New Year’s Eve No-Bake Treats

Chocolate covered Oreos - Fortune Cookies dipped and sprinkled - Strawberry Champagne Jello Shots. from #DietersDownfall

 New Year’s Eve No Bake Treats – Chocolate Dipped Fortune Cookies Whoa! New Year’s Eve has snuck up on me. Of course I would get sick the day after Christmas and fall behind scheduled. However, I guess that if I had to get sick, this would be the optimal time to do so. These No-Bake […]

Oreo Cookie Clocks

Oreo Cookies covered in candy coating and decorated to count down to Midnight. New Years Eve Dessert. from #DietersDownfall

 No-Bake New Years Treats – Oreo Cookie Countdown Clocks Last New Year’s I celebrated with no-bake treats, so I figure I’d keep it up and make it a tradition. This time of year, it’s hard to keep up with everything in life and manage to get amazing blog posts done. I’m a bit behind on […]

Giant Macaroons

Huge Macaroons ready to be gobbled up. Take them up a bit with drizzled chocolate. from #DietersDownfall

Triple Coconut Cake – Day One – Giant Macaroons This week I’m celebrating all things coconut! I hope you’re a fan of these tropical “nuts”. (Actually they aren’t nuts at all. They are actually stone fruit like peaches and plumbs. source.) Anyway, I love coconut in my treats – cookies, cakes, pies, popsicles and ice […]

Amaretti Cookies

Amaretti Cookies coated in powdered sugar, topped with a cherry or almond or served plain. from

Chocolate Zuccotto – Day One – Amaretti Cookies If you’re an Almond Lover, you’ll wanna make these easy Italian Almond Cookies. They are naturally Gluten Free and full of yummy almond flavor. To jazz them up, I rolled a few in powdered sugar, added a few Luxardo Maraschino Cherries to some and topped others with a whole almond. […]

Moravian Ginger Snap Cookies

Moravian Style Ginger Snaps are a perfect Fall Cookie. from #DietersDownfall

Decadent Pumpkin Cheesecake – Day One – Moravian Ginger Snap Cookies I’ve got the BEST fall dessert coming this week. It starts off with these easy Moravian Ginger Cookies, then they get used to make a crust for a pumpkin cheesecake and then that gets topped off with candied pepitas, whipped cream, and more ginger […]

Macadamia Shortbread Cookies

Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Shortbread dipped in Chocolate. from #DietersDownfall

Lilikoi Cheesecake – Day One – Macadamia Nut Shortbread Cookies While on vacation in Hawaii, I did some baking for my family. I decided to make some Macadamia Nut Shortbread Cookies, Lilikoi (Passion Fruit) Curd, and a Cheesecake for everyone. Let me just tell you how amazing this was! The Shortbread Cookies were inspired from […]

Homemade Waffle Bowls

Sweeten up your tart apricot ice cream with a dollop of honey. from

Grilled Apricot Ice Cream in Homemade Waffle Bowls Today is the 4th of July! Happy Birthday America! I hope everyone is celebrating today with The 3 F’s – friends, family, and food. We will be! I’ve got some scrumptious Apricot Ice Cream and Homemade Waffle Bowls just waiting for a meet up! Aren’t these just […]

Dessert Turducken

Mega layers of dessert! Chocolate Chip Cookie, Peanut Butter Ice Cream, and Chocolate Cake! from

 Dessert Turducken – Chocolate Chip and Walnut Cookie base, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Ice Cream center, and a Chocolate Cake on top! What is not to love about this dessert? It’s got all of my husband’s favorite desserts and 100% free of all fruit! He loved it! It was his special Father’s Day dessert that […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Big Daddy Chocolate Chip and Walnut Cookies. from

Dessert “Turducken” – Day One – Chocolate Chip Cookies My husband has been a bit put off the past couple of recipes. He’s not a big fan of the fruity desserts, so I decided to make him all of his favorites for his Father’s Day dessert. I made him a three layer dessert that has […]

Lemon Snowball Cookies

Lemon Cooler Cookies are fast and easy, light and tangy! The perfect little cookie. from

Raspberry Lemon Panna Cotta – Day Two – Lemon Snowball Cookies My husband has been asking me to make Lemon Cooler Cookies for a while now. He misses them from his childhood… I don’t remember growing up with them, so I don’t share the same nostalgia. (Sorry) While I was researching them, I noticed that they […]