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Mint Oreo Buttercream Frosting

Mint Oreo Buttercream Frosting is a fluffy basic buttercream loaded with crushed Mint Oreo Cookies. If you love mint and chocolate, this frosting really takes the cake.  I make a lot of birthday cakes around here. We don’t do fancy parties or extravagance, and we don’t even really invite friends (noting that I should probably …

Pig Pickin Cake Roll

This Pig Pickin’ Cake Roll is the perfect summer dessert! It starts with a cake mix, is loaded with mandarin oranges, pineapple fluff, coconut, and chopped pecans. The perfect addition to your next summer cookout.  My birthday is right around the corner and I know you are all chomping at the bit to celebrate with …

Spiced Rum Pecan Cheesecakes

Spiced Rum Cheesecakes are little 4-bite treats laced with spiced rum and smothered in a homemade boozy caramel studded with pecans. This dessert is perfect for dinner parties, holidays, and for all the spiced rum lovers in your life. CLICK HERE TO PIN THIS RECIPE AND SAVE FOR LATER Remember that time I made Spiced …

Bloody Good Mini Cheesecakes #HalloweenTreatsWeek

Bloody Good Mini Cheesecakes are bite-size cheesecakes on a gingersnap crust covered with a spooky blood red homemade gel frosting. This post was created for a project called #HalloweenTreatsWeek! I was sent samples by some really fun companies for use in some Halloween recipes, but as always, all opinions, the original recipe, and photos are …

Black Magic Skull Cakes #HalloweenTreatsWeek

Black Magic Skull Cakes use my favorite skull baking pan from Nordic Ware. The cake is dark, dense, smooth, and rich – like magic! Let’s start with a disclaimer — This post was created for a project called #HalloweenTreatsWeek! I was sent samples by some really fun companies for use in some Halloween recipes, but …

Swedish Visiting Cake Bars

Swedish Visiting Cake Bars are gorgeous little almond-scented bites of soft cake topped with sliced almonds and meringue! Perfect for sharing with friends over coffee.  Pin This Recipe for Later This post was sponsored by OXO and their support of Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. I have participated in this project for quite a few years …

Blueberry Breakfast Cake

Blueberry Breakfast Cake has a smooth and creamy texture like cheesecake! Loaded with fresh berries, eggs, ricotta cheese, and other goodies, this simple breakfast cake will be a new favorite.  The blueberry obsession never ends. Can I tell you something weird? I don’t even like to eat plain blueberries. I will pick them out of …

Blueberry Peach Pound Cake with Boozy Blueberry Sauce

Blueberry Peach Pound Cake with Boozy Blueberry Sauce is a celebration in summer produce! Buttery tender cake loaded with fresh peaches and blueberries and topped with a blueberry rum sauce; so good!  Two things: FIRST. Chad and I found a local rum distillery and it’s seriously amazing. Second, I actually made this cake with lemon …

Bourbon Caramel Apple Shortcakes

 Bourbon Caramel Apple Shortcakes are MY FAVORITE! Fluffy little shortcakes topped with sweet cinnamon cooked apples, whipped cream, and bourbon caramel. Ohhhh haaayyyy. This post dates back to September 2013. Also … I guess shortcakes are definitely not cookies. But whatever because there are 9 puppies at my house.

Easy Pumpkin Layer Cake

Easy Pumpkin Layer Cake is a holiday favorite! A basic quick bread recipe baked in a sheet pan, stacked, and then piled high with the best cream cheese frosting.  This post dates back to 2012. But it’s a recipe I have made for yearrrrrssss. It’s simple, quick, and makes for an impressive dessert at a …