Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 15 PLUS a GIVEAWAY!

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This week has been absolutely crazy with trying to prep for vacation.  I had about a million things going on and almost forgot that yesterday (the 9th) was the third birthday for this blog.  Things have changed a LOT in the last three years since I started, but I won’t forget my sister’s words of encouragement in starting a blog when I was looking for some sense of direction.  I say this all the time, but it is true: I never imagined that a baking blog would help me find myself and hone in on my passion for sharing desserts.  Never in my wildest dreams did I think that I’d be running my own business shipping cookies to complete strangers, now valued customers, in every state, even to Hawaii.

Beyond that, I can’t even believe that a year and a half ago I was still working in finance (going insane and having regular emotional breakdowns, mind you).  For more of the story on how I got started read my announcement blog post and the about me page.

And to celebrate three years of blogging, I’m offering a very special giveaway!!  TWO readers will win a package of Keep It Sweet Dessert’s newest items.  One is the cookie pictured below (shh, the flavor is a secret) and the other is a new fall special that I can’t wait to reveal.  I worked hard on both items and think they are going to be a hit.  Since I love you guys so much, I thought it would only be fair to offer you a sneak peak.  The two people that win the giveaway will be the first of just a few to try these sweets.  Scroll down for all the details.

Keep It Sweet Desserts Mystery Cookie- giveaway for new flavors!

Most popular product:  Surprise One Dozen Sweets

Keep It Sweet Desserts Surprise One Dozen Sweets - the most popular product of the week

Current seasonal specials: S’mores Cookies

Keep It Sweet Desserts S'mores Cookies available for a limited time only

Most popular recipe/blog post: Cookie Butter & Salted Caramel Cookie Sandwiches

Cookie Butter & Salted Caramel Cookie Sandwiches - most popular recipe of the week!

Five favorite things I pinned all week:

Blackberry Cheesecake Bars with Brown Sugar Crust from Yammie’s Noshery

Buckeye Brownies from Java Cupcake

Brie & Jam Pretzel Hand Pies from Girl Versus Dough

Funfetti Ice Cream Sandwiches from We Are Not Martha

Monster Cookie Dough Ice Cream from A Kitchen Addiction

I hope that you all had a wonderful weekend!

Giveaway Details:

  • Open to US residents only
  • 2 winners will be announced
  • Winners will each receive 1 package courtesy of Keep It Sweet Desserts to include two new products
  • Giveaway open through midnight est Sunday, August 18th
  • Winners will be contacted through email and must respond within 24 hours to claim their prize

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29 Responses to “Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 15 PLUS a GIVEAWAY!”

  1. kim t August 10, 2013 at 10:24 am #

    I guess coffee flavor

  2. Kayle (The Cooking Actress) August 10, 2013 at 10:28 am #

    Hmmmm could they be salted chocolate coffee?

  3. Lynn Chen August 10, 2013 at 12:30 pm #

    I’m actually not really expecting to win (though I am hoping) but I wanted to say HAPPY BLOG BDAY and I’m so proud and happy to know you. I’m guessing the new flavor is S’mores?!?

  4. Steph August 10, 2013 at 1:44 pm #

    My guess is… chocolate chunk & espresso (sorta like a java chip Frappucino!) with sea salt?

    • Keep It Sweet August 23, 2013 at 5:56 pm #

      That’s not it but that does sound amazing….!

  5. Louis August 10, 2013 at 3:36 pm #

    I’m guessing espresso cookies with chocolate chips and sea salt.

  6. Meryl August 10, 2013 at 3:37 pm #

    It looks like coffee chocolate chip with sea salt.

  7. Shelly August 10, 2013 at 4:14 pm #

    Not quite sure, something with chocolate and sea salt.

    • Carolsue August 12, 2013 at 11:21 pm #

      Chocolate Macadamia Nut?

  8. Sarah August 10, 2013 at 7:21 pm #

    Salty Coconut Chocolate Chip

  9. heather August 10, 2013 at 11:01 pm #

    Hmmm…. maybe pecan and chocolate chip

  10. Evalyn W August 11, 2013 at 1:23 am #

    Looks like perhaps a coconut mocha inspired cookie. Either that or there are flecks of sea salt in there.

  11. Ilene August 11, 2013 at 9:07 am #

    Looks like chocolate chip with shaved chocolate and sea salt maybe.

  12. Cindy B. August 11, 2013 at 12:52 pm #

    Cappuccino and chocolate maybe? Happy 3 years, and many more:)

  13. Natasha August 11, 2013 at 10:31 pm #

    I guess nutella!

  14. Jen @JuanitasCocina August 12, 2013 at 7:58 am #

    Could they be chocolate chunk and sea salt?

  15. Denise Fedor August 12, 2013 at 10:41 am #

    Salted brown butter chocolate chip!?

  16. Leah August 12, 2013 at 11:26 am #

    I guess coffee chip with sea salt!

  17. Amanda August 12, 2013 at 12:31 pm #

    Straciatella sea salt is my guess!

  18. All That's Left Are The Crumbs August 12, 2013 at 3:02 pm #

    I am guessing espresso and carob nibs.

  19. Lisa August 12, 2013 at 6:56 pm #

    Thanks for the giveaway – the cookies look like cookies n cream

  20. Emily K August 12, 2013 at 8:57 pm #

    Salted Carmel & chocolate.

  21. Sun August 13, 2013 at 12:58 pm #

    My guess is toffee chocolate chunk with sea salt!

  22. Tracey August 13, 2013 at 7:56 pm #

    I’m thinking there’s espresso in there – maybe with some chocolate? Or Oreos? Whatever it is, looks delicious! :)

  23. kolpin August 16, 2013 at 10:10 am #

    sea salt and chocolate chip chunk? thanks for the giveaway!

    rafflecopter: daniel

  24. Kelli August 16, 2013 at 10:23 pm #

    my guess is salted mocha chocolate chunk.

  25. Miss @ Miss in the KItchen August 17, 2013 at 4:22 pm #

    Maybe pumpkin and chocolate?

  26. Jen M O August 17, 2013 at 6:19 pm #

    My guess would be chocolate chips with coconut flakes?

  27. CharityS August 17, 2013 at 8:42 pm #

    Chocolate Chip & Caramel

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