The Velvet Apple Cocktail- so perfect for a crisp day and stupid simple to make :)

Velvet Apple

A perfect winter cocktail!  It doesn’t get much simpler than the Velvet Apple.  The roasty Malt in the Stout Beer balances out the Sweet Hard Cider in such a delicious way!   Good afternoon, my friends!  I’m popping in reeeeaaaaaally quick here for an easy recipe that’s perfect for the Thanksgiving holiday, and beyond! My… 

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Ridiculously easy Cranberry Cinnamon Roll Cake. Tastes just like a freshly baked, yeasty-gooey cinnamon roll with tart cranberries swirled in. No kneading, and you don't even have to wait for it to rise! Making this for holiday breakfast ;)

Cranberry Cinnamon Roll Cake, and #InTheAldiKitchen

Treat your guests to this Cranberry Cinnamon Coffee Cake with White Chocolate Drizzle.  It’s just like a freshly baked Cinnamon Roll, without all the work!  No Knead, No Rise, No mixer required, Easy Recipe!  Use Leftover Cranberry Sauce!   If you follow me on Instagram then you probably already know that I spent some time… 

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Chocolate Pecan Tart with Chocolate Cookie Crust- No corn syrup here, just brown sugar, honey, and maple. And a little hint of bourbon ;)

Chocolate Pecan Tart

Make this Chocolate Pecan Tart for your next gathering!  You’ll love the crunchy Chocolate Cookie Crust and the gooey Pecan filling.  Full of deep, rich flavor from Brown Sugar, Honey, and Maple Syrup.   Good morning my friends!  I know it’s not like me to post two days in a row but this was too… 

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These cookies are loaded! So much goodness: cranberries, almonds, toffee, rolled oats, and CHOCOLATE!! So thick and chewy. #QuakerUp #MyOatsCreation #spon

Loaded Chocolate Cookies with Whole Grain Oats #MyOatsCreation

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and Quaker. All opinions are mine alone. There are tons of oatmeal recipes out there, but these Loaded Chocolate Cookies are bound to be your new favorite! They’re just bursting with Cranberries, Almonds, Toffee, and Rolled Oats, with a just a hint of warm Cinnamon. Soft and… 

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$500 Giveaway | Baking a Moment

$500 Giveaway

Today we’re celebrating the Anniversaries of two of my Favorite Blogs!  Enter to win a $500 Gift Card from Target or Amazon- your choice!   Happy Friday everyone!  Are you totally psyched for the weekend?  I know I am, lol!  After all the travel and fun I had last week I’m looking forward to a little down… 

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Perfect Thanksgiving dessert! No-bake brown sugar cheesecake with gingersnap crust & spiced pear filling. Easy as can be!

No-Bake Brown Sugar Cheesecake with Spiced Pears

Make this No-Bake Cheesecake for Thanksgiving this year!  Your guests will love the creamy Brown Sugar filling, and the Gingersnap Crust and Spiced Pear Cranberry topping will steal the show!  Easy, Make-Ahead Recipe. Have you started thinking about Thanksgiving yet?  It will be here before we know it! Today, I’m teaming up with a few… 

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Making these for my holiday party- Pear, Blue Cheese, and Walnut Rugelach. So good with a glass of wine!

Pear, Blue Cheese, and Walnut Rugelach

These Sweet and Savory Rugelach make a great Cocktail Party Appetizer!  The Pastry is infused with a mild and creamy Buttermilk Blue Cheese, and it’s beautifully balanced with a seasonal Pear Filling and crunchy Walnut topping. Good morning my friends!  How was your weekend?  Mine was busy and very exciting.  I had a great time… 

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Chestnut Praline Coffee Bundt- just like the new Starbucks flavor! The brown sugar coffee pound cake is amazing and the chestnut praline drizzle is so perfect for the holidays!

Chestnut Praline Coffee Bundt Cake, and a Giveaway

This buttery Brown Sugar Bundt Cake is infused with Coffee, and drizzled with the most incredible Chestnut Praline Sauce!  It’s perfect for the holiday season.   Hey everybody!  I’m on an airplane to Chicago right now but before I left I took some time to make you this. I heard that Starbucks is coming out… 

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OMG! Snickers Blondie Tart- peanut butter blondie base filled with crunchy peanuts, salted caramel, and milk chocolate ganache! I just about died.

Snickers Blondie Tart

Treat yourself to this gooey Snickers inspired Tart!  A Peanut Butter Blondie base is topped with crunchy Peanuts, Salted Caramel, and Milk Chocolate Ganache.  It’ll make you swoon!  

Creative Gifts from Catching Fireflies | Baking a Moment

Fun Giveaway from Catching Fireflies

Hi friends!  Hope you had a great week.  Can you believe it’s already Friday?? It’s Halloween today, so I’m busy at school helping out with my kids’ class parties.  I made some really cute graveyard cupcakes, inspired by this cake I saw on Bethcakes.  I’ll try to Instagram them at some point before they’re all… 

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These make such a perfect little sweet nibble for a fall get-together. Hazelnut macarons with maple pumpkin cream cheese filling-- amazing flavor!

Hazelnut Macarons

These French Macarons make such a beautiful Dessert or Party Favor.  The Hazelnut, Pumpkin, and Maple flavors work so well together for Fall!  (naturally Gluten-Free) Do you guys know/follow Marcie from Flavor the Moments?  This is one classy lady, I must say.  Marcie is a culinary school graduate and you can totally tell.  She knows her shtuff… 

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This Dark Chocolate Matcha Ghoul Log is perfect for a Halloween party! I love the hairy spiders crawling all over it, and the flavors are so good!

Dark Chocolate Matcha Ghoul Log

Make this Spooky Ghoul Log for your Halloween party!  It’s the perfect make-ahead dessert to feed a crowd, and you’ll love the Matcha and Dark Chocolate flavors! Good morning!  I’m posting on a Monday- a little out of the ordinary I know, but I just have so much great stuff to share with you this week…. 

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My kids LOVED these hairy spider cookies! So cute and spooky for Halloween, and they taste just like a soft oreo. Perfect treat for a class party.

Hairy Spider Cookies

It’s almost Halloween and these Hairy Spider Cookies are such a Fun way to Celebrate!  A Fudgy Dark Chocolate Cookie is rolled in Chocolate Sprinkles and Covered in Spooky Candy Eyeballs.  So Cute for Kids, and Easy to Make! Happy Friday, friends!  Hope I didn’t scare ya with that pic up there ;o) How was… 

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