Cooking, Baking & Cocktail Shaking

Grandmom’s Rolls

Happy New Year!!! Are you using the day off to sleep in and nurse a hangover? I tipped back a few of these Bourbon Grapefruit Cocktails last night (they’re amazing). Maybe a few of my Grandmom’s Rolls smeared with butter will help the cause? Today I’m participating in #TwelveLoaves. What is #TwelveLoaves? It’s a concept created by...

Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Chocolate Muffins with Peanut Butter Frosting

Peanut butter lovers, these Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Chocolate Muffins with Peanut Butter Frosting are for you! They’re supremely decadent and ultra rich. Happy New Year’s Eve! What do you do to ring in the new year? Whatever it is, I’m sure it’s way more fascinating than what I’m doing. I tend to be...

Tropical Chi Chi Cocktail

Happy #SundaySupper! I hope everyone had an amazing Christmas. To get over the winter blues, I made us a Tropical Chi Chi Cocktail. It’s fruity, frothy, and easy to sip. I had the pleasure of spending quality time with my closest family and friends. Every time all of us get together, it’s guaranteed to...

Happy Birthday, Blog!

Today marks the 1-year anniversary of One Sweet Mess. Happy birthday, blog! I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for an entire year. I suppose the expression is true, time zips by when you’re having fun. And, boy, have I had some fun making a mess in my kitchen over the past year. As I look back, it amazes me to see how...

The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies… Ever!

I know what you’re thinking, “Jennie, do you know how many times I’ve seen the word best associated with chocolate chip cookies?” I know, but these really are The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies I’ve ever sunk my teeth into! How do I know this? Because I’ve baked and tested several different recipes and this...

Peanut Butter Banana Chip Granola

Baking season is in full swing, and I’m pumping out sweet treats like they’re going out of style. I’ve been baking so much that my skin is imparted with the smell of butter and sugar. Mmm, I smell delicious! This Peanut Butter Banana Chip Granola will have your house smelling amazing. You want cookies?...

Chocolate Dipped Biscoff Pillow Cookies

Happy #SundaySupper! I’ve had to skip the past two #SundaySupper events due to a research paper that I’ve been diligently working on for the past two weeks. As you read this post, I’ll be putting the finishing touches on it before I hand it in on Tuesday. To say I’m sorry, I made you...

Pumpkin Orange Chocolate Chip Bread with Orange Glaze

Tis the season to be jolly. That is the saying, right? I’m getting down right jolly with this Pumpkin Orange Chocolate Chip Bread with Orange Glaze. I made mini loaves that are perfect for gifting. Well, if that’s the saying, then why isn’t there more jolly people in the world this time of year?...

Glazed Snickerdoodle Muffins

These Glazed Snickerdoodle Muffins are moist, tender, and deliciously decadent. Let the Christmas countdown begin–only 22 more days! I have so much to do and not enough time to get it all done. There’s cookies to bake, holiday treats to create, gifts to wrap, and a 15-page research paper to complete. Wah, wah! I’m...