30+ yummy and easy peppermint desserts

30+ easy and yummy peppermint desserts

In winter it’s all about peppermint desserts, especially the week of Christmas.  Neighbor gifts, Christmas Eve desserts, Christmas day treats…every occasion calls for PEPPERMINT! We can’t get enough peppermint while it’s “in season”.   Chex Mix Peppermint Holiday Trees | Lolly Jane Frosted Peppermint Brownies | Lolly Jane Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies | Lolly Jane Homemade […]

Simplify holiday entertaining + Chex mix holiday trees

Chex Mix Trees, perfect for holiday parties!

I have to share a typical story that happened last week in my family.  I don’t talk about this a lot but my husband is a SWAT sergeant for his city which means his hours are crazy and unpredictable.  I spent a week planning a quiet get together for his team, their wives and their youngsters. […]

Holiday entertaining on a budget

Holiday Entertaining on a Budget

  I am throwing a holiday work party for my husbands office this week and died when Jessica from Jess Loves This Life sent her post over… her tips for Holiday Entertaining On A Budget was perfect timing and you bet I’m going to serve her Cranberry + Mint Ice Cubes. Read on to get your […]

frosted peppermint brownies

Easy peppermint brownies recipe, so yummy and quick to make! Perfect Christmas dessert idea or neighbor gift!

We were doing a little Christmas shopping at World Market (to shop for our Christmas kitchen tour) a few weeks ago and spied these little peppermint drops with tiny nonpareils in Christmas colors sprinkled along the bottom. I immediately grabbed a bag and knew I wanted to spruce up our lovely Aunt Mar June’s frosted peppermint […]

easy peppermint hot chocolate recipe

EASY and yummy PEPPERMINT hot chocolate recipe! This is THE hot cocoa recipe this Christmas season!

With all of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, you need to make sure to take time to put your feet up and relax. What better way to relax than with a cup of this homemade easy Peppermint Hot Chocolate recipe? This hot chocolate is silky smooth and so creamy with the perfect […]

Applesauce pie tarts

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For a great recipe to do with the kids for an easy snack, these apple sauce pie tarts are a great option. Like pop tarts, they can be filled with your choice of filling, and are easily hand-held! The best part is they are quick with just a few easy ingredients and even a great […]

Easy Microwave Peanut Brittle

EASY and FAST microwave peanut brittle recipe. Quick to make but still has all the yummy flavors like grandma used to make. This is your Christmas peanut recipe for holiday desserts!

We’re thrilled to have cute Carrie from My Recipe Confessions sharing an easy microwave peanut brittle recipe. YUM! I love homemade candy! My grandma is a candy making expert. Every year when I was growing up, she made a bunch of homemade candy for all of her family. That is saying a lot considering that she had 13 kids and seventy something […]

S’more roll recipe

S'Mores Roll Dessert |rhondasteed.com

Please welcome sweet Rhonda from Just Rhonda back! We can hardly wait to share this yummy recipe with you… and make it this weekend! Today I’m sharing a chocolate roll of goodness… a S’More Roll. It starts out with a sponge cake jelly roll and ends with some sprinkled graham cracker crumbs, chocolate ganache and jars of […]

pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

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Hi friends,its Aimee from Like Mother, Like Daughter here visiting again here to share a delicious pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe with you! Although pumpkin season can start as early as September, I like to drag it on and let it last late into November or December even. One of my favorite pumpkin desserts is […]

15+ Fall/Thanksgiving yummy desserts

Need an easy fall dessert? Check out these yummy Thanksgiving recipes!

We drool every week when we comb through our group link party.  This week’s was no different!  All the pumpkin recipes, bread in our faces, cinnamon sprinkled on apples…we are SO excited for Thanksgiving.  (Especially since we are starting a Santa Shake Down health challenge on the 16th of this month and are avoiding desserts, […]

Pink Ombre Whoopie Pie Cookies

Easy pink whoopie pie cookies, yum!! | lollyjane.com

October is nearing an end and we couldn’t ignore the fact that it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month.  We shared these yummy pink whoopie pie cookies where we contrib, Creative Home by Mohawk Floors earlier this month.  We have all lost a loved one because of cancer but also have some success stories too.  Our Aunt Mar […]

Easy Chicken Pasta

Easy chicken pasta recipe, yum! Quick and easy dinner idea!!

Rhonda is here to share an easy Chicken Pasta dinner, you’ll love it! Some days I like to make a meal that takes a while. I think about it ahead of time and I’m on top of things. And some days are not like that at all. It’s late and I need something quick. But I […]

Palmiers recipe

Palmiers recipe from scratch | lollyjane.com

Stephanie from Life Created is here today sharing this yummy Palmier recipe.  They are beautiful cookies are perfect for holiday gifts, tea time, or brunch with your friends. This is a simple, delicious pastry cookie you can make at home with little mess and effort. For variation, you can add spices to make them fit […]

Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake

Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake recipe | Soooo good and full of flavor! Perfect fall or Thanksgiving dessert!

This Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake is so smooth and creamy. The flavor is out of this world!  Baked cheesecake is a dessert that requires some planning. It needs to have plenty of time to bake  and cool down. I would recommend baking it the day before you plan to eat it. ! It might take a […]

monster bagel sandwiches

Monster Breakfast Bagel! Eggs inside are dyed bright colors + decorated like monsters- fun for a Halloween breakfast!

We are on fall break here in Arizona and with the littles home, thought it would be fun to make a monster of a breakfast for them! Introducing our monster breakfast bagel sandwiches: A little bit of salty + sweet mixed with a lot of fun! We were challenged by Eggland’s Best to create a “kid-approved” egg […]

Oreo spider cookies

OREO spider cookies, so cute!!

Hi friends, its Aimee from Like Mother Like Daughter here again! Halloween is only a month away and its such a fun holiday to celebrate! One of my favorite way to celebrate the different holidays is with holiday food. So for an adorable and simple to make Halloween treat I have made Halloween Oreo Spiders. […]

Day of the Dead party ideas

Day of the Dead party ideas | lollyjane.com

One thing we love about blogging is collaborating with other bloggers who have like-interests.  There is some major talent out there and we are so grateful to have a big handful of that talent here in Arizona!  We partnered with Wendy,  Kate, Vanessa & Kim to bring these darling Day of the Dead party ideas!  We each split […]

10+ easy crock pot chili recipes

10 must try crock pot chili recipes!

Well it’s cooling down a little here in Arizona…and by a little we mean it doesn’t hit 100* until after noon, yippee (;  We love to rock the crock pot year-long though for convenience, not to keep warm.  The older our kiddos get, the busier our evenings get.  Having dinner on hand is a must! […]

hearty chili recipe

Hearty chili recipe| via lollyjane.com

Please welcome back, Rhonda! We are in full fall mode around here and recently brushed the dust off the ‘ol crock pot, just in time for her yummy hearty chili recipe! Read on for the perfect chilly weather day recipe sure to warm you up! When I was a kid I loved the “choose your […]

The best Pumpkin Brownies

The best Pumpkin Brownies | lollyjane.com

So happy to have cute Carrie from My Recipe Confessions back today!  Her Pumpkin Brownies look absolutely amazing!!  So thick & rich, yes please!!  Thanks for being here, Carrie!  Take it away, girl.  Pumpkins and the fall season go together like macaroni and cheese, peanut butter and jelly, or bread and butter. There are so […]