Best Homemade Brownies (Regular and Gluten-Free)

Chewy homemade brownies made from scratch, close up.

These homemade brownies are soft on the inside, with a chewy, candy-like surface on top. They are not overly sweet and have a distinct, though not overpowering, bittersweet taste. They are delicious and highly addictive. This recipe can be easily converted into a flour-less/gluten-free version with the instructions below. There are desserts that appeal to some […]

Starbucks Michigan Cherry Oat Bars

Starbucks Michigan Cherry Oat Bar Copycat Recipe. This is the best version. Period. |

Have you tried Starbucks’s cherry oat bars? They are out-of-this-world delicious! Starbucks describes them as “Plump, juicy Michigan cherries and hearty oats are topped with a buttery streusel. This seasonal bar is perfect for a quick & easy breakfast or afternoon treat.” It doesn’t have to be seasonal if you love these cherry filled treats. This […]

Soft Ricotta Cheese Cookies

These ricotta cheese cookies are soft and delicate and always generate a lot of compliments. It's important not to overcook them. Very simple to make and taste heavenly.

A good friend of mine recently shared with me a recipe for cottage cheese cookies. She told me that those were some of the best cookies she’d ever tried. I am always on the lookout for a great recipe so I got quite excited and tried it the next day. I used homemade ricotta cheese in place […]

Peanut Butter Shortbread Cookies

These peanut butter shortbread cookies are super easy to make. The entire recipe can be done in just 25 minutes from start to finish. The melt-in-your-mouth goodness with a drop of creamy Reese's like peanut butter filling. They are heavenly.

One of the most popular posts on my blog has been Shortbread Cookies with Jam.  I am super excited for that cookie, it deserves the attention it has been getting. Several blog readers emailed me asking if that cookie could be made with peanut butter. Some tweaks and experimenting yielded a cookie that is just as easy […]

Shortbread Cookies with Jam

These shortbread cookies with jam are easy to make, in just 25 minutes total. The melt-in-your-mouth goodness with a drop of chewy jam in the middle. They are simply to die for.

These shortbread cookies with jam have been one of my favorite for a very long time. I really don’t know what not to like about them. They taste super, melt in your mouth, have a drop of chewy jam in the middle, and can be made in 25 minutes. Even 20 if you try hard enough. […]

Salted Chocolate Rye Cookies

Salted Chocolate Rye Cookies

To make a long story short, if you love chocolate, you must try these cookies. If you love chocolate fudge, brownies, or ganache – you must try these cookies. They are superb. The inside is soft, chocolaty and chewy, and has texture resembling that of chocolate ganache. These cookies are decadent. Definitely, the best chocolate cookie recipe I’ve […]