Caramel Macchiato Chocolate Muffins

Chocolate muffins with a hint of caramel macchiato: a coffee house favorite!

A coffee house favorite in an easy chocolate muffin!    In high school, you could find my girlfriends and I hanging out on Friday nights at the coffee houses located around the University of Cincinnati campus.  We thought we were so cool.  We'd order the fanciest, overpriced coffee drinks possible and if we were able to get one with a shot of Kahlua, well then, we really thought we were something. We would maturely sip our … Continue reading →

Spicy Caramel Frosted Chocolate Brownies

A rich chocolate brownie with a sweet and spicy caramel frosting

A rich cake like chocolate brownie covered in a sweet and subtly spicy caramel frosting! Sometimes I have the best brain storming sessions right before bed.  While I lie there waiting for sleep to envelop me, my mind is a flurry of food ideas!  I don’t know why this is the best time for me to think of blog topics, but it is.  Ideas just come at me like rapid fire, one after another.  I get so excited by the prospect of trying each and every … Continue reading →

Samoa Mini Cinnamon Rolls

Crescent rolls make the perfect mini Samoa flavored cinnamon rolls!

Samoa Girl Scout Cookie a favorite?  Then you will love these mini cinnamon rolls! Crescent rolls are filled with cinnamon and sugar, baked then topped with a smooth caramel frosting, toasted coconut and chocolate! Are you following on Bloglovin? When I was a kid, I distinctly remember wishing that I never had to stop to eat or sleep.  All I wanted to do is play and those two things just got in the way.  By the time I got into high school, I … Continue reading →

PayDay Crescents

Fun size PayDay candies are hidden inside a Pillsbury crescent roll for a gooey sweet treat!

Fun size PayDay candies are tucked inside Pillsbury crescent rolls! One bite into each golden crescent roll reveals a nut and caramel filling!  A perfectly easy sweet treat! I am a fabulous singer......when I’m alone in the car.  Seriously, I can rock it out.  My voice is melodious and perfectly tuned.  I sing even better in the shower.  Must be the acoustics in the shower stall, because honestly, I sound terrific. When I was a kid, I … Continue reading →

Chocolate Turtle Pudding Cookies

Chocolate pudding cookies with chopped pecans and Rolo candies!

These simple chocolate pudding cookies have chopped pecans and caramel candies!     HAPPY HALLOWEEN EVERYONE!  The big day has finally arrived!  Kids everywhere are itching with excitement and anticipating all the pounds of candy they'll be bringing home!  Our kids have been talking about it for days!  Mother Nature seems to have a few tricks up her sleeve.  It's supposed to storm around here. … Continue reading →

Deep Dish Milky Way Cookies with Caramel Whipped Cream

Deep dish chocolate cookies have chopped Milky Way candies mixed into the batter and then topped with a light caramel whipped cream.

  I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Halloween baking goes deep!  Deep dish chocolate cookies made with Milky Way candies and topped with a subtly sweet caramel whipped cream! When the kids were young, I would go crazy over Halloween baking.  I started at the end of September … Continue reading →

Caramel Fruit Dip

Creamy and smooth caramel flavored fruit dip.

This creamy and sweet fruit dip is perfect for your favorite fall fruit! Five Reasons why I am NOT a cool mom: 1.  I have lost interest in swimming.  In fact I prefer to stay out of the water entirely. 2. One game of tag is fun, any more is not. 3. I yell, enforce bedtimes and insist the kids clean their rooms on a weekly basis. 4. I do not like dressing up for Halloween. 5.  I serve Brussels sprouts  Five reasons why I AM a cool … Continue reading →

Milky Way Mini Monkey Bread Muffins

Mini monkey bread stuffed with bite sized Milky Way's!

These mini monkey bread muffins come together quickly!  They start with biscuit dough thats rolled in lots of cinnamon and sugar! Each little muffin has a sweet little caramel surprise hidden in the middle-Milky Way Bites! Game day eats: nachos, soft pretzels, beer cheese, guacamole, chicken wings, pizza, salsa, bbq, chili, chips, mixed nuts, warm dip, cold dip, jalapeno poppers, anything with bacon and everything with cheese.  What's … Continue reading →

Caramel Apple Popcorn

Salty sweet caramel corn mixed with apple chips!

A salty sweet snack that's perfect for fall! Caramel popcorn with apple chips mixed right in! I love fall and all the flavors it brings.  I get excited the first time I see caramel apples at the grocery store.   I skip over to the display and throw a few packs into my cart and think about how excited the kids will be when they see these.  Yes, I could make them at home, but after seeing them in the store, I don't want to wait, I want them … Continue reading →