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Chocolate Pavlova with Nutella Whipped Cream

I’m still catching up on posting my creations, so when I came across this recipe that I made for the Olympics I realized how far behind I am! My friend had an Olympic themed party so she wanted Russian themed desserts. What better than a classic Pavlova with an American twist, well actually Italian twist…

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Nutella Cookies

I have time again to blog! Our kitchen is finished, well almost finished. We still need to finish grooming the backsplash, but other than that it’s just decoration. Time to catch up on some old recipes. If you are looking for a great chocolate chip recipe with a twist, this is the recipe for you!…

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Peanut Butter M&M Pretzel Cookies!

The last dessert I made for my sister’s housewarming party were these little peanut butter rich cookies. They were the easiest dessert to make (except that I individually put each M&M on top) and they got rave reviews from people. Sometimes the simple classically delicious combos make the best party desserts. Plus I made them…

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Chinese Almond Cookies – Quick Round 2

It’s Chinese New Year tomorrow! I don’t have a house yet and our apartment is too small for me to cook and have a party, so this year it’s just cookies. I used the same recipe I used passed down from my mom, but this time I used almond meal/flour instead of the chopped almonds.…

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Lemon Limoncello Bars with Sugared Blackberries

The Hubby’s family had a little BBQ because his Aunt and Uncle from Toronto were in town. Since that side of the family is all Italian, I wanted to make a citrus summer dessert with an Italian twist. I think everyone likes lemon squares, and I had a bottle of limoncello still in the freezer,…