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Best Ever Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe | Entertaining ideas, recipes, cocktail recipes and party ideas from @cydconverse

Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

This oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe and I go way back. To my cold, drafty college apartment and one of the very first runs of the KitchenAid stand mixer my stepmother had gifted me for Christmas. (The one that still sits on my kitchen counter to this day!) But there is good reason I’ve been making these chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies all these years – they are crazy delicious!

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Peanut Butter + Jelly Ice Cream Sandwiches | Summer desserts, homemade ice cream sandwiches, entertaining tips, party ideas and more from @cydconverse

Peanut Butter + Jelly Ice Cream Sandwiches

Over the weekend I made a whirlwind 62 hour trip to Round Top, Texas and back. I’ve been working on a couple of really huge projects behind the scenes, I haven’t washed my hair in at least three days (dry shampoo, I love you), and my feet are still slightly swollen from traveling and lack of sleep over the last week. All of this to say, these peanut butter and jelly ice cream sandwiches are delicious and exactly what you need when you’re exhausted and missing a few of the usually prominent bones on the tops of your feet. An instant pick-me-up! To keep things simple, you can use a cookie mix here. To keep things delicious, I highly suggest making the strawberry jam homemade. Then just smash cookies and ice cream together and eat them right away, or wrap them and stash them in the freezer where they’ll keep for a few days.

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Eggnog Cookies by @themerrythought for @cydconverse

Eggnog Cookies

As I’m spending time with our new little one, some of my best blogging buds are covering for me. Today please welcome the lovely Caitlin and Manda from The Merrythought! Hi there – we’re Caitlin and Manda from The Merrythought! We’re happy to be here sharing a recipe today while Cyd is enjoying time with her sweet baby girl. We’re …

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Color Block Madelines by @SugarAndCloth for @cydconverse

Color Block Madelines

As I’m spending time with our new little one, some of my best blogging buds are covering for me. Today please welcome my sweet friend Ashley Rose from Sugar & Cloth! We’re all about adding some color and festive touches to our desserts, especially around the holidays! Plus you can’t really go wrong with adding chocolate to a cookie favorite, right?! …

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Minty Oreo Cookie Balls

Minty OREO Cookie Balls

This post was sponsored by OREO. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that so generously help The Sweetest Occasion keep the jingle bells a-ringin’ all season long! It’s no secret that I love spending time in the kitchen this time of year. I know for a lot of people baking feels like a chore, but for …

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Inspired Tablescape – Part II

As promised, I’m back with more photos and lots of details about the tablescape I recently styled. The vision was for a pretty winter wedding with an afternoon reception with champagne and delicious treats galore. I worked out the color palette and details inspired by Ami’s inspiration board and from there picked a few details …

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