Mini Samoa Pies

My friend Niki is having a baby girl so we partied it up this weekend at a baby shower in her honor.  When I saw this recipe, I knew it was perfect for the shower.  They were delicious! 1 refrigerated pie crust, softened as per package instructions 1/3 cup chocolate chips 1/3 cup chocolate candy … Continue reading

Cookies and Cream Cheese Ball

YUM!  I don’t even like cheese balls that much but apparently I like this one!  What’s not to like?  It’s full of cream cheese and butter and powdered sugar and Oreos and chocolate syrup!  On top of Nilla Wafers!  Heck yeah! 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened … Continue reading

Easy Tiramisu

I love me some tiramisu!  But I’ve always been too intimidated to try and make it until I found this easy version.  It was really pretty good for being as easy as it was to make.  I made it for Christmas Eve dessert but everyone was so stuffed that we didn’t even eat it until … Continue reading

Nutella Raspberry Crescent Snowflake

Ready to mix things up for breakfast or maybe dessert on Christmas Day?  How about this beauty?  Delicious and not that hard to make!  I made it for our annual Christmas Bunco pot luck. 3/4 cup Nutella 2 oz cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream 2 tablespoons raspberry jam 4 (8 oz each) … Continue reading

Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Oreo Tart

This was dessert after Thanksgiving dinner yesterday, it was everything I dreamed it would be and more. 1 package Oreos (36 cookies) 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, divided 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 1 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream, divided 1 (12 oz) bag dark chocolate candy melts 1  Crush Oreos with food processor.  Stir … Continue reading

Chocolate Caramel Coconut Cookies

There is a bakery near me called “The Sweet Tooth Fairy” and they make their version of the Girl Scout Samoa cookie that is to die for!  However, they only have it occasionally, not all the time.  I dream about that cookie so imagine how excited I was to find this knockoff recipe for the … Continue reading

Strawberry Shortcake Sheet Cake

Made this for Father’s Day and even though I don’t really like Strawberry Shortcake (not enough chocolate for me), it was pretty good and a little easier than traditional Strawberry Shortcake. cake 1 box white cake mix 1 (3.9 oz) box instant vanilla pudding mix 1 cup sour cream 1 cup milk 1/4 cup oil … Continue reading