Olive Tapenade 1

Olive Tapenade

Black & Green Olive Tapenade that is packed with flavor and perfect for dipping! This recipe comes together in minutes and is the BEST olive tapenade ever!  Well…..I am officially done with Christmas treats for the year. We had a good run, if I do say so myself….but all good things must come to an end…. 

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Hot Chocolate Crescent Rolls 3b

Hot Chocolate Crescent Rolls

 Hot Chocolate Crescent Rolls – stuffed with sweet hot chocolate cream cheese and marshmallow fluff and drizzled in milk chocolate and more marshmallows! These would be perfect for Christmas morning, New Year’s Day, or a winter birthday breakfast!  Can we talk about Christmas concerts for a second? We’re smack dab in the middle of them…..with… 

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M&M Cookie Dough Stuffed Fudge 3

M&M Cookie Dough Stuffed Fudge & Renewable Energy

White chocolate fudge stuffed with M&M cookie dough and topped with more M&M’s! An energy-saving recipe that is perfect for the holidays! Making a difference. It’s something we hear about a lot at this time of year, and we all know there are countless ways to make a difference in our own lives or the… 

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Banana Gingerbread 2

Glazed Banana Gingerbread

 Gingerbread meets banana bread…..and it’s a match made in cinnamon drizzled heaven!  So I went  Christmas shopping last night. Again. I’m beginning to think I’m not cut out for this holiday…..or at least the shopping part of it!  Why? Because I’m a perfectionist! And I can never just leave well enough alone. I use every… 

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Snickerdoodle Fudge 2b

Snickerdoodle Fudge

Snickerdoodle Fudge that tastes just like REAL snickerdoodle cookies….and is jam packed with them, too! Happy Monday, Friends! Just 10 days until Christmas! Have you been busy making treats?? I spent yesterday in the kitchen with friends…..and between the 4 of us, we made nearly 20 different things! (Treats, anyone??)  I must say – it was not my… 

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Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups 2b

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups

 Chocolate cookie cups topped with peppermint chocolate buttercream, peppermint candies, and marshmallow bits. Like peppermint hot chocolate….in a cookie! It’s amazing how much the weather can affect the way things feel. Like it doesn’t feel like summer until it’s humid and HOT, it doesn’t feel like spring until it’s sunny and wet, it doesn’t feel… 

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Cocoa Almond Fudge 5

Mocha Almond Fudge

 Rich, creamy fudge laced with espresso and dark chocolate almonds. Just 4 ingredients and SO delicious! My parents have always said it’s too bad that kids don’t come with instruction manuals…..and now that I’m a parent, I totally agree! On any given day, I find myself questioning at least a few of my decisions….and on… 

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Molasses Rolo Cookie Cups 2

Molasses Rolo Cookie Cups

 Sweet Molasses Sugar Cookie Cups, rolled in sugar, stuffed with Rolos, and drizzled with white chocolate. A deliciously unexpected combination! Molasses cookies are one of those things that remind you of your grandma…..am I right?? At least for me, they do! I have my grandma’s recipe for them tucked away in my recipe box, and… 

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Eggnog Cookie Dough Truffles 1

Eggnog Cookie Dough Truffles

 Edible eggnog-flavored cookie dough, coated in white chocolate and topped with chopped almonds and toasted coconut. Let’s talk about eggnog, shall we?? Are you a fan? I, for one, never feel like the Christmas season is complete without a glass or two…..and, lucky for me, I had my first glass of the season yesterday! We… 

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34 Christmas Treats & Sweets

Christmas Sweets & Treats Link Party

  Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Did you get any holiday baking done?? Ours was packed full of FUN…..and no, I didn’t get any baking done at all…..but I did get some amazing inspiration from this Christmas Sweets & Treats blog hop I was part of yesterday! And I’m hoping to get even more… 

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White Chocolate Macadamia Cranberry Bark 1

White Chocolate Macadamia Cranberry Bark

White chocolate, macadamia nuts, and dried cranberries – a classic combination in a crispy bark, finished off with a touch of sea salt. So delicious!  What is it about white chocolate? There’s something about it that I just love…..I love it on its own, in cookies & cream, with peanut butter, as a drizzle…..I love… 

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Peppermint White Mocha Haystacks 3

White Chocolate Peppermint Mocha Haystacks

 Haystacks get a makeover with the delicious flavors of white chocolate, mocha, and peppermint. Christmas treats have never been more worth it! So. We have a Christmas tree. Woo hoo! Sure, it may be bare….and it may stay that way for a few more days…..but we have a Christmas tree! A real one, nonetheless. Which… 

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Crispy Peanut Butter Toffee Truffles 1

Crispy Peanut Butter Toffee Truffles

 A light, crispy, melt-in-your-mouth peanut butter toffee truffle coated in rich milk chocolate and topped with crushed toffee bits. Well…..it was an interesting night around here. It all started when we were doing bedtime, which, around here, can last all night! As usual, we took the conquer and divide method (it’s really the only way… 

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