Sweet Saturday: Cinnamon Crisps

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Sweet Saturday: Cinnamon Crisps

As a little girl, I remember watching my mom bake. I loved watching her prepare a sweet treat that I couldn’t wait to try. Not only that, I knew if I stuck around, I would get to lick the beaters if Mom baked a cake. Now that I bake, I let my girls lick the beaters. I looked most forward to my mom baking pies. While I loved eating pie, I loved what my mom did with the extra pie dough most. She’d gather up all the scraps and create a sweet treat for my sister and me to eat.

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Sweet Saturday: Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread

I have a sweet tooth, and it seems my girls have inherited it. Well, they couldn’t help it because my husband loves sweets just as much as I do. Sometimes the only way we can get our three-year-old, Ginny, to eat any dinner is to bribe her with sweets. Great parenting, right? Not really, huh? Okay, I’ll accept that. Actually, our daughter, more often than not lately, goes to bed hungry. Ginny will look at what we are serving for dinner and declare, “I don’t like that.” It doesn’t matter if she ate it a week ago and loved it

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Sweet Saturday: Cinnamon Crescent Rolls

Why are crescent rolls so melt-in-your-mouth delicious? I’ve had a love affair with crescent rolls since I was a little girl. My daughters have already fallen in love with them. To me, the crescent roll was always just an accompaniment to dinner. I would lather on some butter, even though it wasn’t really needed. I never imagined that a crescent roll would be the basis for the perfect sweet treat. It wasn’t until Pinterest that I saw all the possibilities for the lovely crescent roll beyond bread for dinner. I dared to do something new with them when I made

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Sweets Saturday: Mini Apple Pies

I love dessert! I would make it more often if I had the time, though I have resolved to try to make a sweet at least once a week. Maybe that will stop me from gorging on candy that I pick up randomly on shopping trips. So, so bad. I prefer a sweet dessert with substance to a box of Sour Patch Kids. When I saw a quick and easy recipe like this one for Apple Pie Bites on Pinterest, I was intrigued. Would it taste as good as it looked? Was quick and easy possible with a dessert? I

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