dessert

Toasted Coconut Meringue Nests

April 11, 2014
Toasted Coconut Meringue Nests

I’ve had the festive idea for Toasted Coconut Meringue Nests floating around in my head for weeks.  Perhaps even months, since my food blogger brain usually jumps way ahead when it comes to holidays (I may or may not have already started thinking about July 4th ideas).  Then I got my final push of inspiration […]

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Nutella Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies {Gluten Free}

February 10, 2014
Nutella Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies {Gluten Free}

This is not at all what I planned to share with you this morning.  Not even close. Despite what it might look like around here sometimes, I’ve had a really healthy start to the year and this weekend was no exception (well, minus that very necessary cheeseburger on Friday night).  I was all set to […]

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Pink Grapefruit and Champagne Sorbet

February 5, 2014
Pink Grapefruit and Champagne Sorbet

Easy to make, 3-ingredient Pink Grapefruit and Champagne Sorbet is the perfect way to jazz up your Valentine’s Day! This Valentine’s Day I’m celebrating with three of my favorite things…well, it’s more like three wonderful things transformed into one!  I’m talking about Pink Grapefruit and Champagne Sorbet. One of the things about being a food […]

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Baked Double Chocolate Toasted Coconut Doughnuts

January 27, 2014
Baked Double Chocolate Toasted Coconut Doughnuts

I know what’s going through your head right now.  Well, at least some of your heads.  And before you start thinking – ‘what on earth is she doing talking about chocolate doughnuts…..wait, no….Double Chocolate Toasted Coconut Doughnuts in January?!?!?!  What about the New Years resolutions and the diets?!?!’ – hear me out for two minutes. […]

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Chocolate Crackle Cookies

December 18, 2013
Chocolate Crackle Cookies

So, we’re one week out from Christmas…have you had your fill of cookies? Confession…I came reeeeeally close to cookie burnout last weekend!  Not making them, but eating them.  Oh, heavens!  I definitely pushed the limited on how many Christmas cookies I can eat in a sitting…..it was not pretty. Thankfully, I managed to rally and I’m […]

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Mini Eggnog Bundt Cakes with Salted Caramel Icing

December 4, 2013
Mini Eggnog Bundt Cakes with Salted Caramel Icing

Salted Caramel Icing is the perfect compliment to these lightly spiced Mini Eggnog Bundt Cakes. It’s a special day over here, friends!  A really special day!  Today some blogging friends and I are teaming up to throw a surprise virtual baby shower for Audra, aka The Baker Chick!  In just a few weeks Audra will be welcoming […]

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Peppermint OREO Cookie Balls

December 2, 2013
Peppermint OREO Cookie Balls

This post was sponsored by OREO, but, as always, all opinions are 100% my own. I was kind of sad when I picked my way through the very last of the Thanksgiving leftovers this weekend.  Until five minutes later when I was rocking out to Christmas tunes and diving head first into all things butter, […]

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Pumpkin Meringue Pie

November 13, 2013
pumpkin meringue pie

Pumpkin Meringue Pie….a classic Thanksgiving favorite with a fun twist I realized that I don’t have any good ‘ol traditional apple or pumpkin pie recipes on the blog.  Sure, there’s a Salted Caramel Apple Pie, which is beyond amazing (it’s actually the best apple pie I have ever made or tasted)!  And there’s also the rich & […]

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60+ Recipes Using Leftover Halloween Candy

October 30, 2013
Leftover Halloween Candy Roundup

Happy Halloween (one day early)! Wondering what to do with all that leftover Halloween candy?  I’ve got 60+ sweet ideas to help you out! Peanut Butter Cup Brownies Take Five Candy Bar Brownies from Noble Pig Kit Kat Butterscotch Brownies from Dinner Dishes and Dessert Candy Bar Brownies from Miss in the Kitchen Everything Brownies from Nutmeg […]

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Baked Apple Butter Cardamom Doughnuts with Brown Butter Glaze

October 25, 2013
Baked Apple Butter Cardamom Doughnuts with Brown Butter Glaze

Perfect for a chilly fall morning…Baked apple butter doughnuts spiced with cardamom and topped with brown butter glaze This is one of those recipes that happened in parts.  Then it started snowballing and getting more awesome with every turn. It’s based off of Baked Pumpkin Pecan Doughnuts I made last fall, which were mind-blowing, and […]

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