Category Archives: Sweet

Chocolate Dipped Almond Crescents

There is a type of cookie I love. I used to get them at a bakery near my house in FL. They were these chewy, almond-rific, chocolate dipped crescents.

Almond Crescents

I recently had a similar cookie and it reminded me how much I miss them. So I made some. Turns out they are easy and only use a handful of ingredients.

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Chocolate Orange Shortbread

Chocolate Orange Shortbread

Before I dive in and tell you about these delicious cookies. . . .be patient!Chocolate Orange!Let me take a minute to appreciate that sometimes winter is lovely. Read the rest of this entry

One Bowl Brown Sugar and Lime Pound Cake

It’s the part of winter that I hate. Mostly dreary, dark and freezing cold. I am tired of being cold. I need sun and heat and something green. You know, like grass or leaves.

One Bowl Brown Sugar and Lime Pound Cake

I hate all these drab, short days. I suppose the days are getting longer now, but the cold and sunless sky make it hard to believe. So when Tim suggested lime pound cake, I figured at least it seems sunny and bright with all its limey goodness and maybe getting in the kitchen for a little cheerful cake making is just what I need. Read the rest of this entry

Pumpkin Spice Ice Box Cake

Just because I am on vacation doesn’t mean I don’t have some Thanksgiving loving to share with you. This is a super easy make-ahead dessert that would be perfect for Thanksgiving. Plus it’s no bake!Pumpkin SpiceIt’s also my first and only foray into pumpkin spice this year. Enjoy it while you can. It’s not much to look at but oh-my is it ever delicious. Read the rest of this entry

Buttercup Squash Pound Cake

I guess I’ve dragged my feet long enough on fall baking. I miss fresh tomatoes, basil, cucumbers & zucchini already. And warmth, I miss warmth. I’ve already seen the first flurries of snow here in MI and I am not impressed.Buttercup Squash Pound CakeI do love fall squash though. A new phenomenon for me and now that I love it, I love it all the way. I’m mostly an all or nothing sort of girl in the food department. Read the rest of this entry

Peanut Butter S’more Bars

Peanut butter with my s’mores? Yes, Please. In cookie bar form? Abso-freaking-lutely! Pb s'more cookie barsBetween all our hiking, backpacking. camping, paddleboarding & hammock drinking adventures this summer I didn’t spend much time baking. I know, it’s shocking. Who knew I was more of an outdoors girl? It would have been a great summer for baking because the weather never got very hot so having the oven on wouldn’t have been torture. But that also mean it has been a great summer to lay in a hammock and drink wine. Soooooo. . . . . you know. Read the rest of this entry

Chocolate Covered Cherry Chip Cake

I want to revisit cherry chip cake. I haven’t made it in a few months but I am wishing for a big slice right now. Cherry season is over but this recipe only relies on maraschino cherries from a jar and they are ALWAYS in season in my world.Chocolate Covered CherryThis is a simplified version of my other cherry chip cake recipe. With the addition of the chocolate icing it mimics a chocolate covered cherry. Yummy! Need some now!

Aside from “needing” a large slice of cake right now, I have another issue in my house. Fruit flies. I have an infestation! Read the rest of this entry

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