Red Velvet Donut Holes with White Chocolate Glaze

Baked red velvet donuts dipped in a white chocolate glaze! www.lemonsforlulu.com

Need a simple sweet breakfast?  These little donut holes are just that!   These little donuts are baked then dipped in a silky smooth white chocolate glaze! I didn’t grow up eating fast food.  My childhood was devoid of hot delivery pizza boxes and Happy Meals.  My mom rightfully assumed that she could make food better and healthier than any restaurant.  This was mostly true. She fell short when it came to pizza.  I do remember the first … Continue reading →

M & M Party Popcorn

M & M mixed with popcorn, chocolate, and peanut butter! www.lemonsforlulu.com

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 its client.  Milk Chocolate M & M’s are mixed in with popcorn for the perfect salty-sweet snack! This is the time of year for class parties, office parties and parties with friends and neighbors.  Chances are you’ll be bringing in a dish to share.  Don’t you find that most … Continue reading →

White Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cookie Pizza { And a Giveaway}

Ready made sugar cookie sought topped with white chocolate and peppermint candies! www.lemonsforlulu.com

  Sometimes the simplest desserts are the best!  Refrigerated sugar cookie dough is topped with an easy white chocolate cream cheese frosting and lots of peppermint crunch baking bits! Baking is so fun this time of year.  I can’t get enough of the peppermint!  Everywhere I look I see a new peppermint chip or candy that I am just dying to incorporate into some sort of dessert!  Last week it was Peppermint Bark Fudge, … Continue reading →

Maple Cinnamon Cashew Bark

White chocolate and semi sweet chocolate swirled together with chopped cashews! www.lemonsforlulu.com

White chocolate and semi sweet chocolate are infused with maple flavor, cinnamon and chopped cashews! Baking day is Thursday in the Lulu household.  I try to bust out two to three new recipes.  Some recipes fail and end up in the trash while we munch on the successes all weekend.  And that's the problem.  By Monday, we are fresh out of dessert!  Sure I could go buy cookies, but that's sort of sacrilege when you are food blogger!  Besides, … Continue reading →

Maple Glazed Biscotti

Maple Glazed Biscotti

Crisp vanilla biscotti cookies with white chocolate chunks are drizzled with a simple glaze made from pure maple syrup. Do you find some words are more fun to say than others?  I do.  There are lots of food words that I like.  Let me share some of my favorites:  Sriracha, edamame, baklava, couscous, flambé, jalapeño, cognac, tomatillo and biscotti (just to name a few).   I love eating those foods too, especially biscotti.  You have to admit … Continue reading →

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Cookies

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Cookies

Simple lemon blueberry cheesecake cookies that start with a muffin mix! I am definitely one of those people who want something they can't have until they can actually have it.  Last year I pined away for a particular purse.    I found the exact one I wanted on Ebay.  I would stare at it and "check in on it" until my husband asked if I wanted it for Christmas.  Suddenly, I didn't want it anymore.   I'm annoying … Continue reading →

Lemon Cupcakes with White Chocolate Buttercream

Lemon Cupcakes with White Chocolate Buttercream

These simple lemon cupcakes start with a white cake mix and have fresh lemon juice and Greek yogurt mixed to keep them moist and tart.  Top them off with a sinfully delicious white chocolate buttercream frosting!   I have a little secret to share. Today is my birthday. I usually don't go around advertising that fact, especially since I'm now officially in my 40's. Turning 41 is not as exciting as turning 25, you know what I … Continue reading →

White Chocolate Butterscotch Cashew Cookies

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 Cashews are the perfect compliment to this easy , double chip cookie recipe! The salty nut balances both the sweet  butterscotch chips and the creamy white chocolate chips!    My four year old really made me question my parenting.  It all started with an innocent question.  The conversation went something like this: Lucy:  "I'm your favorite right mommy?" Me:  "No, I don't have a favorite, I love you all equally, I love you all very … Continue reading →

White Chocolate Chip Lemon Muffins with Macadamia Nut Streusel

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I love trying new recipes with lemons!  They are tart, fresh and packed with intense citrus flavor! These homemade muffins are not only wonderful for any spring menu, but they are the perfect breakfast treat any day of the week! This post is a housewarming for our friend Ashton from Something Swanky .  She and her family just moved into a new home and naturally we're helping her settle in with food!  And lots of it!  Since I love all … Continue reading →