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These sweet, minty, and chocolatey babies are my new go-to holiday cookie, I hope they become yours too!

Double Chocolate Andes Mint Cookies


Guinness Chocolate Cake with frosting and two beers

This Guinness-spiked chocolate cake is rich, decadent, and easy to make. Topped with a light whipped cream and plenty of crunchy, salty bits, it is a home run every time.

Guinness Chocolate Cake


I can’t be the only one who likes a chilly dessert on a chilly day. Right? Don’t get me wrong, hot chocolate or a cookie fresh from the oven can be perfect, but if we’re being honest—after a busy day, my dessert options mostly look like a few spoonfuls of ice cream straight from the […]

Peppermint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream


If you are looking for a winter dessert that won’t weigh you down, turn to the humble pavlova. This dessert is a textural wonder—crisp on the outside and marshmallow-y on the inside—leading to a confection that absolutely melts in your mouth. Because pavlovas are literally 100% sugar, I paired these bad boys with a blood […]

Blood Orange Pavlovas


Double chocolate cookies perfect for any holiday dessert table. This easy recipe bakes up soft and chewy, and bursting with chocolate chips.

Double Chocolate Cookies


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