For a twist on the holidays, try this yummy Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake. This recipe is made in a pie pan rather than a springform pan, which is the reason why it's called a pie. But in all other ways, it's really a cheesecake. The recipe is based on my dad's cheesecake and my mom's ...[ get the full recipe ]
My dad made the best cheesecakes, and he always started with this graham cracker crust. This crust can also be pressed into a pie pan to make a great pie crust. Dad's Graham Cracker Crust Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins Easy, not ...[ get the full recipe ]
Chocolate coconut nests filled with three mini jelly beans were one of my favorite Easter treats as a child. Unfortunately, the current ones aren't the same. But this homemade, grownup version is an adorable reminder and makes a tasty dessert or edible decoration. Enjoy! See additional suggestions at the end. Chocolate Coconut Nests with ...[ get the full recipe ]
Happy St. Patrick's Day! This is a chocolate version of my mother’s sugar cookies. The nutmeg adds an unexpected depth to the flavor. They stay slightly soft when cooled and are not overly sweet, so they work well with the powdered sugar (confectioners sugar) icing. Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Nutmeg Chocolate Sugar ...[ get the full recipe ]
At our last Super Bowl party, I made a couple of cast iron skillet chocolate chip cookies. They were a big hit, and everyone asked for the recipe. I promised to share it, so here it is, even if a little (ok, maybe a lot :) ) delayed. Thanks for your patience everyone!!! For ...[ get the full recipe ]
Ask someone what reminds them of Valentine's Day and they may say roses, a romantic dinner, or more likely than not chocolate! For those of us that definitely include chocolate on our list, here is a very easy way to say Happy Valentine's Day with a simple homemade treat---Valentine's Chocolate Wafer Bark. When you ...[ get the full recipe ]
These Easy Faux Macarons are great, colorful spring cookies for Easter. These cookies are fun for kids and adults!
Enjoy this updated recipe for yummy chocolate chip cookies that are crispy on the outside but soft and gooey on the inside.
Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie---This pumpkin cheesecake pie is extra easy and results in an impressive and luscious dessert. For a gluten-free version, omit the graham cracker crust and bake the pumpkin cheesecake filling in custard cups. Enjoy!
These cupcakes were inspired by my grandmother and mother. My grandmother loved sweets but was not a big fan of chocolate. (Hard to believe not loving chocolate and being related to me, right?) To satisfy her sweet tooth, she almost always had what she called "Plain Cake" in her kitchen. It is easy to ...[ get the full recipe ]