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german style soft pretzel on a plate

How to Make Pretzels

How to make the BEST Homemade Pretzels you'll ever eat! These traditional Bavarian-style pretzels have a deeply browned exterior and chewy texture. Surprisingly easy to make. Thanks to my boyfriend Joe for helping me develop this recipe!

pumpkin streusel muffin with a bite taken out on a wire rack surrounded by other homemade pumpkin muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

Look no further for the perfect Fall breakfast! These easy and moist Pumpkin Muffins are loaded with spices and dark brown sugar, and topped with a pecan-studded streusel. So delicious, no one will be able to resist coming back for more.

a slice of salted caramel apple sheet cake on a plate

Salted Caramel Apple Sheet Cake

Salted Caramel Apple Sheet Cake features an ultra tender, slightly spongey cinnamon apple cake with a thick and shiny salted caramel glaze. Perfect for serving a crowd during the holidays!

slices of pumpkin spice coffee cake, drizzled with maple icing

Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cake

Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cake features a moist sour cream pumpkin cake loaded with brown sugar streusel and topped with a maple glaze. Super simple and SO delicious! 1-hour recipe.

a square of apple crisp cookie bar with vanilla bean ice cream on top

Apple Crisp Cookie Bars

Apple Crisp Cookie Bars feature a simple chewy cookie crust covered with cinnamon apples and a crispy sweet oat topping for an easy fall treat! Ready in just over 1 hour.

homemade pumpkin scones with pumpkin spice glaze on a plate

Pumpkin Scones

Begin your mornings this fall with these easy Pumpkin Scones topped with a simple homemade pumpkin glaze. Perfect with a cup of coffee!

a thick slice of Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake on a plate with a fork

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake recipe features a thick base of chewy and slightly gooey chocolate chip cookie topped with creamy vanilla buttercream and garnished with ALL the sprinkles. It's the perfect birthday cake for any cookie lover!

stack of three homemade milano cookies

Homemade Milano Cookies

Impress your friends with these Homemade Milano Cookies. Ready in under 1 hour, these copycat cookies are even better than store-bought and surprisingly simple to make!

sunken yellow cupcake on wire rack

How to Prevent Cakes & Cupcakes From Sinking

If you’ve ever had cakes or cupcakes that sink while baking or after you remove them from the oven, this article is for you. I’ll explain the science behind why this is happening so it’ll never happen again. And how to salvage your sunken treats so it’s not a total loss!


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