Category: Desserts

sweet & spicy…oh so good pineapple!

It is no secret that we love to grill here in Texas.  I mean c’mon we kinda live on grilled everything in the spring & summer.  We will grill anything that will sit still on the grill (or not fall through the grates)….fruits such as pineapple. The obvious favorites are of course, steak (like …

Vanilla & Fudge Bundt Cake

It is no secret that I love me some bundt cake.  Not only do I love it but I also make it a lot.  I have made a chocolate version,  a salted caramel version, a butter version, even a flan version (among a few others) but none of them are as …

have I mentioned I LOVE pink velvet?

Valentines is one of my most favorite holidays…it has lots of chocolate, pink, and hearts everywhere…what could be better?  OK, now I know Christmas has it’s beauty as well, but there is just something so special about all the pink & red hearts and celebrating love.  BTW…it is also my …

skinny brownies full of fudgy goodness

If you have been around Half Baked Land very much you know that brownies are a favorite for The Hubby and I both, but lets be real brownies are not the best option when you are trying to watch your waistline and what you are eating….that is until now….now we …

bringing crunch to the bars

I can’t believe Valentines Day is just around the corner.  I just got all my Christmas down (yes, it took me a little while) and now it is time to think red & pink with hearts everywhere…but first lets talk about bars. Valentines Day has always been a special holiday …

you have been good…time for a brownie

We have been so good for the whole first week of 2016 and this weekend calls for a little treat…right?  And a brownie sounds like the perfect treat and these brownies laced with cream cheese make them an ultimate treat for sure.   Overtime I make these brownies they are gone …

cocoa a new way

I still can’t believe Christmas is later this week.  I don’t know about you but I still have a ton to do and one of the things on my list is to make this fudge one more time.  There is just something so special about fudge around the Holidays…and especially this …

a little snowball fun

No matter where you live you can have snowball fun…even with no snow.  Growing up in Southeast Texas it is rare (like never) that we have enough snow to make a snowball…so this year I decided to make my own snowballs…COOKIES that is. These cookies have been a favorite of …

Gluten Free has never been so fun

Chocolate is a must have in my house at all times.  I usually have a chocolate bar, a brownie, peanut butter cup or a cookie to satisfy my daily chocolate need.  For brownies and cookies the fudgier and richer the better for me.  My sea salt caramel brownies are super …

a new Holiday treat…yes it’s fudge

Do you have a favorite treat that you only have at Christmas?  For me family it was always my MeeMaw’s sugar cookies and english toffee, for my mom is is white chocolate peppermint candy, for The Hubby it is a broccoli & cheese casserole that his mom makes and for …