Leftover Easter ham chowder

Delicious way to use your leftover Easter ham! Yummy chowder!  (www.rhondasteed.com)

As one of the new monthly contributors, I’m pretty excited to be sharing some recipes here at Lolly Jane! My first recipe is an easy soup PERFECT for the days after Easter dinner and using up your leftovers! Certain foods get equated with certain holidays. In my mind, Easter means ham. Not those boneless precooked ones, but […]

Pink grapefruit sandwich cookies

Pink Grapefruit Sandwich Cookies. Tastes just like grapefruit... in cookie form! Yum! @lollyjaneblog #cookies

Are you ready for the most flavorful sugar cookie you’ve ever had?  These pink grapefruit sandwich cookies are seriously amazing! They have so much natural flavor that you can almost taste the fresh juice.  So so yummy! Our dad is a farmer and has the hookup for some amazing fresh fruit.  He often brings home […]

Strawberry roll recipe

Strawberry Roll recipe. YUM!

We’re excited to welcome one of our monthly contributors Carrie from My Recipe Confessions! (: Now that the weather is starting to warm up and everybody has a new spring in their step, I thought it would be the perfect time to share my family’s favorite cake. Spring or summer is not complete without eating […]

Whopper robin egg cookies


Hi everyone! In case you don’t already know I’m Karissa from the blog Sweet as a Cookie. I’m one of the new monthly contributors here on the Lolly Jane blog. Every month I will be coming here to share a recipe with all of you. I would just like to thank Kristi and Kelli for this wonderful […]

Introducing our foodie contributors!

Banana Bread Waffles by Just Rhonda

You know we love a good recipe AND to feature yummy foods + treats (among the other cuteness like crafts, DIY projects and such) so we’ve brought 4 talented bloggers on board our team to share their culinary creations with you once a month. Please welcome us in joining Sweet as a Cookie, Just Rhonda, My Recipe Confessions and Like […]

Spring rice crispy treats + Easter pin party!

YUMMY Easter/spring rice crispy treats! Great kid helper recipe (:

For family night this week, my toddler’s assignment was dessert because she wanted to make something with the marshmallows she found in the pantry. I’ve been wanting to make some yummy spring rice crispy treats so it was great timing to test the recipe out!  One problem, we were out of butter.  I started to […]

Sprinkles birthday cookies

Sprinkles Birthday Cookies. Cute and perfect for any birthday occasion!

We don’t need an excuse to make cookies. In fact, we’ve heard it said that there is always an occasion to bake a batch of chocolate chip cookies and we definitely agree! When Amber asked us to help celebrate Crazy Little Projects big birthday bash we decided to alter our tried & true chocolate chip cookies recipe to make […]

thin mint dessert recipes

19 MUST TRY Thin Mint dessert recipes!  |via LollyJane.com

Ever since we made homemade girl scout thin mint cookies back in 2011, we’ve been seeing a thin mint dessert craze everywhere we look.  Especially on Pinterest!  We thought we’d do us and everyone else a favor by gathering the yummiest, most delicious looking goodies in one spot.  So if you have leftover thin mints […]

White chocolate thin mint popcorn

Yummy white chocolate thin mint popcorn!

Anyone else have a hard time passing up those cute Brownies selling girl scout cookies in front of your local grocery store? We can’t help but snag at least one box of thin mints every. single. time. Mmm! As tasty as they are solo, we tried them in popcorn and the combo is divine! We simply […]

Red Velvet M&M Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Red Velvet M&M bits inside... and cream cheese frosting! YUM!

Alright y’all, I think we are officially out of recipes with our experimental bag of seasonal red velvet M&M’s! LOL! Here’s the last of our trio recipes, our Red Velvet M&M Cupcakes… topped off with cream cheese frosting! Yum! We made these the same day as our Red Velvet M&M Cake Mix Cookies since the […]

Red velvet M&M cake mix cookies

Chewy Red Velvet M&M Cake Mix Cookies. So good!

So we found this bag of Red Velvet M&M’s while grocery shopping earlier this month and we are now kind of obsessed… after making our Red Velvet M&M cookies we had some leftovers and created another moist and chewy (and super EASY!) cookie, Red velvet M&M cake mix cookies: I’m sure you’ve had the easiest […]

Red Velvet M&M Cookies

RED VELVET M&M COOKIES!!  Have you heard of Red Velvet M&M's??  These cookies are made with them and are SO yummy!!

Have you seen the new Red Velvet M&M flavors??  They are SO.SO.GOOD!!  We love them!!  Kristi discovered them and brought a bag home…it was gobbled up immediately. We had our families be the taste testers who gave it two thumbs up! And because they’re 2 shades of red with a pretty white M&M, we thought […]

Big Game Day White Cheese Dip with Giveaway!

Freakin' good Big Game Day white cheese dip appetizer

Anyone else watching the NFL playoffs today?  We are so stinkin’ excited for Big Game day! Although we don’t religiously watch the big game all the way through, we LOVE the commercials… and game day FOOD!  Mostly the appetizers, oh the appetizers!  Today we are excited to share a recipe we’ve been working on and […]

Valentine popcorn mix recipe + free tags

Valentine Popcorn Mix Recipe PLUS free "Have a POPPIN Valentine's Day" tag!! Great gift idea!! (lollyjane.com)

We’ve shared some Valentine’s decor ideas, Valentine’s Day crafts and even Valentine fonts this month so it’s about time for an easy recipe that’s pretty darn tasty! Our kids went absolutely crazy for our candy corn popcorn mix so we added a bit of pink to it this time around, thanks to a cute Valentine candy mix discovered […]

Candy Heart Bracelet

How to make an easy, edible candy heart bracelet for Valentine's Day! (lollyjane.com)

We’re gearing up for Valentine’s Day!  It’s a month and a half away but with 4 kids and class parties and teacher gifts, it’s always a good idea to be prepared!  I’m vowing publicly not to wake up in a panic on V-Day with no Valentines for my kiddos to pass out, lol!!  I found […]

peppermint pattie chex mix

YUMMY peppermint pattie Chex mix recipe PLUS free neighbor printable tag via www.lollyjane.com

Happy first week of December!  We’re kicking this week off the right way…with a recipe, free printable, 15 more holiday recipes AND a $450 giveaway including $135 in Paypal cash, whew!! Are you spoiled or what!?  Read on for our very own peppermint pattie chex mix recipe and deets on entering this fun giveaway! This […]

Chocolate mint crinkle holiday cookies

Yummy Chocolate Mint Crinkle Cookies

I am part of a sponsored post for Collective Bias® and made these easy Christmas cookies using First Street ingredients to take to an upcoming cookie exchange party. Are you participating in a holiday cookie exchange, too? Honestly, I think the idea of this party is pure brilliance: bring a batch of cookies and bring […]

Whole wheat chocolate chip cookies

The best whole wheat chocolate chip cookies recipe! So yummy! Can't tell it's whole wheat, best part!! {www.lollyjane.com}

It’s the perfect time of year to stop and take a minute to count your many blessings so we’ve gathered some friends together for a gratitude blog hop because we wanted to let our own families know just how much we love and appreciate them. If you want to play along, check out my whole […]

Neapolitan Semifreddo Shortcake

Neapolitan Semifreddo Shortcake recipe. SO easy and ridiculously good!! A sophisticated ice cream cake!

I love dessert.  Like love love love dessert. Any homemade baked good speaks to my soul and I have to have it.  So when World Market challenged me to make an Italian dessert, I jumped at the chance.  I knew I wanted to use their ladyfingers but that’s all I knew they carried.  When I […]

Monsters University cookies

Easy monster cookies! So cute & playful for Halloween!

Give it to me, did you love Monsters University as much as I did? I seriously love kid movies and Pixar hits a home run each time with their flicks. My hubby and I  are always excited to take the kids out for a family date (with popcorn & drinks of course!) to see the […]