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 … { read more }

{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 … { read more }

{Recipe} Citrus Iced Tea Sangria!

How to Make Sangria with Lipton Iced Tea
How to make Sangria with Iced Tea and Lemonade!
How to make citrus tea sangria that's super delish!

It might be February, but we are hitting the upper 60s here in Nashville (what?) and that has me yearning for summer afternoons, sipping tea outside! So when Lipton Iced Tea + BlogFrog asked me to create a cocktail recipe using one of their 2 new iced tea products (Lipton Diet Green Tea Honey Ginseng & Lipton 100 Calorie Half and Half - Tea and Lemonade), I was all over it! The result? My new … { read more }

Starting Line-Up of Super Bowl Sweets!

Football Field Game Time Cake Pops for the Super Bowl! RECIPE + INSTRUCTIONS!
GAME TIME! Football Shaped Whoopie Pies!
Game Time Krispy Treat Pops!

You might remember the talented Lauryn Cohen (founder of Bella Baker) from this holiday post here. She's BACK with some ALL-STAR Super Bowl sweets sure to please the fans. I'm having a little shindig for the big game and definitely have plans to make these yummy goodies for halftime munchies. Those brownies? Those might need to become a year-round treat - holy moly. Here are some simple game … { read more }

Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Brownie Bars!

Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Brownie Bars!
Decadent red velvet oreo truffle brownie bars!
Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Brownies

UPDATE: A few commenters were having trouble with the red velvet layer crumbling and not being able to support the heavy chocolate layers so I reworked that layer and the recipe below is updated.  Alright guys. This recipe will have you in your stretchy leggings in no time flat, but it's all worth it. They are a layer of red velvet brownies (I could stop here and be satisfied but what's the fun … { read more }

Mini Red Velvet Milkshakes for Valentine’s Day!

Mini red velvet milkshakes for Valentine's Parties!
Red Velvet Milkshake with Sprinkles!

Red velvet is perfect for Valentine's day because (a) it tastes amazing and (b) hello! it's red! So, I decided to turn one of my favorite flavors into a MILKSHAKE! Sip one with your sweetie on February 14th or serve up mini versions of this treat at a Valentine's Party! You could use mini shooter glasses or cordial tasting glasses (like I used). They're REALLY easy to make and seriously delish. I … { read more }

Holiday Entertaining with Frito-Lay & Pizzazzerie!

Frito-Lay Holiday Ideas with Pizzazzerie! #fritolayholiday
Frosted Icicle Mocktail #FritoLayHoliday
Feta Pepper Spinach Dip paired with Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips #FritoLayHoliday

The holiday season is officially underway and that includes seasonal celebrations and gatherings – from lively get-togethers, reconnecting with family and friends, or just cozying up by the fire with a loved one! I’m so excited to announce that I’ve partnered with Frito-Lay to share a series of recipes and exciting ways to get involved and really celebrate this holiday season. So let’s make your … { read more }

{Recipe} Chocolate Espresso Ganache Tarts!

chocolate espresso ganache tart recipe
chocolate espresso ganache tart
Philips Saeco Syntia Focus Espresso Machine

Being a blogger has its perks. Like when Philips Saeco asked if I wanted to try out their Syntia Focus Automatic Espresso Machine. Why yes, I sure do! I'm not a huge fan of plain ol' coffee but a spruced up pumpkin spice latte (which this can make like no other) or a rich hazelnut espresso? Heck yes. In fact, my husband loves it so much that it's the first thing he does in the morning and when he … { read more }

{Halloween Recipe} Puff Pastry Mummies!

How to make Halloween Mummies out of Puff Pastry on Pizzazzerie.com
How to make Puff Pastry Mummies for Halloween on Pizzazzerie
How to Make Halloween Puff Pastry Mummies! Pizzazzerie.com

You might remember my recent post about puff pastry with the recipe for Pumpkin-Praline Mousse Cornucopias! I was thrilled to be asked by Pepperidge Farm to participate in their Puff Pastry Challenge. I made their cornucopia recipe a couple of weeks ago but this time, I got to create my own! I love a challenge! Working with puff pastry, however, is hardly a challenge because it's truly one of my … { read more }

How to Make Pumpkin-Praline Mousse Cornucopias with Puff Pastry!

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Fall baking is absolutely my favorite. The flavors of pumpkin, maple, cinnamon, apple, etc are just delish! There are so many unique combinations you can bake up + so many sweet treats to try. So, when Pepperidge Farm asked me if I wanted to participate in their Puff Pastry Challenge - I was thrilled! I'm excited to help showcase a couple of recipes to show how easy it is to achieve "Puffection" … { read more }