S'mores Caramel Corn | longdistancebaking.com

S’mores Caramel Corn (Crunchy)

I love baking homemade goodies for people for Christmas gifts. I know everyone ends up with piles of cookies and chocolates and candies around the holidays…but I can't help it. I love baking for people! It seems so much more authentic than just buying them more "stuff". I'm not really sure how I decided popcorn was the theme this year. Maybe it was after I discovered how easy it is to make … [Read More...]

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Kid Friendly Holiday Treats

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The holidays are always my favorite time of year! Here at Long Distance Baking, we love Christmas. We love it so much in fact, that we've been known to listen to Christmas music a couple times throughout the year. Every summer vacation needs at least one listen of Little Dummer Boy and Do You Hear What I Hear. Am I right?? My cousin is a 1st grade … [Read More...]

White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies | longdistancebaking.com

White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies {& Cookie Swap!}

It just wouldn't be the holiday season without excessive amounts of cookies, am I right?? My first big holiday baking day included these cookies. Kelly and I have been waiting a year to participate in the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap...we couldn't wait to get matched up with other bloggers and get started! The FB Cookie Swap is in it's fourth year and is hosted by Julie at The Little … [Read More...]

Homemade Graham Cracker Crust | longdistancebaking.com

Homemade Graham Cracker Crust

Tis the season for pies! Am I right? I hosted Thanksgiving this year and made three pies (for only 7 people…). That's almost half a pie per person! With that much pie eating you need a little variety. I have a super easy pie dough recipe that … [Read More...]

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Cake Decorating Tools

It's December 8th. The Reed Wedding is on May 16th. Today I decided that I really needed to increase my wedding cake practice. Because I'm obviously running out of time... Today I went Christmas shopping. However, I did not buy any gifts. Instead, … [Read More...]

Insanely Easy Microwave Popcorn | longdistancebaking.com

Insanely Easy Microwave Popcorn

I think a love of popcorn is a genetic thing. I mean...I haven't seen any real research done on the topic, but from my own observations it appears to be true. My mom used to chastise my grandmother for eating popcorn for dinner, but I have it on good … [Read More...]

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Bunny’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Guys, my mom made cookies last night. And guess what, they were really good! She called it miraculous. This post was supposed to be homemade hot cocoa (coming next week now) but Bunsy has been on a chocolate chip cookie kick lately and wanted to … [Read More...]

25 Days of Kindness | longdistancebaking.com

25 Days of Kindness: 2014

Can you believe it is December?? Where did the fall go?! We hope you had a great Thanksgiving weekend filled with family, friends and delicious food. This month tends to get hectic and busy, but giving back to others is a tradition we both strive … [Read More...]

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Royal Icing, Part II

Believe it or not but I have never made homemade sugar cookies before. I've decorated homemade sugar cookies as a kid and I've eaten a ton around the holidays, but I have never made them myself. This past weekend I decided it was time to change that. … [Read More...]