Nothings better than a homemade dessert!  Try a new recipe and see which one becomes your new favorite!


Gingerbread Cookies

My mother made these Gingerbread Cookies every year at Christmas time. They are made with a nice blend of spices, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves and are sweetened with molasses and brown sugar. These cookies are thin, crunchy and addicting! A Holiday Tradition I still uphold the Christmas tradition of […]


Cinnamon Apple Filled Cupcakes

These cinnamon apple filled cupcakes topped with a maple swiss meringue buttercream encapsulate all the delicious flavors of fall in one yummy treat! They take a few steps to make, but are totally worth it! The cupcakes are light and fluffy with just a hint of cinnamon. Then, they’re packed […]


Pumpkin Oat Cherry Cookies

Pumpkin Oat Cherry Cookies are full of fall flavor! They remind me of fall’s version of Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (my favorite cookie). I like all the different flavors and textures. The pumpkin and warming spices have a nice comforting taste that doesn’t take over the cookie. The oats and pecans […]


Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake Parfaits

Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake Parfaits are the perfect no-bake dessert for fall!  They’re a simple pumpkin cheesecake mousse filling that you layer with a crunchy, crushed Amaretti cookies and fresh whipped cream! These parfaits are sweet, creamy and crunchy.  Everything you want in a delicious fall inspired dessert!  Lightening the pumpkin […]


Gluten Free Chocolate Hazelnut Cupcakes

Gluten Free Chocolate Hazelnut Cupcakes are rich and decadent. So easy to make, its ridiculous! Just combine all six ingredients in the food processor and pulse it a few times. Bake them, frost them with chocolate ganache and that’s it! Serve these cupcakes with a good strong cup of coffee […]


Jan Hagel

My mom made Jan Hagel every year at Christmas.  Her step-mother (my Oma) was Dutch.  This is one of the cookies that always reminds me of her.   What is Jan Hagel? Jan Hagel is a Dutch bar cookie that is very buttery, similar to a shortbread cookie.  I like the […]


Fresh Fig and Orange Compote

Fresh fig and orange compote is one of the many recipes I like to make when I am lucky enough to find fresh figs!   Fresh Fig and Orange Compote is the perfect accompaniment for sweet or savory dishes In this recipe, I’ve paired the figs with an orange to make […]


Almond Cake with Fig and Orange Compote

Almond Cake with Fig and Orange Compote is a light cake that I like to serve with a fresh fig and orange compote and a touch of whipped cream.  When our friend’s invite us to dinner at their homes, they often ask me to make dessert.  This almond cake is […]


Flourless Raspberry Chocolate Chunk Brownies

Flourless Raspberry Chocolate Chunk Brownies are always a hit at my house!  I love how decadent, gooey and rich these brownies are.  When you bite into a raspberry, it becomes pure heaven!  Everyone’s Favorite Brownie happens to be Gluten Free We have lots of friends and family that are gluten free so […]