Tag Archives: chocolate

Super Fun Cookies (aka Oreo, Peanut Butter Cup, Chocolate Chunk Cookies)

Cookies loaded with chunks of Oreos, Peanut Butter Cups and dark chocolate! Sometimes you just need a cookie full of fun things.  For this version, I loaded up my favorite cookie dough with chunks of chocolate, peanut butter cups and chopped Oreos.  How could it not be love at first bite? Super Fun Cookies (aka […]

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Smoked Sea Salt Chocolate Fudge Caramel Cookies

Rich and fudgy chocolate cookies filled with caramel and dark chocolate chips and seasoned with smoked sea salt. Are you still adding to your cookie baking list for the holidays? I hope so, because these babies are very deserving of a spot.  The cookie itself is ultra rich and like a fudgy brownie in the […]

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Double Dip Mints (aka Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Patties)

This recipe for Double Dip Mints was inspired by one of my favorite candy stores.  Homemade milk chocolate dipped peppermint patties are even better than the original candy you are used to! In all of my summers of going down the shore, there are definitely mixed memories of people and events  that seem to be […]

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Thick and Fudgy Peppermint Mocha Brownies

Super rich and fudgy brownies infused with the infamous peppermint mocha holiday flavor. Sometimes you just need a great brownie.  These peppermint mocha brownies are the perfect holiday brownie for this season’s festivities.  Thick, fudgy, rich and decadent… the peppermint mocha combination is a holiday favorite around here and it is hard to beat in […]

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Chewy Milk Chocolate Ginger Cookies

Chewy ginger-flavored brown sugar cookies filled with milk chocolate chunks.  This is a great holiday cookie! I have a bit of a weakness for ginger cookies.  My dad loves gingersnaps, but unless they are super crunchy (ahem, teeth-breakingly so), he will probably tell you they are underbaked.  I, on the other hand, like crunchy, chewy, […]

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3-Layer Cookies ‘n Cream Cake

Chocolate and vanilla bean cake layers slathered in cookies ‘n cream frosting Year after year there seems to be more pressure when it comes to birthday cakes.  I always want to outdo the previous year’s dessert but at the same time, I need to bake something true to what the birthday girl or boy loves.  […]

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Espresso Salted Dark Chocolate Biscotti

These rich dark chocolate biscotti are extra crunchy, perfect for coffee dunking! I’m not usually one to choose biscotti as a dessert of choice.  Often times, they are dry, super hard and not all that flavorful.  These biscotti here, they are a different story.  The rich dark chocolate and espresso salt ensure that every bite […]

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Sweet and Salty Toll House Pie

This warm sweet and salty cookie pie is perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream! This is just one of those posts where I’m going to cringe looking at the pictures, but the recipe is too good not to share and frankly, sometimes the most UN-photogenic desserts are the tastiest. Way back on our […]

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Lighter Chocolate Chip Banana Cake

Super moist banana cake loaded with chocolate but not loaded with fat! My mom has made some version of this banana cake at least once (usually more) a year every year for as long as I can remember.  Chocolate chip filled for a holiday, chipless and stacked with chocolate cake and peanut butter frosting for […]

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Peanut Butter S’mores Parfaits

Mini dessert parfaits layered with graham cracker crumble, peanut butter marshmallow mousse, milk chocolate ganache and toasted marshmallows! I haven’t posted any s’mores recipes for you this summer, I was waiting until I had something extra special.  These little parfaits… they certainly are that!  Peanut butter and milk chocolate play starring rolls, but the other […]

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