Raspberry Cheesecake Brownies

Don’t you just love a brownie mix hack? Photos don’t even do these gorgeous brownies justice. A cheesecake layer is swirled with brownie mix and puréed raspberries for a delicious chocolate treat bursting with berry goodness.  Mix brownie mix according to package directions, reserve 1/4 cup of batter, and pour the rest in baking pan….

Chocolate Berry Hill Cake

A new version of one of my all-time favorite cakes!  My favorite German cake involves chocolate, a mound of my famous whipped cream, and bananas. Here I’ve swapped out the bananas for blueberries and chopped strawberries for a lovely red-white-and-blue chocolate cake. It’s the perfect cake to make when you’ve got gorgeous summer berries on…

Chocolate Pistachio Cookies

Photos don’t even do these cookies justice. This is cookie perfection: salty, sweet, chocolatey. The perfect combination! Is this my new favorite cookie recipe?! Here buttery sugar cookies are topped with rich dark chocolate ganache and topped with crunchy salted pistachios. Pure bliss! I don’t know why it’s never occurred to me to top sugar…

Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

Is this my new favorite cupcake recipe?! It just might be! It’s so delicious that I drove some cupcakes over for my mom to enjoy at 10 pm. I just needed someone else to experience the magic! The dark chocolate cupcakes paired with the creamiest coconut frosting with that little toasty crunch from the coconut…

Chocolate Pie

If you’re looking for an exceptional chocolate dessert, you’ve come to the right place. This no-bake chocolate pie is an absolute dream. It’s easy to make, it’s creamy, it’s dreamy, and it’s so so rich, which is exactly how I like my desserts.  This recipe only takes about fifteen minutes of prep but it’s really…

Valentine’s Day Dessert Board

What could be cuter than a sweet Valentine’s Day Dessert Board?  I centered this board around chocolate ganache in a cute little heart dish. I mean, really, what screams Valentine’s Day more than dipping fruit into warm chocolate and pillowy whipped cream? You can use really whatever fruit you like but I thought strawberries, raspberries,…

Italian Hot Chocolate

Super thick, creamy, dreamy, hot chocolate Have you ever see hot chocolate so thick it’s almost pudding? No, it isn’t from an abundance of cream or chocolate. Italian hot chocolate is thickened with cornstarch. It’s so satisfying and amazing! It’s a must-try recipe for chocolate lovers like me. This is so thick, you may want to enjoy…

Chocolate Banana Bread

I mean…how good does chocolate banana bread sound right about now? That’s what I was thinking yesterday looking over at my ripe bananas! I little dark cocoa powder and chocolate chips are added to my favorite banana bread recipe for a delightful treat. Banana bread freezes well so the next time you have ripe bananas,…

Homemade Granola Bars

Sometimes you just want a delightful little snack! With honey, peanut butter, vanilla, toasted oats, a pinch of cinnamon, peanuts, and a sprinkling of chocolate chips, these homemade granola bars are just that. And they only take about fifteen minutes to make! This is *almost* a no-bake recipe. I did turn on the oven to…