Bourbon Butterscotch Ice Cream Sandwiches

Bourbon Butterscotch Ice Cream Sandwiches with Peanut Butter Cookies

You guys! Summer is here and I am ecstatic! I’ve been in a state of euphoria for the past two days, which is a good thing and a bad thing. It’s a good thing because, you know, it’s euphoric. It’s a bad thing because I constantly have to remind myself that I can’t sit in the sun and get day drunk for the next two months – it’s very disappointing. I don’t think I will ever get over the buzz kill that is adulting in the summertime. But I can soothe my inner sprinkler-loving child with these Bourbon Butterscotch Ice Cream Sandwiches. Okay, the bourbon is more for adult Susan than child Susan if you want to split hairs.

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Pink Peppercorn Triple Threat Cookies

Pink Peppercorn Triple Threat Cookies

I feel a bit strange sharing a Valentine’s Day recipe because I’ve never really been into the holiday. And I’m not just saying that to prove I’m not a “high maintenance” girly-girl. There’s nothing wrong with liking Cupid’s day or paying special attention to that special someone. But I take issue with how much stock people put into the day. When people doubt their self-worth because they’re going solo on love’s big day, I hate Valentine’s Day. When people choose to judge the health of their entire relationship based on what their partner does or does not do on that day, I hate Valentine’s Day. When people make cute and delicious love-themed snacks, I love Valentine’s Day. So, before I move onto these unbearably cute Pink Peppercorn Triple Threat Cookies, you have to promise not to play into the less attractive aspects of this fraught holiday. Deal? Deal!

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Fruitcake Biscotti with Dark Chocolate Dip

Fruitcake Biscotti

cinnamon stickYou may have noticed things have gotten a little quiet around here. No, I didn’t wuss out on this whole blogging thing, and no I’m not currently residing in a manhole. I’m actually abroad… you have no idea how much pleasure I got out of writing that sentence. If you follow me on Instagram you’ve probably gathered that I’m bopping around Paris. I will have a full report on everything I ate during my time in the land o’ butter a little later this week. But in the meantime,  I just wanted to pop in to say Happy Holidays and to give you some cookies. These Fruitcake Biscotti to be specific.

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