Anniversary Beach Cake

What better way to celebrate your 65th anniversary than vacationing at the beach with family?  This cake was designed to go with the two events!  This is a 2 layer 12 inch round red velvet cake with cream cheese icing.  The seashells, 65, and Happy Anniversary are all made out of chocolate.  The sand isRead More

Girls Night Out Cake

A close friend arranged a girls’ get together, so of course I had to make a special cake for it.  She left me with no choice…or, at least that’s the story and I’m stickin’ to it. Here’s the cake, before iced.  The breasts are made out of rice krispie treats for added effect of theRead More

Pillow Cookies

What’s better than chocolate chip cookies?  Well, a brownie baked inside.  That’s right, a brownie baked inside.  First, I made the brownies.  Then, I prepared the cookie dough and set it in the fridge to harden. I used an ice cream scoop to measure the size of the cookie dough.  In the original recipe, itRead More

Strawberry Cupcakes

If you’ve ever liked strawberry flavored desserts, these little guys will definitely make you happy.  Strawberry, cream cheese and a little bit of chocolate.  Yum! I mixed up all the ingredients, and evenly distributed into a cupcake pan.  The way that works for me the best is using an ice cream scoop.  This helps tremendouslyRead More

Peanut Butter Shortbread Bites

And, we’re back to peanut butter.  And mini shortbread cookies.  And milk chocolate.  Oh my.  These are great for a bite sized chocolate snack, but be careful…they’re addictive! First, get some peanut butter and mini shortbread cookies.  The 100 calories snack size cookies are a perfect size for the mold that I bought from theRead More

S’mores Bars

I love s’mores, but sitting in front of a camp fire in the middle of the day while it’s 95 degrees outside isn’t all that appealing when I develop a craving for one.  So, here’s the compromise. Grab some honey graham crackers from the store, along with some marshmallow creme to be inside the chocolateRead More

Happy Cookies!

These cookies are a combination of milk chocolate, yellow (vanilla) chocolate, peanut butter and a Ritz cracker…no wonder they’re smiling!  Taking a bite of these cookies will actually make your taste buds smile even bigger. I bought the mold for these at AC Moore.  Technically, they’re for lollipops, but I wanted to use them asRead More