Gluten Free Chocolate-Peanut Butter Truffles

Recipe Highlights: no cooking required low sugar, low carb, & gluten free start to finish in 30 minutes If you are looking for that one final treat to complete your holiday cookie plates – this is it! My family used to make a pan or two of chocolate-peanut butter bars for our Christmas cookie plates. We took the plates to…

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Double Chip Brownie Cookies

Here are a few things I love: People who are passionate, motivated, and eager to make life a little sunnier for those around them. Digestive regularity. Cookies. A few weeks ago my buddy Megan, over at Wanna be a Country Cleaver, announced an event combining all three of these loves into one fantastic event. Saturday June 22nd she is hosting…

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Colorful Easter Meringue Cookies

More than a year ago I went on a mission to conquer making meringues. It took me a few months and several dozen eggs worth of trial and error but eventually I figured out the technique and now I am a meringue making machine! Last Easter I took my new skill to a new level and experimented with a number…

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Chocolate Espresso Birthday Cake

The past few years I have chosen to enjoy a cupcake for my birthday dessert. I made the process special by going to a cupcake bakery and picking two luscious cakes with tempting dollops of buttercream frosting and some sprinkles.  I really enjoyed my little ritual but this year I celebrated a decade birthday.  In my mind my big birthday called for…

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Flourless Dark Chocolate Cake

Last week I posted a couple of teases on the Our Lady of Second Helpings Facebook page.  Now without further torture, here is the full chocolate-filled story… About a week and a half ago, all the bloggers who participated in the Will Bake For Food event last November received an email.  We were asked to consider donating a dessert to…

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