chocolate cookie pie

Chocolate Cookie “Pies” with Peppermint Buttercream

It’s cookie week! My friend Erin pulls together an amazing virtual party every celebrating the best thing ever: cookies.

This year’s Sweetest Season is no different. Last year I got nostalgic for these Gingersnap Snowflakes (a favorite recipe of my college roommate). In years prior, you would find me making vanilla butter sugar cookies for anyone and everyone. With rollout dough, meticulous decorating, and loads of butter, they were an absolute favorite of everyone around me.

This year, I’m making a new favorite. I must admit it’s probably my favorite cookie to date. Soft on the inside, crisp on the outside, and the perfect candy cane crunch buttercream. Have I peaked your curiosity? These cookie pies (kindof like a whoopie pie, but so much better) have a fudge dough that keeps them moist and the peppermint buttercream takes it over the top. Using essential oils and fresh crushed candy cane, it brings a crunch unlike any other.

Keep reading for the full recipe after the jump!

gift guide

Gift Guide: For the Guy In Your Life

When it comes to shopping for the men in your life, it seems to be a daunting challenge. This year when coming up with the gift guide, I found some phenomenal products he is sure to love. Choosing a collection of products that are well-built, they are sure to go the long-haul with quality and great editorial details. Every product is made and sourced in the U.S.

Keep reading for the full gift guide after the jump!

gift guide my favorite things

Gift Guide: My Favorite Things

With the holiday season just around the corner, I’ve got filling out gifts and wish lists on my mind. This year I’m starting the gift guide rollout with my favorite things. There are items you have and then items you love. These are products I adore. You will find me using or wearing them on a daily basis.

Keep reading for all of my favorite things after the jump!

holiday magazine

It’s Here! Glisten and Grace Holiday Magazine

With December finally here, I can’t wait to roll out this year’s holiday content today. This year, you’ll find the best ideas from Glisten and Grace in the form of a magazine. Consider it a gift from me to you! With DIYs, healthy holiday recipes, capsule wardrobes, and gift guides, it has fresh ideas perfect for the holiday season.

Click for the full magazine after the jump!

day diaries

Day Diaries: A Rainy Day in Seattle

Seattle. It’s a city I have come to love. Whether it is the energy, the vast knowledge, love of tech, or just being in an urban area among the mountains, I absolutely love multiple visits to the city each year. (You can find past posts here and here.) Today, I have a different guide of […]