Great American Cookie Double Doozies

Double Doozie Cookies (1 of 5)

I don’t know about you, but walking past the Great American Cookie kiosk at the mall without stopping is the hardest thing ever! I succeed sometimes but there are plenty of times I have to stop and get one of those double doozie cookies.  If you aren’t familiar with them, a double doozie is two […]

Nutella Swirled Banana Bread

Nutella Bread (1 of 3)

If you follow me on social media, then you know that last week my husband & I escaped to the Caribbean for a week of fun in the sun! I’ll be sharing about that later this week. As usual, it’s been challenging to get back in the swing of things after such a relaxing week […]

S’mores Cookie Cake

S'mores Cookie Cake 2 (4 of 5)

I’ve mentioned it numerous times, but I am fanatical for anything s’mores.  If I see a s’mores dessert or treat, I’ve got to try it.  I was trying to think of a fun dessert to make for Memorial Day and I thought of doing a s’mores pizza of sorts, but I didn’t want to fool […]

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars


I was wanting to make a dessert and I think you all probably know by now how much I love dessert bars.  They can be so easy to just mix everything in one bowl and pour it in the pan, pull out and cut and enjoy. So easy and delicious! I was asking my mom […]

Baked Chocolate Glazed Peanut Butter Donuts


I may have mentioned it on here, but back in the fall I was in a baking/cooking/blogging rut where I couldn’t figure out what to make and just didn’t want to get in the kitchen.  I powered through it and kept getting in the kitchen and looking for inspiration and with the holidays and God’s […]

Foolproof Fudge


You may not remember, but last year I shared with you my epic triple fudge fail.  That’s right, I tried making fudge three times and every single batch went into the trash. It was not a pretty sight that day at our house.  Well a dear sweet reader, Marsha, emailed me the nicest note and […]

Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies


Oh yes I did, cookies for breakfast! I’m not above eating an actual cookie for breakfast either because I love a sweet breakfast…pancakes, waffles, scones, muffins.  Oh I do enjoy a savory breakfast but if I’m forced to choose I will choose chocolate chip pancakes every time.  These cookies actually tasted like a danish and […]

Rolo Stuffed Chocolate Cookies


I  went to a cookie swap this weekend and when I was trying to figure out what to make I reached out to you all on social media and someone suggested rolo cookies and I thought they sounded fabulous, so I went in search for a recipe.  The original recipe called for nuts, but I […]

Peppermint Bark Cheesecake Truffles


This past weekend, I helped throw my best friend a baby shower.  When I was trying to figure out what to make, I came across this recipe for Peppermint Bark Cheesecake and thought it sounded phenomenal! I wanted to do it in a mini version and then I thought, why not make it into a […]

DIY Brownie Mix


So I thought I had found my go-to brownie recipe, and then I tried this one.  While the other recipe is really, really good, this one edges it out just a bit.  It had the perfect fudgy texture, which is how I like my brownies.  If you’ve been reading the blog for a while, I’m […]

Candy Bar Brownies


So it’s the day after Halloween and you probably have lots of candy left over either from your kids Trick or Treating or handing out candy. These brownies are the perfect way to use up some of that candy so it’s not still in the candy bowl at Christmas (that’s what usually happens to me).  I […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies


Oh. My. Word. These might be some of the best cookies that I’ve EVER made. I know. That is a huge statement to make, but it’s true. My favorite cookies growing up were always the soft batch chips ahoy and these are so way better than those! They are soft and full of peanut butter […]

Marry Me Cookies


“Hey Baby, I think I wanna marry you!” So these cookies are so good that they are supposed bring about a marriage proposal. I’m already married, so I’m not sure about that, but maybe they will elicit a promotion or just bribe your significant other to buy you that designer wallet/purse, ring, clothes, etc. that […]

Chocolate Cake Doughnuts


So I’ve been putting off getting a donut pan as I thought it would take up too much room in my townhouse and limited cabinet space.  But, my longing for donuts outweighed that skepticism about where I would put it and so I asked for one for my birthday.  I’m so glad I did! The […]

Chocolate Eclair Cake


Hello everyone!! I missed you all while I was away on vacation! I had an amazing time in the Caribbean and can’t wait to tell you all about it once I go through my zillions of pictures! We got home Thursday night and then left Saturday morning for my cousin’s wedding in Nashville, so there […]

Homemade Chocolate Syrup


So last week I shared with you my favorite Chocolate Butterfinger Cake that was made extra special because I made my own chocolate syrup.  There have been many times when having some frozen yogurt or chocolate chip pancakes or making a milkshake where I have thought to myself, “I wish I had some chocolate syrup […]

Chocolate Butterfinger Cake


I put one bite of this cake in my mouth and I was instantly transported to somewhere amazing.  It’s other worldly I tell you! The cake is so moist and the sweetness from the chocolate and caramel and the creaminess of the whipped topping is just heavenly.  I amped it up another notch and made […]

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter S’mores


I was trying to think of something fun to do with the graham crackers when I remembered seeing these on Picky Palate a while back and thought it was the perfect way to use them.  I also decided to put marshmallow fluff in them too which made the entire thing AMAZING! I actually made my […]

Chocolate Chip Lava Cookies


I’m so sorry I’ve been holding out on you with these cookies. I made these all the way back on Valentine’s Day.  I just had a few other things I wanted to share with you and I can’t believe these got by the wayside.  I was wanting something a bit more special than just a […]

Brownie Cookie Dough Whoopie Pies


I worked a youth retreat this past weekend and I always like to bake something for the kids that they will really enjoy so when I saw these, they went immediately on the list. We had such a great time learning about the Lord, singing, eating lots of yummy food and playing “Ninja.” Has anyone […]

Better than Box Mix Brownies


So I mentioned earlier this week about needing to console myself after Nadal’s loss, so I decided to make some brownies.  I was actually already planning to make them for some friends of ours that just had a baby, so it was a win, win for me.  I have made s’mores brownies, pb swirl brownies […]

Fudge Pie


Happy Thanksgiving everyone!! I’m working on my dishes to take to my mom’s today. I’m taking Pecan Pie Bars & another dessert I’ll be sharing with you soon if it turns out.  Have you gotten everything ready for your thansksgiving dinner yet? This fudge pie would be a great addition to your holiday meal as […]

Peanut Butter Snickers Mini Cheesecakes


I got some snickers on sale the day after Halloween and it was an act of Congress to keep Adam out of them long enough for me to bake with them! Since he loves cheesecake I decided I would put the beloved snickers in cheesecake!! Plus I realized I only have like 2 cheesecake recipes […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Blondies


I was thinking of making something for my bible study ladies and since Adam doesn’t like pumpkin very much, I thought it would be a great opportunity to make a pumpkin treat.  I was so inspired by all of your comments on the giveaway of your favorite pumpkin treats! I love pumpkin & chocolate together […]

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites


Don’t you just love Pinterest?? What a great way to store all of my ideas in one place AND get inspiration from others!! Genius! Oh and I’m MacCheesecake on there in case you were wondering. Anyway, I found this recipe on Pinterest and thought it looked so fun and when Adam said he needed me […]

Cosmic Brownies


“Ahh, Cosmic Girl, from a different galaxy…ooh yeah.”  Oh sorry, got lost in that song from the movie “Center Stage.” Anybody else love that movie?? I think I’ve seen it about a billion times! So much fun watching that with my roomies in college. Anyway…on to the brownies! I always loved the little debbie brownies […]

Golden Graham S’more Bars


S’mores are one of my favorite things on this planet…literally. If something is s’mores flavored you better believe I’m going to be trying it. I’ve posted several s’mores items in the past and I just couldn’t let the summer get away without one more s’mores treat. These were so fun to make and to eat! […]

Chocolate PB Frozen Banana Bites


Hope you all had a great weekend! I don’t know about you, but I need a sweet treat pretty much every evening after dinner. I try to keep it on the lighter side with my latest obsession being popcorn with a little bit of mini chocolate chips stirred in. I do like to mix it […]

Frozen Hot Chocolate


I love hot chocolate as I’m sure a lot of you do. I drink it close to every night in the winter. To my delight my favorite local frozen yogurt shop, Perkits (if you are ever in Cleveland, TN you have got to visit Perkits-they have different flavors every day!) has their own version of […]

Peanut Butterscotch Chocolate Crispy Bars


These are a great no bake dessert for summer! You do have to heat a few things over the stove but it won’t get you too hot. This is a great alternative to your typical rice crispy treats as it doesn’t have marshmallows but uses honey & sugar as the binder. These are rich and […]

Skinny Cow Milkshake

I love Skinny Cow Ice Cream Sandwiches. Especially the chocolate ice cream ones. So tasty and low in calories! (This post is NOT sponsored by Skinny Cow in any way…I just love them and eat them all the time). Since I love them so, I decided to try them in a milkshake. I used the […]

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Choc Chip Pancakes 3

Two weekends ago, Adam & I slept in and took it easy. After we woke up we layed in bed watching TV until around 11 am! While we were relaxing, I was perusing my google reader and saw this recipe and realized I had everything to make them. So we had pancakes at noon! These […]

Thick & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies


Lately, my motto has been to try and be a “chocolate chip cookie.” I know this sounds crazy, but cookies are warm, sweet, comforting and make you feel all good inside. I want to be the kind of person that emulates those things toward others (kind, warm & gentle). Lately I’ve been more of a […]