Tag Archives: baked goods

4th of July M&M Chocolate Cookie Bars

This is a great dessert to take to your 4th of July Cookout, for the adults and kids.  Beware with 1 cup of brown sugar these little devils are addictive!! 2 cups plus 2 Tbsp flour ½ tsp salt ½ tsp baking soda 12 Tbsp unsalted butter butter, melted and cooled slightly 1 cup light […]

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Peanut Butter-Chocolate-Coconut Cookies

I know what your thinking “really another dessert recipe, this will be your 4th in a row”, but let me defend myself.  Today is National Peanut Butter Cookie Day!  Yep, I kid you not!  So with Peanut Butter being one of my FAVORITE foods, I had to pay it homage.  I started out with just […]

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Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies Tipped in Chocolate

These cookies are so simple to make, with limited ingredients, time and easy clean-up.  They look so elegant and are quite addictive! 2 sticks of butter, room temperature 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar Pinch of salt 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup chocolate chips 2 cup of bittersweet 60% […]

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Bread Pudding Muffins

Have you ever had bread pudding?  It is delicious! In a muffin it is a little cup of a gratifying goodness! This recipe has raisins and apple.  If you don’t want the raisins don’t add them,  if you don’t want the apples don’t add them.  You could substitute pear in place of the apple with […]

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Cheesy-Cherry Cookies

I’m issuing a warning with these cookies. Only make these if they are going to leave your house-they are dangerous! You know what will happen if you don’t!! 😉 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 – 8 ounce packages cream cheese, room temperature 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, […]

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Chocolate Almond Torte

This recipe is short on ingredients but has a few more steps.  Don’t let the added steps intimidate you into not make this recipe. It is well worth the effort! If you have someone who likes chocolate, they will LOVE this torte. If you have someone who is so-so on chocolate (gasp) they will LOVE […]

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Honey Cake

I was sitting in my kitchen looking at my first jar of honey and I knew I had to use it to create something amazing. I did an on-line recipe search and found myself at the Smitten-Kitchen website and the pics of her cake looked amazing!  Good enough to honor my jar of honey, why […]

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Mini-Brownie Cupcakes

These are made with Nestle toll house choco bake pre-melted unsweetened chocolate pouches. You should definitely have these in your pantry at all times!! This is a super easy recipe to pull together and I am telling you they make rocking good brownies! I went with mini muffin tins, but you could throw this in […]

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Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Perfect dessert for Easter! This is probably one of my most requested recipes! FAMILY RATING:  Ingredients: Cup cake 2 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 1/4 teaspoons baking posder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2  teaspoon table salt 3 cups carrots, peeled & […]

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Chocolate-Chocolate Cookies

These bad boys are a chocolate lovers dream!  You can’t eat more than one….okay maybe two. For the candy bars, I like to use ‘Vosges’ haute chocolat exotic candy bars.  They have several different flavors, yes even bacon. My hubby likes the Red Fire Bar.  Its ingredients, Mexican ancho chipotle chiles and cinnamon with 55% […]

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