Chocolate Cream Pie


Chocolate pis is my favorite dessert and this is my all-time favorite chocolate pie.  The recipe is so easy to memorize that this is my go-to dessert for company or when I need to take something special somewhere. I found the recipe at Try it, you'll love it! Plus, an easy homemade chocolate pie, you need to have this!! Ingredients: 1 2⁄3 cups water 3 tablespoons cornstarch 5 tablespoons cocoa 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 3 egg yolks , beaten 2 tablespoons … [Read more...]

Chocolate Mint Brownies


Mint is one of my favorite flavors. It's also my go-to flavor. If we are getting ice cream, I'll probably get Mint Chip. If we are getting fudge, I get mint. I LOVE it! Today I want to share these tasty Mint Chocolate Brownies. The brownies are from scratch but you can feel free to use a box mix if you want. I think I actually prefer the box mix because those tend to be chewy brownies and these homemade ones are very cake like. These recipes come from my favorite Hershey's 100th Anniversary … [Read more...]

Mint Oreo Cookie in a Cookie


Sometimes my crazy plans actually turn into really yummy recipes. In this case, I wanted to put some mint Oreo's in my FAVORITE chocolate chip cookie base (no chocolate chips) so I tried it. I purchased  a box of mini mint Oreo's and went to town! This cute green treat is perfect for St. Patrick's Day! Mint Oreo Cookie in a Cookie Ingredients: 2 1/4 cup flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1/2 butter/margarine 1/2 shortening 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 3/4 granulated … [Read more...]

Red Hot Love Cake


  Spice up a plain pound cake with some red hots to make this Red Hot Love Cake (insert the Daniel Tiger sone "We're Making a Love Cake"). The pound cake recipe is from Paula Deen so you know it's good! Ingredients 1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter, plus more for pan 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 3 cups sugar 5 eggs 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (1 box of Red … [Read more...]

Symphony Brownies


Warm chocolatey gooeyness is how I would describe these little morsels of heaven when they are warm. So simple but packs a big punch! My Mother-in-law first introduced me to Symphony Brownies and they have become my go-to dessert when I have to bring a treat anywhere. Symphony Brownies There are two ways to make the brownies. You can take the easy road and use a boxed brownie mix or you can try this delicious brownie recipe from the 100 Years of Hershey Favorites cookbook. My Mother gave me … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chocolate Cheese Ball


Attention party planners - I've got the perfect snack food to put out at your party! No matter the occasion, this Chocolate Chocolate Cheese Ball is perfect! Ingredients 8 oz. Cream Cheese, softened ¾ Cup Powdered Sugar 2 Tbsp. Cocoa Powder, unsweetened ¼ teas. Salt 1 Pkg. Semisweet Mini Chocolate Chips ½ teas. Vanilla Extract 1 Tbsp. Irish Cream (optional) Instructions In a medium bowl add the Cream Cheese, Powdered Sugar and Salt, mix until combined and … [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Crepes


  These warm, gooey and delicious crepes are perfect for breakfast or dessert. Plus they are beautiful! Caramel Apple Crepes Crepe Ingredients: 8 eggs 2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla milk to make batter thin (about 1 cup, added in 1/4 cup increments) Crepe Directions: In a blender blend the eggs, one at a time. Add flour, sugar, salt, vanilla and milk. Add milk, mixing in-between additions, until batter is very thin. Spray frying pan … [Read more...]

Strawberries & Cream Crepes


Crepes are delicious for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert! My whole family loves crepes and we have had some fun lately experimenting with different flavors! Get ready because I'm very excited to share our favorite sweet crepe recipes with you! Strawberries & Cream Crepes Ingredients: 8 eggs 2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla milk to make batter thin (about 1 cup, added in 1/4 cup increments) sliced strawberries whipped cream or cool … [Read more...]

Chocolate Mini Bundts with Chocolate Ganache and Caramel Buttercream Frosting


  Hi! I'm Donna! I'm so excited to share with you all! Stefanie is a wonderful online friend and I'm thankful that we've been able to meet in person now too! I blog over at I don't know about you, but I love to bake for my friends. I just find it's so fun to eat good food and hang out. I have a recipe that I recently tried and it was a complete hit. I made 3 dozen of these Chocolate Mini Bundts with Homemade Chocolate Ganache and Buttercream Frosting. Not. one. … [Read more...]

Delicious and Easy Fruit Pizza Recipe


  I'm all about taking the easy path to get to the end. Before a couple weeks ago I hadn't ever heard of a fruit pizza. Now I dream of them. I was at a church function and fruit pizza was served as the refreshments at the end. Let me tell you it was AH.MAZING! I then set out to find a super easy way to recreate it. Introducing the super easy Pillsbury recipe for Fruit Pizza!   Fruit Pizza Recipe Ingredients: 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar … [Read more...]

Individual Strawberry Shortcake Trifles


Summer is coming and all I want to eat is Strawberry Shortcake! Since I do not own a large trifle dish, but I think the concept is cute   I decided to use my cute glasses from World Market to make individual Trifles for my family. Strawberry Shortcake Trifles Ingredients: Angel Food Cake Strawberries - sliced Whipped Cream (in a tub or can, I used both) Directions: Slice strawberries and cut the Angle Food cake into cubes. Layer berries and cake into individual glasses. First … [Read more...]

Caramel Candy Bars Recipe


Caramel Candy Bars are some of my family's favorite treats! These are perfect for celebrating every holiday because you get the holiday color themed M&M's and your set!   Caramel Candy Bars Soft and gooey cookie bars. Base and Topping Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar 1 1/2 cups butter, softened 1 cup oats 1 cup Rice Krispies 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt Filling Ingredients: 35 vanilla caramels, unwrapped 1/3 cup milk 1 package … [Read more...]

Let’s Spoon Together This Valentine’s Day


Disclosure: I received free product samples for review purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ.   Ever since my trip to Austria, I'm rather picky about my gelato. It is my experience that it is really hard to create delicious gelato if you aren't in Austria (even my gelato in Italy wasn't very good, shocker!) So I was excited but skeptical to try the new Breyers Gelato Indulgences. After taking a couple pictures of the packages, I got out the ice cream … [Read more...]

S’more Brownies


  We often like to "jazz up" boxed desserts. This time around we took some plain boxed brownies and turned them into fabulous brownies! Just by adding 2 ingredients you turn regular brownies into gooey, delicious brownies everyone will love!   What you need: Completed brownies (We just used a box mix) Marshmallow Fluff Hot Fudge Topping Once the brownies are cooled, spread entire can of marshmallow fluff onto brownies. Heat up hot fudge topping. Drop spoonfuls … [Read more...]

Gooey Caramel Chocolate Cake Recipe


  The other night I wanted a treat - an easy treat. We didn't have anything around that I could just grab and eat so I had to make something. We had a boxed cake mix in my cupboard so I thought about making that, but wanted a little something more. I thought that perhaps I could jazz up the boxed mix. I decided an experiment was in order! Here is the recipe for my made up Gooey Caramel Chocolate Cake! Gooey Caramel Chocolate Cake Recipe 1 Chocolate cake mix 1 jar caramel … [Read more...]