Bear-Shaped Chocolate Mochiko Muffins (Gluten-Free)

These mochiko muffins are made with regular cocoa powder and black cocoa powder to get the darker color. But if you don’t have black cocoa powder on hand, feel free to use regular cocoa powder! They also have chocolate chips folded into the batter, giving them the perfect amount of chocolate flavor. In terms of texture, these muffins are a bit chewy/springy and not cakey (due to the mochiko flour) when comparing them to regular muffins/cupcakes.

Bear-Shaped Thai Tea White Chocolate Macarons

*If this is your first time making macarons, check out my more in-depth post on how to make macarons. You can find more pictures, GIFS, and macaron templates on that page! I also recommend reading Mimi’s macaron post. Estimated cost: $4.66 per 12 macarons, $0.39 per macaron I’ve been really excited about Halo Pantry, a brand that sells all natural …

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Frog-Shaped Matcha White Chocolate Macarons

disclaimer: this blog post may contain affiliate links Estimated cost: $3.75 per 12 frog macarons, $0.31 per frog macaron Matcha white chocolate is one of my favorite flavor combinations, hands down! The bitterness of the matcha perfectly balances the sweetness of the white chocolate, and when you add these ingredients to macarons, you get one delicious treat. And, if you …

Frog-Shaped Matcha White Chocolate Cookies

Estimated cost: $4.66 per 16 cookies, $0.29 per cookie Yes. I’m back with another animal cookie recipe. I know I already made frog-shaped matcha sugar cookies, but I was really craving some matcha + white chocolate, so I whipped up these frog cookies. They’re a bit thick, a little chewy, have crisp edges, and have a great balance between the …

Homemade Ube Marshmallows (No corn syrup!)

Estimated cost: $3.74 These marshmallows are extremely fluffy, pillowy, and have a hint of ube flavor without any corn syrup added. There are only a handful of ingredients: gelatin, water, sugar, ube extract, powdered sugar, and purple food coloring, the last one being optional! I didn’t add any extra purple food coloring since ube extract typically has red + blue …

Cat-Shaped Black Cocoa Cookies (Vegan)

Estimated cost: $2.96 per 15 cookies, $0.20 per cookie Hi friends! This is the fifth animal in my animal cookie series so far, and these ones are pretty adorable. Check out my other animal cookie recipes here: Soft, Less Sweet Ube Sugar Cookie Bears (Dairy-Free!), Pig-Shaped Snickerdoodles (Vegan), Frog-Shaped Matcha Sugar Cookies (Vegan). I’ve been meaning to use the black …