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

How To Melt Chocolate In The Microwave

How To Melt Chocolate In The Microwave

Step-by-step tutorial about how to easily melt chocolate in the microwave to avoid burning. No need to use a double boiler on the stove!   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 … Read More

Easy M&M Brownie Cookies

Easy M&M Brownie Cookies

What is better than a batch of fudgey chocolate cookies studded with mini chocolate chips and bright M&M’s? Maybe a batch of fudgey chocolate cookies that only require about 15 minutes and one bowl to whip up? These easy M&M brownie cookies are not fussy in the least but will taste like you are a master in the kitchen. A … Read More

Homemade Turtles

Turtles

This post may contain some affiliate links-they help keep me in butter and sugar. Thanks for you support! Valentine’s Day is one of those crazy holidays. I’ve had really romantic ones and sort of mediocre ones. I’ve had at least one where I’ve been really sad and it was that Valentine’s Day where my friends invited me over and made … Read More

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake with German Chocolate Frosting

Chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream and German Chocolate frosting

Dense, chocolaty, made-from-scratch mayonnaise cake with chocolate buttercream and German chocolate frosting.  An indulgent celebration cake for sure! For as long as I can remember, I’ve baked birthday cakes for my family. Of course, back in the day it was a plain 9×13 inch cake from a box with a can of frosting slathered on top. (My sister and I … Read More

Soft Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

stack of soft chocolate peppermint cookies on a white background

Enjoy these soft, chocolate peppermint cookies with a hot cup of coffee or a tall glass of milk this holiday season.  They are easy to whip up and provide nice contrast to your holiday cookie plate. These cookies aren’t “slap you in the face” kind of peppermint.  (You know what I’m talking about, the kind that makes you pucker up … 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