No-Bake Spiced Date Balls

Listen guys, I made date balls. And they’re delicious. And OF COURSE I want to share the recipe. As expected, I found this fabulous recipe on Foodgawker a while ago (click here for original recipe) and it’s been sitting in my favorites for a while. I’ve been thinking about making it for a couple weeks now,…

Romanian Baklava

I totally forgot about this shoot, but after Christmas and New Years were over, my mom still had a sweet tooth and she made homemade baklava, not once, but TWICE. And I gained like 10 damn pounds, I swear to God. But it was so good.

Austrian Jam Cookies

Another one of my specialties, a cookie that my brother LOVES and won’t verbally admit to loving. I usually make these in a big log form or as thumb sized minis, but this year I thought it would be cuter and more festive as Christmas shapes.


This is one of my specialties when it comes to making Christmas cookies. It’s super easy and super delicious. Ingredients: – Animal crackers – Sour cherry jam – Finely chopped walnuts or almonds – Pure almond extract – Vanilla extract – Coconut flakes Directions: 1. Grind the walnuts/almonds in a blender. 2. Pulverize the animal…