Valentine Pretzel Bites

valentine pretzel bites

I love how easy these Valentine Pretzel Bites are to throw together.  Perfect for last minute gifts, parties, or just because you need to satisfy your sweet & salty craving! Sometimes, a gal just has to have something that takes care of all her cravings!  I've seen different versions of this, but never a Valentine's Day version, so I added a spin to the traditional … [Read more...]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream is so easy to make, 3 ingredients and the perfect guiltless treat to satisfy a sweet tooth!

 CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER BANANA ICE CREAM is a guiltless fake out ice cream that can satisfy the strongest sweet tooth! I have found the secret to happiness! That's right!  I can't oversell the truly incredible amazingness of Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream!  I'm a HUGE fan of ice cream.  Everyone in my little family is!  I tend to not keep it in the house, because … [Read more...]

Chocolate Mountains

Chocolate Mountains are a delicious cookie the kids will go nuts for this Christmas!

 CHOCOLATE MOUNTAINS are a new family favorite cookie!  Soft chocolate cookie topped with a marshmallow and frosted with more chocolate to look like a mountain.  You can't go wrong!  I'm so excited to be co-hosting the 3rd Annual Christmas Cookie Recipe Swap with Julie from White Lights on Wednesday and our friends!   It's a fun way to do a virtual cookie exchange!  Bloggers … [Read more...]

Peppermint Patty Stuffed Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Peppermint Patty Stuffed Chocolate Crinkle Cookie | They're perfect for your Christmas plates or cookie exchange!

 PEPPERMINT PATTY STUFFED CHOCOLATE CRINKLE COOKIES will be the hit of the cookie exchange!  They are a new family favorite Christmas cookie! I had a friend come to town last weekend.  We met when we both lived in Arizona.  We worked together and then she lived with us for a few months when she was looking for a house.  My kids got used to having here there and she became … [Read more...]

Andes Mint Martini

Andes Mint Martini | Real Housemoms

This Andes Mint Martini is the perfect decadent dessert cocktail for the winter months! Hi there! I'm so excited to be posting my first recipe on Real Housemoms! I have loved this site for a long time, and its an honor to contribute! I love to create easy and delicious recipes that anyone can make, and everyone will love.  I started The Cookie Rookie as a way to document my … [Read more...]