The Perfect Bar Cookie Base

I found it! The perfect bar cookie base. You can do anything with this recipe. The ones pictured have Oreos, mini M&M’s, chocolate chips, and toffee bits in them and they were divine. BAR COOKIE BASE 2 sticks butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 3 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 3 cups … Continue reading

Sourdough Chocolate Bundt Cake

I can’t tell you how this tasted because I gave it away but it sure looks good, doesn’t it? Who doesn’t want a chocolate cake topped with chocolate ganache and toffee bits? 1 cup oil 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 cup sourdough starter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking … Continue reading

Double Chocolate and Toffee Muffins

Oh how I love a good muffin! And these fit the bill. 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 3/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup toffee bits 1 cup milk 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup vegetable oil chocolate chips, toffee bits, and/or … Continue reading

Chocolate Rolo Thumbprint Cookies

Did I happen to mention the excess of Rolos we had after Christmas? This was another attempt to use up more Rolos and also give them out as porch treats (see what that is here) and they were quite tasty (even though I only got one!). 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 2/3 cup sugar … Continue reading

Rolo Cake Mix Bars

I bought too big of a bag of Rolos for the Melted Snowmen so I went looking for recipes using Rolos and found this one. It was delicious and easy too! I made them for Porch Treats, see what that is here. 1 box yellow, white, or vanilla cake mix 5 oz evaporated milk 1/4 … Continue reading

Dark Choclate Pirouline Crescent Rolls

I bought way to many of these rolled wafer cookies for the dessert charcuterie boards I made so I’ve been looking for recipes to use them in. This one was yummy but really only yummy fresh out of the oven because when they sit the cookie gets a little soft and mushy so not very … Continue reading

Easy Yule Log (using a cake mix)

So I decided to give a Yule Log a try for Christmas dessert this year and while it was not a total disaster, it didn’t go that great either. It developed a huge Grand Canyon size crack in it while cooling which made decorating a challenge. I did manage to get a nice swirl as … Continue reading

Pizza Candy Cane Crescent

This would make a great addition to your holiday table as an appetizer (or lunch or dinner but make 2 if it’s for dinner and more than a couple of people). I couldn’t get if off the parchment paper to get a cute picture so bummer but here it is and it was yummy. 1 … Continue reading

Chocolate Pecan Tart

I made this for Thanksgiving dessert and served it with homemade whipped cream. It seriously is one of the best things I’ve ever made! 1 1/4 cups plus 3 tablespoons flour, divided 1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter, cubed 1/3 cup powdered sugar 1/4 cup pecans, chopped 1 3/4 teaspoons salt, divided 1 cup packed … Continue reading

Sourdough Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake

Another delicious recipe brought to you by my sourdough starter! PECAN STREUSEL 3/4 cup whole cane sugar 1 tablespoon flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup chopped pecans CAKE 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 eggs 1/2 cup sourdough starter 1/4 cup milk 2 cups flour 2 … Continue reading