blackberry jam bars

Hello, gorgeous. Let me introduce you to my new favorite thing – blackberry jam bars. I’ve always been a bit obsessed with this type of dessert bar – you know the ones. A soft-yet-slightly-crunchy base, a delicious layer of jam in the middle, and a lovely pile of crumbly-crumble goodness on top. They’re typically made with strawberry jam or a…

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chocolate cherry cheesecake

Guys, this one is kind of a big deal. This is my All-Time Favorite Dessert In The History Of Everything. And yes, it is worthy of that long, exaggerated (except not actually) title. This is Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake. Also known as: The best of all the family recipes The easiest cheesecake you’ll ever make The BEST cheesecake you’ll ever taste…

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maple glazed pull-apart bread

Hello, maple-hugged goodness. Brought to you in the form of this super-simple, super-addictive maple glazed pull-apart bread. A can of refrigerated biscuits + a few simple ingredients come together to make the most amazing dessert/appetizer/snack (let’s be real. We ate this as a snack). So what exactly is maple glazed pull-apart bread? Let’s dive in. Biscuits, filled with maple butter…

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sweet potato casserole with brown sugar pecan topping

Let me start off here by telling you that I am not a sweet potato kinda girl. I’m all for the idea of sweet potatoes; they’re healthy, they’ve got fiber, etc., but I’ve just never liked them. Until now. Let me introduce you to this life-changing sweet potato casserole. Dramatic much? Maybe a little, but this casserole deserves it. So…

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crescent roll cheesecake

Let me introduce you to crescent roll cheesecake. This is one of those “I want something sweet but it’s a weeknight” desserts. This is one of those 6-ingredient wonder desserts. This is creamy-dreamy cream cheese goodness. This is crescent roll cheesecake. It’s two layers of cinnamon-sugared crescent rolls, with a light + fluffy cream cheese filling. It’s somewhere between a…

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chocolate pecan bourbon pie

Comin’ at ya today with a Thanksgiving recipe – naturally. I LOVE this time of year. I love the cold weather (not sorry about it). I love the anticipation of all the wonderful holiday moments to come, but mostly I love the good food enjoyed with people we love. Here’s what I don’t enjoy: pecan pie. I’m sorry, I’ve just…

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insanely good pear crumble bars

Let’s give pears some love. Seriously – they’re the unsung hero of fall. Just as tasty + versatile as the apple or pumpkin, but much less celebrated. I fell in love with pears after buying some from a local apple orchard one fall, a few years ago. OH. MY. WORD. If you can get your hands on local pears, do…

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best soft cutout cookies

You know what I hate? Biting into a cookie that LOOKS soft and hearing that loud CRUNCH. These, are not that cookie. They are, in fact, the best soft cutout cookies. They’re just the right amount of soft – and make the perfect base for any type of decoration. Soooo even though I made mine fall-themed (cus, obvi 🍁) you can…

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simple + amazing homemade applesauce

Oh, don’t mind me. Just over here trying to use up all these amazing apples. Which means it’s time for – Mom’s Amazing Best Ever Homemade Drop Dead Good Applesauce. Ok that’s a really long name but it’s totally necessary. You’ll probably break up with grocery store applesauce after you make this. Promise. It’s un-complicated enough to make on a…

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caramel apple turnovers

I’m still working on using up all the apples we got from apple picking a few weeks ago. So, prepare yourself for a couple (or more) apple recipes in the next few weeks. That’s fineee with me though, because apple desserts are usually super easy. Apples kind of stand alone, ya know? They don’t need much to dress them up.…

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