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Holiday Sweets

Recipes that are near and dear to our holiday hearts. Holiday sweets for special baked cookies, cakes, baked goods, cookies, candies and more! Plus high altitude instructions!

Delicious Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipe

A simple and delicious homemade hot chocolate recipe for how to make hot chocolate with chocolate chips, this all-natural Hot Chocolate for two (or four or more) uses common pantry ingredients. PLUS, how to make these amazing whipped cream bombs! We all need a simple, go-to hot cocoa recipe, right? My hubby and boys are …

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Chocolate Monkey Bread Recipe {small batch}

Gooey chocolate oozing out of warm caramel bourbon monkey bread, yes please! This small batch chocolate monkey bread recipe uses frozen bread rolls to make it a snap to put together! Perfect for special breakfasts, like Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and Easter brunch! I am not sure who named this divine, gooey, sweet breakfast pastry monkey …

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Easy Chocolate Chip Croissant Casserole Bake

What happens when buttery croissants, chocolate chips and a creamy egg mixture meet an overnight french toast casserole? Only the best easy chocolate chip croissant casserole that’s what! Small batch and freezer friendly! This chocolate breakfast croissant casserole is great for Christmas, Valentine’s day or Easter morning, especially since it only takes 10 minutes of …

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36+ Thanksgiving Menu Ideas for 2020

Traditional Thanksgiving Menu ideas for 2020, it’s a different kind of year, but that’s okay, we are resilient, creative and we are not going to give in! That’s why I have collected all of my favorite Thanksgiving Menu Ideas in one place. Whether you are sitting down for a traditional thanksgiving dinner, or a simple …

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Chocolate Pumpkin Graham Crisp {+ Video}

This is your new favorite Thanksgiving dessert recipe! Learn how to make this easy chocolate pumpkin skillet crisp! Rich chocolate, blended with healthy pumpkin into a warm, soft, cobbler-like cake with a crunchy graham cracker crisp topping. Heavenly! Easily adapted to be gluten free. The texture of this chocolate pumpkin skillet crisp is more cobbler-y, …

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Eggnog Gooey Butter Cookies (from scratch)

Eggnog gooey butter cookies are just like they sound; gooey, buttery, chewy cookies, with a subtle eggnog flavor, finished with a sprinkling of fresh grated nutmeg! The best Christmas cookie, makes a lot and all the flavors of the holidays! Ever had a gooey butter cookie or cake? The texture is something between a dense …

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Easy Old Fashioned Apple Crisp {Gluten Free Option}

Does anything quite say fall like an easy Old Fashioned Apple Crisp? Sweet-tart apples in a cinnamon-sugar mixture and topped with a lighter buttery oat crumb topping. Plus, easily make gluten free and vegan! We have been making this recipe for decades, but I haven’t made it in awhile, it was time I not only …

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