Elegant Sugared Pastry Stars & Chocolate Mousse Dessert!

Sugared Pastry Stars + Chocolate Mousse!
Sugared Pastry Stars + Chocolate Mousse!
Sugared Pastry Stars + Chocolate Mousse!

With the holidays upon us, we're all full of candies and Christmas cookies, right? For my next project for Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry (see all my previous ones here), I put my focus on dreaming up an elegant, fancier dessert that doesn't take hours to make but will WOW your guests. I love these sugared pastry stars and easy chocolate mousse served in mini martinis with tasting spoons! It's ready … { Continue Reading }

12 Christmas Treats & Party Ideas!

Free Holiday Printables
Reindeer Pops for Christmas! EASY!
A holiday themed baking party!

With so many fabulous Christmas ideas for parties + treats out there, I wanted to do a little round-up of some of my favorites from this year and last! Just scroll through (they're in no particular order) and click away to get inspired to create something magical this holiday season... The best English Toffee with sea salt! {RECIPE HERE} Create a peppermint cupcake stand to display your fave … { Continue Reading }

{Giveaway} Win an Emily Ley Simplified Planner!

Emily Ley Planner
Win an Emily Ley Simplified Planner!
Win an Emily Ley Simplified Planner!

If you've heard the buzz about the Emily Ley Simplified Banner, then let me tell you - there is a reason! It is out-of-this-world amazing for the busy gal! So amazing, in fact, that they are SOLD OUT. Don't fret, you can WIN a reserved giveaway copy right here so enter below. If you're not our lucky winner (to be announced Monday, December 9th) then keep watch on Emily's instagram & newsletter … { Continue Reading }

Candy Cane Oreo Cookie Balls Recipe!

EASY Oreo Cookie Balls topped with crushed peppermint!
EASY Oreo Cookie Balls topped with crushed peppermint!
Candy Cane Oreo Cookie Balls!

Are you ready for one of the most deliciously addictive recipes ever this holiday season? These Oreo Cookie Balls are my husband's favorite. He likes them so much that I had to be sure to make them when he wasn't around or there wouldn't be any left to photograph! They're THAT good! And oh so versatile. I dipped mine in white chocolate and sprinkled with crushed candy canes but you could also roll … { Continue Reading }

Holiday Recipe: Red Velvet Walnut Truffles

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Red Velvet Walnut Truffle Recipe - EASY
Red Velvet Walnut Truffle Recipe - EASY

So if you've been a reader of Pizzazzerie for a long time, then you know I'm a total red-velvet lover! From red velvet truffle bars, red velvet fudge pie, and red velvet truffle cake! So with the holiday season upon us, it was only natural to bring back my love for red velvet with a delicious bite-size candy that is perfect for packaging for gifts or serving up on a tray for family and friends. … { Continue Reading }

“Fabulously Festive” Design Contest!

Fabulously Festive Holiday Design Contest
Fabulously Festive Holiday Design Contest
Fabulously Festive Design Contest

I'm super excited to announce that I am the judge for the Homes.com "Fabulously Festive" Design Contest! All you have to do to enter is to create your own holiday themed space (over on Olioboard) for a chance to win one of three prizes! The third place winner will receive $250, second place will win $500, and first place will win a grand prize of $1,000 – to help celebrate and create memories with … { Continue Reading }

{Recipe} Mini Sweet & Salty Chocolate Chip Pies!

Mini Sweet & Salty Chocolate Pies!
Mini Sweet & Salty Chocolate Pies!
Mini Sweet & Salty Chocolate Pies!

Another delicious Thanksgiving recipe coming your way! The team at Kettle Chips recently asked me to put a spin on one of my traditional holiday dishes with Kettle Chips! This dark chocolate chip pie is always a family favorite served every year. One of my favorite flavor combos is sweet and salty so I knew that making mini versions of this pie with Sweet & Salty Kettle Chips would be a … { Continue Reading }

*Giveaway* Win a Silhouette Cameo!

Win a Silhouette! Cute Silhouette Ideas!
Win a Silhouette Cameo Crafting Machine from Pizzazzerie

Guess what?! I'm giving away one of my favorite crafting machines - the Silhouette Cameo! Similar to a home printer, it plugs into your computer and uses a little blade to cut and craft away! It can cut vinyl, paper, cardstock, even fabric! I even made a bumper sticker out of the vinyl - so many options! Plus, it cuts up to 12 inches x 10 feet! The software comes with the machine and allows you to … { Continue Reading }

Thanksgiving Turkey & Apple Pastry Bites!

Thanksgiving Turkey Appetizer - PERFECT for enjoying for Thanksgiving
Bite Size Turkey Thanksgiving Appetizers!
Bite Size Turkey Thanksgiving Appetizers!

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! I'm exited to share this simple and easy appetizer for enjoying around the fire, watching football games, or using up those leftovers! It's delicious, bite-size, and super easy to make. You'll just need a few simple, traditional Thanksgiving ingredients and Puff Pastry Sheets to create these mini appetizers! Personalize them to your family's favorite … { Continue Reading }

Mini Ghost Pastries with a Sweet Surprise!

Cute and easy Halloween Ghosts with a sweet surprise!
Halloween Ghost Cups - EASY and CUTE!
Halloween Ghost Cups - EASY and CUTE!

I'm super duper excited to share this cute, Halloween recipe with y'all! It's sweet, easy, and aren't the ghosts cute? They're made with the new Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry Cups which makes it easy to create these little spookies. Best part? The little cups can hold a sweet surprise! You can tailor these ghosts to your favorite flavors. I chose a chocolate center but here are a few other ideas: … { Continue Reading }