About Sally McKenney

Sally McKenney

Sally McKenney is a food blogger for People.com and the creator of a blog dedicated to her sweet tooth, Sally’s Baking Addiction. She’s also the author of a cookbook by the same name, Sally’s Baking Addiction. Her favorite dessert is apple pie, and her perfect weekend would always involve baking and then hiking it off with her husband, Kevin, and their rescue dog, Jude. McKenney lives in Philadelphia, PA. @sallysbakeblog

Four sugar cookies topped with frosting and sprinkles on a white plate.

Sugar Cookies

Exactly like those soft, puffy, cakey frosted sugar cookies found in the bakery of your local grocery store that the kids beg you to buy—minus the scary artificial ingredients.

An assortment of chocolate covered pretzels with white and dark chocolate coating and sprinkles

Chocolate Covered Pretzels

An impressive (and blissfully last-minute!) nosh with an incredibly satisfying salty sweet thing happening. And spectacularly simple to make. Decorate as much or as little as you like.

Nine glazed soft maple cookies with a Pyrex container of glaze behind them.

Glazed Soft Maple Cookies

Soft and tender and almost cake-like—some would say even pancake-like. A lovely reminder that yes, maple cookies are completely appropriate at the breakfast table.

A person holding a white platter filled with homemade dog treats and a dog looking at them.

Homemade Dog Treats

Just wait’ll you see how your dog looks at you after you start making these easy treats a part of everyday life…

A stack of squares of birthday cake fudge on a white marble platter.

Birthday Cake Fudge

No-bake cake doesn’t get any easier than this funfetti fudge that’s complete with a semisweet chocolate “cake” layer, a white chocolate “frosting” layer, and sprinkles galore.

A chocolate chunk skillet cookie topped with ice cream and chocolate sauce in a cast-iron skillet with four spoons resting in the cookie.

Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie

A ginormous, warm, gooey, chocolatey cookie baked in a single skillet so there’s no waiting for batch after batch to come out of the oven.

Plate of pumpkin spice toffee--made with toffee, pumpkin spice, white chocolate, and pecans

Pumpkin Spice Toffee

All that familiar autumnal spice loveliness in perhaps the only pumpkin spice incarnation you’ve yet to try.