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Gingerbread Trifle Recipe. Caramel Apple Empanadas. Pumpkin Cupcakes. Gooey S’mores Cookies. I ate way too many of these darn cookies this weekend.

Gooey S’mores Cookies

It’s everything you love about S’mores… in cookie! :) If you love that perfect combination of sweet graham crackers with warm, melted chocolate and gooey, toasted marshmallows, then I have the perfect recipe for you. This chewy cinnamon graham cracker cookie is stuffed with mini marshmallow bits that get all perfectly toasted on the outside and impossibly gooey on the inside. They’re also stuffed with mini Hershey’s kisses to complete the S’mores trifecta. Groan. Need I say more? Let’s make these sinful sweeties! Start by creaming one stick of softened butter with 1/2 cup sugar and 1/4 cup brown sugar until light and fluffy, about three minutes. Meanwhile, combine 1 1/3 cups flour, one teaspoon of baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Oh baby, now for the graham crackers!

Pulverize 7 full graham cracker sheets to get 3/4 cup crumbs. Add them to the flour mixture and whisk to combine. Oh my gosh, this cookie dough is amazing. Chocolate Caramel Oatmeal Bars. Let me read your mind.

Chocolate Caramel Oatmeal Bars

You’re in love with these bars and their ooey-gooey-chocolate-caramel middle layer, tied for first place with the buttery-soft oatmeal cookie crust. Yes, yes you are. Let me read your mind again. You’re not a caramel person. First of all, that’s weird and you should reconsider. So now that that’s out of the way, let’s talk about my absence from the internet the last few days, gooooing on weeks.

Other than my brief internet encounter last week to give away some free spa money, Bjork’s been holding down things here on Pinch o’ Yum while I’ve been living up the rustic life in the Wisconsin Northwoods. aka laying on the dock. I also went to our friends’ baby’s first birthday party. And I should be done editing all the pictures I took around the time he turns 18.

But enough about my personal social life outside of the Internet with a capital I. Something about these bars is just so dang good. Speaking of recipe cards, this one says it’s from the Pluckers. Ingredients. Busy Corner Blueberry Pie - From Carl Glick. Sugar Cookie Squares. Who doesn’t love a fluffy thick frosted sugar cookie?

Sugar Cookie Squares

These are all that goodness you find in that delicious sugar cookie without all the hard work! You don’t have to bake or frost individual cookies. All you have to do is spread all the dough out in one pan, bake and frost. Simple as that. These are perfect for parties, not only for kids but for adults too. Update: If you would like the weights of the dry ingredients/butter then head over to Sweet 2 Eat Baking, she has posted the recipe with weights. Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1 egg white 1 1/2 Tbsp sour cream (I just do 1 heaping Tbsp) 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 recipe vanilla frosting, recipe follows Vanilla Frosting 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 2 cups powdered sugar 2-3 Tbsp half and half 1/2 tsp vanilla Pinch of salt Several drop food coloring (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Summer Fun At The Pool. Whew!

Summer Fun At The Pool

It has been a week, let me tell you. Hayden caught a virus that gave him a high fever for several days. He was okay until Wednesday night when he couldn't keep food down. Then he stopped eating and drinking and started to get dehydrated so we took him to the ER Thursday afternoon. The doctor there gave him some anti-nausea medicine that helped settle his stomach, which in turn allowed him to eat and drink and keep it down. Over the weekend we went swimming at a family friends' house.

I made these bars about a week before my birthday and they were freaking delicious. For the crust: 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs6 tablespoons butter, melted1/4 cup granulated sugarZest of one lemon For the filling: 2 large egg yolks1 (14 ounce can) sweetened condensed milk 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice1 teaspoon lemon zest1 cup fresh blueberries Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, sugar, and lemon zest. Salted Caramel Zucchini Cake Recipe.