Peanut Butter M&M Half Baked Cookie Dough Sundae (Egg-free)

So this a seriously favorite dessert for obvious reasons, and you might notice that it’s the second time I’ve posted this type of recipe. I just can’t help it! When I was about 6 years old, my parents took me to a restaurant where I was offered a hot fudge sundae for dessert. At the […]

Mom’s Almond (not peppermint) Candy Cane Cookies

  Everyone has favorite Christmas cookies that make the holiday season extra special for them, and I’m no exception. Besides baking at home with my mom and sister, I often had the opportunity to spend time in the kitchen with my Grandma and my Aunts. There’s something about Christmas cookies that I’ve noticed over the […]

I ♥ America (and peanut butter filled cookies)!

Well, it’s been an interesting election cycle, with a lot of strong feelings one way or the other! As my daughter says, “I’m feeling all the feels.” I know she’s not alone, and I also know I’m not alone when I say it’s time to celebrate living in America and all things American! Despite all […]

Homemade Maple Pumpkin Pop-Tarts

I’d say that throughout my childhood and adolescence, pop-tarts were my number one “meal replacement bar”! To be totally honest, there’s a reason that I always bought chocolate fudge pop-tarts for my kids..… Last spring, we were in Washington DC for a wedding and met some friends for lunch. After lunch, they opened my eyes to […]

Grandma’s Recipe Box – Fresh Pear Cake with Caramel Frosting

Grandma’s recipe – in her handwriting! I recently found another treasure in an old kitchen notebook. It’s my Grandma’s own handwriting of her Fresh Apple Cake. As a child I refused to eat the cake because it had apples in it. Later in life, I learned that not only is it an amazing cake, but […]

My Favorite of the “Easy Desserts”

This is the crowning jewel when I want to impress my guests with a to-die-for dessert. It’s so easy to make HALF BAKED COOKIE DOUGH SUNDAES that you’ll be making them all the time! Unless of course they have an issue with half baked cookies, then it will be a massive failure. But since pretty […]