• Desserts,  Food

    Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

    I first had these cookies when they were brought to a pitch-in at my house and numerous people requested the recipe. They are very unique cookies and even people that don't care of coconut couldn't pass them up. 

  • Desserts,  Food

    3 Layer Chocolate Custard Cake

    While not a favorite dessert at our house, the fact that one batter creates a 3 layer cake earns its a spot on the site. When serving to guests, it looks like it took considerably more time than it actually does.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Bouchon Brownies

    My wife the expert of all brownies has declared these the greatest brownies in the world. Rich and chocolatey, like a mini chocolate lava cake right in your hand.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Cookies

    This recipe has generated a huge amount of discussion on the internet, claiming to be a better "chocolate chip cookie". I would have to say that I agree if it wasn't for the soft gooey centers of traditional style cookies.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Madeleines

    These little french cakes are the perfect snack size and have a similar texture to the top of a traditional muffin.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

    These cookies are one of my all time favorites: rich, sweet and a soft chewy texture. Don't worry you can make them all year and not just around the holidays.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Apple Crisp

    A classic childhood favorite combines my favorite fruit and a crumbly sweet topping. Great by itself or with a scoop of ice cream on top.

  • Breakfast,  Desserts,  Food

    Pumpkin Cake Donuts

    We love donuts at our house, I finally broke down a bought a donut pan. Our first attempt were these moist pumpkin donuts, there will be more on the way like chocolate chip or apple cider.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Chocolate Souffle

    This souffle is really easy and is very very good. Texture comes out like a gooey rich brownie and is fun to watch rise in the oven while it bakes. Save the $8 at the restaurant and make one at home.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Peach Slab Pie

    Peach isn't something I had baked with before so when I saw them on sale I thought I would try something new. I took this to a small cookout gathering and didn't have much to come back home with, so I would say it was pretty successful.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Flourless Chocolate Cake

    Valentines Day popped up quick. Luckily, I had all of these ingredients on hand and this recipe knocks out an awesome and rich dessert with very little effort.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Iced Sugar Cookies

    I have tried a few sugar cookie and icing recipes and they all were always missing something. I have finally found a recipe that will produce great results, but it is a little more intensive.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Zucchini Cream Pie

    If you have ever been to a family function that includes my mother-in-law, then you have enjoyed this simple pie. Don't let the vegetables scare you, you can't even taste them, it's super sweet and is one of my favorites.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownies

    Peanut butter may be one of the greatest ingredients and when you combine it with fudge they can make magic happen. This dessert takes all of my favorite things and puts them into one single multilayered bite of goodness.

  • Desserts,  Food

    No Bake Chocolate Cookies

    This recipe needs no introduction, a childhood favorite for many. Chocolate no bake cookies, a favorite of my wife and one of the few treats I can make anytime and not get in trouble.

  • Appetizers & Sides,  Breakfast,  Desserts,  Food

    Kolaches

    These beautifully golden pillows of breakfast goodness can be filled with anything from sweet to savory. Traditionally, Kolaches are not stuffed and served with a fruit preserve on top - but there are no rules in the kitchen.

  • Appetizers & Sides,  Desserts,  Food

    Fruit Roll-Up Leather

    Sometimes you get a little crazy and decide to make something that takes more effort than just buying at the store. This is one of those times, however knowing what is in your snack and the extra flavor can maybe make up for it.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Sometimes you want a little snack, or big snack, but you still want it to be filling and if it is also healthy that doesn't hurt. So here we are, the cookies aren't as dry and chewy as traditional cookies, but are still quite good for being made from vegetables.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Cream Cheese Butter Cookies

    We recently had some amazing cookies from a local restaurant, this recipe is an attempt to recreate their butter cookies. The flavors aren't quite up to their standard yet, but it is close.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Creme Brulee

    This sweet creamy treat requires some patience, but is easily one of the best desserts out there. A chance to play with a torch doesn't hurt either.

  • Desserts,  Food

    Spiral Sugar Cookies

    This design really caught my eye and I kept saying I was going to make it. When I finally did, it was easier than I expected. There are a lot of varieties of colors you can use to theme it for the occasion.

  • Breakfast,  Desserts,  Food

    Bread Pudding

    This recipe is fairly straight forward and tastes a little like a fancy french toast. If you are making your own pain au chocolat, I recommend doing these recipes over the course of a few days.