Category Archives: dessert

Gingerbread House

This was a really fun project. I was highly skeptical as I made this dough.  As I mixed together the batter, it seemed quite crumbly, and I was not convinced that it would really stick together.  I managed to mash … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Clafoutis

Dessert for breakfast!  It tastes like pumpkin pie filling, but it’s healthy.  The original recipe calls for an 8×8 baking dish.  I cut the ingredients in half, so I use a smaller dish, maybe a 6×6.  You may need to … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Molasses Cookies

Grandma K’s molasses cookies somehow become a topic of discussion at her 90th birthday party on Friday. After that, I had an intense craving. Since I couldn’t find Grandma’s recipe on my computer, I did a quick search and found … Continue reading

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Fudge Babies

These little bites are about as healthy as a dessert can get. Experiment with different kinds of nuts and other add-ins to get different flavors. So far the below combination is my favorite – it’s very Almond Joy-esque. I accidentally … Continue reading

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Homemade Pop Tarts

These are amazingly good!  The crust is buttery and flaky and fantastic.  The dough is a bit tricky to work with — like pie dough it needs to be chilled or else it will stick.  I used half of the … Continue reading

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Coconut Pecan Cookies

These are J’s new favorite cookies.  The texture is soft and chewy, and the cookie has a nice balance of coconut, chocolate and nuts.  I was out of pecans, so I used walnuts and almonds.  Peanuts could be fun to … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

I had no intention of making this cake, but due to a little snafu while attempting to make a pumpkin roll, I had to change course.  What a lucky mistake!  This cake was fantastically moist with just the right amount … Continue reading

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