss eating some of my favorite chewy snacks.  Caramel is one of those things that are probably not very good for my braces, and when I got them on, I figured that was ok. No caramel for 16 months or so didn’t seem … Continue reading

Frito Taco Salad

This Frito Taco Salad is one of our favorite family salads. It's full of lettuce, tomato, cheese, beans and a sweet & spicy dressing. You'll love the crushed Fritos on top!

This vegetarian Frito Taco Salad comes together quickly by using bottled dressing. It’s full of tomatoes, onions, cheese, lettuce and beans and has crunchy Fritos mixed in! Who out there loves Fritos?  Those salty, crunchy corn chips are one of those food items that I can’t keep in the house.  When that craving for something salty hits at about 2:30 in the afternoon, I go straight for the pantry to see if we have any chips.  I rarely keep chips in the house for that reason, but every now and then we have some leftover from a party and I … Continue reading

Funfetti Cake Mix Sandwich Cookies

Funfetti Cake Mix Cookie Sandwiches are simply made with a cake mix and have an amazing buttercream frosting sandwiched between! Great party cookies!

Funfetti Cake Mix Sandwich Cookies are simply made with a boxed cake mix, then filled with buttercream frosting. Perfect for birthdays, parties and celebrations! There’s a few special things about these Funfetti Cake Mix Sandwich Cookies that we’re sharing with you today.  They’re perfect for our 1st blogiversary month for several reasons. 1.  They’re Tastes of Lizzy T colors.  Isn’t that cute? We knew we wanted to make a special treat using Maddie’s favorite colors, which are the official blog colors…turquoise blue and a dark pink. So I guess these cookies are kind of our “mascot”! 2.  They have sprinkles…because … Continue reading