Category Archives: Dessert Recipes

Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Cheesecake Pops

Here’s another in what is going to turn into my 12 Days of Christmas posts for your holidays parties and dinners. Next on my list is super yummy Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Cheesecake Pops that were also a big hit at … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Truffles

These little treats didn’t last long at the Merry Martini party. They combine my two favorite foods — peanut butter and chocolate — a heavenly combination. They’re pretty rich and I was thinking I made them a little too big, … Continue reading

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Homemade Eggnog Marshmallows

I’ve been getting so many requests for lots of the food and drinks I had at my annual Merry Martini Party that I’ll be posting the msot requested recipes over the next few days so you all can make them … Continue reading

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Have Some Cake on National Cake Day

Today’s the day that you can make your cake, have your cake, and eat it too — It’s National Cake Day. My favorite cake of all time is a spice cake that I found in Gourmet magazine. It has come … Continue reading

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Happy National Gingersnap Day

I’ve been accused of making The Best ginger cookies. I swear my next-door-neighbor Tiffany can smell them when they’re in my oven and meanders over. I got this recipe from A Midsummer’s Dream Bed & Breakfast in Ashland, Oregon, which … Continue reading

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Lemon Pudding Cake

My meyer lemon tree in the backyard is brimming with fresh citrus so I thought I’d make some yummy lemon recipes. The first recipe I tried is this lemon pudding cake, making it for some friends we were having over … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Peach Pie Day with Flaming Peach Pie

This has been my mom’s favorite pie since I can remember. My Nana (her mom) would always make it for her on her birthday and then I made it a few times after my Nana passed away. We’d turn off … Continue reading

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Happy National Root Beer Float Day

Now this brings back childhood recipes. Of all soda, I liked root beer the best growing up.   How many of you remember A&W drive up restaurants? I loved the crispy bubbles that would be at the top of a … Continue reading

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National Creme Brulee Day

We celebrated National Grand Marnier Day back on July 14th. One of my favorite creme brulee recipes is a Grand Marnier creme brulee. Ingredients 6 large egg yolks 7 tablespoons sugar 2 1/4 cups whipping cream 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier … Continue reading

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Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

I was looking for a blueberry dessert recipe to take to a party and found this recipe that won a 2006 Betty Crocker recipe contest. It needs time to set in the fridge so you’ll either need to make it … Continue reading

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