Cookies & Cream Truffles

Creamy, tangy…chocolatey! The perfect sweet bite to end any meal! No baking required. Makes approx. 22 truffles, depending how big you roll them! ~ 1 250 g. block of cream cheese (don’t skimp, get full fat…!)~ 1 270 g. box of Oreos (get gluten free if needed) ~ 1 1/2 cups milk chocolate or dark chocolate, melted~ 1/2 cup white chocolate, melted In the bowl … Continue reading Cookies & Cream Truffles

Blueberry Sauce with Orange & Rum

A rich, thick and tangy blueberry sauce perfect for brunch or desserts! 2 cups frozen blueberries 2 tbsp. orange zest 1 large orange, juiced 2 tbsp. white rum 2 tbsp. sugar Add frozen blueberries, orange zest, orange juice, rum and sugar to a large pot. Stir over medium heat until the sauce begins to boil. Once the sauce is boiling, use your spatula or spoon … Continue reading Blueberry Sauce with Orange & Rum

Chai Vanilla Bean Shortbread

You may have noticed from other recipes that I love chai tea. Chai lattes, plain chai, chai cake, chai panna cotta, chai body scrub, chai ice cream, it’s all wonderful. The warm, toasty, comforting spices – cinnamon, cloves, ginger, cardamom, and coriander – makes a cozy blend that’s perfect for winter. And since I’m a huge fan of chai, I obviously needed to put it … Continue reading Chai Vanilla Bean Shortbread

Dutch Baby

Guys guys guys…I got a cast iron pan! I know what you’re thinking…”Danica, how did you not have one before?”. I just didn’t, okay!? But now I do, and I think I’m going to be obsessed with it. It was such a great black Friday deal that I just couldn’t help myself. Besides being able to make delicious breads (cornbread on it’s way!), skillets and … Continue reading Dutch Baby

Cranberry Bliss Bars (Starbucks Copycat)

If you remember my cranberry white chocolate muffins then you remember how much I love cranberry and white chocolate. Starbucks sells cranberry bliss bars starting in late November through the holiday season every year, and they are addicting. They’re also $4.00 a pop..and frozen, but delicious none the less. But these homemade copycat Cranberry Bliss Bars are just as blissful as the Starbucks ones (maybe … Continue reading Cranberry Bliss Bars (Starbucks Copycat)

Nutella Pinwheels

Any dessert that is two ingredients is a winner, especially when it involves chocolate and puff pastry. Puff pastry is super versatile and pretty much saves every dessert disaster – it can be stuffed with anything and within minutes you have an easy dessert. You could also take a walk on the more traditional street and make palmiers, which is puff pastry spread with sugar … Continue reading Nutella Pinwheels