Easy Almond Joy Brownies Recipe

Almond Joy Brownies Recipe

Welcome my daughter, Hope! She’s sharing a brownie combo that’s she’s been making for a while. Tempting her mama with sweet goodness is not a good thing, y’all. But she does it well. This brownie recipe is quick and easy and can be made with a homemade brownie recipe or with a boxed brownie mix. Your… 

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25 Perfect Mother’s Day Desserts

25 Perfect Mother's Day Desserts

No Mother’s Day celebration is complete without a splendiferous dessert, so I’ve gathered recipes to create a list of 25 Perfect Mother’s Day Desserts. Whether you’re looking for something in frozen form or covered in frosting, you’re sure to find something to pique your sweet tooth’s interest in this dessert list.

Chocolate Cherry Coconut Dessert Nachos and Udi’s Hackathon Challenge

Chocolate Cherry Coconut Dessert Nachos

This post is sponsored by Udi’s. These Easy Chocolate Cherry Coconut Dessert Nachos are quick and sneaky good. Taking a recipe and mixing it up to make a healthier version is certainly a great goal. That’s why when the nice folks from Udi’s contacted me about working with them and their Hackathon Challenge, I was all… 

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Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

chocolate chip muffins recipe

Muffins can be tricky. Some people may hear the word “muffins” and think healthy cupcake, therefore most places that sell muffins cover them in chocolate, drench them with powdered sugar, fill them with cream cheese or other goodness deserving of a full-blown dessert, while others think of them as lumps of gluten, bran and mushy fruit. Which usually means one is left to choose between muffins drowning in sugar coatings, or visit the “healthy” muffin mongers who sell basically pastry rocks. Where’s the happy tasty medium?

Easy Chocolate Biscotti Recipe

Easy Double Chocolate Biscotti Recipe

Anyway, these guys make a great pair for sure, and you will find that this Chocolate Biscotti dunked in a great cup of coffee is no exception. No bland biscotti here. No siree bobtail. It is quite the perfect biscotti. It is rich, and chocolatey, of course with the satisfying crunch that biscotti delivers. It just begs for a good cup of Joe. You’ll see.

Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake Recipe

Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake Recipe

This Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake Recipe has been dancing around in my head for a while now after enjoying a delectable strawberry cake last spring at a local cafe. This one, made with a fresh strawberry puree mixed into the batter, just beckoned to be covered with a Dark Chocolate Buttercream Frosting.

Dark Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Dark Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe

This Dark Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe is a fantastic frosting for many baked goods.

When it comes to chocolate, the darker the better in my personal opinion. Recently I made a cake (which I’ll be sharing here tomorrow!) that just screamed to be topped with a decadent dark chocolate buttercream. I immediately remembered that unforgettable buttercream atop a cupcake I enjoyed at The Magnolia Bakery in Chicago a couple of years ago. I tried the vanilla and the chocolate. Oh my word. Talk about decadent.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Footballs Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Footballs

These Chocolate Peanut Butter Footballs are not for throwing. Unless, of course, you’re talking about tossing a few in your mouth. And while it may be hard to get the perfect spiral with them, you will score big points with any football loving crowd.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Once again the holidays flew by without getting around to everything on my baking list. So, over the past couple of weeks, the baking bug has hit and I’ve done a little catching up on making a few old favorites as well as trying some new treats too. These Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls are certainly an old favorite. I know I’m not alone when I say that. Chocolate and peanut butter is a combination that’s hard to beat, don’t you think?

Marshmallow Creme Filled Chocolate Dipped Sandwich Cookies

Marshmallow Creme Filled Chocolate Dipped Sandwich Cookies

The nice folks from Pillsbury invited me, along with several bloggers, to create some great new cookie recipes for the holidays. I took the opportunity to enlist our teenage daughter to help create these Marshmallow Creme Filled Chocolate Dipped Sandwich Cookies. They were easy and fun. Although they may look at little complicated, they’re quite simple. Really! The most difficult (if you can call it difficult) thing is planning extra time for chilling in between steps.