Frozen Heath Dessert

August 28, 2017 / 2 Comments

Summer is winding down, and all I want to do is sit outside and eat ice cream while I still can. Living in Minnesota, I live for these sunny warm, days, and I’m not ready to transition over to winter coats and hot coffee just yet. (I never am!) I will bid a tearful goodbye to my shorts, 70-degree weather, and frozen treats in a few weeks when the temps start really cooling down.

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Layered Dark Chocolate Mint Brownies

March 16, 2015 / 4 Comments

Want to know my favorite thing about the month of March?

Mint.

It’s everywhere! From Shamrock Shakes to Thin Mints, flavors of green-tinted peppermint are all over the place this time of year. I love it!

Even better than mint by itself is mint paired with chocolate.

Mint chip ice cream?

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Pumpkin Spice Cookie Bars

October 27, 2014 / 2 Comments

Let’s keep this short.

Pumpkin Spice Oreos. Pumpkin Spice chips. Pumpkin-spiced cookie base.

In sum, we have a pumpkin triple-threat here.

Thick cookie bars are packed with pumpkin spice flavor, firm on the outside and soft in the center. These are one of those can’t-keep-your-hands-off desserts that you have to pawn off on your neighbors because you can’t not eat them all when they’re sitting in front of your face.

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Caramelitas

October 13, 2014 / 2 Comments

Dessert comes in many forms, but a pan of bars is one of my favorite ways to feed my sweet tooth. You may call them “squares” or “treats” in your neck of the woods, but whatever you title them, our taste buds can all agree that they’re satisfyingly sweet.

Growing up, our family had several bar recipes that were on regular rotation.

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Chocolate Krispy Bars

August 18, 2014 / 2 Comments

Everybody has a go-to Rice Krispy bar recipe. Mine is gooey and thick with marshmallow-y goodness. Others like them heavy on the cereal.

And still others add chocolate.

Mmmmm…

This concept is newer to me. I grew up on the classic marshmallow flavor, but a few years ago, my cousin Megan mentioned that she had this irresistible Rice Krispy bar recipe with chocolate chips and peanut butter.

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