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12 Days of Cookies – Day 4: Russian Tea Cakes

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Russian Tea Cakes |

These buttery, melt-in-your-mouth Russian Tea Cakes cookies can be prepared many ways… but they’re always made with nuts and rolled twice in powdered sugar and are extremely delicious! I’ve never actually eaten a Russian Tea Cake before.  I have seen them on cookie platters since my childhood, but I always stayed far, far away from […] Read more…


12 Days of Cookies – Day 1: Frosted Sugar Cookies

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Holiday Frosted Sugar Cookies #12DaysOfCookies |

Traditional sugar cookies frosted with buttercream and dressed up for the holiday make these Frosted Sugar Cookies the perfect Christmas treat! Every Christmas I make dozens of cookies.  Dozens upon dozens upon dozens.  I make everything from peanut butter blossoms to chocolate crinkles to thumbprints and of course, sugar cookies. If you’ve been reading JavaCupcake […] Read more…


Witch’s Cauldron Cupcakes

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Witch's Cauldron Cupcakes |

These spooky black chocolate cupcake cauldrons topped with gooey bright green vanilla buttercream bubbling adorned with witch’s hats, broomsticks, black cats and scary signs make the perfect Halloween treat! With Halloween just around the corner, my friend Kathy of Tiny Kitchen Cakes and I decided to make some super scary yet incredibly cute cupcakes! Kathy […] Read more…


Pumpkin Spice Latte Layer Cake

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Layer Cake |

Three layers of rich pumpkin and espresso cake filled with espresso cream cheese frosting and topped with cinnamon nutmeg whipped cream make this decadent Pumpkin Spice Latte Layer Cake the perfect Fall cake! Finally, Starbucks has brought the Pumpkin Spice Latte to Deutschland!  After years and years of success in the USA… the coffee company […] Read more…


The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2012: Candy Cane Crinkle Blossoms

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Candy Cane Crinkle Blossoms by

For the second year, I’m participating in The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap!  Last year I was paired with two other bloggers both stationed in Europe but this year I’ve got a fabulous new group of food bloggers to send to! You must check out these ladies & their blogs!  The things they come up […] Read more…


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