Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

* An oldie, but yummy post worth a second look. * A couple of years back, I shared the story about how I would make my MIL a chocolate cake every year for her birthday. For years, she ooohed and awwwwed over the different chocolate cakes I made her, until one day, maybe 20 years […]

Pound Cake Cupcakes

Pound Cake Cupcakes

Pound Cake Cupcakes? YesYesYes. Pound. Cake. Cupcakes. Yo. Maybe you have seen my Pound Cake Perfection post. The cupcakes are basically from that recipe, with an added glaze…an added lemon glaze. ~faint~ Y’all.  Y’all.  Y’ALL!!!  Even Garry agreed: cupcake perfection. I love pound cake.  I swear I could eat an entire loaf all by myself.  […]

OMT’s Salted Brown Sugar Butter Bars

Brown Sugar Butter Bars

Brownies are one of my favorite types of dessert bars, but some times (not often) I like to branch out to see what the world of non-chocolate bars holds for me. Oh hai, OMT’s Salted Brown Sugar Butter Bars! As y’all know, I never met a recipe I can’t adapt or change to my family’s […]

Chocolate Bomb Buttermilk Cookies

Chocolate Bomb Buttermilk Cookies

Who doesn’t love a new cookie find that not only lives up to your expectations, but exceeds it?  WHO?! People of the Internet, I hereby declare these Chocolate Bomb Buttermilk Cookies, almost the very best cookies I’ve ever had.  I dare say they are the best chocolate cookie I’ve ever made. These are genuine slap-yo-momma […]

Pound Cake Perfection

Pound Cake Perfection

It is well-established that I like cake and have made it my life’s mission to eat more of it. So many cakes, so little time:  Cheese.  Italian Cream.  Sheet.  Elephant. Which brings me to this lovely: Pound Cake Perfection I was rooting through my old recipes, trying to decide what to bake, and I ran across […]

The Dark Chocolate Shortbread That May Make You Unsubscribe

Dark Chocolate Shortbread

I love me some shortbread…you?  Wait.  Why am I even asking?  Pretty much everyone loves them some shortbread. Y-U-M! Couple this shortbread with a steaming cup of Good For You Hot Chocolate and the angels may join you in singing HALLELURIAH! Don’t they look divine? While I was expecting a sturdier shortbread, because when I […]

Pecan Dream Bars

Pecan Coconut Dream Bars

I have already offered this recipe under Almond Coconut Dream Bars, but wanted to offer you the pecan version, too. In the past, when I’ve made the Almond Dream Bars, I’d always say I’d make the pecan version, but, um, well, I, uh… Lazy baker much?! WAIT!  Here they are! As soon as they hit […]

Pecan Pie in a Jar

Pecan Pie In a Jar

Thanksgiving be coming, y’all!  Like I had to remind you. What kinda pies are you making?  Pumpkin?  Check.  Chocolate Pecan?  Check.  Pie in a Jar?  Um, say what? To be clear: this has nothing to do with mason jars; I think we all know how I feel about food in a jar. ~ A gentle […]

Dream Bars

Coconut Almond Dream Bars

WAKE UP!  You’re totally not dreaming, but these bars are what dreams are made of…sugar and spice and mmmmm, everything nice. I know you’re starting to think about your holiday baking.  You’ve got cookies out the wazoo (yeouch!)  But do you have an easy and elegant recipe that you’ll want to hoard for yourself as […]

Trick or Treat This

Filled Chocolate Cookies

I first wrote about these cookies last year and I wanted to share them again, because they are that good.  When Boy was a kiddo, I made these filled cookies every year for Halloween. The dark chocolate color covered the spooky appeal of the holiday, and the POW! of the orange-filling spoke of jack-o-lanterns. Plus, […]