Homemade moon pie cookies

homemade moon pies cookies recipe

Melt in your mouth graham cookies filled with homemade marshmallow creme and dipped in chocolate ganache – these moon pie cookies are what dreams are made of. Moonpies or moon pie cookies I really don’t know exactly what’s the correct name (or maybe it’s both) but what I know is that these cookies stole my… 

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Cherry Tomato Quiche

tomato quiche recipe

Chock-full of tomatoes, creamy ricotta cheese, grated Parmesan and fresh basil this flagrant and flavorful tomato quiche is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. One of my absolute summer pairing fresh tomatoes, cheese and basil. May it be in a toss salad along with other garden vegetables or in an easy caprese salad (or even skewers)…. 

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Three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata

Three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata recipe

An easy meal that goes from fridge to table in less than 30 minutes, this three cheese caramelized onion and bacon frittata is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner! It may still be summer vacation but for me it’s one of the busiest time of the year. Between playdates at the park, enjoying some sun at… 

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Frosted sugar cookies

frosted sugar cookies recipe

Buttery, melt-in-your-mouth amazingness, these frosted sugar cookies are the made-from-scratch version of the store bought ones. Love at first bite! Since I started this blog, little over 3 years ago (how times flies!!!) I have made thousands hundreds of cookies but what makes my husband’s heart skip a beat are the soft, cakey sugar cookies… 

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No bake blackberry bars

no bake blackberry bars recipe

An elegant summer treat, these dreamy no bake blackberry bars are infused with fresh berry sweetness swirled with a velvety creamy filling. I love watching TV while folding clothes. Since our dryer broke and we had to wait for a new one to be delivered and installed, I had quite a few loads to go through…. 

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Mississippi mud pie

Mississippi mud pie recipe

Flaky pie crust, incredible rich chocolate layer and light whipped cream make this Mississippi mud pie quite impossible for anyone to resist it.  Mud pies always make me think of childhood. Layers upon layers of mud and dirt. Sometimes sand or mulch. Little sticks, flowers and leaves were part of the decorations. The more the prettier…. 

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Cocoa chocolate cheesecake bars

cocoa chocolate cheesecake bars recipe

1 hour to make and bake, these chocolate cheesecake bars have chocolate goodness in every bite. Make them ahead, refrigerate and cut into bars when needed. 2014 will go down in history as not-my-lucky year. It actually started just before the winter holidays. One morning one of my stove burners stopped working. After 5 minutes of panic,… 

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Caramelized onion and asparagus strata

caramelized onion asparagus egg strata recipe

Make-ahead cheesy casserole, this caramelized onion and asparagus strata is a crowd pleaser. It takes very little time to put together and you most likely have all the ingredients on hand Finally the spring has arrived! Although we still get some rain showers, I’m so happy to see flowers blooming in my front yard! I’m… 

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Berry chocolate french toast casserole

berry chocolate french toast casserole recipe

Loaded with chocolate syrup, chocolate chips and fresh berries, this is like no other french toast casserole you’ve had before! It is pure awesomeness! You know what they say, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If that means I can have french toast daily, yes please! Serve breakfast all day long! I’ve had… 

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Peanut butter chocolate cupcakes

peanut butter chocolate cupcakes recipe

Soft and tender peanut butter chocolate cupcakes bursting with peanut butter flavor and topped with a velvety chocolate frosting and peanut butter icing My name is Roxana and I’m a cookbook addict. I have like a gazillion 200 cookbooks. There are cookbooks in my kitchen, in my office, in the living room, in the bedroom…. 

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Garden fairy chocolate almond cupcakes

garden fairy chocolate cupcakes recipe

Nutty chocolate cupcakes with a creamy buttercream frosting and decorated with colored sugar, these chocolate almond cupcakes will be a hit with the little ones I grew up in a very supportive family. I remember, years ago, when I was in school, every year my parents enrolled me in a different extra curricular activity. Over… 

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No bake peanut butter and chocolate bars

no bake peanut butter chocolate bars recipe

These peanut butter and chocolate bars are the perfect no bake treat for those of us who just can’t resist peanut butter and chocolate! Tired of peanut butter and chocolate? I hope not! These no bake peanut butter and chocolate bars should go on your must-make list asap! Ever since I first tried buckeye truffles… 

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Grasshopper cake

grasshopper cake recipe

Pretty green and white swirled grasshopper cake topped with a rich chocolate ganache and airy whipped cream. One small bite and you will be transported to a world of mint and chocolate! I’ve had grasshopper cake on my mind since Christmas when I shared the recipe for grasshopper cheesecake bars and was planning on making… 

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Peanut butter cupcakes with chocolate frosting

Peanut butter cupcakes with chocolate frosting recipe

If you’re looking for a bakery style peanut butter cupcakes, look no further. These peanut butter cupcakes with chocolate frosting will knock your socks off! I’ve been on a peanut butter and chocolate kick lately. Reese’s pieces double chocolate cookies, Reese’s peanut butter chocolate brownies and today peanut butter cupcakes with chocolate frosting. That may have… 

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No bake Christmas fruit cake

no bake fruit cake

Forget the heavy traditional fruit cake. This year impress your friends and family with this light no-bake Christmas fruit cake. Thanks to Whole Foods Market and Kitchen PLAY for sponsoring this post. Christmas is by far my favorite time of the year. Ever since I was a little girl I helped my mom organize the Christmas… 

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Pumpkin pie bars

pumpkin pie bars recipe 1

Made with a rich and creamy pumpkin filling, these pie bars are a delicious twist of the classic pie and a nice way to feed a crowd without being too messy! And with only 6 ingredients they come together in no time! Pumpkin pie has and most likely will always be a favorite of my family… 

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