{Party Recipe} Shrimp Tostada Bites

Easy + Delicious Shrimp Tostada Bites, perfect for a party! Pizzazzerie.com
Make mini tortilla rounds!
Easy + Delicious Shrimp Tostada Bites, perfect for a party! Pizzazzerie.com

Happy January, y'all! I can't believe the holidays are over, but of course...around here, there's always a reason to celebrate! Whether it's a birthday, a baby shower, game night, or just a festive dinner with the family, I wanted to share my easy recipe for shrimp tostada bites! They're easy to make for a crowd, always the first to disappear at my parties, and quite colorful might I add! They're … { read more }

New Year’s Eve Dessert: Bubbly Champagne Cupcakes

Bubbly Champagne Cupcakes for New Year's Eve! pizzazzerie.com
Bubbly Champagne Cupcakes for New Year's Eve! pizzazzerie.com
How to decorate champagne cupcakes for New Year's Eve! Pizzazzerie.com

Who is ready for New Year's Eve?! It's one of my favorite nights of the year. That's not because I go out and party all night (my 20-something self has long since changed over to stay-at-home dinner party nights with friends) but one thing hasn't changed, I love to celebrate with some bubbly! Pop that champagne, y'all! So, when I was thinking about sharing a festive New Year's Eve recipe with all … { read more }

{Recipe} Caramel Gingerbread Cupcakes

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Caramel Gingerbread Cupcakes! Pizzazzerie.com
Caramel Gingerbread Cupcakes! Pizzazzerie.com

Gearing up for Blakey's first Christmas around these parts, last minute present shopping, and trying to actually relax but, I'm back with a super simple caramel gingerbread cupcake recipe that will be the bell of your jingle ball! I hope you'll try it and if you do, tag me @Pizzazzerie on Instagram so I can see your sweet cupcakes! Whether you are entertaining friends at home or just whipping up a … { read more }

{Recipe} Southern Brown Sugar Pie

Southern Brown Sugar Pie! If you've never tried this brown sugar pie, it's a must!
Southern Brown Sugar Pie! If you've never tried this brown sugar pie, it's a must!
Southern Brown Sugar Pie! If you've never tried this brown sugar pie, it's a must!

It recently came to my attention that brown sugar pie is not a commonly known dessert. "What?!", I thought! The world doesn't know about BROWN SUGAR PIE?! Well I intend to change that, one Pizzazzerie reader at at time. This pie is a family tradition that my mother made for every holiday, her parents made for every holiday, and generations back. Southern brown sugar pie is very similar to chess … { read more }

The Best Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls

Totally amazing gingerbread cinnamon rolls!
The best gingerbread cinnamon rolls.
If you like cinnamon rolls, you HAVE to try this easy recipe for Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls!

I cannot tell you how excited I am to share this recipe for gingerbread cinnamon rolls with you! I've made it three times in a week and a half, it's that good. I took a batch to my Mom's for her to try too. One of my favorite holiday flavors is gingerbread so I really wanted to put a twist on the classic cinnamon rolls by infusing them with the rich flavors of molasses, brown sugar, and ginger! … { read more }

Mini Gingerbread Hazelnut Crunch Trifles

Gingerbread Hazelnut Crunch Trifles - SO good!
Gingerbread Hazelnut Crunch Trifles - SO good!
Gingerbread Hazelnut Crunch Trifles - SO good!

With Christmas around the corner, tis the season for gingerbread! It’s one of my favorite flavors for the season, and I paired it with a hazelnut crunch topping on mini trifles for the ultimate mini dessert sure to wow your friends and family at holiday parties this year. Not hosting a party? Just serve up these fancies to your family on Christmas Eve around your fireplace while sharing your … { read more }

Chocolate Peppermint Mini Party Cakes

Courtney Whitmore of Pizzazzerie.om
The cutest peppermint chocolate mini cakes for Christmas parties and holiday celebrations!
The cutest peppermint chocolate mini cakes for Christmas parties and holiday celebrations!

It's December! Snow, Christmas trees, lights, parties, and of course - holiday desserts! My fave! You know I love a good "mini" dessert (I have a whole Pinterest board devoted to them). This year, I decided Christmas needed chocolate peppermint mini cakes. They literally couldn't be easier to make and served up on fancy dishes, they're the perfect party treat! I'm hosting a few dinner parties this … { read more }

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars from Pizzazzerie.com - SO good!
Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars from Pizzazzerie.com - SO good!
Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars from Pizzazzerie.com - SO good!

Now that the holidays are upon us, it's time to celebrate with some new baking recipes! I love red velvet cake and I love chocolate chip cookies so it's really a wonder why I hadn't already combined these two into the perfect little cookie bar! No better time than Christmas season, right? The thing is, these Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars aren't just your typical chocolate chip cookies on … { read more }

Thanksgiving Appetizer: Turkey Spinach + Artichoke Dip

The best turkey spinach and artichoke dip! Must make for Thanksgiving recipe!
The best turkey spinach and artichoke dip! Must make for Thanksgiving recipe!
The best turkey spinach and artichoke dip! Must make for Thanksgiving recipe!

Football is on, the family has gathered, and it’s time to enjoy the Thanksgiving holidays! So much of Thanksgiving is geared towards the “big meal”, the turkey, and the desserts. What we often forget are all the times spent enjoying company the day before Thanksgiving and leading up to the feast. Avoid lots of onlookers in the kitchen hoping for “just a bite” of the fixings by offering up a tasty … { read more }

Twist on a Thanksgiving Classic: Pecan Pie Cake

Pecan Pie CAKE! So good!
Pecan Pie Cake - So good and perfect for Thanksgiving! Pizzazzerie.com
Pecan Pie Cake - So good and perfect for Thanksgiving! Pizzazzerie.com

When I think of Thanksgiving, my mind immediately jumps to the delicious desserts like pumpkin and pecan pies. Shocking, huh? We have a divided house when it comes to pies. Half of us think pumpkin pie hung the moon and the other half is all pecan. I like to switch back and forth every year, crazy I know. This year, I partnered with Safeway, Vons, Randalls, and Tom Thumb stores to put a twist on … { read more }