Lemon Oreo Tart

Until I few months ago, I did not think lemon and chocolate went well together. When anyone suggested this flavor combination to me, I would always tell them that those flavors don’t go well together. If you are thinking that as well, this recipe will change your perspective!

Have you ever tried lemon and chocolate together? This Lemon Oreo tart features a chocolate cookie crust filled with a luscious, tart lemon custard filling. With both lemon juice and lemon zest this tart is full of lemon flavor and will have you going back for more!/>

My boyfriend and I were ordering dessert in Portugal when we saw “lemon oreo thing’” as one of the dessert options. Intrigued, we ordered it along with another dessert since one dessert is obviously not enough to share. When it came out it was essentially a lemon tart with an oreo cookie crust! I immediately dove in and was hooked. The creamy and tart lemony filling surprisingly went very well with the chocolate cookie crust. Ever since then, I have been determined to recreate this dessert.

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S’mores Brownies

I am going back to my roots with these indulgent chocolate s’mores brownies. I love all desserts (that’s an understatement!), but chocolate holds a special place in my heart. Fruit desserts are lovely but when I am feeling down, all I want is a big bite of some chocolately goodness. This is what I have here! With a graham cracker crust (with chocolate chips), fudgy brownie, and a layer of toasted marshmallows these brownies are sure to make you feel warm and fuzzy inside.

Want to relive summer campfire memories? Dig into these three layered Smore’s Brownies! With a graham cracker crust, fudge brownie, and toasted marshmallow topping thse brownies are perfect for every occasion. Click through to get the recipe! Brownie Recipe | Fudge Brownies | Chocolate Brownie/>

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Strawberry Mascarpone Stack Cake

When thinking of desserts to make for Passover I came up with the traditional flourless chocolate cake. Cheesecake also came to mind (it was fabulous!), but I had been thinking about a meringue dessert and wanted to try something new. I thought that I could do meringue cookies with cream and fruit, or I could try a meringue stack cake. The second option was definitely more adventurous, so that’s what I chose. This Strawberry Mascarpone Stack Cake is the perfect dessert for strawberry season and happens to be gluten free!

This delicious meringue stack cake combines two layers of meringue with macerated strawberries and a luscious mascarpone whipped cream. This Strawberry Mascarpone Meringue Stack Cake is also the perfect gluten-free dessert and one that everyone will love!

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Apple Rhubarb Pie

As I settle in and get cozy for this upcoming snow storm, I am excited to be sharing with you my newest recipe for Pi Day! Growing up in New England I always looked forward to fall for apple picking and all the wonderful apple deserts. Although it’s turned to winter (and hopefully spring soon), I decided to combine this fall staple with one of my family’s favorite spring fruits, rhubarb. Together, these ingredients form a wonderful Apple Rhubarb Pie! Layered on top of a flaky all butter crust, this tart filling gains sweetness and fragrance from apples, rhubarb, sugars, and an array of warming spices.


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White Chocolate Chip Cookie Butter Cookies

After truffles, blondies, coffee cake, and mini pies I have finally made it to cookies! A few months ago I was looking for baking ideas and came across these Biscoff blondies from Sally’s Baking Addiction. Although I have always seen and heard rave reviews about cookie butter, I had never baked with it myself. This got me thinking and inspired me to create this recipe for White Chocolate Chip Cookie Butter Cookies!

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Mini Chocolate Cream Pies

Growing up, when deciding what to bake my dad often floated around the idea of a black bottom pie. He would talk about how this was one of his favorite treats that his grandmother used to make. Instead of a black bottom pie I decided to make one of its close relatives, chocolate cream pie! While large pies are delicious and perfect for a crowd, I always love to make handheld desserts. Thus, I wound up with this recipe for these mini chocolate cream pies!

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Lemon Poppy Seed Coffee Cake

With the snow melting and warmer weather, this weekend reminded me of the first few weeks of spring. Since I was in the mood for some springtime treats, I decided I wanted a lemony dessert. I remembered to when I was a child and always loved to make (and eat!) lemon poppy seed muffins. It was this memory that inspired this lemon poppy seed coffee cake!

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Brown Butter Pretzel Peanut Butter Cup Blondies

Craving a sweet and salty dessert? Grab one of these Brown Butter Pretzel Peanut Butter Cup Blondies. Chewy and rich, these blondies are the perfect canvas for the salty sweet combination of pretzels and peanut butter cups. Click through to satisfy your craving!

Phew, what a long name, wanted to get all the ingredients in there! I know this is a few weeks late, but I wanted to sneak in a Valentine’s treat for my first post. You can find those amazing triple chocolate cookie dough truffles here.

When I was thinking of what to make for my friend’s super bowl party, I instantly thought of several all American snacks such as pretzels and peanut butter cups. Although this was a combination I had never tried before, I figured I’d give it a shot. Then I thought, what is the best canvas for this sweet and salty combination? Blondies! So there I had my recipe for Brown Butter Pretzel Peanut Butter Cup Blondies 🙂

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