Circus Animal Cookie Cupcakes

Yes, you read that title right! It’s the final day of cupcake week and for the finale we bring you Circus Animal Cookie Cupcakes. Seriously, YUM!!
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Circus Animal cookies remind me of childhood, almost as much as Dunk-A-Roos, Squeeze-Its, Cookie Crisp cereal, Lisa Frank, Power Rangers, Legends of the Hidden Temple and Captain Planet.  Can these things please come back!?! #weusedtothinksqueezeitsmadeusdrunk #teampinkranger #captainplanethesourhero #cookiesforbreakfast #90skid

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Strawberry Compote

Strawberry season is here! Is anyone else as excited as I am?? I have so many strawberry desserts I want to make! Sorbet, pies, jam, freeze them for smoothies (aka margaritas)…the possibilities are really endless.

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Strawberry Cupcakes w/Vanilla Buttercream

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Well I’m still in an Easter dessert baking mood and partly because I found these really cute cupcake liners and toppers at Hobby Lobby.
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I love perusing Hobby Lobby, especially for baking supplies. However, they put away holiday stuff too soon! I went the other day, in March, and they were already clearing the Easter crafts/baking/goodies and 4th of July crafts/baking/goodies were being displayed. Huh? Easter isn’t until April 20th! Now don’t get me wrong, I love 4th of July. I am very proud that I majored in US History (a major that someone once told me was the “marijuana major” because it required little work and thinking… how rude!) and I consider myself very patriotic, but already displaying 4th of July goods in late March seems a little much. Continue reading