Apple Crisp Trifles

These Individual Apple Crisp Trifles are perfect for a fall gathering, with crunchy praline crisp, brown sugar cream cheese filling and sautéed apples. All the elements can be prepared days in advance, which make it as easy as it is delicious!

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Buttermilk Sheet Cake

This Buttermilk Sheet cake is insanely tender and buttery, plus is a breeze to make with no mixer required. Your friends will be begging you for the recipe! Some recipes are just TOO good. I mean it. This is one of those. It’s a SUPER simple Buttermilk sheet cake, you...
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Easy Skillet Tamale Pie

This Easy Skillet Tamale Pie is a great weeknight meal option. It’s packed with flavor and is a great one-dish meal. Easy weeknight dinner recipes at my house are a MUST. We have busy lives, even in the “lazy days of summer”. But with school gearing back up, things are...
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Dirty S’mores Cookies

These sweet Dirty S’mores Cookies are simple, chewy and coated in graham cracker crumbs to make them a little “dirty”! Did you know that August 10th is National S’mores Day? It’s true. It is. Did you also know that August 10th is my birthday. Coincidence? I think not.

Glazed Berry Sugar Cookie Bars

These soft Glazed Berry Sugar Bars are bursting with summer berry flavors! The cookie is soft and buttery, the berries are sweet and flavorful and it’s all topped with a creamy sugar glaze! I’m trying to make the most of what we have left of summer. I hate it. I...
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Epic Stuffed Garlic Bread

This Epic Stuffed Garlic Bread is the best you will ever make…it’s buttery, cheesy and LOADED with fresh garlic! So bread is one of those foods that I consider “special occasion”. Yes, I seriously said that. Like a slice of chocolate cake is pretty much an everyday deal around here,...
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Butterfinger Pie

This creamy, cool Butterfinger Pie is a simple dessert to make and LOADED with Butterfinger Candy Bars! Aren’t Butterfinger bars the best? They’re crispy, kinda peanut buttery, chocolatey and candy-ish. I don’t actually know what makes those crispy layers, but I’m all about getting a Butterfinger or twelve stuck in...
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Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Cheesecake Sandwiches

These creamy, cool Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Cheesecake Sandwiches are stunning yet so simple to throw together! Let’s talk about an easy dessert idea…I mean, we all need those, right? These simple, sweet Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Cheesecake Sandwiches are not only super pretty to serve, they are a breeze to throw...
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Coffee Cake Granola

This Coffee Cake Granola combines the best part of the coffee cake, the buttery CRUMB TOPPING, with a honey sweetened, crunchy, coconut oil granola! A few weeks ago my kiddo and I were in the kitchen together. He was helping me make Blueberry Muffin Cake, which is one of our...
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Popcorn Cake

This Popcorn cake is one of the most popular recipes on my site since 2009! Gooey, sweet and salty perfection! This, my friends, is what you call a “Popcorn Cake”. If you’re not a little bit intrigued by this you might need to check your cool kid card at the...
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Sugar Break

Hey frands! So I thought I would take a minute and just pop in and talk about what’s happening lately in my world. I know a lot of you aren’t baking lately (HELLO SUMMER) so let’s chat about some things (mostly) non-sugar related.

Lemon Cream Pie

This Lemon Cream Pie with Lemon Whipped Cream is creamy, bright and lemony and made with a Nilla Wafer Crust! This pie is just about everything you want it to be… Sometimes you make desserts and they are good, for sure, but they aren’t exactly what you hoped for. Yeah,...
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Triple Chocolate Oreo Bars

These Triple Chocolate Oreo Bars are perfect for any chocolate lover! Today saying no to chocolate is not an option. Just like doing my laundry is not an option. Just like making my bed and unloading the dishwasher is not an option… Ok, that’s a lie. Making my bed is...
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Blueberry Muffin Cake

This Blueberry Muffin Cake is an ALL TIME favorite! It’s soft, loaded with blueberries and topped with the best crunchy crumble! I have a breakfast cake for you. Oh yes I do. Cake in the morning almost might be maybe a little bit possibly better than cake for dessert. Did...
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PMS Bars

These PMS Bars are salty/sweet perfection! They’re chewy and rich and super simple to make! I know, I know…these bars have a very unfortunate name. I get it. But it’s really just the perfect way to describe the salty/sweet/chocolatey/buttery perfection we have going on here.

Glazed Butter Pecan Cookies

These Glazed Butter Pecan Cookies are a melty shortbread cookie with fun secret ingredient! These little sweet treats might not look like much, but ohhhhhhh they arrrrrrrre. They really are. I’ve included a kinda-sorta “secret ingredient” that makes these little meltaway cookies completely irresistible!

Brown Sugar Meatloaf

Brown Sugar Meatloaf is an easy weeknight meat that combines sweet and savory in a classic dish! I know, I know. Meatloaf. It’s just about the most un-sexy food out there. But I”ll tell you sexy is WAY overrated. WAY.

Dirty Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Dirty Chocolate Chip Cookies are super soft chocolate chip cookies loaded with Oreo bits and ROLLED in Oreo dust! LOVE these! I never get tired of a chocolate chip cookie variation. Nope, never. And I feel like since we’re friends, you might feel the same way.

Dulce de Leche Filled Churro Sticks

These Dulce de Leche filled Churro Sticks are so simple, crispy and cinnamon sweet! They’re perfectly portable which makes them great for a party! So my Tex-Mex week with Mantitlement is coming to an end. I kinda-sorta feel like I want Tex-Mex week to be every week…right?

Cowboy Caviar Pizza

This Cowboy Caviar Pizza is a simple dish that’s perfect for an appetizer or a light dinner and packed with amazing Tex-Mex flavor! So I’m onto my second recipe for Tex-Mex week with my friends over at Mantitlement… I know you might be wondering where the sugar is?! Or maybe...
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Skillet Frachos

These fun Skillet Frachos are Nacho Fries aka “Frachos” which are crispy French Fries topped with all your Nacho favorites!! There are just days that call for French Fries covered in cheese. We’ve all been there…some of us are there more than others…it’s cool, this is a judgement free zone....
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Sweet and Savory Fruit Salsa

This sweet and savory Fruit Salsa goes perfect on grilled meat or even eaten with chips! Grilling in the summer is a norm around here…But making a quick meal beyond a burger or a steak gets a little trickier…

Perfect Apple Crisp

This Perfect Apple Crisp recipe is no fail, simple, buttery and ALWAYS a favorite! Ok, so I know it’s not fall…apples aren’t technically “in season”. And an Apple Crisp always evokes feelings of sweatpants and a cinnamon burning candle, but yet here we are in June, and I’m making fall-ish...
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Union Square Cafe Bar Nuts

This Union Square Cafe Bar Nuts Copycat Recipe is so simple, seasoned to perfection and best served warm. They are literally the BEST NUTS EVER! Over the last few years I have become a little obsessed with nuts. It’s a little weird. I don’t know what happens once you turn...
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