Nuts

A Southern dessert staple is the pecan pie tassie. You and your holiday guests will love this classic recipe for mini, one-bite pecan tassies. This is a nutty sweet treat, perfect for the cookie swap or holiday dessert tray. It wouldn’t be the holidays with out my irresistible pecan pie tassies! This is a classic […]

Southern Pecan Pie Tassies Recipe

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I saved the best for last! Welcome to my final recipe in this year’s holiday cookie swap. These cherry slices cookies are my favorite cookies to give as gifts, because they are just so darn pretty. The candied cherries give them a holiday glow. They look lovely in a tin or wrapped in clear plastic […]

Cookie Swap: Cherry Pecan Slices Cookie Recipe

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It’s a holiday cookie swap and you’re invited! Welcome back to my annual holiday cookie swap. Things are starting to look merry and bright around here and I’m just getting warmed up with another nutty cookie for you. These almost cookie crisps are the perfect combination of nutty and sweet. And the perfect way to […]

Cookie Swap: Easy Almond Cookie Crisps Recipe

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Today, we are talking snowball cookies. And not just any snowballs, we’re talking Southern snowballs. Welcome to the first day of my annual Holiday Cookie Swap! I’m so excited to celebrate the holiday season with you and yours by bringing you the best (and my personal favorite) holiday cookies recipes. All of the recipes in […]

Cookie Swap: Southern Snowball Cookies Recipe

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A Fall favorite, this Pumpkin Cake is always a crowd pleaser.  Frosted and filled with cream cheese frosting or dusted with a light sprinkling of powdered sugar, it really doesn’t need anything else.  Watch the Video!

Favorite Fall Pumpkin Cake Recipe

Oh yes, it is apple season. Fresh apple cake is one of my family’s favorite ways to celebrate the arrival of Fall. Chock full of pecans and apples with a hint of cinnamon, this cake hits all the right notes. I also use a variety of apple so use your favorite varieties. Come on, put […]

Fresh Apple Cake Recipe

Don’t come to the South with an empty stomach and not leave room for pound cake. It is the quintessential Southern dessert and this White Chocolate Poundcake does not disappoint. Like most pound cakes, it is moist, dense, and delicious on its own. Want to dress it up for company? Sprinkle some powdered sugar or […]

White Chocolate Pound Cake with Pecans & White Chocolate Glaze Recipe

My children grew up loving desserts. No surprise here, right?  Now that they are grown and on their own, I make sure their favorite dessert is waiting on them when they arrive home for a visit.  Lizzie lives in Manhattan, travels the world, and enjoys good food.  These brownies are her favorite!  Not a traditional […]

Lizzie’s Cake Brownies Recipe

I love using nuts in baking. Of course, being Southern, I have a penchant for pecans but I love all nut flavors. They bring texture and saltiness to the sweet, softness of cake. Almonds, pecans, walnuts are all friends of mine but today, I am craving the compact yet powerful pistachio. The subtle taste of […]

Easy Pistachio Cake Recipe

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Looking for a fun and easy design feature for your Easter or Passover family celebration. These birds nests sculpted from white chocolate and coconut are the perfect little perch for a jelly bean or Cadbury egg (my fav). You can’t mess them up and they are fun for the kiddos. I love the adorable bird’s […]

No-Fail Toasted Coconut & Birds Nests Recipe

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