Category Archives: dessert

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German Chocolate Cake Cookies

**This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PurelySimple #CollectiveBias One of the easiest, and my favorite ways to make cookies is with a cake mix for the base. These German chocolate cake cookies are no exception in that they are one of my new favorite […]

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Mini Cinnamon Rolls

These amazing mini cinnamon rolls are made without yeast using crescent roll dough for the cinnamon roll dough. A couple Christmases back my mother in law made some of these mini cinnamon rolls for everyone to enjoy for a late breakfast. I’m not really sure why I hadn’t made these myself until recently, I’ve made […]

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Pecan Pie Bars

Last year some friends and I got together for a pre-Thanksgiving dinner, we each made a few Thanksgiving dishes and put them all together for the whole spread. Everything was SO delicious. My friend Jessica from Butter with a Side of Bread made some amazing pecan pie bars and I just knew I had to make […]

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No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Parfaits

My favorite kind of desserts are quick easy and also delicious! With today being national pumpkin day, I figured I’d share this quick and easy pumpkin cheesecake parfait recipe, that is of course also delicious! These parfaits have layers of no bake pumpkin cheesecake, layers of whipped cream, and layers of gingerbread cookies. (You could […]

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Candy Marshmallow Popcorn Balls

**This post is sponsored by the Peanuts Movie as part of a campaign with Tap Influence. All opinions are my own. #ad #Albertsons #peanutsmovie One of my favorite things in the whole world is doing anything with my granddaughter.  Truly anything, just seeing her and being with her brings me so much joy.  She really is […]

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Frankenstein Brownies

You know me and my love for brownies, I knew that with Halloween coming up I had to make some sort of Halloween brownies, and thus these Frankenstein brownies were born. I made these brownies easy with a box mix for the brownie base, but you can use your favorite brownie recipe too. I made […]

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Candy Corn Pretzel Treats

I saw these candy corn pretzel hugs on Sally’s Baking Addiction and just knew I had to try them – what a perfect Halloween or fall treat!   I’ve made pretzel hugs before with a pretzel a hug and an m&m on top before and they are such a fun and easy treat. Plus you […]

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Strawberry Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars

After making a few different varieties of sugar cookie bars, I don’t think I’ll ever stop. They’re one of my favorite easy to make desserts now and so much better than a traditional sugar cookie. No having to worry about chilling the dough, or rolling the dough out to just the right thickness, or cut […]

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Halloween Cookies and Cream Fudge

I love fudge. Chocolatey, creamy and so delicious. Such a delicious treat and its one of my favorites. This Halloween cookies and cream fudge is so easy to make, festive, and sooo good! Once again I’m joining my friend Alli from Cupcake Diaries in her 30 days of Halloween series! I have helped her celebrate the last […]

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Fig Pistachio Ice Cream

The taste of Italy. That’s what this Fig Pistachio Ice Cream is the taste of Italy.  I know we think pizza or spaghetti when you think Italian food but I also think of gelato and  fig pistachio ice cream.  Craig and I visited our Italian daughter, Marta, and her parents in Bergamo, Italy about 18 […]