Brown Sugar Shortbread ~ Pearls + Girls

Brown Sugar Chocolate Chip Shortbread

I love having cookie dough in my freezer!  It’s so easy to whip up fresh from the oven treats, like this Brown Sugar Chocolate Chip Shortbread, any day of the week! Some days you just NEED a cookie.  Today was one of those days for me….. I woke up to find that my husband forgot […]

Classic Baked Donuts ~ Pearls + Girls

Classic Baked Donuts

Making donuts from scratch sounds intimidating, but fear not!  These donuts are made from basic ingredients and bake up in your oven in a matter of minutes, no frying required!  Making donuts at home is a fairly recent phenomenon for me, for a few reasons.  It’s a mathematical certainty that IF I try to fry […]

Espresso Glazed Chocolate Walnut Rolls

Espresso Glazed Chocolate Walnut Rolls

These Espresso Glazed Chocolate Walnut Rolls are drizzled with a delicious espresso spiked glaze and brimming with gooey chocolate + crunchy walnuts.   Just before Halloween I posted on Facebook about the devastating loss of our fur baby.  She was a valued member of our family, and watching her grow old and weak nearly broke our […]

Mexican Chocolate Popcorn ~ Pearls + Girls

Mexican Chocolate Popcorn

  Freshly popped popcorn dusted with cocoa powder + cinnamon and drizzled with melted chocolate makes this Mexican Chocolate Popcorn the perfect twist on a classic movie night snack! My family can toss back a serious amount of popcorn on movie night.  So what’s our favorite topping?  It’s definitely not a unanimous vote! My husband […]

This One's For The Girls ~ Pearls + Girls

This One’s For The Girls September

This One’s for the Big Girls….. Reading –  While I was browsing the cookbook aisle at the library last week I came across Fat Witch Bake Sale.  The title sure gave me a chuckle he he!  The pages are filled with classic bake sale recipes for cakes, breads and cookies that would please anyone with a sweet […]