Archive for the ‘Cookies’ Category

10 Easy Valentine’s Day Treats

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovebirds anymore – it’s the perfect time to show your love and appreciation for friends, family members, coworkers and other important people in your life. Giving a homemade gift is a great way to bring a smile to someone’s face. Here are 10 easy ideas for Valentine’s Day treats.

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Cupid’s Arrow Valentine Cookies

Thursday, February 4th, 2016


Treat your someone special with these cute Cupid’s Arrow Valentine Cookies.  The decorative hearts and arrows rest on a bed of buttercream icing, making these cookies the perfect treat for kids and adults alike!  These hearts and arrows sprinkles are small, so try using a pair of tweezers to help set the decorations on the cookie without ruining the icing. Find everything you need to make these adorable cookies here.


4 Common Cookie Fails and How to Avoid Them

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Before you start your holiday cookie baking, make sure you avoid the #CookieFail! Check out these 4 common cookie fails and empower yourself for a #CookieWin.



5 Tips for Throwing One Amazing Cookie Swap and Decorating Party

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

December  is definitely cookie month, and one great way to get a variety of cookies with minimal work is by hosting a cookie swap! I recently threw a cookie swap party for a bunch of my girlfriends and I think it’s safe to say it was a success. With a little planning, you can throw an incredible party, too. (more…)

Holiday Cookies: Ultimate Guide to Baking and Decorating

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

This holiday season, you don’t have to do all of your cookie baking and decorating in one day! With some planning (and freezer space) you can get a head start on your holiday cookies. Check out this ultimate cookie making timeline!


Mustache Madness: Make Some Mustache Treats!

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Who knew mustaches would become such a popular icon? It seems we’ve been seeing mustaches everywhere in recent years: on school supplies, party supplies, T-shirts and more. With “Movember” and No-Shave November happening this month, it’s safe to say this month belongs to the mustaches.


Watermelon Cookies for National Sugar Cookie Day

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

National Sugar Cookie Day is July 9th, and it’s the perfect time to combine a cookie with a summer time favorite: watermelon.


How To: Slice and Bake Cookies with Wilton and Creativebug

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

If you’re in need of an easy cookie that you can customize for any occasion, the slice and bake cookie should be your go-to recipe. You can now learn how to make these colorful cookies in the comfort of your own kitchen.


Under the Sea: Mermaid Cookies

Monday, July 6th, 2015

One of the things we love about Callye at Sweet Sugarbelle is her ability to look at a cookie cutter and imagine a completely different cookie. Take these adorable mermaid cookies. Can you guess the cutter she used to make them?


Grandma’s Kolachy Cookies

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Kolachy Cookies

Some of my fondest childhood memories revolve around baking with my mom. Birthdays, holidays, scout bake sales, my mom always baked and I was there in my “Mom’s Little Helper” apron ready to get my hands dirty. I can’t say for sure, but I believe in the beginning I helped because that meant I got first dibs on the brownie covered beaters (I had to get there before my brothers). But I then realized there is more to helping than making a mess and eating raw batter. Some of my mom’s early lessons included “do not turn the mixer on high in a bowl of flour” or “don’t crack eggs directly into the bowl or we will be fishing out eggshell for the next 20 minutes.” At this point it wasn’t really about the baking, but about making memories (and a mess) with my mom.