{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 }

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 }

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 }