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holiday desserts

Christmas Fruit Salad Wreath

December 21, 2023
Flat lay photo of Christmas Fruit Salad Wreath on wood slice with bowl of fruit dip in center of wreath.

This Christmas Fruit Salad Wreath is a light and healthy addition to the holiday table made with kiwi, pineapple, clementines, blueberries, and pomegranate. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. It’s officially winter and the Christmas holiday is just days away.  But unfortunately, it’s also cold and flu season.  I’ve been refilling my hand sanitizer, taking my elderberry, and nourishing my body to try and protect myself from unwanted…

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Pumpkin Spice Ricotta Cake

November 7, 2023
Close up of Pumpkin Spice Ricotta Cake slice in front of cake on wooden board.

This Pumpkin Spice Ricotta Cake is moist and delicious with just the right amount of pumpkin spice flavor. It’s an easy dessert worthy of holiday celebrations! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Since the fall started, it’s become a Saturday ritual to put a simmer pot on the stove and spend my morning baking.  So recently when I found myself with leftover ricotta cheese and pumpkin puree, I…

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Santa Christmas Milano Cookies

December 14, 2022

Use red and white candy melts, candy eyes, sprinkles, and mini marshmallow bits to turn Milano cookies into Santa Christmas Milano Cookies for the holidays! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Tis the season for holiday baking!  Truth be told, I am not the biggest fan of baking.  I’d rather cook.  But this time of year I magically become this great – okay, pretty decent and maybe even…

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Butterscotch Pretzel Chocolate Bark

December 12, 2022
Plate of Butterscotch Pretzel Chocolate Bark on a plaid holiday kitchen towel next to rubber spatulas and a bowl of Butterscotch OMG! Pretzels.

This sweet and slightly salty Butterscotch Pretzel Chocolate Bark is made with chocolate and butterscotch morsels, toffee bits, and Salty Butterscotch OMG! Pretzels. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Before the holiday season was even close to beginning, I was already flipping through magazines filled with holiday recipes, getting ideas for baking season.  I immediately flagged a recipe for pretzel chocolate bark.  As someone who loves salty-sweet flavor…

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Boozy Pumpkin Nog Brownies with Ganache

November 3, 2022

These Boozy Pumpkin Nog Brownies with Ganache are a rich and decadent treat for the holidays! They’re easily made with boxed brownie mix and pumpkin nog liqueur! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. I’m not on Facebook that much anymore.  In fact, I try to stay away from it as much as possible.  But I do like to look back at my memories.  Recently, I found a brownie…

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Chocolate Whiskey Loaf Cake

March 1, 2022

Finish off your St. Patrick’s Day celebration with this rich and gooey Chocolate Whiskey Loaf Cake infused with whiskey and topped with chocolate frosting and St. Patrick’s Day sprinkles! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. If you’ve been following my Instagram stories for a while, then you know that this recipe didn’t start out as a loaf cake.  I was trying to perfect chocolate whiskey meringues.  I came close…

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