Category Archives: Holidays

Sweet Hearts for My Sweetheart

What do you make for your Valentine who doesn’t like chocolate? Mini fruit pies on sticks, of course! These adorable heart-shaped pie pops were the perfect edible gift and they were pretty easy to make too. All you need is … Continue reading

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Summertime Sweets!

It’s practically¬†impossible to believe that 2014 is more than half over and we are swiftly approaching the 4th of July. The good old FoJ is one of my all-time favorite holidays and the traditional summertime foods associated with the day … Continue reading

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Christmas Chocolate Caramel Tart

This Chocolate Caramel Tart was the perfect end to Christmas Dinner this year. It was rich, decadent, and ideal for celebrating. And speaking of celebrations, I didn’t even screw up the caramel! The crust is a simple chocolate dough that … Continue reading

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Sweet Disguises

You know what’s better than a boring old clich√© Halloween costume? An EDIBLE costume. That’s right, mustache cookies exist. Is it a disguise? Is it a chocolate-y treat? It’s both! I made these cookies last year for a best pal … Continue reading

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Sending All My Lovin’

A package of homemade chocolate chip cookies on my doorstep on Valentine’s Day would win me over in a minute. I recently discovered that shipping drop cookies such as these is really quite easy and they arrive in tact! Plus, … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! Some love it, some loathe it, but I’m pretty sure everyone agrees on the delectable array of sweet treats that abound this time of year. Sure, a box of chocolates is fine, but nothing says I … Continue reading

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Sweets for St. Pat’s

The luck of the Irish was certainly with me when I stumbled upon this recipe for Irish Coffee Blondies. Chewy, dense, and addictive, these St. Patrick’s Day treats are spiked with coffee and whiskey, because who doesn’t want uppers and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

It’s 2012 and my head is still swimming with champagne bubbles. Excited for the new year and all that lies ahead. Hoping it will be sweet and full of all kinds of treats. I re-purposed some Mint Velvet Cake Balls … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Peppermint Tart

True, Christmas has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean I’m not spending each and every day reliving the flavors, aromas, and memories of the holiday. I know I did a chocolate and peppermint dessert last year, but to me … Continue reading

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Top O’ the Cupcake to You!

The luck o’ the Irish was with me when I was making these cupcakes, that’s for sure. Incorporating booze into desserts is always a recipe for a good time, but it’s never more appropriate than on St. Patrick’s Day. Last … Continue reading

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