How To Melt Chocolate In The Microwave

How To Melt Chocolate In The Microwave

  Ok, guys, this is the time of year when even those of us who never bake a thing feel the need to be Julia Child in the kitchen for the holidays.  Or if you are like me, it’s the time of year I crack out recipes I only make during the holiday season and can’t remember how the heck … Read More

Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Edible Cookie Dough

Soft edible chocolate chip cookie dough that’s made without eggs so it’s safe to eat straight out of the bowl. Raise your hand if your favorite part about making cookies is eating snitches of the dough? Yeah, me too. Back in the day, a friend of mine and I would team make a batch of cookie dough during a commercial … Read More

Peppermint Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookies

Peppermint Chocolate dipped Oreo cookies

These peppermint chocolate covered Oreo cookies are a quick and easy addition to your holiday cookie plate or just the right thing to wrap up and gift to your neighbors or co-workers! Chocolate and peppermint are one of the classic holiday flavors. Peppermint chocolate covered Oreos require very little actual work to make. Dip a (double stuf, imo) Oreo in … Read More

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Chocolate pecan pie

Chocolate pecan pie is packed with chocolate chips and pecans for the ultimate nutty chocolate decadence that only takes about 15 minutes to get into the oven. Chocolate pecan pie is one of my favorite Thanksgiving pies. I love a gooey chocolatey, decadent pie. Especially when piled with some whipped cream or ice cream. We’re going to use a store … Read More

Jack Skellington Chocolate Dipped Oreos

Jack Skellington Chocolate dipped oreos

Looking for a quick and (relatively) easy Halloween treat? These Jack Skellington chocolate dipped Oreos are just the ticket! I love chocolate dipped store-bought cookies for a variety of reasons. One, they just taste good. But mostly, it’s because if I want to decorate something quick and fun, I don’t have to go to all the effort of making dough, … Read More

Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sea Salt

Caramel chocolate chip cookies with sea salt

These caramel chocolate chip cookies are full of gooey caramel pieces and milk chocolate chips finished with a sprinkle of sea salt. I’m going to be honest, Arby’s is not typically the place where I go for baking inspiration, but that’s exactly where I found it. The caramel bits melt down into gooey, chewy threads of caramel throughout the cookie … Read More

Easy Caramel Swirl Chocolate Chunk Brownies

Easy caramel swirl brownies

These easy caramel swirl chocolate chunk brownies are the perfect thing to satisfy your sweet tooth! Gooey caramel swirled into rich chocolate brownies studded with chunks of chocolate. Recipe simplified by using box mix brownies and store bought caramels. Much of the time, I am all about “from scratch” recipes.  I think, generally speaking, they taste better and once you … Read More

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Chocolate chip cookies, I know, a little cliche.  But if you can make a batch of chocolate chip cookies, you can pretty much make any cookie you like.   If you can make a batch of chocolate chip cookies, you have a homemade food gift in a matter of 60 minutes.  If you can make a batch of chocolate chip … Read More

Food Gift Idea-Chocolate Pretzel Bites

When I first saw these at a friend’s party, like 4 years ago, I was intrigued.  Chocolate covered pretzels are one of my favorite sweet/salty snacks but I only make them during the holidays because they are a bit tedious. Then I ate one.  It was kind of like that old Pringles commercial, once you pop you can’t stop.  They … Read More

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Mini Cupcakes

Line of three Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Mini Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Chocolate Buttercream

Yesterday, I committed two cardinal food  sins: 1. I went to the grocery store hungry.  I ran in for some milk and somehow ended up driving home with a big bag of Reese’s cups 2. I used canned frosting for these cupcakes.  I KNOW!  But honestly, I was lazy and it was in my cupboard and sometimes, it’s important to … Read More