Houston Hotspots: Lolli and Pops

Tucked away inside Memorial City Mall in Houston, is a candy haven for sweet tooth addicts like myself.  Lolli and Pops is a gift shop for anyone who loves anything sweet.  Lolli and Pops has various locations across the U.S. in major cities like Chicago, IL,  Atlanta, GA, Sacramento, CA and Houston, TX, just to name a…

National Doughnut Day: S’more Doughnut Holes

National Doughnut Day is today! I wanted to repost one of my favorite recipes… S’more Donut Holes! S’more is a popular American treat! Mainly consisting of 3 simple ingredients: chocolate, toasted marshmallows and graham crackers. Pretty simple right? So this is just a basic donut hole recipe with some added cocoa powder and some marshmallow…

Labor Day Inspired White Chocolate Bark

In America we celebrate Labor Day on Monday September 5th and it’s right around the corner! So today was a perfect excuse for me to get a head start on making some Labor Day sweet treats for a party. White Chocolate Cherry Bark with chocolate dipped & bedazzled Rainer Cherries. Making bark is simple. All you need is…

Flashback Fridays: Chocolate Banana Marshmallow Bread

Chocolate Banana Marshmallow Bread with Marshmallow Glaze. Yep you read that right! Actually this was just something I did out of boredom to test but it came out really yummy! It’s just a basic recipe for banana bread with marshmallows and added unsweetened cocoa with the flour mixture. For the glaze I just added a…

Chocolate Pasta

An oldie but a goodie! Something I did last year and wanted to repost for my new followers (Hiiii new followers and lurkers) See below how I made this yummy dessert!   No, your eyes are not deceiving you, there is such a thing as CHOCOLATE PASTA! I had a dessert concept in my head about making…

Chocolate Covered Oreos

Something simple yet elegant. Isn’t that how you typically describe an Oreo cookie?  Not quite, but today’s modern dessert tables and parties are filled with diverse and creative ways to take your typical Oreo cookie like this: And make them look like this: So many different ways you can decorate your cookies for your fixed event….

Cranberry Almond Florentines

Guess what today is? It’s another day for a scrumptious and effortless recipe! This is a very quick and simple yet yummy treat. I want to call them trail mix cookies because you basically can add any nut, candy and dried fruit mixture to this recipe.  I just decided to use what was on hand…