Ooey Gooey Dulce de Leche Cookie Bars!

Ooey Gooey Dulce de Leche Cookie Bars!
Ooey Gooey Dulce de Leche Cookie Bars!

I recently asked one of my best friends: "What is your favorite dessert?" to which she aptly responds "just one?!". That's why she's my bestie. Anyway, she replies with Tres Leches Cake! Yum. However, that doesn't fly too well and since I am seeing her this weekend, I decided to make her some dulce de leche cookie bars instead. Close enough, right? Right. They're super easy (they use refrigerated … { Continue Reading }

{Party Food} Grilled BBQ Sweet Potato Nachos!

Grilled BBQ Sweet Potato Nachos! Recipe on Pizzazzerie.com
Grilled BBQ Sweet Potato Nachos!
Grilled BBQ Sweet Potato Nachos!

Summer is on the horizon and that means one thing around here: SUMMER PATIO PARTIES! Ok, let me rephrase. Patio is where I'm doing my summer parties but backyards, beaches, poolsides, parks, you name it! It's time to heat up the grill and enjoy a summer celebration. We all need a few go-to party food recipes in our collection for those last-minute gatherings. I keep Alexia Sweet Potato Fries in my … { Continue Reading }

3 Mini Gourmet Grilled Cheeses!

Mini Gourmet Grilled Cheeses! Repin + save for the perfect party food! by pizzazzerie.com
Mini Gourmet Grilled Cheeses! Repin + save for the perfect party food! by pizzazzerie.com
The "Kermit" mini gourmet grilled cheese by pizzazzerie.com #recipe #party #food

Let's talk PARTY FOOD! Here are a few of my go-to tips for serving up the perfect party food (whether it's just the extended family over for dinner or a full-on gourmet party)! Mini is always easier to eat. Include savory in addition to your sweets. Keep it simple and delicious. Here is an example in honor of National Grilled Cheese Day. Mini gourmet grilled cheeses appeal to everyone … { Continue Reading }

“Oh Henry” Candy Bar Birthday Cupcakes!

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So if you follow me on instagram or vine, you know I love my 2 year old English Springer Spaniel - HENRY! I work from home - by myself - so this little guy is my right hand man. Seriously obsessed. However, he can be a little naughty too (he has an affinity or socks and specifically scattering them across the house). This causes quite a lot of "OH HENRY!". Well, fitting that it's also one of the … { Continue Reading }

Bunny Carrot Dip & Easter Bread Basket!

Easter Bunny Carrot Dip!
Easter Bunny Carrot Dip in a Bread Basket!
Easter Bunny Carrot Dip in a Bread Basket!

Easter! Whether you're throwing a large Easter Sunday Brunch or just setting up a fun snack time for the family, this is a cute + easy recipe idea for the season! It's a whimsical take on the "Easter Basket" with a bread stick handle around butter lettuce filled with a "bunny dip" and mini carrots for dipping. This is a fun way to get those veggies in too. Of course, you can arrange this treat … { Continue Reading }

Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Chocolate Cake!

Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Fudge Cake by @Pizzazzerie
Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Fudge Cake by pizzazzerie.com
Making of Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Fudge Cake

Love this recipe? My readers also enjoy my Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Bars and my Red Velvet Fudge Pie! One of my favorite recipes + desserts are my Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Brownie Bars (its a mouthful, literally). My father-in-law's birthday was this past weekend so I was trying to decide what cake to make. I wanted something a little different so I decided to turn that beloved bar into a … { Continue Reading }

{Recipe} Bunny Tail Treats!

How to make little Easter Bunny Tail Bites
How to make CUTE Easter Bunny Tail Treats!

Hippity Hop! Easter is on its way! I have had this little idea in my head for awhile but just found time to play in the kitchen! This recipe is super easy too so you can have the kids help you in the kitchen (especially rolling the balls and coconut). I placed my "bunny tail treats" in cute pink and white polka dot treat boxes. They would also be super cute placed on a cake stand at an Easter … { Continue Reading }

{Recipes} Happy National Margarita Day!

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Did you know it's NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY?! Celebrate in style with one of these yummies!

Who knew there was a National Margarita Day? All I know is that it sounds like the best national holiday ever. I know I could totally go for a frozen strawberry margarita right about now! How about you? What's your favorite flavor? Salted rim or sugar? Well, I'm a sugar-rimmed girl myself! In honor of this fabulous national holiday, I've rounded up my fave margarita recipes and ideas! Enjoy! … { Continue Reading }

Mini Baked Samoa Doughnuts!

How to make Samoa mini doughnuts - baked!
Baked Samoa Mini Doughnut
Adding the chocolate drizzle to baked Samoa Mini Donuts!

I recently wrote a post on how I photograph pics for this blog - and I needed something to make so I could take pictures of my set. So, these babies were born. Girl Scout Cookies are totally fabulous aren't they? Too bad they're not around all year long (or maybe that's a good thing). Anyway, my husband hates coconut (I know.. I know..) so there was no chance he was picking Samoas when he picked … { Continue Reading }

{Recipe} White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cupcakes!

Did you know you can make frosting flavors with coffee creamers?! White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cupcakes!
How to make cupcake frosting with coffee creamer!
Did you know you can make frosting flavors with coffee creamers?! White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cupcakes!

Did you know that you can use coffee creamers to flavor frostings? Oh yes, and meringues, puddings, whipped creams, cookies, muffins, you name it! This totally opens my world to fun flavor combinations! I used International Delight's White Chocolate Macadamia flavor to make these yummy cupcakes. So let your Valentine know you're "NUTS" about them by surprising them with these cupcakes! I … { Continue Reading }