Recipes

Spiced Apple and Pistachio Streusel Muffins

Spiced Apple and Pistachio Streusel Muffins

These are my current favorite muffins. They are sweet, salty, and delicious! I found this gem in an awesome cookbook called Sugar Rush, by Johnny Iuzzini. This recipe has a few extra steps, so they are a bit more time consuming than your average muffin,…

Applesauce Spice Cake

Applesauce Spice Cake

School has started, the air is crisp, and the colorful leaves have begun to fall. This can only mean one thing; it’s time for some fall baking. Apples and spices scream fall baking, so I thought I would whip up an applesauce spice cake to…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Sheet Cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Sheet Cake

Sheet cake is one of those desserts that I make several times throughout the year because it’s so easy and very tasty. My son requests it frequently. Like every other week. Even though the original is very good, sometimes it seems a bit boring. Enter…

Simple Chocolate Cake

Simple Chocolate Cake

Do you know what makes me happy? Chocolate cake makes me happy. So very happy. It’s one of those things where as soon as I take that first bite, I’m instantly transported to my own chocolate la la land. This recipe is simply perfect. It…

Chocolate Lovers’ Brownies

Chocolate Lovers’ Brownies

These brownies are for people who are in a serious, committed relationship with chocolate. If you prefer a mild brownie with a bit of cocoa, then you’ve come to the wrong place. My family request these often, and for good reason. They’re amazing. Sometimes I…

Fruity Pebble Cookies

Fruity Pebble Cookies

I almost didn’t post this cookie. They came out of the oven looking thin and frisbee-like, which was the opposite of what I was going for, and I nearly chalked it up as a fail. Then I ate one. It was magical. It did not…

Strawberry Cheesecake Whoopie Pies

Strawberry Cheesecake Whoopie Pies

A whoopie pie is such a fun treat! Is it a cake? Is it a cookie? How is it a pie? Who cares? It’s delicious! My latest version of the treat is strawberry cheesecake, and they did not disappoint. The soft cookie has the addition…

Lime Cooler Cookies

Lime Cooler Cookies

These light, citrusy cookies are the perfect ending to any summer meal.   I’ve been on a lime kick since summer break has started, but I’ve already made a key lime pie, so I decided to come up with a cookie to curb my craving.…

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Everyone has their own idea about what makes the perfect chocolate chip cookie. Mine is that it should be thick and super chocolatey with crispy edges and a gooey middle. Oh, and large. They should definitely be large. These cookies check all of those boxes.…