Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

An easy, impressive dessert I mean, honestly, what’s more satisfying than biting into a cheesecake brownie?! I used to make these all the time when I was a teenager. It’s a great starter dessert for new bakers because it involves a brownie mix, but it’s so delicious, you’ll want to make it again and again!…

Halloween Swirl Brownies

These are just about the prettiest brownies I ever did make! In an effort to bring you more beginner recipes, here is a dessert teenage me baked all the time: cheesecake swirl brownies using brownie mix. (Ghirardelli is my brownie mix of choice but you can use whatever you like!) These are so easy to make. Just…

Black Forest Brownies

You may have noticed by now: I love chocolate, I love German food, and I love creating new dishes from easy-to-make components. Here I’ve come up with a delicious brownie dessert with pillowy whipped cream and my favorite black cherry sauce. Es war einmal… Inspired by Germany’s classic Black Forest Cake, this is easy brownie…

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Brownies

An easy brownie recipe with a layer of cheesecake nestled between chocolate layers I had a comment the other day on a homemade ice cream post saying “I’m not there yet” and it occurred to me that I need some more beginner baker recipes on my website. When I was a teenager, I made a…

Fairytale Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies

Pumpkin cheesecake brownies fit for a princess WOW. Can I just say WOW? These brownies are unbelievably good. A luscious pumpkin cheesecake layer is the sweet surprise inside these fudge-y brownies. I used a Ghirardelli brownie mix but you could of course make brownies from scratch. I used my homemade fairytale pumpkin puree for these brownies. Fairytale…

Mint Julep Brownies

Love a good mint julep? Then you’ll love this dessert! I turned my love of mint juleps into a brownie dessert for my Kentucky Derby Party. Dark chocolate mint bourbon brownies are topped with bourbon whipped cream and drizzled* with dark chocolate mint hot fudge sauce. *I use the term drizzled lightly here, as we…

Cinderella Brownies

Gorgeous brownies that freeze well! Dreams do come true, people. This fudge-y brownie freezes amazingly well, making them perfect for a party! I baked up these beauties one week before my Cinderella Ball, sliced them into forty little squares and popped them in the freezer. The night before the party, I moved took them out…

Try The Grey Stuff (It’s Delicious!)

“Try the grey stuff, it’s delicious!” Looking for a dessert for your very own Beauty and the Beast dinner party? You’ve come to the right place! My goal with The Grey Stuff was to offer the world an elegant, brand new version of the viral phenomenon. In the animated movie, it’s not clear what The…

As seen on Good Day Fox 4

Thank you to the fine folks at Good Day Fox 4 for having me on the show! I taught Jenny Anchondo how to bake my Fiori di Sicilia Sugar Cookies and Candy Cane Brownies during my first ever TV cooking segment. A few reasons to love these recipes: Fiori di Sicilia is an orange-vanilla extract…