Easy Apple Hand Pies

apple hand pies

Hand pies-the cupcake of the pie world. Easy, portable apple hand pies made with store bought crust (to make it easy) and sweet homemade apple filling! We want these hand pies to be easy, quick and relatively painless. They only require you to have 2 apples sitting on your counter and we’re going to use a store pie crust. Can … Read More

Applesauce Cupcakes

applesauce cupcakes

Applesauce cupcakes are tender spiced cupcakes under a blanket of tangy cream cheese buttercream. The perfect fall treat! Here in the Mid-west, fall is in the air. Which means that it has gotten cold and dark. What do we do? We break out the warming spices. Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves-everywhere (hello, PSL). These cupcakes are no exception. Chalk full of these … Read More

Whole Wheat Caramel Apple Cookies

whole wheat caramel apple cookie

Whole wheat oatmeal cookies studded with pieces of gooey caramel and chunks of whole apple. All the best flavors of a caramel apple, none of the mess! The caramel apple.  Pretty much the most amazing fall dessert ever.  Also pretty much the most challenging to eat fall dessert ever.  And, if you were anything like me, you only wanted to … Read More

Pecan Pie Mini Muffins

Pecan Pie Mini Muffins

I have a real love/hate relationship with mini muffins.  On the one hand, they are lovely to just pop into your mouth.  On the other hand, a recipe typically makes, oh, about a million and I am standing around scooping tiny amounts of batter into tiny cupcake wrappers for ages. This recipe, however, is designed to make minis.  Only about … Read More

Pumpkin Spice Bites with Cream Cheese Buttercream

pumpkin spice bites

These adorable pumpkin spice bites are the perfect little snack. Made with just two ingredients, they are super fast to whip up. Enjoy naked or with a dollop of cream cheese buttercream! Ok, so basically these are the same recipe I published on Wednesday.  But here’s the thing.  Now they are bite sized and have frosting.  Better right? The cool … Read More

3 Ingredient Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Easy three ingredient pumpkin spice muffins

3 ingredient pumpkin spice muffins are a quick and easy way to kickstart pumpkin season. With the help of a cake mix, you are quickly on your way to warm delicious pumpkin muffins! Well, I can’t deny it anymore.  Fall has come here to the Midwest.  I had been hoping it was maybe just a bit of a cold snap … Read More

Pear Bread

Pear Bread

I used to live in Seattle.  It’s a really fun city with a lot to do and a lot of fantastic places to eat.  I try and get back for a weekend visit every once in awhile.  I have a friend who used to have a great condo right above the Macrina Bakery and Cafe.  Every time we visit, I … Read More