Brownies & Bars

White Chocolate Rocky Road

White Chocolate Rocky Road

2023 Holiday Treats - Part 1 Here is the first of my Holiday Treat posts for this year. This no-bake treat is easy to make and perfect for gift giving. A simple medley of dried fruit, mini marshmallows, and crushed graham crackers are nestled in white chocolate...

Kinder Bueno Tiffin

Kinder Bueno Tiffin

Recently a co-worker brought a few boxes of Kinder Bueno chocolate bars to the office. I think she bought them for a fundraiser and wanted to share them with us. These chocolate-covered wafer cookies are filled with a hazelnut cream. They are light and rich and...

Easter Tiffin

Easter Tiffin

If you are looking for a chocolaty treat for your Easter celebration, look no further than these festive, no-bake tiffin slices. At this time of the year, it's not difficult to find any number of chocolate candies perfect for an Easter basket. Before the festivities...

Jammy Streusel Bars

Jammy Streusel Bars

During the pandemic, Christina Tosi started an online bake-along series on Instagram called Bake Club. Her videos and the club provided much needed connection in a time of social isolation. Her Strawberry Pie Bars recipe came out of Bake Club. Not only did she teach...

Mini Brownie Blossoms

Mini Brownie Blossoms

2022 Edible Holiday Gifts - Part 5 It's down to the wire, just a couple of days until Christmas. Do you need a last minute gift? If so, this "recipe" is for you. These mini brownie blossoms are inspired by peanut butter blossom cookies. A perfect chocolate-lovers bite...

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

2022 Edible Holiday Gifts - Part 3 Chocolate and peanut butter are a classic combination but sometimes you need a little extra something to bring it to the next level. Believe it or not, pretzels do just that in these delectable peanut butter pretzel bars. Just add...

Chocolate Butter Mochi

Chocolate Butter Mochi

Butter mochi is an easy and yummy dessert that originated in Hawaii. But did you know you can make a chocolate version? Who doesn't love chocolate? (Actually I know someone who absolutely abhors it but he is definitely in the minority.). Resembling a...

Biscoff Tiffin

Biscoff Tiffin

Earlier this year I shared my first attempt at making tiffin. This type of dessert/snack is new to me and I was pleased with the feedback I received. I was encouraged to try new varieties. Using Nadiya Hussain's recipe for inspiration, I started thinking about...

Easy Mint Brownies

Easy Mint Brownies

Over the holidays I needed an easy dessert to take to a gathering and came across this Mint Brownies recipe from Taste of Home. It makes a fantastic dessert and can barely be called a recipe. It uses a boxed brownie mix that, once baked, has melted...

Peanut Butter & Jelly Tiffin

Peanut Butter & Jelly Tiffin

This recipe comes from one of my favorite contestants of The Great British Bake Off, Nadiya Hussain. Her take on this British treat is influenced by the American peanut butter & jelly sandwich. The mixture of chocolate and festive candies makes it a...

Chocolate Cereal Treats

Chocolate Cereal Treats

I’m always looking for delicious treats to share with friends and family. And especially around the holidays, simple and easy is key. Not much could be simpler than Rice Krispies treats, but this version adds a chocolaty twist to the original. The recipe starts with...

S’mores Bars with Marshmallow Meringue

S’mores Bars with Marshmallow Meringue

When I was looking for a dessert for our last Moveable Feast, I found the answer in a recent issue of Food & Wine magazine - a delicious riff on a campfire favorite, the s'more. I love s'mores - gathering around a fire, getting the perfect toasted...

Mom’s Lemon Bars

Mom’s Lemon Bars

It's been many years since we lost our Mom. I think of her often and am glad that I have so many wonderful memories of her. Not surprisingly a fair number of memories are connected to food and the kitchen. As Mother's Day approached I kept looking for the one recipe...