Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookies

Warm, melt in your mouth, chocolate chip cookies are a favorite comfort food at our house. Wait! Can chocolate chips be considered a comfort food? Uh, of course! Who doesn’t want a bite of that crisp browned outside with the gooey, heavenly goodness of dough and chocolate in the middle. Well, if I am eating … Continue reading Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Mayo Cake

Please do not freak out about the title!  I know the sound of mayo and chocolate do not mix, but once you taste this cake, no other chocolate cake will compare.  This is my go to cake.  It comes out moist, light, and full of chocolate flavor every time.  If you are craving chocolate, look no more.  This … Continue reading Chocolate Mayo Cake

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

  DAY #9 HOMEMADE PEANUT BUTTER CUPS Peanut butter cups are a favorite at out house but I only make them around the holidays. I could eat a dozen of these in 30 seconds flat! Its the creamy peanut butter, surrounded by smooth luscious chocolate, that calls my name every time. These homemade peanut butter cups … Continue reading 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

DAY #2 BUTTERSCOTCH HAYSTACKS I never tasted a butterscotch haystack until my husband and I were dating. I know, after tasting one, I realized I had been missing out all these years. My mother-in-law makes them every year and they are delicious. The butterscotch chips, creamy peanut butter, and crunchy chow mein noodles are divine! They are my kiddos … Continue reading 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

DAY #4 MINI PUMPKIN BREAD This pumpkin bread is a spinoff from Starbucks pumpkin pound cake.  I love Starbucks pumpkin cake and pumpkin spice latte. When they start advertising pumpkin, I know, the holiday season is here.  I mean, who doesn’t love the smell and taste of pumpkin? This pumpkin bread gets you in the mood … Continue reading 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

DAY #5 SPICY GINGERSNAPS Gingersnaps are a must have on Christmas. The punch of ginger and sugar is addicting! Then the snap you get after biting into this buttery cookie is marvelous.  This is another “mom recipe” and it is full of ginger, a hint of all spice, and black strap molasses. If you are wanting … Continue reading 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

DAY #6 PEANUT BUTTER BLOSSOMS Peanut butter blossoms are a throwback cookie that most everyone remembers from childhood. These cookies bring back so many Christmas memories. I remember “helping” my mom make these cookies and instead popping kisses into my mouth while the cookies were baking. I loved hanging out with my mom and listening … Continue reading 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

DAY #7 PEPPERMINT BARK This festive candy is a delight and will brighten up any holiday tray. Peppermint bark is incredibly simple with only 4 ingredients. This candy has a layer of semi-sweet chocolate, white chocolate, a dash of peppermint extract and crushed candy canes. The combination is delicious! If you like chocolate and peppermint you … Continue reading 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

DAY #10 ENGLISH TOFFEE Toffee candy is another staple that everyone loves to make or purchase for the holidays. I like it rich, buttery and smooth. This toffee is topped with a coating of chocolate, toasted walnuts and has a delicate crunch. Don’t be afraid to make this delectable candy.  English toffee is easy and … Continue reading 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES

DAY #11 DIPPED PRETZEL RODS I’m a little embarrassed to list dipped pretzels because these treats are incredibly easy. I’m sure you have figured out I like simple recipes that can be mixed and done around the holidays. These are perfect to throw together when you are short on time! They are so fun to make … Continue reading 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES