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How to Make Jack O' Lantern Cookies by www.SemiSweetDesigns.com
Aug 31, 2017

How to Make Jack O’ Lantern Cookies

How to Make Jack O' Lantern Cookies by www.SemiSweetDesigns.com

I can’t WAIT for the upcoming Labor Day weekend. Not only because we get a three-day weekend, but because it also marks the unofficial day of fall. And nothing says “Fall” more than pumpkins. This week I was excited to see them slowly popping up in grocery aisles. Also, this weekend is when Starbucks begins serving pumpkin spice lattes. Pumpkins and pumpkin spice flavoring are the ultimate power duo for getting anyone in the autumn mood.

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How to Make Haunted House Cookies by SemiSweetDesigns.com
Aug 15, 2017

How to Make Haunted House Cookies

How to Make Haunted House Cookies by www.SemiSweetDesigns.com

Haunted house cookies can be intimidating to decorate, but they don’t have to be.

I tried designing a version of a haunted house that takes only a few steps to decorate, but also carried enough character to put anyone in the Halloween spirit.

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halloween cookie cutters for 2017
Aug 11, 2017

New Halloween Cookie Cutters and Designs

I’m really excited to showcase the new Halloween cookie cutter designs for this year!

I know it’s only mid-August, and it might seem too early to think about Halloween, especially in the middle of this summer heat. However, with any of the major cookie holidays, I wanted provide Halloween cookie cutter designs in the shop early to beat the rush. Hopefully, this will also help give ample time to start planning your own Halloween cookie options for the upcoming season.

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Spiced Apple Cut-Out Cookies | Recipe by www.SemiSweetDesigns.com
Jul 11, 2017

Spiced Apple Cut-Out Cookies

Spiced Apple Cut-Out Cookie Recipe by www.SemiSweetDesigns.com

Summer has been pretty slow around here. No complaints though. This relaxing downtime is a nice change of pace from the hustle of holiday cookie-making.

The extra free time made it the perfect time to try new things and experiment with a few ideas I had tucked away. With back-to-school season just a few weeks away (Crazy, right?), I was thinking it would be fun to try a new cut-out cookie flavor to complement the start of the new school year. These spiced apple cut-out cookies seemed like just the thing.

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nerdy cupcake cookies
Jun 30, 2017

How to Make Nerdy Cupcake Cookies

How to make nerdy cupcake cookies by www.SemiSweetDesigns.com

Hi, I’m Mike and I’m a procrastinator. (“Hi, Mike.”)

I truly intended for these nerdy cupcake cookies to be ready for Teacher Appreciation week last month. But as Life tends to happen, I couldn’t find the time to fit it in. Also, it didn’t help that the rising summer temps made me less motivated to turn on the oven.

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Jun 13, 2017

How to Make Nautical Whale Cookies

How to Make Nautical Whale Cookies by SemiSweetDesigns.com

Ahoy there, matey! (Did that greeting come off as more “sea captain” and less “pirate?” Hopefully so, because I have a fun nautical set to show you!) The idea of a nautical cookie set came after finishing up my previous shark post. Continuing on with another ocean series, instead of grinning fishes from last time, I have a dressed-up sea mammal for you today!

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How to Make Shark Cookies by www.SemiSweetDesigns.com
May 29, 2017

How to Make Shark Cookies

How to Make Shark Cookies by www.SemiSweetDesigns.com

Growing up, there were a handful of movies that instilled an irrational fear in me for years. Stephen King’s It made me terrified of clowns. (This fear still lingers to this day.) Child’s Play made me hate being alone in a room with any toy doll that could “talk.” (Talking dolls aren’t cute; they’re frightening.) And the Jaws movie made me avoid the deep end of swimming pools in fear of a possible shark attack. My over-active, childhood imagination definitely got the best of me. Don’t worry, I’m more normal now.

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