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 }

Easy + Cute Thanksgiving Fortune Cookies

Fortune cookies for Thanksgiving!
Give Fortune Cookies for Thanksgiving!
Make your own fortune cookies!

November is here! It's my birthday month and Thanksgiving month! I'm excited to share one of my favorite little treat ideas for the holiday. It's the perfect way to say “thanks” this Thanksgiving? I'm going to teach you how to make cute and delicious decorated fortune cookies filled with your own, personalized messages! Serve them up as favors at your Thanksgiving or place one on each dinner plate … { 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 }

Monster Munch Recipe & DIY Treat Cups

Absolutely the cutest and easiest way to jazz up popcorn for Halloween, especially for watching Halloween Movies! Monster Munch Recipe!
Absolutely the cutest and easiest way to jazz up popcorn for Halloween, especially for watching Halloween Movies! Monster Munch Recipe!

I don't know about you, but it's Halloween movie season in my household! Whether it's Hocus Pocus or Friday the 13th, there is no shortage of Halloween movies on lately! I decided to give a Halloween twist to our favorite movie treat - popcorn!  This Monster Munch recipe couldn't be easier and it's so good! I’m also sharing how to make these DIY Monster Treat Cups! I love serving my treats in … { read more }

Salted Pumpkin Fudge Recipe

Salted Pumpkin Fudge is SO GOOD! This recipe is easy and delicious!
Salted Pumpkin Fudge is SO GOOD! This recipe is easy and delicious!
Salted Pumpkin Fudge is SO GOOD! This recipe is easy and delicious!

If you love salted caramel treats, then you must try salted pumpkin fudge! My husband and I disagree on the whole "salted" obsession. I love it. He isn't so sure but I'm slowly moving him over to the dark side one treat at a time. He even loved this salted pumpkin fudge. It's the perfect combination of my love for pumpkin in the fall and salted yummy-ness. Fudge is naturally a very sweet and rich … { read more }

Monster Eye Asparagus Gruyere Tart

Monster Eye Asparagus Tart, cute for a Halloween dinner! Pizzazzerie.com
Monster Eye Asparagus Tart, cute for a Halloween dinner! Pizzazzerie.com
Monster Eye Asparagus Tart, cute for a Halloween dinner! Pizzazzerie.com

Say it three times fast. Monster Eye Asparagus Gruyere Tart! :) So I'm all about the sugar (I mean, all 3 of my cookbooks are dessert focused) but everyyy once in a long while, I allow a savory recipe to slip through the cracks. Enter this cute Halloween idea! It's simple to make, oh so delicious, and perfect for a Halloween party. It might even encourage the kids to eat a green vegetable! Haha! … { read more }

Apple Cinnamon Butter Bars

Apple Cinnamon Butter Bars - My family's favorite! Pizzazzerie.com
Apple Cinnamon Butter Bars - My family's favorite! Pizzazzerie.com
Apple Cinnamon Butter Bars - My family's favorite! Pizzazzerie.com

Apple cinnamon, y'all! I've always loved this fall-favorite flavor combo, but for some reason this year, it's just at the top of my love list. A few years ago, my brother and sister-in-law and I stayed in a mountain cabin in Georgia near an apple orchard. They had a store on site full of apple-everything. Literally. Apple products for days. Apple butter, apple pie bars, apple fritters, it was … { read more }

Delicious & Easy Apple Cake Recipe

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BEST EVER Apple Cake Recipe!
BEST EVER Apple Cake Recipe!

With the arrival of fall comes the best season for delicious desserts from pumpkin and caramel to apple and maple. I’m so excited to kick off this tasty time of year with my favorite easy apple cake recipe. It’s a family favorite that has been passed down for generations. As a little girl, I can remember sitting around our dining room table with my grandfather as we ate this apple cake together! I … { read more }

Pumpkin Bisque in a Pumpkin Shell

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LOVE this for fall! Pumpkin Bisque in a Pumpkin Shell, super to easy to make and really WOWs! This bisque is a family favorite! Pizzazzerie.com
LOVE this for fall! Pumpkin Bisque in a Pumpkin Shell, super to easy to make and really WOWs! This bisque is a family favorite! Pizzazzerie.com

I'm eager to welcome in soup season! Soup or bisques are perfect for crowds, making them fabulous for fall entertaining! This pumpkin bisque recipe in pumpkin shells is my new favorite way to enjoy a night with friends and family. Growing up in a creative family, I have grown accustomed to thinking outside the box - especially for food and entertaining. My Mom created projects for … { read more }

Cast Iron Cherry Cobblers

How to make cast iron cherry cobblers! SO GOOD! Pizzazzerie.com
You can bake cherry cobblers right inside mini cast iron pans!! Pizzazzerie.com
You can bake cherry cobblers right inside mini cast iron pans!! Pizzazzerie.com

Ready for one of my favorite recipes? Cast iron cherry cobblers! If you have not enjoyed a dessert baked right inside a cast iron skillet, then this recipe is a must-try! No fancy wood oven needed; your home oven is all you need to make these delicious skillet treats. Serve these up to your neighbors or guests for a recipe they’ll be talking about for months to come! You might fall in love with … { read more }