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Easy Pistachio and Almond Cake Recipe

Remember the old Mounds saying:  Sometimes you feel like a nut and sometimes you don’t?  Well, sometimes I feel like home made cooking and sometimes I don’t.  On those days I will make recipes by the semi home made cooking method. (as in taking short cuts ’cause I am pressed for time.) This recipe for …

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Decadent Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

There is nothing quite like cookies and a glass of milk is there?  Just seeing a cookie with a tall glass beside it reminds me of my childhood.  And if the cookies are double chocolate chunk, the memory turns into an adult occasion. Don’t get me wrong, the kids will loves these double chocolate chunk …

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My Collection of Fudge Recipes

These delicious fudge recipes bring to mind everyone’s three favorite fudge words: smooth, creamy, and decadent. How can you resist them, particularly during the holidays when making fudge is a favorite thing to do? Whether it be chocolate, peanut butter (my favorite) or some other style, these recipes will tempt even the sweetest kind of …

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Favorite Chocolate Dessert Recipes – Part 1

Feeling your Sweet tooth wanting something special?  Try one of my favorite chocolate dessert recipes. They are all rich and flavorful and will delight even the most ardent chocoholic. Whether you are looking for a piece of chocolate bark or something as elaborate as the chocolate blooming onion, one of these desserts is just perfect …

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Today’s Featured Recipe: Olho de Sogra – Brazilian Sweet

My friend Regina who used to blog at Molly Mell is the star of today’s featured recipe – Olho de Sogra.  Regina has been experimenting with Brazilian sweets lately and came up with this scrumptious looking dessert that makes the perfect afternoon snack. Olho de Sogra is basically dried prunes with a sweet coconut filling.  …

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Chocolate Brownie Whoopie Pies with Peanut Buttercream Filling

What do peanut butter baking chips, fudge brownies, heavy cream, and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups all have in common?  They are ingredients in this decadent Reeses brownie whoopie pies. Who knew that a brownie mix could turn into these cute chewy cookies?  The main problem with them is that they are so darn good, you …

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Rich Chocolate Brownie with Pecans – Dessert Anyone?

These rich chocolate brownie is made with cocoa and butter, and filled with chocolate chips and nuts.  You can also use white chocolate chips for a change if you prefer.   Brownies are one of my favorite sweet treats.  I love the cakey texture in a smaller size.  And the fact that they normally are …

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Lightened Chocolate cherry Cheesecake – Decadent Recipe

A normal cheesecake recipe has a lot of calories. This lightened up version of a chocolate cherry cheesecake is just a bit lighter on your hips. Ahhhh, cheesecake recipes.  This is one of those desserts that I just adore but don’t eat too often because of the calories.  Just by nature, cheesecake screams “I’m going …

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars with Chocolate Frosting

These peanut butter oatmeal bars have a thick and crunchy peanut buttery base that is topped with delicious chocolate frosting. Two of my favorite flavors in one tasty dessert. We love the combination of peanut butter and chocolate in our house.  I made a batch of a peanut butter chocolate layer bars the other day …

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Creamy Individual Mini Fruit Tarts – So Easy to Make

These mini fruit tarts are fast and easy and so delicious.   The combine just a few ingredients and are so flavorful and lovely to look at. I’ve used reduced fat cream cheese to save a few calories and fresh fruit makes them somewhat healthy too! Mini Fruit Tarts – Sweet Treat Sensation The mini fruit …

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Banana Pecan Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Who doesn’t love a Banana pecan cake?  It is moist and just delicious. This great recipe is easy to make and tastes wonderful.  I’ve used reduced fat cream cheese on the frosting, and unsweetened applesauce in the cake mix, to cut down the calories a bit. This Banana Pecan Cake is a Great Use of …

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Healthy Cookie Dough Bars

Today’s featured recipe comes from  Angela at Untrained Housewife. Angela says she is happy to provide seconds because these cookie dough bars are very healthy and inexpensive too at only 40c a bar! What a great breakfast on the go! Cookie Dough Bars that are actually Healthy The recipe has just five ingredients dark chocolate, …

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Dutch Apple Streusel Pie with Raisins – Comfort Food Dessert

This Dutch apple streusel pie has a crunchy oat topping and raisins for extra sweetness. It is the ultimate comfort food recipe. There is nothing quite like the warm aroma of juicy apples and spicy cinnamon and nutmeg with a crunchy streusel topping.  Apples are plentiful right now, so grab a bunch of them and …

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No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies – Easy Cookie Recipe

These no bake peanut butter cookies are full of flavor and have a nice texture, too.  They make the perfect afternoon snack. I love making no bake desserts. They are fast and easy to do and you never have to worry about over cooking or have them not set. The next time your kids are …

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Easy Peanut Butter Fudge – Marshmallow Fluff Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

This Easy Peanut Butter Fudge has always been one of my favorite holiday sweet treats.  At Christmas time, I always make batches of it.  You really can’t leave me around a jar of peanut butter.  It will be gone before you know it. This recipe is one that my aunt used to make that I …

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Mocha Cream Puffs – Coffee Flavored Choix Pastry Dessert

If you love the taste of coffee desserts, you will love these mocha cream puffs. Their mocha flavor is lovely and the texture takes this dessert to a new level. The cream puffs have a crisp top and bottom puff just brimming with delicious mocha cream that has been lightened up a bit. These delicious …

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