S'mores Cookie Bars

I'm most certainly a 's'mores year-round' kind of gal. In college, my roommates and I made many (many) oven s'mores in our tiny apartment kitchen and one night toasted some mini mallows on a fork (bad idea) over a candle in a pinch. I've made these cookie bars, which, I'll admit, are not as perfect or swoon-worthy as the real deal, many times.

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Cranberry Dark Chocolate Chip Muffins

When I was in high school, I was kind of lame. Truly. I didn't get into any of the trouble depicted in high school movies. There were no whirlwind teen romances, no ragers that ended with angry parents or the police called, no sneaking out late at night after mom and dad went to bed. None of it. Instead, our little gaggle of high school gals would head into the city, find a bakery, and eat some cupcakes. Or rent a movie. Or watch whatever Real Housewives franchise was currently on tv after cooking dinner and baking something ourselves (you know, when we were on a budget).

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