Snickerdoodle Cookies

I shared a post about a Hot Chocolate Bar Jillianastasia and I coordinated together. Matching sweet chocolate with scrumptious Snickerdoodle Cookies was such a great idea. They complimented each other perfectly!

Snickerdoodle cookies will always be near and dear to my heart. As a little girl my grandma and I were always baking in the kitchen. Measuring was my job and grandma always got to mix. We made a great team together. Enjoy my grandma’s recipe this cookies are amazing!

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Photocredit: Jillianastasia

SNICKERDOODLE COOKIE RECIPE

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cup flour
  • ½  tsp baking soda
  • ½  tsp baking powder
  • ½  tsp salt
  • ½  tsp cinnamon

Cinnamon Sugar Mix

  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Cream butter and sugar in a bowl, and add eggs, milk, and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix dry ingredients.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture. Popping the dough in the fridge for a few hours makes it easier to work with, but it’s not necessary.
  5. Combine sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl to create the cinnamon sugar mix.
  6. Scoop dough into 1 inch balls, and roll in the cinnamon sugar mix until well-coated.
  7. Place dough on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for approximately 10 minutes.

*Makes about 30 cookies.

Hot Chocolate Bar

Who loves hot chocolate? THIS GIRL? Who loves gathering friends together for an relaxing Sunday afternoon? EVERY GIRL. I teamed up with my dear friend Jillianastasia to plan a fun Vintage Hot Chocolate Bar. She had the vision, I took care of the small details. We asked five girlfriends to save a February afternoon to enjoy one more winter day before spring blooms.
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Photocredit: Jillianastasia

The results were fantastic. We made a delicious Crock pot Hot Chocolate. I don’t think I have ever made up a more yummy batch of hot chocolate. Absolutely a must try in my book. It has a warm cinnamon hint and it’s easily paired with a bunch of different mix ins. At our bar we offered crushed peppermint, white chocolate kisses, cinnamon sticks, marshmallows, and if you a chocoholic like me even more chocolate chips. Have you tried other mix-ins before?

Anyway I felt it was necessary to share this recipe with you. But do beware that it will take a little bit more time due to the warm up process in a crock pot so plan just a couple hours ahead of time.

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Photocredit: Jillianastasia

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CROCK POT HOT CHOCOLATE

  • ¾ c. sugar
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. cocoa powder
  • 1 c. chocolate chips
  • ½ tsp. vanilla
  • ½ gallon milk
  • 1 c. hot water
  1. Combine ingredients in a crock pot and stir.
  2. Set the temperature to a medium/high setting and let cook for about 2 – 2.5 hours. Stir occasionally.
  3. Once the mixture is hot and the chocolate is melted, your drink is ready to serve!

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Photocredit: Jillianastasia

Thanks for stopping on by, and I look forward to continue reporting on the events I am planning. If you have any ideas feel free to shot them my way (:

 

Diving in

Hello world.

I am finally committing to my personal blog. A goal I set for myself quite a while ago, and I am finally making to happen. Right now I am trying to get my portfolio together and looking fabulous; while also working on the never ending list of todos and being a mom. Whew! Who knew life could be this busy after college 😉

I am going to continue to educate myself on personal blogging. Luckily, I have a really close friend that has an amazing blog of her own. She has been wildly successful in her endeavors and boy do I admire her. We have worked together on a couple of different projects. I look forward to some future collaboration and her help for my future.

So this first jump may only make a tiny splash. But hey, I’ve got to start somewhere.

-JB