Cinnamon Fritters with Pumpkin Spice Caramel Sauce

Cinnamon Fritters with Pumpkin Spice Caramel Sauce |

Homemade caramel sauce made with fall flavors makes an exceptional dip for these simple cinnamon fritters!   You know you are a parent when eating homemade fritters and watching The Zookeeper with the kids is considered an exciting night.  I cannot say the movie was that thrilling but the fritters sure as heck were!  Some might think it sad that fried  fritters make my Friday meaningful.  I mean, I remember when I would have been … Continue reading →

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Cookies

Soft and chewy brown sugar cookies with cinnamon chips!

Thin and chewy brown sugar cookies!  Each cookie has a generous amount of cinnamon taste and loads of cinnamon chips! About two weeks ago I was standing on my driveway talking to a neighbor.  My youngest daughter was circling around us on her little pink bike.  At some point in the conversation, my daughter disappeared.  After a minute or two she reappeared with something in her hands.  She was munching on something as I could see a trail of … Continue reading →

Cinnamon Shortbread with Pumpkin Spice Glaze #loveyourcup

These cinnamon shortbread are perfect with coffee! The pumpkin spice drizzle makes them extra special. #shop

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Sweet little shortbread cookies with BIG fall flavor!  Each bite is full of cinnamon and a spiced pumpkin glaze! Cinnamon shortbread cookies are coffee's best friend! I met one of my very best friends in our neighborhood.  I remember how we … Continue reading →

Maple Cinnamon Cashew Bark

White chocolate and semi sweet chocolate swirled together with chopped cashews!

White chocolate and semi sweet chocolate are infused with maple flavor, cinnamon and chopped cashews! Baking day is Thursday in the Lulu household.  I try to bust out two to three new recipes.  Some recipes fail and end up in the trash while we munch on the successes all weekend.  And that's the problem.  By Monday, we are fresh out of dessert!  Sure I could go buy cookies, but that's sort of sacrilege when you are food blogger!  Besides, … Continue reading →

Apple Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Bars

Apple Cinnamon Sugar Cookie Bars

Sugar cookies in a thick and delicious bar! Lots of apples and cinnamon make these bars the perfect fall treat! Each major holiday comes with a "to do" list.  I'm not talking about shopping or decorating, but more of an itinerary of things we need to do as a family.  When the start of school rolls around, I start planning our fall activities. The season will NOT be complete for me unless we find time to do all the fun things autumn has to … Continue reading →

Cinnamon Sugar Fruit Cup #backtoschoolweek

Cinnamon Sugar Fruit Cup

Cinnamon sugar wonton wrappers  hold an assortment of sweet and fresh fruit! These kid-pleasing fruit cups are the perfect after school snack! We eat a crazy amount of fruit!  I'd call us fruitarians, but we do eat other foods like chili dogs and cookies (lots of cookies)! Fruit is just so easy.  It's the perfect "wash and go" food.  We snack on fruit, we eat it with our cereal or in our smoothies, we eat it with … Continue reading →

No Yeast Nutella Cinnamon Rolls with Mascarpone Icing

Nutella Cinnamon Rolls

     Nutella Cinnamon Rolls with Mascarpone Icing   Cinnamon rolls are a true breakfast treat!  I love the smell and taste of all that cinnamon and icing melting together at breakfast time.    The problem is they take too long to make.  I love my family, but it has to be a special occasion for me to invest the time in making those yeasty delights! I had a hankering for some cinnamon rolls.  But knew I wouldn't have the … Continue reading →

Maple Cinnamon Banana Bread

Maple Cinnamon Banana Bread

The new year is here.  I can't believe it.  December flew past me.  It seems one minute I was throwing together Halloween costumes and the next minute I was toasting in the new year!  How does this happen?  I was so busy baking, prepping, planning, wrapping and posing Iggy our Elf on the shelf, that I didn't have time to stop and just enjoy the season. I know my family and most of my friends have already taken down their Christmas decorations. … Continue reading →

Baklava Bites

Baklava Bites |

There are certain things you MUST like if you are Greek.  You must like Greek coffee,  Ouzo, Feta cheese, olive oil and baklava. Growing up, my mom would make baklava each Christmas.  The honey drenched, nut filled triangles adorned our cookie trays for most of my childhood.  Now that we are older, my mom has decided it was time to pass the reigns to one of her kids.  Problem is, it's a lot of work!  I can make baklava, I just choose not too. … Continue reading →