Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Pie

Remember when we were little, and snow days were really fun? I'd always play outside, watch movies, drink hot chocolate, and play card games with my mom. The past two days here in Chicago have been some of the coldest in history. Temperatures are in the negative fifties (!!!!) and we are basically being told…

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Cinnamon Chocolate Truffles

I have a degree in baking, and John has a degree in cooking. I bake all day for a living, and he cooks all day for a living. So when we're in the kitchen at home, I bake and he cooks. The last time I tried my hand at the savory side, I forgot to…

Peppermint Fudge

Goodbye pumpkin, and hellooooo peppermint! As much as I love fall and Thanksgiving and all the cozy, warm desserts I can make during those chilly months, I love the wintery Christmas goodies even more. Peppermint fudge has been a staple holiday dessert in my house for as long as I can remember. Growing up, my…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Oreo Bark

My family has certain desserts that we only make around the holidays, and this is one of them. My mom and I made it the first time probably 7 or 8 years ago, and for some reason we only make it once a year, even though it's one of our absolute favorites. I think we…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Bars

Growing up, Saturday nights were for grocery shopping. (Lame, I know, but the store is empty!) A few times a year, my dad would toss a jumbo sized bag of Reese's peanut butter cups into the cart without my mom noticing. These were the nights I lived for: coming home from Walmart, sitting at the…

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Out of all the desserts I know how to make (and I know a lot),¬†chocolate chip cookies will always, always, always¬†be my favorite, which is why I am making them my first ever blog post. Every step of the chocolate chip cookie making process is amazing. First you get to eat the dough. I could…