Tag Archives: desserts

Lemon Bars

I was on the search for a good lemon bar recipe for a while…all came up short. Most had too little crust, or not enough lemon filling, or waaaay too much sugar! Even the amount I use in this recipe is the most that I’ve ever used! BUT that’s the price you pay when you’re […]

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Strawberry Crumb Bars

I don’t know about you guys, but strawberry flavored ANYTHING is my absolute favorite! These strawberry crumb bars aren’t overly sweet (as with most of my desserts) and have this yummy, crumbly topping made with cinnamon and nutmeg…YUM! INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. of fresh strawberries chopped 1/4 cup of sugar 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract 1 […]

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Easy Apple Turnovers

These apple turnovers have quickly become a favorite in my home! They are easy to make but in no way, shape, or form, do they look easy. All you need is some good ol’ frozen puff pastry sheets and you will have your dessert ready in no time! They taste great on their own, but […]

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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies (Ever?)

I’ve tried many different recipes for chocolate chip cookies over the years, and this one is definitely my favorite…EVER! It’s soft and chewy, and if you bake it for just a tad bit longer, you get this delicious, and ever so crunchy bite, just around the outer edges. Mmmm…cooooooookie (in Cookie Monster’s voice) INGREDIENTS: 2 […]

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Nom Plai Ai (glutinous rice balls filled w/palm sugar)

If you are Cambodian and looooove your desserts like I do, then these sweet little suckers need no introduction. They are like…little soft pillows, filled with happiness and joy and then off topped with a little bit of heaven. You do get what I’m saying, right?!? Ingredients: For the dough: 1 lb of glutinous rice […]

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