Girl Versus Dough

confetti cookies

confetti cookie on parchment paper with a bite taken out of it

These Confetti Cookies (aka super-soft funfetti sugar cookies) are just the cookies we need in 2020. They’re fun, bright, EASY and ready to eat in 30 minutes, tops. No need to chill the dough, no need to get fussy, no need for frills beyond a boatload of rainbow sprinkles. These cookies are the kind of cookies you can bake anytime, for any occasion, and everyone will love them. They’re a guaranteed win during a year when we could really use one, amiright?

gluten-free chocolate chip cookies

gluten free chocolate chip cookie with a bite taken out of it

Here it is, my friends — the best gluten-free chocolate chip cookies recipe I’ve ever tasted. Perfectly soft, chewy and cakey with slightly crisp edges and melty chocolate throughout, all topped with a sprinkle of flaky sea salt, you’d never know these were baked without gluten.

chocolate old-fashioned donuts

stacked chocolate old-fashioned donuts on a sheet of parchment paper

One good thing to come out of 2020: these Chocolate Old-Fashioned Donuts. Homemade donuts are the real deal, and when you make them with a chocolate- and sour cream-based batter, deep-fry them in your own kitchen and dip them in a simple glaze, you’ll never want to go back to store-bought again. Breakfast, snack, dessert — heck, dinner — there’s never a wrong time to indulge in this delicious treat!

something to rave about

close-up of a rave apple

These days, when there is something extraordinary going on that catches our attention, we want to share it, right? Good news is always worth sharing. And today, I’m taking a moment not only to acknowledge someone extraordinary in my life who is “rave-worthy,” but to invite you to do the same – for a chance to win something delicious that’s also worth raving about!

cookies and cream ice cream drumsticks

cookies and cream ice cream drumsticks in a glass with a bite taken out of one

Homemade drumsticks filled with cookies and cream ice cream? YOU BET. These chilled treats are everything your inner kid craves on a hot summer day (or any day, really) and they can be made at home — no need to rely on the store bought variety. Every bite is chocolaty, cool and full of yummy cookies and cream flavor and joy.

raspberry pound cake tiramisu

a piece of raspberry pound cake tiramisu on a stack of plates

Let’s keep aboard the no-bake dessert train with this totally delish Raspberry Pound Cake Tiramisu! Layers of pound cake, a whipped cream-mascarpone mixture, orange liqueur-spiked raspberry jam and fresh raspberries make this easy dessert one to remember — and to make all. summer. long.