Category: Dessert

Macaroons

Macaroons

This is my late-grandmother’s recipe that I found in her handwriting in the cookbook I inherited upon her passing. I cherish each and every recipe she collected, and this is a popular one!

Thanksgiving Caramel Butternut Naan

Thanksgiving Caramel Butternut Naan

I wanted to make a yummy dessert with Naan flatbread. In the past, I had used it for savory dishes but this time I wanted to use it as a dessert. We used butternut squash for it’s mild sweet flavor, with a quick caramel and toppings I now have a dessert to remember. I am certain this will be a favorite for our family for years to come!

Chocolate Hazelnut Gorilla Cookies

Chocolate Hazelnut Gorilla Cookies

Dark and rich with a peekaboo white chocolate hint. These decadent hazelnut cookies with a hint of cinnamon will satisfy the sweet tooth of all the big and little kids in your family.

Autumn Spice Madeleine Cookies

Autumn Spice Madeleine Cookies

I recently discovered Madeliene Cookies and I love baking and making them. For this contest, I decided to use the base ingredients of Madeleine Cookies. After reading many recipes, I decided on what ingredients I wanted to try, adjust and or change for this new Madeleine recipe. These Autumn Spice Madeleine Cookies are new but maintain the beauty and essence of a traditional Madeleine Cookie. I call these cookies Autumn Spice Madeleine Cookies. Autumn Spice Madeleine Cookies are pretty, flavor bursting and filling little treats. This recipe substantially reduces the amount of butter used in a traditional Madeleine cookie. It also adds new flavors and color to a traditional Madeleine cookie.

Easy Pumpkin Spice Trifle

Easy Pumpkin Spice Trifle

If your Thanksgiving Holidays look anything like mine, then you yourself are stuck in front of a hot oven, drinking a glass of wine (fine a few), carefully basting a turkey while trying to perfectly time the Potatoes, while panicking because you, of course, forgot an ingredient at the market all the while listening to your siblings bicker back and forth….. Oh the Holidays…. still wouldn’t change it for anything. However there comes such a time where we need to cut a corner or two to make this a successful holiday… long and behold the Trifle. Shout out to the English for inventing this cleaver, no fuss dessert. All of the flavor, none of the hassle. Skip the technical cakes and throw this ‘user friendly’ dessert down this Thanksgiving Holiday. All that is required for this particular dessert is a Trifle Bowl, easily found at most big box stores, if your can’t find one… get creative, use individual mason jars for a more personal feel. Let the games begin!