Dessert


Chocolate Dipped Cookies

Chocolate! Need I say more? I was craving chocolate and cookies, so I decided to combine the two with these delicious chocolate dipped chocolate chip cookies.  You know it has to be amazing if the word “chocolate” is in the name twice.  Double the chocolaty goodness! I have tried in the past to simply dip my […]


Moist and Delicious Apple Coffee Cake

We are finally starting to see just a little bit of fall here in California!  We got a few light sprinkles yesterday and it put me in the mood to bake.  I have been seeing a TON of fall recipes using pumpkin, but what happened to the apple?  I love the smell of apple and […]


S’more Pie

  One of the best parts of camping is making s’mores over the camp fire.  The sticky, gooey marshmallow slightly melting a chocolate bar between two graham crackers….what’s not to love?  My husband loves s’mores so much that sometimes we will roast marshmallows in the oven, under the broiler, just to be able to have […]


Maple Spice Cookies

  Pictures can’t do this cookie justice.  This delicious treat is something that has to be experienced to appreciate the amazing maple-cinnamon-spice flavor.  The texture is perfectly soft in the center with a slight crispness on the outside. When you put these babies in the oven, your house will get this amazing aroma that makes […]


Peach Cobbler Ice Cream Cups (Hot Days of Summer)

  It has been hot around here lately! I mean fry an egg on the sidewalk hot! It was 108 yesterday, and it’s during times like this I have to remind myself why I love summer.  It took me awhile to think of what could be so wonderful about blistering heat, then, I looked over […]


The Ultimate Strawberry Shortcake

This is not your average strawberry shortcake.  This one is special because of the amazing creamy filling that goes with the strawberries.  This filling features, not only whipped cream, but cream cheese, powdered sugar, and a little bit of sour cream.  It’s so good, I think my husband would be happy eating just the filling […]


8 Layer Cake with Chocolate Ganache (I have a confession to make)

This cake has made me somewhat famous among my close friends and family.  When you make this, everyone will stand in awe at the 8 layers filled with rich, chocolaty goodness.  You may even get a parade thrown in your honor…that is, until they discover the truth about this cake.  There is a secret that […]


Tony’s Flan

Anyone who knows my friend Tony, knows she makes the BEST flan! It’s incredibly smooth, creamy and not overly sweet. Whenever she brings it to any event, you have to be one of the first in line or you won’t get a piece.  It’s that good.  I knew I just had to have her recipe. […]