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 mini chocolate chips), fudgy brownie, and a layer of toasted marshmallows these brownies are sure to make you feel warm and fuzzy inside.


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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!


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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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Cookie Butter White Chocolate Chip 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 Cookie Butter White Chocolate Chip 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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Brown Butter Pretzel Peanut Butter Cup Blondies

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 would 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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