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Mini Cinnamon Roll Cookies

INGREDIENTS 1 cup butter, softened 1-3/4 cups sugar, divided 3 large egg yolks 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon honey, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 8 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
PREPARATION 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and 1-1/4 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks, 1 tablespoon honey and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and cream of tartar; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
2. Shape a heaping tablespoonful of dough into a 6-in. log. In a shallow bowl, combine cinnamon and remaining sugar; roll log in cinnamon-sugar. Loosely coil log into a spiral shape; place on a greased baking sheet. Repeat, placing cookies 1 in. apart. Sprinkle with remaining cinnamon-sugar.
3. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. In a small bowl, melt baking chocolate with remaining honey; …

19 Insanely Genius Kids’ Snacks To Start The Summer Off Right

Solve the “Mom, can I have a snack?” problem this summer.
1. Pizza Crackers Iconic. Recipe here.
2. Sour Patch Kids Grapes HEL-LO, this snack is made of two ingredients and is healthier than the candy. Recipe here.
3. Olive Penguins Adorable. Good for your kiddies. Recipe here.
4. Apple Sandwiches Flawless as heck. Recipe here.
5. Watermelon Pops with Greek Yogurt Greek yogurt = healthy snack. YES. Recipe here.
6. Italian Pepperoni Rollups Basically the Italian version of those fancy party pinwheel snacks. Recipe here.
7. Whole Wheat Apricot Jam Granola Bars Step aside, brand name bars. Recipe here.
8. Healthy Firecracker Popsicles So delicious you’ll make one for yourself… or three. Recipe here.
9. Tulip Tomatoes Almost too pretty to eat. Recipe here.
10. Strawberry Yogurt Popsicles Did somebody say “delicious”?!

Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Sugar Tortilla Chips

Hello friends, I'm back from vacation! Did you miss me? I know I missed you all! We had a fabulous week in Clearwater Beach, Florida but it feels good to be home. If you follow me on social media at all then you got to catch a glimpse of my trip. If not, don't fear! I'll be sharing an overview later this week along with some pics just so you can see what I was up to!
For now, let's talk Mexican food. Do you love it or hate it? I am a HUGE fan! Honestly, I could eat a Mexican dish every day for the rest of my life. Tacos, enchiladas, burritos...you name it, I love it.
This month is Mexican month for the Blogger Recipe Challenge group. I can't wait to share some of my favorite recipes with you! This first one isn't your traditional Mexican dish. I created a delicious fruit salsa and paired it with cinnamon sugar tortilla chips. Everyone has a traditional salsa and chips recipe, so I wanted to mix things up a bit!
The fruit salsa is fresh and sweet, but not too sweet…

Here’s How To Instantly Upgrade Pancakes

The only thing better than a stack of pancakes…
Is FOUR stacks of pancakes:
(In every flavor you could ever want, preferably.) ^These^ four stacks of gLoRy include:
1. Blueberry & Banana Pancakes
2. Nutella-Stuffed Pancakes
3. Red Velvet Pancakes with Cream Cheese Glaze
4. Cinnamon Roll Pancakes with Cream Cheese Glaze
Here’s how to make all of them
And here are the full recipes: Pancake Batter Makes 4 to 6 servings
INGREDIENTS 2 cups pancake mix 1½ cups water
PREPARATION In a large bowl, combine the pancake mix and water, stirring until smooth with no lumps.
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Cinnamon Roll Pancakes with Cream Cheese Glaze

Makes 4 to 6 servings
INGREDIENTS 1 recipe Pancake Batter (see above) ¼ cup packed dark brown sugar ¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, melted ½ tablespoon ground cinnamon 4 ounces cream cheese  ½ cup confectioner’s sugar ¼ cup whole milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
PREPARATION In a medium mixing bowl, beat the brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon, until thoroughly mixed and creamy. Scoop the mixture into a small plastic sandwich bag and let it cool for 20 minutes. When mixture is cooled, cut a small corner off the bag, creating a hole for the cinnamon mixture to be piped. In a separate medium bowl, combine the cream cheese, confectioner’s sugar, milk, and vanilla extract, stirring until there are no lumps. Heat a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat. Pour ¼ cup batter into the skillet to make a pancake, repeating as many times as will fit in the skillet. Pipe the cinnamon mixture in a swirl, starting from the center of the pancake and working outwards. Make sure to leave a ½ inch gap between the edg…