Category: Desserts

Pina Colada Cupcakes

I found this recipe and knew I had to try it, as there’s nothing I like more than a good Pina Colada. On the beach. In Mexico. Ingredients 1 cup flour 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 cup butter, softened 1 scant cup sugar 2 egg whites 1 Tbsp…

Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

If you like cookies and cream icecream, you will LOVE these cupcakes. I was a little hesitant at first because I’m not a huge chocolate cake fan and I didn’t want these to taste like chocolate cake, and believe me…there was no chocolate cake resemblance here. They were pure heaven. Oreo Batter 2 cups flour…

Strawberry-Banana Muffins

These muffins are amazing. I don’t think I’ve ever had both strawberries and bananas together in a muffin, but I had both on hand and they were getting pretty ripe so I made these for breakfast. Ingredients 1 cup chopped strawberries 1 cup sugar, plus 2 tablespoons 1 1/2 cups flour Pinch ground cinnamon 1/2…

Cookies and Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies and oreos? What a great combination! I absolutely *love* these cookies. Ingredients Chocolate chip cookie dough 20 Oreos Directions First, start out by making your favorite chocolate chip cookie dough… Put about 20 oreos in a food processor until they’re all crumbs… Mix your oreo crumbs with 3oz softened cream cheese… Make…

Oreo Rice Krispie Treats

Rice Krispies are probably my favorite dessert in the universe. I *love* rice krispie treats! I’ll take a rice krispie treat over a fancy smancy dessert any day. I usually do a sprinkle of cinnamon when I make them, but this time I thought I’d try oreos. I had some oreos left over from these…

Pretzel Turtles

This is a super quick (and delicious) treat for the Holidays. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Place mini pretzles (I used the square ones since the holes are smaller) on a baking sheet. Top each pretzel with a Rolo and bake for 4 minutes. As soon as you take them out of the oven, press…

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup Karo syrup 1 cup sugar 1-1/2 cups peanut butter 3-1/2 cups Rice Krispies Directions In a medium sized pot, cook the syrup and sugar over low heat until the sugar dissolves. Continue cooking until the mixture starts to bubble and then remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter and then add the…

Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies

Ingredients 1/4 cup Crisco 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup canned pumpkin 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1-1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/8 tsp ginger Directions Start off by creaming the Crisco. Gradually add the sugar in. Cream until light and fluffy. Now throw in the egg and…

Strawberry Mascarpone Tart

Strawberry Mascarpone Tart

The classic flavors of tart, sweet strawberries and smooth, creamy mascarpone cheese combine together to form the delectable Strawberry Mascarpone Tart. The delicious tart takes advantage of mascarpone cheese, a thick, rich and flavorful creamy cheese that is layered over top of fluffy puff pastry, providing a mouthwatering combination that creates a texture unlike any…

Blueberry Crumb Cake

Streusel Ingredients 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar, lightly packed 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 pound (1 stickk) butter, melted 1 1/3 cups flour Cake Ingredients 6 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2/3 cup sour cream 1 1/4…