Chile Mocha Shortbread Cookies

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These chile mocha shortbread cookies really pack a flavor punch!  Just like the Starbucks drink, there’s plenty of chocolate, coffee, and warm spice. How’s your holiday baking coming along?  Are you surrounded with piles and piles of cookies and candy? I know I sure am, but today I’ve got one more fabulous cookie recipe to… 

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Chocolate Malt Truffles

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Need an easy homemade gift? These chocolate malt truffles are sure to please! You’ll love the rich malt flavor and smooth chocolate ganache. Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom of this post, for a fun cookbook giveaway!   How is it going so far?  Are you getting into the holiday spirit? I… 

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Double Chocolate Pecan Pie

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Double chocolate pecan pie: take your pecan pie to the next level, with a chocolate crust and sweet chocolate pecan filling. Made with no corn syrup.  If you asked my husband what his all-time favorite dessert ever is, this is what he would say.  Chocolate pecan pie. The two of us have a kind of an… 

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Chocolate Pie Crust

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Jazz up your next pie with a chocolate pie crust!  Tender and flaky as can be, and the chocolate flavor is off the charts.  Follow my easy video tutorial. How do you like that?!  A new video!  It’s been so long since I made one, I almost forgot how much fun it can be.  Hopefully… 

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Peanut Butter Tandy Cake

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Need comfort food? Peanut Butter Tandy Cake will make it all better! A soft, butter-y sheet cake is topped with peanut butter and milk chocolate ganache.  Ugh, what a week it’s been.  Besides the obvious, I’ve also had my kitchen torn up with construction for what’s beginning to feel like too long.  And worst of… 

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Monster Cookie Dough Cheesecake

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Monster Cookie Dough Cheesecake: peanut butter cheesecake, studded with hunks of monster cookie dough, all on an Oreo crust with chocolate whipped cream!  Can you even?  This cheesecake you guys.  Oh my goodness. Monster cookie dough cheesecake.  Wow.  Just, wow. I’m talking creamy peanut butter cheesecake, studded with big, craggly hunks of peanut butter oatmeal… 

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Simply Perfect Brownies from Scratch

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The fudgiest, gooiest brownies, with the deepest, darkest, most intense chocolate flavor EVER!  From scratch, pantry staples, just one bowl, no mixer needed. *This post originally published on September 20, 2013.  I thought it was about time the pics were updated.  So, many of the photos you see here now are new and improved.  Everything else is exactly the same as… 

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Pear Cranberry Crisp

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This is a sponsored post, written by me and created in partnership with ACME Markets.  All opinions expressed herein are straight from my heart. Pear cranberry crisp: a comforting cool-weather dessert!  Sweetened with maple syrup, spiked with warm ginger, and topped with a buttery oatmeal pecan crumb. Pear cranberry crisp!  Can you think of anything… 

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Baked Apple Cider Donuts

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Tender baked apple cider donuts, infused with warm spice and lots of apple flavor, with a crunchy cinnamon sugar coating that’s like a bite of pure fall!  Is it starting to feel like fall yet for you?  Here in the northeast, the temps have been quite brisk in the mornings and evenings.  You can smell… 

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Brownie Pudding Cake

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If you’re craving a soft, warm chocolate dessert, then you need this brownie pudding cake. Magically makes its own gooey sauce as it bakes!    I made this brownie pudding cake over the weekend, and I have to admit, it didn’t come out as I had expected.  I had something completely different in mind.  But… 

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Pumpkin Crepe Cake

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Pumpkin crepe cake: layer after layer of lacy crepes, filled with a fluffy spiced pumpkin pastry cream.  A showstopping fall dessert!  It’s about time this pumpkin crepe cake finally happened. A little less than a year ago, I tried my first Lady M’s crepe cake.  Have you ever?  Holy moly.  You’d never think something so… 

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Soft Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These soft double chocolate chip cookies will satisfy any chocolate craving!  Tender, gooey, and full of deep chocolate flavor. It’s Tuesday morning and here I am with another fabulous cookie recipe for you: soft double chocolate chip cookies! It seems my back-to-school cookie goals have extended well into pumpkin season.  But I don’t think I’ll… 

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