Recipe Review: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

This wasn’t supposed to happen. I wasn’t supposed to start the year like this. I had a plan. I was going to make a somewhat healthier dessert using oatmeal. But my bright idea began to flicker, as my cravings took over. I couldn’t shake the memory of that glorious Swedish Chocolate Brownie Cake. It had taken all… Continue reading Recipe Review: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Coconut Pecan (Almost Fudge) Bars

There are things in life that bring such joy; you smile from the inside out. Often they’re not what some would consider big things. Rather small moments of significance to that person. For me, it’s Holiday fudge. Even though it’s a year-round treat, there’s something about the season that makes it better. As a child, I used to… Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Coconut Pecan (Almost Fudge) Bars

Recipe Review: Carmelitas

Friends, sometimes we can recognize trouble from the start. All it takes is one look. But how often do you turn away and how often do you continue forward? This week, I invited trouble. I baked a batch of Carmelitas. Caramel is layered between chocolate chips, and a buttery oatmeal cookie crust. The exact history of Oatmeal Carmelitas is… Continue reading Recipe Review: Carmelitas