Christmas Cookies: Cocoa Thumbprints

Christmas Cookies: Cocoa Thumbprints

In case you are still in the baking mood, here are some chocolate cookies that are a nice take on traditional thumbprints!  This is not my favorite chocolate Christmas cookie recipe but they are tasty.  I think I like a richer chocolate flavor.  For those 

Christmas Candy: Dark Chocolate Almond Bark

Christmas Candy: Dark Chocolate Almond Bark

I’ve never really made candy before.  I associated making candy with other recipes that require you to be more precise than I really enjoy being.  I assumed you always needed a candy thermometer and I already have way more kitchen equipment than either of my 

Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Peppermint Thumbprints

Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Peppermint Thumbprints

My friend Emily made these cookies for Thanksgiving and they were delicious!  I needed to make a holiday treat for Tim’s office so I decided to make them.  What says Christmas more than chocolate + peppermint?! Do not overbake the cookies.  I followed the instructions 

Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Espresso Snowcaps

Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Espresso Snowcaps

Not a lot of comments on this recipe other than that these are DELICIOUS!  I used semi-sweet chocolate rather than bittersweet.   The cookies are amazing chocolate-y bites.  Soft and chewy! Chocolate Espresso Snowcaps Everyday Food 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 4 

Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Crinkles

Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Crinkles

Here is a delicious chocolaty cookie for the holidays!  They are so chewy and rich!  I had splurged and bought some Scharffen Berger Cocoa Powder which gave these cookies an amazing flavor. Next time I might try rolling half in regular sugar and the other 

Spooktacular Halloween Cupcakes

Spooktacular Halloween Cupcakes

In honor of Halloween and as a pre-NYC marathon dessert for my sister-in-law Julina, I decided to bake some cupcakes.  I turned to the Cake Mix Doctor for a delicious and easy recipe. This recipe “doctors” a devil’s food cake mix by adding a little 

Grilled Pound Cake with Mexican Chocolate Sauce and Tropical Fruit

Grilled Pound Cake with Mexican Chocolate Sauce and Tropical Fruit

Looking for a truly decadent summer dessert?  Look no further than grilled pound caked topped with delicious mango and papaya drizzled in a rich Mexican chocolate and topped with homemade whipped cream. What a wonderful combination of flavors and textures!  I love the rich chocolate