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Dessert

  • Sour Cherry Almond Bars

    Sour Cherry Almond Bars ~ these brown sugar and oatmeal cherry almond bars are officially my new favorite sweet snack. The cherries are nice and tart, the almond scented crumble dough…

  • raspberry and champagne sorbet

    Raspberry Champagne Sorbet

    Raspberry Champagne Sorbet is the celebratory dessert to end all celebratory desserts. Think New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, graduations, showers, weddings ~ all of life’s big moments should end…

  • Chocolate Dipped Pretzels with sprinkles

    Last Minute No Bake Holiday Treats

    These lightning fast no bake holiday treats are the best last minute gifts for family, friends, and Santa. And I’ll tell you what, these 11th hour wonders turn out to be…

  • shortbread cookies recipes

    One Classic Cookie Dough – 12 Ways!

    One Cookie Dough – 12 Ways! My signature shortbread cookie dough has been my holiday go-to forever, no wonder I’ve come up with so many variations. This classic cookie recipe is…

  • 3 show stopping Christmas Cakes

    3 Show Stopping Christmas Cakes

    3 Show Stopping Christmas Cakes ~ want to win Christmas this year? Make one of these fun holiday layer cakes that are specially formulated for maximum impact with minimum fuss. …

  • Best Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

    Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies are an enduring classic for a reason ~ the combination of a rich, buttery shortbread cookie filled with silky chocolate ganache just can’t be beat!…

  • gingerbread spritz cookies in a bowl

    Glazed Gingerbread Spritz Cookies

    Glazed Gingerbread Spritz Cookies are fun to make and have a lovely old world flavor. They may be tiny in size, but they’re bursting with Christmas spirit!…

  • A chocolate hazelnut torrone, sliced

    Chocolate Hazelnut Torrone ~ 3 ingredients!

    My Chocolate Hazelnut Torrone is an Italian fudge that is pure chocolate hazelnut nirvana. It’s made with 3 simple ingredients, but nobody has to know how easy it was to throw…

  • A plate of gingerbread star cookies with sprinkles

    Starry Night Gingerbread Cookies

    Starry Night Gingerbread Cookies are thick cut out stars topped with royal icing and glittery sprinkles ~ these sparkly cookies will outshine all the others for the holidays!…

  • Slice and bake cookie dough

    Fruitcake Shortbread Cookies

    Fruitcake Shortbread Cookies are buttery slice and bake cookies that take their cue from the holiday treat everybody loves to hate, only this time fruitcake will be the star attraction of…

  • Christmas Popcorn Snack Mix

    Our Christmas Popcorn Snack Mix is sweet, salty, crunchy, and super fun to eat. This easy chocolate covered party mix is ready to fuel you through your next Netflix binge or holiday…

  • rolling and cutting gingerbread cookie dough

    Complete Holiday Guide to Freezing Cookies

    Complete Holiday Guide to Freezing Cookies ~ Learn how to freeze all your favorite Christmas cookies so you can relax and enjoy more of your holidays inside and outside of the…

  • buche de noel layer cake on a cake stand with meringue mushrooms - 2

    Bûche de Noël Layer Cake

    A bûche de Noël layer cake is a spectacular but do-able holiday dessert. This woodsy toasted hazelnut cake with chocolate hazelnut frosting tastes divine, and actually gets applause from the table…

  • meringue mushroom cookies

    How to Make Meringue Mushrooms

    I’ll show you how to make meringue mushrooms ~ these easy meringue cookies look just like cute little woodland funghi. You can use them as a decorative element on cakes and…

  • Scandinavian rice pudding with cranberry sauce

    Scandinavian Rice Pudding with Cranberries

    Scandinavian Rice Pudding with Cranberries is the very definition of comfort food, no matter what corner of the earth you currently call home. If you’ve got a stove, a saucepan, some pantry staples, and…

  • a stack of cranberry orange cookies

    Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies

    Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies might just be the perfect little slice and bake cookies for the holidays, I’ll be making them right through to when I snag that last bag of…

  • stacked chewy ginger molasses cookies

    Favorite Chewy Ginger Cookies

    Chewy Ginger Cookies are our family’s official holiday cookie. They’re crisp on the outside, nice and chewy inside, and full of warm spices and molasses. We’ve never met anyone who doesn’t love them.…

  • making cranberry whipped cream with electric beaters

    Cranberry Whipped Cream

    Cranberry Whipped Cream is a lovely sweet tart dessert topping made with fresh cranberries and sweet cream ~ it’s thick, stable, pipe-able, pretty in pink, and just delicious!…

  • cranberry gingersnap pie

    Cranberry Gingersnap Pie

    This Cranberry Pie with its spicy gingersnap crumb crust and silky cranberry curd filling is guaranteed to bring a little va-va-voom to your holiday dessert table this year; the recipe is easy…

  • Taking the first bite of a maple cheesecake

    The Ultimate Maple Cheesecake

    The Ultimate Maple Cheesecake is supremely creamy and so delicious it will outshine any pie on your Thanksgiving dessert table!…

  • slices of pumpkin doughnut cake

    Pumpkin Doughnut Cake

    My Pumpkin Doughnut Cake is a golden, lightly spiced pumpkin cake with a crisp sugar doughnut crust that makes it the ULTIMATE fall coffee cake, snack cake, or dessert ~ you…

  • Praline Pumpkin Snack Cake is the ultimate fall treat, with a moist, slightly spiced pumpkin cake topped with a to-die-for praline caramel frosting ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Pecan Praline Pumpkin Cake

    Pecan Praline Pumpkin Cake is my favorite new pumpkin dessert recipe, and that’s saying a lot. This cake has the perfect tender crumb, a lightly spiced pumpkin flavor, and an out…

  • freshly baked buttermilk pound cake on a rack with knife

    Perfect Buttermilk Pound Cake

    Perfect Buttermilk Pound Cake is that once in a lifetime recipe made with the classic ratio of butter, sugar, eggs and flour. This easy bundt cake always comes out perfect, and…

  • simple salted caramel pot de creme

    Salted Caramel Pot de Crème

    Salted Caramel Pot de Crème ~ I baked this luxuriously comforting caramel custard dessert right in my cutest Weck jars, and everybody went crazy for them!…

  • Soft Batch Pumpkin Cookies with a glass of milk

    Soft Batch Pumpkin Cookies

    Soft Batch Pumpkin Cookies are tender little pumpkin spice cookies with a soft melting texture and a crisp sugar coating ~ think snickerdoodle meets pumpkin spice. Hello fall!…