Maple Cinnamon Glazed Peanut Butter Cookies

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Today we’re taking peanut butter cookies to a whole new level.  These Maple Cinnamon Glazed Peanut Butter Cookies are going to rock your world with their sweet maple and warm cinnamon flavors.  Thanks to Skippy Peanut Butter for inviting me to me a part of their holiday YIPPEE campaign! Baking has been a part of […]

Mini Chocolate Pecan Pies

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These Mini Chocolate Pecan Pies are a dream come true for the holidays! Sweet chocolate morsels are the perfect addition to traditional pecan pie and everybody loves this mini version! Nothing shouts the holidays quite like pie, am I right?  My favorite holiday pie is pecan pie.  I have always been a HUGE nut lover […]

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter

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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter will rock your world! Buttery, sweet and totally decadent, this pumpkin butter is perfect on biscuits, scones or off of a spoon! Have you been laying awake at night wondering what I was going to do with that slow cooker pumpkin puree I made last week? My bad. We made pumpkin […]

Peppermint Chocolate Truffle Cookie Cups

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Chocolate and peppermint are one of my favorite flavor combinations – especially during the holidays! These Peppermint Chocolate Truffle Cookie Cups are filled with a peppermint chocolate ganache for a truly decadent holiday experience! It’s time for peppermint!! I look forward to this time of year every year – peppermint time! It just makes me […]

Maple Nut Fudge

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This Creamy Maple Nut Fudge is a breeze to make! Crunchy toasted walnuts add amazing texture and flavor to this decadent fudge! You guys are ready for more fudge right? Now that you’ve made Peanut Butter Candy Bar Fudge and used up all your leftover Halloween candy, we’re ready to move on to more holiday […]

Peanut Butter Candy Bar Fudge

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An excellent recipe for using up leftover candy and the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth –  you simply must try this Peanut Butter Candy Bar Fudge! Wondering what to do with all that leftover candy?  My solution: make fudge. The boys did quite well on Halloween. That was after our neighbor dropped by […]

Pumpkin Butter Pecan Ice Cream

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Get dessert ready ahead of time! This Pumpkin Butter Pecan Ice Cream with Caramel Ribbons doesn’t require a machine and is loaded with amazing pumpkin flavor! Bryce has been asking, no, begging me to make him pumpkin ice cream since the beginning of September.  I finally complied. At first the thought of pumpkin ice cream […]

Halloween Spiral Slice and Bake Cookies

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These Halloween Spiral Slice and Bake Cookies are the perfect, easy treat for your Halloween celebrations! I’ve got one more Halloween recipe here for you today! Spiral cookies are always a lot of fun and they are super easy to adapt to various holidays and celebrations.  All you have to do is change the color […]

Caramel Apple Oat Bars

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 Caramel Apple Oat Bars are the perfect way to celebrate the season! Packed full of fresh apples, nuts and oozing with caramel, these bars are hard to resist! I have been on a caramel apple kick for weeks.  But I’ve totally been cheating. You know those Pumpkin Spice Caramels from a few weeks ago?  Well, I […]

Pumpkin Popcorn Balls

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Fun and oh-so delicious, these Pumpkin Popcorn Balls are made with marshmallows for the ultimate soft and chewy treat! Perfect for Halloween and Thanksgiving! I have been wanting to share these adorable Pumpkin Popcorn Balls since I started blogging three years ago.  And now you have an idea of how badly I procrastinate ;) Popcorn […]

Spooky Easy Ghost Treats

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These Spooky Easy Ghost Treats can be whipped up in a jiffy and are the perfect candy to share this Halloween! A couple weeks back I had the opportunity to talk to Bryce’s kindergarten class about blogging for career day. Now, since I have oodles of trouble explaining what I do to adults, I was […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Chocolate Cookie Cups

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One of my favorite pumpkin flavor combinations is pumpkin and chocolate.  These Pumpkin Cheesecake Chocolate Cookie Cups feature a rich, chocolate cookie cup filled with creamy pumpkin cheesecake – totally divine! For those of you who haven’t enjoyed the incredible combination of pumpkin and chocolate…let me request this recipe be your first.  It’s incredibly easy […]

Pumpkin Spice Caramels

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Soft, chewy, buttery, and perfectly spiced, these Pumpkin Spice Caramels are impossible to resist. And here I am with another “pumpkin” recipe that doesn’t actually contain any pumpkin…#donthateme. Trust me, these caramels will have you thinking “pumpkin pie” anyways.  It’s kind of funny how recipes that have pumpkin pie spice in them totally make you […]

Pumpkin Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

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 This isn’t your average carrot cake recipe.  It’s loaded with pumpkin, maple syrup, and pumpkin pie spice for the greatest flavor combination in history.  And then I topped it with the most amazing frosting of all time…Pumpkin Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting – the cupcakes you need to make this Fall! I […]

Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts with Maple Glaze

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These easy Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts with Maple Glaze are perfectly moist and bursting with flavor – the quintessential fall breakfast! Bake some up today! It appears that fall is finally on it’s way here in Sacramento.  We are expecting rain the next few days and I couldn’t be more thrilled.  I am SO over the […]

Easy Pumpkin Patties

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Delightfully easy Pumpkin Patties are the perfect no-bake treat to celebrate the season with. The cute factor here is off the charts! It’s a little ironic that my first pumpkin recipe of the season doesn’t actually contain any pumpkin –  like, at all. But I hope you’ll forgive me because these pumpkin-shaped patties have cute written […]

Caramel Apple Crumble Bars

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Oozing with caramel goodness, and bursting with sweet apple flavor, these easy Caramel Apple Crumble Bars are the perfect way to celebrate the season! Apple season is here and with it all things caramel apple.  I am so excited to share these bars with you today.  They are hands-down one of my favorite apple recipes […]

Chocolate Hazelnut Sweet Rolls

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These delicious Chocolate Hazelnut Sweet Rolls take just under an hour to make and are most definitely worth the effort! I have always been a fan of sweet rolls in the morning – particularly cinnamon rolls.  I think it’s because the very best days in my life started with cinnamon rolls, courtesy of my mom. […]

Reese’s Peanut Butter Granola Bars

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These easy no-bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Granola Bars are hard to resist for kids and adults alike! Packed with delicious peanut butter flavor and topped with Reese’s Pieces, these bars are truly eye candy! Now, as I am sure most of you are well aware, Reese’s candies are a preferred treat in our home.  Thank […]

The Best Coconut Macaroons

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For the true coconut lovers out there – this is my all-time favorite recipe for the Best Coconut Macaroons!  Made without sweetened condensed milk, the delicate, sweet flavor of coconut really shines through.  Chewy on the inside and perfectly toasted on the outside, dry macaroons are a thing of the past. Last night we had […]

Strawberry Daiquiri Fudge

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My favorite cocktail in fudge form – somebody hold me!  This Strawberry Daiquiri Fudge is perfect for your next party – so delicious and seriously impressive! So, I am a firm believer in enjoying fudge year-round.  Who says it has to be just a holiday food?  Not me! Some of my favorite fudge recipes are […]