A fun dessert peanut butter cheese ball that is delicious with sliced apples, pretzels, or just about anything!

Peanut Butter Cheese Ball

Since the first dessert cheese ball that I made earlier this year, my hazelnut espresso cheese ball, was such as hit, I decided to try my hand at another dessert variety. I made a peanut butter cheese ball this time...
A beautiful strawberry galette that makes use of fresh summer berries with a simple, homemade crust.

Strawberry Galette

Fresh strawberries always seem to mark a time of year that I have looked forward to, even since childhood. Of course they appear at the time of year that the weather is finally starting to be nice and you want...
Homemade blueberry pie made from scratch. Both sweet and tart with a buttery, flaky crust.

Blueberry Pie

I was excited to be contacted by Cara from The Little Blonde Baker to contribute a post to her blog of my favorite pie recipe. I found this challenge a bit intimidating as pie crusts always make me a bit nervous. I decided to...
Rich and creamy chocolate peanut butter mousse cups with crunchy Graham cracker layers

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cups

Weekend dessert making at my house is usually targeted at making something that my young son will enjoy. This weekend I decided to make something with the adults in mind. Chocolate peanut butter mousse cups ended up as the dessert...
Mint Oreo cupcakes have bits of crushed Oreos inside and are topped with a mild peppermint cream cheese icing. Perfect for St. Patrick's Day!

Mint Oreo Cupcakes

    It seems as though the “small holidays” of the year always manage to sneak up on me. I would say that I am usually pretty prepared for Christmas and do a fairly good job of buying gifts ahead...
Caramel Brownies

Caramel Brownies

I have to admit that I am a bit in new the brownie making world. I gravitate towards making most any dessert but brownies as they often seem hard or dry to me. I’m guessing this is probably because most of...
White Chocolate Toffee

White Chocolate Toffee

This white chocolate toffee recipe came about as a bit of a way to clean out my pantry. I am embarrassed to say that I had bought some white chocolate to use on my son’s birthday cake and then I...
Hazelnut espresso cheese ball

Hazelnut Espresso Cheese Ball

My husband and I have been married for ten years and dating for several more than that. For many years I have heard about this amazing cheese ball that my husband’s eight grade girlfriend’s mom made many years ago. It...
Chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

  I have made dozens of cookies from scratch and now I come back to the same recipe because it seems to come out perfect every single time. I have added oatmeal to it because, to me, just about every...