Mint Julep Fudge

Simple and sweet chocolate and mint swirled fudge with a kick of bourbon

 Whether bourbon is your drink or not, you will love this simple Mint Julep Fudge! I love bourbon.  Not that I actually drink a lot of bourbon, unless it’s in a frothy, sweet milkshake that is.  I like to keep my favorite bottle handy because it is one of my favorite ingredients to use in my food.  I find it adds a deep, rich undertone to both savory foods like pork bbq and sweet foods like Butterscotch Bars and German Brownies.  In fact, … Continue reading →

Mini Lemon Hand Pies

Pillsbury pie dough is cut into bite sized circles and filled with homemade lemon curd. Perfect little pies for spring!

Buttery and flaky pie dough is shaped into sweet mini hand pies and filled with homemade lemon curd! Perfect little bite sized desserts! Desserts used to be so simple.  Growing up, dessert choices were pies, chocolate chip or peanut butter cookies and the occasional cake.  Ingredients were simple;  what you saw was what you got.  Desserts didn’t used to be so imaginative. There was actually a time when all you … Continue reading →

Roasted Blueberry Tart

Slow roasted blueberry tart with mascarpone and goat cheese all on a flaky puff pastry crust!

Smooth mascarpone cheese is blended with tangy goat cheese and topped with slow roasted blueberries for this simple yet elegant dessert! Want more?  Follow along with Bloglovin! My good friend Lisa from Wine and Glue is having a baby!  A baby girl to be exact.  This is her third little bundle of happiness.  I am absolutely elated for her and her family.  Babies are so sweet.  I miss babies.  There is … Continue reading →

Irish Cream Brownies

Rich chocolaty Irish Cream brownies with Irish Cream frosting.

Thick and rich chocolate brownies made with a hint of Irish Cream and espresso powder.  But it doesn’t stop there!  These brownies are then topped with  a decadent Irish Cream frosting.  A dessert to satisfy your sweet cravings! I had the best post to share with you.  It was quite charming and would have hooked you with the very first line.  You would have been leaning forward, fervently reading; anxious to find out how it was all going to … Continue reading →

Cherry M & M Blondies

Blondie brownies with a hint of almond and lots of cherry flavored M & M’s!

Blondie Brownies made with lots of brown sugar, a hint of almond and tart cherry M & M candies! Are you following Lulu on Facebook? My poor husband had a real moment of panic on Sunday as the realization hit him that Valentine’s Day was only days away.  He turned to me and with a wild look in his eyes, he asked if he should do something for me or not.  I told him not to worry about.  But he continued to stare at me as he was trying to … Continue reading →

Chocolate Cherry Pie Bundles

Chocolate chips and cherry pie filling surrounded by a flaky crescent roll crust!

Cherry pie has never been so easy! Flakey Pillsbury Crescent Rolls envelope cherry pie filling and semi sweet chocolate!  A sweet and tart dessert! If I were in Belize right now, I’d be warming my face in the golden sunshine, with all 80 degrees enveloping my body.  I would be sitting in my bathing suit with my toes buried in the white, soft sand. I would be reclining on a beach chair.  A book would be in my hands, but I wouldn’t be … 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 →

{Gluten Free} Chocolate Chip Orange Cheesecake Bars

Gluten free chocolate chip orange cheesecake bars.

These gluten-free chocolate chip orange cheesecake bars couldn’t be simpler, especially since they start with refrigerated cookie dough!  A refreshingly pleasing dessert! This post was sponsored by Pillsbury, however, all opinions are 100% my own. Our family of 5 has many little family Christmas traditions that we feel we must cross off our list.  We have to drive through the park to look at lights, we go to the Festival of Lights at the … Continue reading →

Tiramisu Sandwich Cookies

Espresso chocolate cookies held together with a Kahlua and mascarpone filling.

All the flavors of Tiramisu in little sandwich cookies! I was a bit disappointed when the beginning of December came around and we didn’t have a Christmas tree.  It was that late Thanksgiving that threw everything off.  It’s not as though I HAVE to have our tree up by the beginning of December, it’s just that if you’re going to go through all that work to put it up, you want to enjoy it for as long as possible. Each year we get a live … Continue reading →