Posts tagged with: dessert

  • chinese five spice truffles

Chinese Five Spice Chocolate Truffles

These Chinese Five Spice Chocolate Truffles are a unique and incredibly simple dessert. Just four ingredients create a delicious and decadent truffle. I have been absolutely obsessed with the Netflix series Chef’s Table. The series is filmed and directed beautifully, and the stories are truly remarkable. The chef’s stories really outline passion, talent, resilience, and,......
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  • gluten-free blueberry crisp

Gluten-Free Blueberry Crisp with Meyer Lemon and Ginger

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Van’s International Foods. The opinions and text are all mine. This wholesome Gluten-Free Blueberry Crisp is sweetened with maple syrup and flavored with Meyer lemon and fresh ginger. For me, fruit crisps and winter go hand-in-hand. They’re easy, comforting, and anything hot straight from the......
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Italian Cannoli Cake with Rum and Chocolate Ganache

Italian Cannoli Cake is composed of layers of rum-soaked vanilla buttermilk cake, creamy ricotta and mascarpone cannoli filling, rich chocolate ganache, and a cinnamon and citrus kissed buttercream. As an Italian growing up in New Jersey, cannolis had a quintessential role in my life. They were a prominent part of any dessert table or special occasion, happily......
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  • apple cranberry granola crisp

Apple Cranberry Granola Crisp

This Apple Cranberry Granola Crisp post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SimplySatisfying #CollectiveBias This weekend was spent being completely snowed-in. Yesterday, I was feeling pretty bummed about that. Our plans were cancelled. The streets were icy. And it was freezing! But today I decided to take......
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  • maple bacon pumpkin cupcakes

Maple Bacon Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

These Maple Bacon Pumpkin Cupcakes are a fun twist on a fall treat. Moist pumpkin cupcakes, made with bacon fat, get frosted with decadent maple cream cheese icing and topped with salty, crisp bacon. It’s still November, so it’s still safe to make as many pumpkin-flavored things as I desire. Brown Butter Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies.......
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  • caramel apple hand pies

Salted Caramel Apple Hand Pies

Salted Caramel Apple Hand Pies are a delicious, individually-portioned dessert. These pies have a tender, flaky all-butter pie dough and are filled with cinnamon apples and rich caramel. There is nothing like warm apple pie during the fall. Except maybe individual caramel apple hand pies that you don’t have to share. Filled and topped with......
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  • dairy-free strawberry vanilla mousse

Dairy-Free Strawberry Vanilla Mousse Parfaits

These Dairy-Free Strawberry Vanilla Mousse Parfaits are delicious, dairy-free, vegan, and refined sugar-free. They’re an amazing healthier summer treat or addition to your 4th of July BBQ! The 4th is almost upon us. Which means I probably won’t be watching fireworks, but trying to calm my dog down and hiding in the bathroom (her “safe place”)......
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  • vegan lemon coconut cupcakes

Vegan Lemon Coconut Cupcakes with Coconut Raspberry Frosting

Hello there. Happy Sunday. How’s your day going? Sundays are wonderful, aren’t they? I started my day with taking Cocoa for a walk around the track behind my apartment building, which is always crowded except for Sundays. We sniffed flowers and took in the sunshine and rolled in the grass (okay, I didn’t do that last......
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  • freezer fudge

Salted Honey + Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Never had freezer fudge? I don’t want to judge you or anything, but…why the heck not? Okay, in reality, I just discovered ‘freezer fudge’ not very long ago. I’m notorious for having a horrible sweet tooth. To anyone who’s ever done the Whole 30, you know: the Sugar Dragon is......
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  • brown butter pumpkin cookies

Brown Butter Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

I think it’s safe to say that the holidays are officially here. Thanksgiving is exactly two weeks away (!!), stores have their Christmas decorations up and Starbucks holiday drinks are available (along with the Great Starbucks’ Red Cup Debacle of 2015). I also think it’s safe to say that no one officially becomes sick/tired/over pumpkin-flavored things......
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