Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Bliss Cake

I love Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars. I’ve made them, and I’ve made them into cookies. I took those flavors and made a cake, using my favorite foolproof, one-bowl, easy cake base....


Vanilla Melting Moments Sandwich Cookies with Nutella-Cream Cheese Filling

These cookies remind me of cookies on Christmas cookie platters that I ate growing up. But those were just plain cookies. I enhanced these with Nutella. Why not. The cookies are...


Weekend Things

Time for an installment of Weekend Things: 1. Redbook Magazine featured my Homemade White Chocolate and Butterscotch Sunflower Seed Butter (GF). Thanks for the wonderful feature, Redbook, and I wish I could give...


October 2013 Recipes

At the end of every month, it feels like the month passed by in a whirlwind, and October was no exception. Here are the notable recipes I made, with thoughts and...


Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Mini Blender Muffins

I put peanut butter, banana, and honey in the blender, and my daughter asked what kind of smoothie I was making. None I said. I’m making muffins. What??? This goes down...


Caramel Corn Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

I can inhale caramel corn by the handful. And the more I eat, the more I want. Rather than just inhale it as fast as I can chew, I baked it...


Chewy Oatmeal Coconut Brown Sugar Cookies {Anzac Biscuits}

Last week I was at a potluck lunch at my daughter’s school and someone brought in Anzac biscuits. They were soft, chewy, full of oats and coconut, and I knew I...


No-Bake Deep-Dish Peanut Butter Snickers Pie with Salted Caramel

I really don’t care about pie crust that much, unless it’s a chocolate cookie crust. Then I want double. So I doubled it and now I care about it. In the...


20 Recipes to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

Pre-Halloween is a time when all the candy at the grocery store looks so good and somehow an impulse buy of 4 bags happens. And those seasonal and special edition bags...

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