Dessert Recipes

Sweet & Spicy Gingerdoodle Cookies

Sweet & Spicy Gingerdoodle Cookies

The last day of Cookie Week is here!!! Cookie recipe number seven is my favorite fall cookie - Sweet and Spicy Gingerdoodle Cookies. The first time we made these was last spring for our 4-H canine club bake sale. Jasmine and I thought it would be a fun cookie...

Grandma’s Sugar Cookies

Grandma’s Sugar Cookies

Day 6! Cookie Week is almost over friends. We're keeping it traditional today with my Grandma's Sugar Cookies. I have a lot of memories of making these over the years, especially during fall and Christmas season. We'd start with leaves and pumpkins in October and...

Double Chocolate Espresso Cookies

Double Chocolate Espresso Cookies

We're into the home stretch - Day 5 of Cookie Week! Are you tired of cookies yet?? I promise this one is worth it. Say it with me now, Double Chocolate Espresso Cookies. That's right, we're going straight into chocolate heaven this week. These cookies are more like a...

Coconut Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Coconut Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

We are at the halfway point of Cookie Week! Day 4 is here already. Is it just me or does time seem to fly by these days? Oh well, we'll salute it with a cookie. Today we're baking Coconut Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies. I almost didn't even start this recipe. I am not a...

Cinnamon Iced Pumpkin Cookies

Cinnamon Iced Pumpkin Cookies

It's Day 3 of Cookie Week! While I was developing recipes for this week I took a poll on Facebook to find the #1 cookie for fall. It was a tough race between Molasses (gingersnap) cookies and pumpkin cookies. Pumpkin cookies with cream cheese icing are a hallowed fall...

Chai Spice Cookies

Chai Spice Cookies

It's Day 2 of Cookie Week! If you've been here before you know that chai has a special place in my heart. When I saw this Frosted Chai Snickerdoodle recipe over on Sally's Baking Addiction I thought they sounded wonderful. I knew Cookie Week needed chai cookies...

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Shortbread Cookies

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Shortbread Cookies

Cookie Week is here!!! Are you ready to bake? I've got seven cookie recipes for you this week, everything you'll need for this holiday season. Don't get me wrong, there are plenty of other delicious cookie recipes out there, but sometimes trying to choose one is...

Homemade Yeast Doughnuts with Vanilla Glaze

Homemade Yeast Doughnuts with Vanilla Glaze

October is doughnut season. Fresh, hot, soft and fluffy Homemade Yeast Doughnuts. I have a lot of self-control but these babies test it SEVERELY! Have you watched the movie The Hundred Foot Journey? If not drop everything and watch it immediately. I'm serious,...

Black Forest Cupcakes

Black Forest Cupcakes

During my high school years we had family picnics as often as we could during the summer. Baked beans, hot dogs, salad, fruit, homemade ice cream - all the good stuff. One of my favorite picnic desserts was the chocolate cake Aunt Carol would often bring. A single...

Triple Berry Galette

Triple Berry Galette

Anyone else intimidated by pie? I avoided making pie crust until we went gluten free for a few years and if I didn't do it hubby didn't get pie. I've never been much of a pie person (I'm coming around) but I did it for love! Nowadays it's not so scary to make a pie...