cookies with coconut oil

Holiday Dessert Ideas

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Now that we are a few days away from Christmas, I’m starting to plan out what desserts that I’ll be making for both Christmas Eve and Day. I make it a tradition to spend Christmas Eve with friends and Christmas Day with family, so there is always tons of food and sweets involved in these joyful celebrations. During my baking and sweet creation, I use coconut oil as my go-to ingredient, which I’m absolutely obsessed with! Coconut oil can be used as a replacement for butter or oil in any recipe. You simply swap out the ingredients in a 1:1 […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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It’s still November, which means I’m completely aloud to stay on my pumpkin everything kick! Not to mention, I’m already brainstorming on what to make to bring to all my Thanksgiving family gatherings. One of my favorite local bakeries has seasonal pumpkin chocolate chip cookies that inspired me to recreate these. If you’ve seen any of my dessert blogs, you’ve probably noticed that I’m obsessed with using coconut oil in all baking recipes – I swear by this! To cook or bake with coconut oil, simply recipe any recipe that calls for butter or oil for coconut oil in a […]

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Peanut Butter Blossoms

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Who doesn’t have an obsession with peanut butter these days?! Peanut butter and chocolate has to be one of my all-time favorite combinations; besides coconut and chocolate that is. My boyfriend had a craving for cookies the other night so I decided to make him peanut butter blossoms. What exactly is a peanut butter blossom you may ask? A rich, peanut butter cookie with a chocolate center that melts in your mouth after the first bite…yum. My mom and I use to make these when I was little, so I turned to my handy Betty Crocker Cookbook to find the recipe we […]

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