Category Desserts

Apple Tarts

  Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 20-25 min Serves: 12 In celebration of fall, I’ve got a whole line-up of fall-themed treats. First off is this apple tart recipe. I like to think of fall in phases, and apple season is phase one – hence it being recipe number 1! My husband and I […]

S’mores Cupcakes

Serves: 12 Prep/Cook time in total: 2 hours This past weekend I celebrated a friend’s bachelorette party. Of course, I volunteered to bring something sweet. And per usual, I couldn’t help myself – I had to make something unique, beautiful, and of course, delicious! I didn’t know the bride’s favorite cake flavor and I wanted […]

Italian Easter Bread

Prep time: 3.5 hours (20 min active) Cook time: 15-20 min Makes: 2 bread wreaths I have a confession to make. And I am only making it because I know some of you get intimidated by the idea of a bread recipe. So here’s my confession: I utterly failed at baking today. And despite this, […]

“Valentine’s” Cakes With Raspberry Brandy Frosting

Serves: 24 Prep time: 45 min total Cook time: 17-20 min Its the most wonderful time of the yeaarrrr! I love Valentine’s day. There are a lot of nay sayers out there, and I’m sorry, but I just don’t understand you. To me, Valentine’s day is not romantic. Well is, but that’s not ALL it […]

Nut Snowballs

Makes: 16 cookies Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 12-15 min My mother makes nut snowballs every Christmas, and her mother before that. This is a true family recipe, and I am super happy to be sharing it with you. Nut snowballs are a buttery, crunchy, delicious tradition that I’ve decided to take through the […]

Peppermint Bark

Tis the season my friends! To bake your heart out, eat your heart out, and to do it alongside your best friends and family. I enjoy every second of it. Especially the part where I bake my heart out! Today’s recipe is peppermint bark. People go crazy for this stuff, myself included. Sadly, I never […]

Pumpkin Purée and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 40 min (pumpkin); 15-20 min (seeds) Fall is my favorite time of year, and it would not be complete without brightly colored mums, apple cider, and pumpkins. After some time those small pie pumpkins begin to stare back at you whispering “Eat me, eat me. Turn me into something […]

Seriously Scrumptious Apple Cheddar Galette

Prep time:  1 hr 25 minutes (1 hour resting) Cook time: 45 You are going to die happy and full. At least I am, because for the last three nights I have been eating a slice (or two, or three) of this incredible apple galette. And if you follow my lead, I will teach you. […]

Quick, warm, maple applesauce

It’s my favorite time of year and I’m here to celebrate with a delicious, yet healthy, treat. My favorite bloggers are already on to pumpkins, and I’m like HOLD UP, has everyone forgotten about sweet, delicious apples? It’s apple season and I’m taking advantage. First up: applesauce. Now my friends will tell you that this […]

Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

I love traditional recipes, and chocolate chip cookies are no exception. A long time ago our good family friend Katie, and basically second mom, took care of me when I had the flu. She brought me delicious chocolate chip cookies- and the recipe. I have not used another chocolate chip cookie recipe since that day. […]