Archives for December 2013

Cinnamon Rolls with Vanilla Bean-Cream Cheese Icing

Cinnamon Rolls | The Blonde Buckeye

Do you know what you’re having for breakfast on Christmas morning? Now you do (whether you celebrate Christmas or not…). I have never actually made Cinnamon Rolls from scratch. I know, it’s kind of crazy. I guess there are several reasons that I haven’t… Like the fact that there’s only 2 of us, there’s not a huge need for a giant batch of cinnamon rolls. As much as I’d like to eat them everyday, it’s just not a good idea. Second, this may come as a shock, but my husband isn’t that into sweets. He likes a good chocolate chip cookie or some ice cream every now and then, but items like ‘pastries’ are definitely not at the top of his list. For some reason though I just wanted some, so I made a half batch. It was the perfect amount; it made about 10 smallish rolls (or you could make 4-5 large ones too). If you’re making them for more people, just double the recipe and use a larger pan.Continue Reading

Cookies ‘n Cream Cereal Bars

Cookies 'n Cream Cereal Bars

I love those classic, simple recipes that you can put a MILLION twists on. One of those is Rice Krispies Treats. For a holiday version, I made these Peppermint Bark Rice Krispies awhile back, and man were they good! I think you can use pretty much any kind of cereal, plus delicious add-ins like chocolate or peanut butter, and then, you can top it with melted chocolate and candies or sprinkles (the options are endless).

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Peppermint S’more Sammies

Peppermint S'more Sammies | The Blonde Buckeye

Well, I’m sorry that I’ve been a little absent lately, but now I’m back and I’ve moved onto peppermint from pumpkin! These little treats are absolutely perfect for this time of year. There are very few ingredients (which is always nice), and they contain peppermint, which is what I’m after at the moment. All peppermint, all the time.Continue Reading