Chocolate Mousse

Velvety.  Chocolatey.  Port.  Hints of espresso.  Creamy.  Smooth.  Light.  Rich.  Decadent.  Mind-blowing.  Life-altering.  Delicious.   These are just a few descriptors of this chocolate mousse–it changed my life.  I am not one to toot my own horn, but this mousse is award-winning restaurant worthy.  Truly.   It is both light and rich, creamy and chocolatey. … [Follow your taste buds…]

White Chocolate Coconut Cranberry Dream Bars

Who doesn’t love those chocolate coconut seven layer bars?  Well, if you like those, then you will love these dream bars–white chocolate, dried cranberries, coconut, a oat-y and crunchy crust all bound together with sweet gooeyness.   Although they are sweet, they aren’t over-the-top-so-you-make-a-dentist-appointment-after-eating-one sweet.  The dried cranberries provide some tartness in just the perfect … [Follow your taste buds…]

Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Bites with Salted Caramel Sauce

I am always on the lookout for new and unique treats to make.  The criteria generally requires that the new tasty treat is a combination or reinvention of an already tried-and-true classic.  These little bites fit the bill perfectly–pumpkin meets cheesecake meets salted caramel.  Hold on to your hats, friends, they are absolutely incredible.    … [Follow your taste buds…]

Pecan Pie Bars

Tis the season….of baked goods, chocolate, and sugar.  The options as endless–traditional sugar cookies to decorate for Santa, eggnog snickerdoodles, chocolate mint creme yule log, fudge, peppermint bark, peanut brittle, toffee, and so much more!  Let’s not forget about these pecan pie bars.  They can’t be beat; a whole pie in one bite!  Let’s be … [Follow your taste buds…]