*Rodelle Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Have just purchased my first can of Rodelle Gourmet Baking Cocoa and these little gems will be my first recipe using this marvelous cocoa! Cookies 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup plus 1 tbsp Rodelle Gourmet Baking Cocoa 2 tsp kosher salt 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 1 1/3 cups sugar 2 large egg yolks … Continue reading

Moulton Chocolate Cakes

These great little custard cup chocolate lava cakes are the easiest to prepare and every time I serve them, people are so excited to be eating something that tastes like they get when visiting a great steak house dessert. I didn’t remember to take a picture before serving them last night to friends, but the … Continue reading

German Chocolate Cheesecake

This is a one-pan dessert that takes one of the best known desserts…cheesecakes, and makes in a simple, quick & great tasting dessert that you can add to any dessert table for the holidays! Great made the night before for best flavor! 1 box (18 1/2 oz) Duncan Hines German Chocolate cake mix 2/3 cup … Continue reading

Popping Pretzels

I know what you are thinking, “and she wonders why she keeps putting on the pounds”. But, trust me, these are an addiction that you will be grateful for. They take 5 minutes to make and you can make them for any holiday by just changing out the color of candy melts and M&M’s. So … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Mississippi Mud Brownies

Just put a lemon pound cake in the oven and am waiting for the cupcakes that I made with the left over batter. We sat down to watch AGT and realized that we didn’t have any dessert to eat during the millions of commercials. So while the lemon buttercream frosting sits while the cupcakes finish, … Continue reading

Brownies for Two

Once again, taken from Desserts for Two by Christina Lane, probably brownies are one of those “cravings” that attack more than any other. Just finished baking the Mini Sour Cream Pound Cakes and they are delicious. Randy is ready to be the official tester for all her recipes that I will be making. Some days, … Continue reading

Brown Sugar Fudge Cake

Summer is suppose to be all about the fresh fruit, cool ice box pies & ice cream. But in my world, any season is perfect for chocolate. The combination of the brown sugar with the unsweetened cocoa, makes for a moist, delicious flavor that creates a great chocolate cake. 1 3/4 cups flour 1 teas … Continue reading

Nestle Tollhouse Heavenly Cream Cheese Pie

Taken from a Tollhouse Cookbook from 1980, this chocolate cream pie is a great and a little different pie. Just finished making the Fresh Peach Miracle Pie for family tonight, but as soon as it is gone, will be making this pie… Chocolate Nut Crust 1 6 oz package (1 cup) Nestle Toll House Semi sweet chocolate … Continue reading

Neapolitan Cheesecake

Leave it to Taste of Home to publish a great and different cheesecake. I had never seen a recipe for this and it sounds quite good. Will be the next cheesecake I make. The recipe has won several first place ribbons at fairs and is from a lady who lives in Canada. 1 cup chocolate … Continue reading

Mexican Chocolate Pound Cake

This afternoon I thought I would hunt for a new chocolate cake recipe and came across this new one that I had not seen. Since we love the Texas Sheet with the teaspoon of cinnamon in it, this one should be one that will satisfy our chocolate fix tomorrow. I saw it online in “my … Continue reading