Dessert

vasilopita greek new years cake topped with powdered sugar

Vasilopita (Greek New Years Cake)

Vasilopita is a traditional cake that is served on New Years Day. There is often a coin placed inside of it (wrapped in foil) and the cake is sliced and divided among guests. The person who finds the lucky coin is said to have good luck in the new year. […]

Close up of an alfajore showing the dulce de leche filling in a stack of cookies.

Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies (Alfajores)

Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies or Alfajores are soft, tender cookies filled with deliciously sweet dulce de leche. These melt-in-your-mouth sandwich cookies can be served as is, sprinkled with powdered sugar or rolled in coconut. However you enjoy them, they are sure to be a hit! Who wouldn’t like 2 […]

Melomakarona (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies) topped with icing sugar and cinnamon

Melomakarona (Greek Christmas Honey Cookies)

Melomakarona are traditional Greek Cookies drenched in a honey syrup. This cookie recipe is traditionally made every Christmas in Greek homes. These cookies are quintessentially Greek. From the walnut and honey flavourings which are pretty much on the front stage of Greek desserts (think baklava) to the use of olive […]

Oreo Truffles dipped in white and chocolate candy melts

Oreo Truffles

These easy, no bake Oreo Truffles are the perfect bite sized treat! These Oreo balls require only a few ingredients and are perfect for pot lucks, Christmas, or just because! After baking up a storm every night for a week, I’m letting my oven have the day off today! No […]

Tray of twice baked Gingerbread Biscotti

Gingerbread Biscotti

Make the BEST Gingerbread Biscotti with this simple, easy recipe! Paired with coffee, these make the perfect Christmas treat! They are also great for gifting! Is anyone else finding it hard to enjoy baked goodies in moderation this time of year? With so many delicious options everywhere I look, I […]

Apple Ginger Galette on a baking dish with a scoop of ice cream.

Apple Ginger Galette

Traditional apple galette is given a holiday twist with the use of a gingerbread crust in this Apple Ginger Galette! If you haven’t made a galette before, it is a much easier alternative to a traditional pie. It has a more rustic look and does not need to be perfect […]

3 poached pears standing on a rectangular plate sprinkled with almond slivers.

Slow Cooker Poached Pears

This Slow Cooker Poached Pears recipe is a ‘dump everything into your slow cooker and walk away’ miracle! It’s easy to do, healthy and so elegant! Serve as is, or over yogurt, drizzled with honey and sprinkled with nuts! Holiday entertaining is upon us and I don’t know about you […]

Tray of Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

This delicious Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies recipe is easy to make! They are simple, buttery, and are sure to disappear in seconds! Delicious shortbread cookies, speckled with delicious mini chocolate chips. I am a sucker for shortbread but shortbread with chocolate involved takes things over the top! And I am […]

Cranberry Orange Streusel Cake sliced and topped with sugared cranberries

Cranberry Orange Streusel Cake

This Cranberry Orange Streusel Cake is so easy to make and perfect for holiday gatherings! Made with fresh cranberries and oranges, this cake is the perfect for cranberry lovers! Tis the season for baking and this beauty is the latest thing to come out of the oven! This Cranberry Orange […]

Healthy Cranberry Banana Breakfast Cookies on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Healthy Cranberry Banana Breakfast Cookies

These Healthy Cranberry Banana Breakfast Cookies are made with oatmeal, no butter, oil or refined sugar and they are chock full of healthy ingredients! While I’ve been known to eat a cookie for breakfast from time to time, these cookies are actually so healthy enough to call them breakfast! I […]