Category: Cookies and Bars

Mock Russian Honey Cake Dessert

Mock Russian Honey Cake Dessert

Honey Cake Recipe   Honey cake is one of the most delicious desserts I have discovered in the Russian culture. It is a flaky dough layered between thick amounts of honeyed whipped cream. It is also extremely time consuming to make, but very worth the wait. After […]

The Perfect Christmas Minty Chocolate Cookies

The Perfect Christmas Minty Chocolate Cookies

Minty Chocolate Cookies I love participating in holiday cookie exchanges, and Minty Chocolate Cookies is what I will be exchanging this year! Chocolate crinkle cookies with a peppermint white chocolate ganache. Now, try to keep your saliva in your mouth as you quickly scroll to the […]

Peanut Butter Blossom Christmas Cookies

Peanut Butter Blossom Christmas Cookies

Peanut Butter Blossom Christmas Cookies Whenever I make these cookies, they remind me of my Great-Grandmother who recently passed. She was one of those grandmothers who would always have cookies and candy within arm’s reach! Every year on Christmas Eve, the whole family would gather […]

Perfect Homemade Vanilla Whipped Cream

Perfect Homemade Vanilla Whipped Cream

It can be so tempting to just pick up a can of aerosol whipped cream at the store and just be done with it. It is quick, simple, and tastes good. But, next time you are starting to reach for it, look at how many […]

Lemon-Basil Shortbread

Lemon-Basil Shortbread

Basil is my all time favorite herb. You can add it to almost anything and everything: drinks, soups, sandwiches, desserts, and so much more.  I love the twist it brought to these cookies. Lemon and basil is one of the best combinations whether its lemonade, chicken, […]

Hawaiian Hula Bars

Hawaiian Hula Bars

I have been missing Hawaii so much recently. All the pineapple, coconut, and delicious coffee! Oh, and the view was okay. 😉 But if there is one thing I love, it is coconut and Macadamia nuts! These bars have everything I love, and nothing I […]

Ukrainian Apricot Cookies

Ukrainian Apricot Cookies

My husband grew up in Ukraine where these cookies were incredibly popular. Lately, he has been missing the food from home, so I thought I’d give these a try! Traditionally, these cookies are made with a Dulce De Leche filling, but I decided to give […]