Coconut Margarita Sugar Cookies

Coconut Margarita Sugar Cookies are like your favorite cocktail in a cookie!!!

COCONUT MARGARITA SUGAR COOKIES are insanely good! Lime zest, coconut tequila and sugar make the best cookie for summer! Cinco de Mayo is the first signal of summer for me.  Living in Arizona and California the last ten plus years I have had a lot of Mexican food and to me it really is the food of summer.  Sitting outside with chips and salsa, a margarita and carne asada … [Read more...]

Best Cream Cheese Frosting

he perfect frosting to go with your red velvet, carrot or hummingbird cakes!!

 This truly is the BEST CREAM CHEESE FROSTING!  It is light and fluffy and is the perfect frosting to go with your red velvet, carrot or hummingbird cakes!! I truly LOVE cream cheese frosting!!!  This time of year it really is required for all the amazing desserts.  There are red velvet cakes, and carrot cakes and hummingbird cakes to frost and enjoy!  Cream cheese frostings … [Read more...]

Cookies and Cream Bourbon Balls

Cookies & Cream Bourbon Balls

Rich, chocolatey cookies and cream bourbon balls with tons of bourbon flavor are a perfect Valentine's Day or any time treat! I'll never forget the first time I tried a bourbon ball. It was at The Big Traveling Potluck--an awesome blogging conference where everyone brings a dessert--and it was love at first bite! I couldn't stop thinking about how it was the best thing I … [Read more...]

Pink Velvet Magic Bars

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Pink Velvet Magic Bars are perfect for Valentine's Day, Spring, Baby Showers, and any day in between! If you follow The Cookie Rookie on Facebook, you know I love EASY recipes.  I'm all about saving time in the kitchen so you can enjoy your friends and family.  But I still like to make delicious treats that everyone will love.  It's definitely possible to have your cake and … [Read more...]

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...]