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 […]

Chocolate Zuccotto

Chocolate Bomb Cake. What's on the inside? It's a surprise!

Chocolate Zuccotto with Buttermilk Ice Cream and Amaretti Cookies I was introduced to Chocolate Zuccotto in Kona, Hawaii of all places. The wonderful people at the Four Seasons Hualalai invited me to join them for dessert at their Beach Tree restaurant. It was amazing! I asked for the recipe and finally got around to recreating […]

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 […]

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 […]