• Berry Swirl Cheesecake Bars

    Cheesecake is always a good idea, but when you swirl it with berry jam… well thats just a whole new level of YUM! OH the Crust… One of my favorite parts of cheesecake is the crust.  I am a sucker for a good graham cracker crust.  There is just something so yummy about a buttery graham cracker crust.   I know you can make it with other crusts but for me I am a graham cracker girl all the way. Cheesecake Time! In my opinion a good cheesecake is rich, creamy, a little tart and a little sweet.   This one is all that and more because I used vanilla…

  • Cranberry Shortbread Bars – A Holiday Treat

    Cranberry Shortbread Bars are the perfect Holiday treat!!  They are a little sweet, a little tart and surrounded in a buttery shortbread… it doesn’t get much better! Cranberry Goodness in each Bite I have always been a BIG, BIG fan of cranberries.  I love them dried and use them in lots of recipes, such as this Pumpkin Cranberry Pistachio Bread, but I also love fresh ones.   There is just something about the tartness in each cranberry but then also the burst of sweet flavor you get at the same time.  I use fresh cranberries each Thanksgiving for my Spiced Cranberry Sauce but I also love, love them in pastry.…

  • Salted Caramel Brownies… YES PLEASE

    Salted Caramel Brownies make me happy… like giddy happy.   I have tried several recipes and all are good (like these) but this is the BEST in my opinion. Caramel Yumminess… Salted Caramel is a must in my life.  I love it on ice cream, poured over cheesecake, dip fruit in it and of course drizzle into super fudgy and delicious brownie batter.  There is just something about chocolate and caramel together. I usually make my own salted caramel sauce but for these brownies I used this Salted Caramel Sauce.  I love it because it is thick and super creamy, and holds up well as it is baked.  You can…

  • Browned Butter M&M Blondies

    4th of July weekend is finally here and that means time for a yummy treat, these Browned Butter Blondies are perfect!  I don’t know about you but it seems like it has taken for ever to get to this point in the year.  Even though this year’s celebrations may look a little different that doesn’t mean it can’t be yummy.  These blondies are the perfect QUICK fix for your weekend celebrations. All about the browned butter… I love a good blondie but these blondies are next level.  Why?  You ask… it is all about the browned butter.   Browned butter really does make all the difference.  It adds a nutty…

  • Firecracker Brownies

    The 4th of July is just around the corner and that means it is time for red, white and blue everything and firecrackers for everyone.  To really make this holiday something to remember make these Firecracker Brownies…they really are something amazing. It starts with a box I am a big fan of brownies and especially homemade brownies, but recently I was chatting with a  friend and she was telling me about her favorite brownies.  I was quite surprised to find out they start with a box brownie mix.  She added a few extra ingredients to make them even better and they came AMAZING…so I had to give it a shot.…

  • M&M Magic Bars

    M&M Magic Bars are truly MAGIC!!  Every bite is perfection.  I love the more traditional layer bars, like these Hello Dollies, but these are my new favorite          Layer it Up! Just like your more traditional layer bars these M&M Magic Bars are layered with tons of yummy.  First it starts with a graham cracker crust, then comes the sweetened condensed milk, some oats, some chocolate and butterscotch chips, then the M&M’s and of course some sprinkles.  Now I know that sounds like a lot of work… but trust me these are so easy to make.   Let’s Get Started! The graham cracker crust is a must for me, if you…

  • Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Brownies – The Fall Brownie

    Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Brownies are everything to me right now.  They scream…Hello Fall!  I so love this time of year.  I love the cooler weather, sweaters, leaves falling and the smell of pumpkin spice EVERYWHERE! Look at that swirl… I am all about a good swirl…whether it be in my margarita or my brownie.  The swirl in these brownies are epic though.  The color of the pumpkin swirl next to the dark chocolate brownie batter is the perfect contrast.   These Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Brownies are everything fall should be. A little extra chocolate love… To add a little extra chocolate to these already decadent brownies I added in some…

  • Fudgy Brownies (KETO friendly)

    These Fudgy brownies are one my favorites.  It has been a while since I started my KETO journey but these are still my GO TO sweet treat! Only 2 Net Carbs Not only are these brownies AMAZING they are super low carb as well.  Each brownies only has 2 net Carbs!  Yes, you read that right… 2 net Carbs per brownie.  Can it get any better? Fudgy deliciousness For me a good brownie is loaded with chocolate but a GREAT brownie is super fudgy and rich…these brownies my friends are GREAT!  The are loaded with tons of chocolate.  There is dark chocolate and cocoa powder making these brownies super rich.…

  • KETO Cheesecake Brownies

    It has been a hot minute since I have been on the KETO train for reals.  I am back 100% and ready to change my life.  I know me and for me to be successful I have to have options for whatever craving may come about.  Trust me these super fudgy KETO Cheesecake Brownies are the perfect sweet treat option.  LIKE PERFECT IN EVERY WAY! It is all about the swirl… To make the swirl perfect you start with a brownie layer.  Next comes a layer of cheesecake and then you finish it with the rest of the brownie.  Then comes the swirl, you gotta love a good swirl.  I…

  • Robin Egg Brownie Bite

    Easter is tomorrow … are you still needing a quick Easter treat everyone is sure to love?  I have the perfect treat. 10 minutes or less I literally made these in less than 10 minutes.  How?  You ask… well let me tell you.  I went to my local grocery store and grabbed their brownie bites, if your store does not have them, no worries use any brownies you can find and either cut them into squares or circles. Next I used the frosting in a tube and just made the cutest little dollop on top and then topped with a robins egg… and voila we are DONE!!   Last minute…