Lofthouse Copycat Cookie Recipe

sugar cookie recipe

This Lofthouse copycat cookie recipe is the best one I have ever tried. These cookies are truly my favorite kind of sugar cookies. They are more cake-like than cookie. I LOVE buttercream frosting. I could eat it by the spoonfuls. But I won’t (maybe)! My favorite buttercream frosting recipe will follow the cookie recipe. I use to buy Lofthouse cookies every week at the grocery store until I found this recipe. This recipe is so good you will want to make it often. I love how easy it is to just change the color of the frosting and sprinkles for any holiday or occasion. So without further ado, let’s get right into the recipe!


Dad’s Christmas Fudge Recipe

My most favorite memories of my Dad is that he made chocolate fudge every Christmas. He only made it at Christmas time, which made it seem even more special. I can remember being very small and watching him at the stove as he made the best fudge I had ever eaten. I looked forward to it every year. While I was very excited for Santa to come, I was even more excited knowing that my Dad was going to make his Christmas fudge. I hope you enjoy my Dad’s Christmas fudge recipe.

Sharing my Dad’s fudge recipe with you means a lot to me this year because my Dad passed away in October of this year, a week after his seventy-second birthday. So my family and I are in for all of the dreaded firsts without him. The first of all of the holidays without him. His birthday rolling around next year with us remembering that he passed away so soon after his last one. So in honor of the best father a girl could ever have, I am sharing his recipe with you. (more…)

Cream Filled Biscuit Dough Donut

Step-by-step instructions to make cream-filled donuts out of canned biscuit dough

Since my family and I enjoyed the canned biscuit donuts so much I wanted to make a different version of them today. The batch that I made today were cream-filled biscuit dough donuts. Instead of using the can of larger Texas Style Buttermilk biscuit dough, I used the smaller sized Texas Style Buttermilk 10 count. Don’t buy the flaky layers in either size. They absorb the oil and make them dense and greasy. The recipe for the cream filling and glaze will follow the donut recipe.


Biscuit Dough Donuts: Winner or Epic Fail?

Biscuit Dough Donuts

I can’t wait to try these biscuit dough donuts! One of my fondest memories from my childhood was when my mother would take my sister and me to the bakery inside of the Giant grocery store. I would get so excited trying to pick out what I wanted. It always came down between my two favorite things, the vanilla cupcakes with yummy buttercream frosting that had a cute little acrylic monkey pick in it or a plain glazed donut that was as big as my head. They don’t make them like that anymore! Our mother also bought a bag of tea cookies for us to share later.  They were so pretty. They were little sugar cookies with a rosebud and leaf done in buttercream. I was one of those little kids that called the cake part “bread” and only ate the frosting. I think I was a teenager before I stopped doing it. My experience of getting to go to the bakery as a child is what started my love of cakes, cookies and decorating. I am a trained cake artist. I have always had a HUGE sweet tooth, but I won’t eat just anything because it’s sweet.


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