Celebrate Pi(e) Day: No Bake Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake

Tomorrow is March 14th, or 3.14. For you math aficionados out there, that’s Pi day. But since this is a food blog, that’s Pie day. ūüôā I’m not much of a pie baker; I usually stick to cupcakes, cookies, and cakes. But recently, I did make a pie for Tim’s Valentine’s Day dinner. I know, […]

Celebrate Pi(e) Day: No Bake Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake

Holy Crap These Are Amazing Cookies – No Bake

No, really. ¬†That’s the name of these cookies – HolyCrapTheseAreAmazing Cookies. ¬†Well, I think actually the original name was Peanut Butter Cornflake Cookies. ¬†But truly, holy crap, they are amazing. ¬†And easy! ¬†You don’t even have to bake them! It might be kind of late to be making Christmas cookies. ¬†Some of you have had […]

Holy Crap These Are Amazing Cookies – No Bake

Chocolate Pecan Bars

These. ¬†Are. ¬†Delicious. ¬†Sinfully delicious. ¬†And rich. ¬†And decadent. ¬†I first made these at Thanksgiving with my Mother in Law, but I didn’t have my camera so I didn’t blog it then. ¬†They were so good though – Tim’s sister even said it was the best thing she ever ate – that I knew I’d […]

Chocolate Pecan Bars

Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

I have been making my own hot chocolate mix for about four years now. Originally, I just thought it would be fun to make it for us to have on cold winter nights, so put it in a huge canister and we enjoy it all winter long. But after a couple of years of making […]

Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

100th Post: Kitchen Remodel and Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Pretzels

I can’t believe I’ve posted 99 recipes on this blog already! ¬†I mean, I guess it has been almost a year, but that’s a lot of posts. ¬†That’s kind of exciting! ¬†It’s very timely that coinciding with my 100th blog post is the completion of our kitchen remodel. ¬†Well, okay, it’s been completed for over […]

100th Post: Kitchen Remodel and Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Pretzels

Sinfully Delicious But Actually Kinda Light Chocolate Peanut Butter Trifle

If you need a dessert for Thanksgiving and someone else already has dibs on pumpkin pie, give this a try! ¬†It’ll look beautiful on the family table…for about 30 seconds until everyone devours it. You guys know I have a serious weakness for peanut butter and chocolate. ¬†We had our friends, Andy and Jacquie, over […]

Sinfully Delicious But Actually Kinda Light Chocolate Peanut Butter Trifle

A Peanut Butter Treat to Beat the Heat

Since it’s been like a million degrees lately, I’m sure you really don’t want to turn on your oven. ¬†Never fear, we can get our peanut butter fix without heating up the house. ¬†These little peanut butter squares taste an awful lot like Reese’s and are quite addictive (consider yourself forewarned). ¬†They’re really easy too, […]

Peanut Butter Pretzel M & M Cookies

Hi, my name is Cara, and I am addicted to peanut butter. ¬†I’m not ashamed of it. ¬†I own it. ¬†If you leave it to me, all baked goods will have peanut butter in them. ¬†And chocolate. ¬†And sometimes banana. So anyway, cookies. ¬†These are a really delicious balance of sweet and salty, with the […]

Brownie Bites again – with Mint Icing!

Remember when I made the low fat brownie bites with strawberries for Valentine’s Day? ¬†I’ve actually made that brownie recipe many times – with peanut butter, with chocolate chips, with nuts… ¬†It’s my favorite go-to, easy, chocolate but not terrible for you sweet. ¬†For St. Patrick’s Day, I made them with mint icing, obviously because […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Here I go again with the peanut butter and chocolate. ¬†Recently, a friend pinned this recipe with a subtle suggestion that I should make these cupcakes, and I was pretty easily convinced. ¬†They just looked so good, and you know how I am with peanut butter and chocolate. ¬†The only thing was I wanted there […]