Peanut Butter Toffee Cupcakes

Peanut Butter Toffee Cupcakes, the cupcakes taste just like the inside of a peanut butter cookie and the frosting is dynamite! Pizzazzerie.com
Peanut Butter Toffee Cupcakes, the cupcakes taste just like the inside of a peanut butter cookie and the frosting is dynamite! Pizzazzerie.com
Peanut Butter Toffee Cupcakes, the cupcakes taste just like the inside of a peanut butter cookie and the frosting is dynamite! Pizzazzerie.com

For everyone already off the boat for their New Year's resolutions, I present to you...peanut butter toffee cupcakes (hooray!!). These delicious cupcakes combine two of my absolute favorite flavors: peanut butter and toffee. My family is obsessed with toffee so I knew I wanted to incorporate it into a peanut butter cupcake topped with peanut butter frosting. Why? Because why not, that's why ;) … { 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 }

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 }

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 }

Mini Caramel Apple Crisp Donuts

Dip donuts into caramel glaze!
Mini Caramel Apple Crisp Donuts - too cute and so yummy!
Mini Caramel Apple Crisp Donuts - too cute and so yummy!

Gah, I just love disguising desserts as breakfast. I also love combining treats like a caramel apple crisp and donuts! Behold my caramel apple crisp donuts! I actually made these last year but realized I hadn't shared the recipe here on Pizzazzerie so here we go! Apple crisps are a family favorite from childhood. I can still remember my Mom going around the table asking everyone what dessert they … { read more }

NYC-Style Black and White Cupcakes

Delicious moist yellow cupcakes topped with black and white glaze!
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Delicious and easy black and white cupcakes, taste just like the cookies!

I interrupt the regular scheduled programming of holiday entertaining ideas to bring you a year-round treat that I've been dreaming about making for months! One of my favorite New York City treats are black and white cookies. You know the half white and half black cookies? My husband calls them the Seinfeld cookies. I never watched Seinfeld (I know I know). I'm actually headed to NYC later this … { read more }