Pumpkin Snack Cake

Pumpkin Snack Cake With Cream Cheese Topping

While I love most sweets and treats, I think my favorite dessert is one that combines a few elements.  I like to start with a base such as a cake, brownie or cookie, sometimes served warm, topped with ice cream and finished off with a glaze or topping.  It creates a combination full of flavors click to read more

Pumpkin Cupcakes With Cinnamon Sugar Frosting

Pumpkin Cupcake Recipe

It’s on.  Pumpkin baking that is.  While I actually do bake with pumpkin year round, I try to not go all pumpkin crazy here on the blog in May.   It’s just such a great ingredient!   Today I’ve got a simple spin on my favorite pumpkin cupcakes, these ones have a delicious cinnamon sugar cream cheese click to read more

Pumpkin Cupcakes

Pumpkin Cupcakes With A Delicious Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

Despite the fact that it’s still crazy hot here in Phoenix, I am embracing fall, or at least fall baking.  I’m ready for pumpkin, apples, cinnamon, caramel, you name it, I’m ready to bake it!  I always feel like if I just start baking for fall, fall will come.  Fall is my favorite time of click to read more

Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins

Chocolate Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

I know it’s only August, but I can’t help it, I’m ready for pumpkin!  I actually use pumpkin year round, it’s a key ingredient in my chocolate bread recipe, which both my daughters love.  While it has pumpkin, the pumpkin fades behind the chocolate flavor, and isn’t very noticeable (I use it for moisture and click to read more

Butterscotch Pumpkin Pie

Butterscotch Pumpkin PIe

Next to turkey, the biggest constant I can think of when it comes to Thanksgiving is pumpkin pie.  I can’t imagine a Thanksgiving without it.    I don’t tend to get too creative when it comes to pumpkin pie, as the simple gold standard plain pumpkin pie recipe is pretty good stuff.   But sometimes you have click to read more

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes With Gingersnap Crust

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes With Gingersnap Crust

I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is just a few short weeks away.  Where did the year go?   It’s time to start figuring out the Thanksgiving menu.   In our family, the Thanksgiving dinner menu pretty much stays the same from year to year, but I like to try and work some new recipes into dessert.  These click to read more

Lightned Up Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Healthy Pumpkin Cookies

I am always looking for ways to combine healthy ingredients into something that my kids will see as nothing more than really yummy snacks.  We are on the run to and from activities so often, that grab and go things are so helpful to have on hand.  “Healthy” cookies really fit the bill. These Lowfat click to read more

Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

Chocolate Pumpkin Bread-2

I have one heck of a great way to start your day.  Chocolate Pumpkin Bread.  Did you hear that???  Bread that is chocolate!!! While this feels a little like getting to have cake for breakfast (at least according to my daughter), this bread is made with pumpkin, whole wheat flour and Greek yogurt, making it click to read more

Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Simple Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Sometimes as bloggers we bake up some pretty crazy over the top things that are a lot of fun.   Sometimes however you just need a simple, basic recipe that is tasty, easy to make and can be thrown together in no time.  Nothing too fancy, nothing terribly exciting, but a really delicious way to start click to read more

Fun Fall Food Finds at Walmart

Fun Food Finds at Walmart

Ready for some more fun fall finds?  This shopping trip is from my local Walmart (check out my Target trip in this post).  Here are some of the things that are on store shelves, some especially for fall and some just for fun. To clarify, this post is not associated with Walmart or any brands, click to read more