No-Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars


Last night, I had a serious craving for something sweet and decided to “cheat” by making a box mix of a Reese’s dessert. I took a little bite to satisfy my fix, and while it was delicious, I knew I could/should, make a homemade version. Thus, I did just that today. I seriously LOVE theContinue reading “No-Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars”

Cake Batter Truffles


A few months ago, I made some amazing Oreo truffles and wanted to do something similar for the potluck we had at work yesterday to celebrate the 4th. I saw these a while back and saved the recipe from Six Sisters’ Stuff, and followed it exactly as written, with the exception of using only red, whiteContinue reading “Cake Batter Truffles”

Red, White and Blue Layered Flag Cake


I made this flag cake last year for a work potluck we had to celebrate the Fourth of July and realized I didn’t post the recipe (which came from Betty Crocker). With Independence Day just around the corner, I thought now would be a perfect time to get it on here. It a bit labor-intensiveContinue reading “Red, White and Blue Layered Flag Cake”

Almond Thin Cookies (aka Pain d’amonde)


Around Christmas time, our office was overflowing with succulent treats from our vendors, which is how I discovered (and fell in love) with small crisp almond thin cookies from Jules Destrooper. I think I might have actually eaten half of the box. At that point, I was on a mad hunt to find these, andContinue reading “Almond Thin Cookies (aka Pain d’amonde)”

Oreo Truffles


My Mom told me about these little gems recently, and how incredibly scrumptious they were, so it goes without saying… I just had to try them out. I did last night and she was NOT kidding! Today, I brought them into work and they went over like gangbusters! In addition, everyone was shocked that they’reContinue reading “Oreo Truffles”

Chocolate Chip Cookie Reese’s Brownies


What do you get when you combine chocolate chip cookie dough, Reese’s peanut butter cups and brownie mix??? I call it a little slice of heaven! If you’re a fan of these three things as much as I am, then you will fall in love with this amazing concoction. For real. And when I  tellContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Cookie Reese’s Brownies”

Mini Reese’s Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies


I decided to do a little experimenting in the kitchen yesterday with two of my favorite treats…  Reese’s peanut butter cups and chocolate chip cookies. The results were mind-blowing! Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp.Continue reading “Mini Reese’s Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Mini-Cheesecakes


So what can I possibly say about this decadent dessert? I think the name itself speaks volumes. First of all, I love chocolate chips cookies. I mean, really, really love them. And then there’s cookie dough. Well, I know I’m not the only one who’s purchased a package of dough with the intention of making chocolate chipsContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Mini-Cheesecakes”

Oh-So-Yummy Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake


You wouldn’t know it by the weather here in Southern California right now, but it IS officially fall, and Halloween and Thanksgiving are right around the corner. And, as much as I adore summer, I have to admit, I’m a big fan of both holidays, especially turkey day because of all of the incredible food!Continue reading “Oh-So-Yummy Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake”

Raspberry Poke Cake


This is an easy and absolutely delicious cake to make for the holidays. The jello/gelatin makes it incredibly moist and flavorful! You can switch out the raspberry mix with strawberry or whatever flavor suits your fancy. Original recipe courtesy of Betty Crocker             Ingredients 1 box Betty Crocker SuperMoist VanillaContinue reading “Raspberry Poke Cake”