Archive for the ‘Chocolate’ Category


Butterfinger Blondies

  I have a reputation with my husband’s coworkers of being an awesome baker.  I haven’t lived up to it lately, so when I heard they were having a pitch in last week, I knew I needed to make some good treats for them. ... Read more
S'more bites II

S’More Bites – National S’Mores Day

Did you know today was National S’Mores Day? Our family loves s’mores.  Unfortunately with all the heat and no rain this summer, we’ve been under a burn ban here in Indianapolis so we haven’t been able to have any... Read more

Peanut Butter Graham Cracker Balls

When we were making our dessert list for our Purdue dessert table, we were looking for black, yellow, and gold desserts.  Black is easy to incorporate with chocolate desserts and we remembered seeing these Peanut Butter Graham Cracker Balls on... Read more

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Balls

These are just good. Buckeyes have long been a favorite of mine, and when I saw this recipe with pretzels added, it was one of those times I thought, “why didn’t I think of that?!?”. It’s hard to make... Read more

Peanut Butter Brownie Bites

It’s probably no secret that I like bitesize treats, especially the kind where you crumble up the dessert, add some frosting or cream cheese, and dip in chocolate. I’ve made many kinds – cake pops, cake balls, cupcake bites, sugar cookie... Read more

Happy 4th of July!

Happy Fourth of July! I hope you’re all enjoying the long holiday weekend and keeping cool. It sure is hot here! We’ve been trying to pack in a lot of fun this weekend and started the weekend with this fun... Read more


It seems like I always find a good excuse (or two) to bake!   Andy went to a bachelor party last weekend so of course I had to send some goodies with him! These are Cake Balls (chocolate cake... Read more

Baby Shower Diaper Cakes and Dessert

Last Wednesday night we had a surprise baby shower for two of our pregnant friends. The surprise actually ended up being on the rest of us though because neither couple showed up. Guess the surprise part wasn’t a great... Read more

Christmas Party

Jen and I wanted to host a cookie exchange party, but planned it too late and most people couldn’t make it. Instead, Jen and Curt decided to have a small Christmas party with a few close friends. This was... Read more

Holiday Treats

Like Jen said, I can’t believe Christmas is only 8 days away! I was finally able to spend some time in the kitchen and got started on some holiday baking this week. First, I made some sugar cookies, Peppermint... Read more