Category Archives: Desserts

Baklava

Make Favorite Baklava is one of my all time favorite finger desserts.  It’s not a cookie or a bar cookie necessarily, but rather a pastry.  It’s this scrumptious sweet cinnamon-y, nutty mixture layered between sheets of filo, or phyllo, dough.  … Continue reading

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Blueberry Muffins

Make Favorite This is bar none my favorite muffin recipe. It has a crusty crumbly topping that just takes it over the top of great texture and crunch. The key is Demerara sugar for that topping. The muffin itself is … Continue reading

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Cherokee Molasses Bars

Make Favorite The other weekend I wanted to make a sweet dessert for the upcoming week.  I do try to keep a little sweet something in the house for our “lunch box” and evening snacks.  I was also busy with … Continue reading

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Cherry Cranberry Pie

Make Favorite How about one more pie before Christmas?  As you already know, I love pies!  Chocolatey, citrus-y, custard-y, creamy, and of course fruity.  While I love most all pies, I’d have to say that a cherry pie is my … Continue reading

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Chicken Pot Pie

Make Favorite This is part two of a series of posts on a dinner we had recently.  In the first post, I shared my French Onion Soup.  To get the back story to this meal, check out that post here. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Ganache

Make Favorite Ganache sounds like this complicated to make glaze when it’s really a super simple one.  It can be used to drizzle over the top of a cake and allowed to run down the sides, or let it thicken … Continue reading

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Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Make Favorite   Christmas time makes me think of cookies.  Many folks make a variety of cookies as gifts for friends and neighbors, package them into cute decorated boxes and bags, then off to deliver these special homemade treats.  I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

Make Favorite Doesn’t that look like something you just want to sink your teeth into?  If you love chocolate and pecan pie, you’ll LOVE these bar cookies!  Some of the best I’ve ever made. I love bar cookies in general.  … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pound Cake

Make Favorite This is a rich chocolatey pound cake recipe that I love.  Pound cakes tend to be more dense and heavier which is what we like.  While this one is still dense, it’s also very moist and has a … Continue reading

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Citrus Icing

Make Favorite This is one of those super simple refreshing icings that work on many desserts.  You can drizzle it over a simple pound cake, lemon pound cake, sugar cookies, scones, muffins and on my Cherokee Molasses Bars.  Check out … Continue reading

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