St Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

St Patricks Day Cupcakes

How about some fun and easy St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes?   Chocolate cupcakes with white chocolate mint frosting to be exact!   The frosting is all kinds of amazing and it is the star of the show. And that fun little glittery shamrock cupcake topper?  That’s simply a piece of green taffy, rolled out, cut with a click to read more

Christmas Dessert And Christmas Cookie Recipes

Favorite Christmas Dessert Recipes

With Thanksgiving behind us, it’s time to start working on recipes for cookies for Christmas!  Ever since I was a teenager I’ve been putting together trays and platters full of Christmas cookies and other holiday treats to share with friends and family.  There are some favorite Christmas cookies recipes that I make year after year, click to read more

Peppermint Brownie Bars

Peppermint Bar Recipe

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for it.  I’ve been waiting.  It’s time.  Bring on the peppermint.  Peppermint IS the new pumpkin.  After months of pumpkin goodness, it’s time to let peppermint have the spotlight for a while.  And these Peppermint Brownie Bars will pretty much steal any show.  They are all kinds click to read more

Candy Cane And Peppermint Recipes

Candy Cane And Peppermint Recipes

I think I’m about ready to sit my cans of pumpkin aside and dive into everything peppermint and candy cane!   Not only do I love the flavor, but I adore the scent.  There is nothing quite like the delicious smell of peppermint bark being made.   I’ve shared quite a few peppermint and candy cane recipes click to read more

Mint Chocolate Chip Frosting Cones

Mint Chocolate Chip Buttercream Frosting Cones by Love From The Oven

One more fun way to use the Mint Chocolate Chip Buttercream Frosting I made.    This frosting just looks too much like ice cream to NOT use it, well, like ice cream.   And what a fun & festive way to do so for St. Patrick’s Day! Oh my word, seriously these are the cutest little things click to read more

Buttercream Frosting Pops

Mint Chip Buttercream Pops @lovefromtheoven

This weekend I made some super yummy Mint (or Vanilla, your choice!) Chocolate Chip Buttercream Bites.  Well obviously if I’m going to make Bites, I have to make Pops.  Hello Frosting Pops!  To me this is like a dream come true, because as much as I love cake, and cake pops, what I really truly click to read more

Fun Food Finds – Trader Joe’s – November 20th

Trader Joe's Candy Cane Joe Joes

Made a quick stop in Trader Joe’s this morning and it’s official – Christmas (and peppermint) are in store.   Woohoo!  Candy Cane Joe Joe’s!    Unfortunately being a few days before Thanksgiving, the staff was busy stocking and unloading everywhere, so I could barely shop, much less get photos.  I tried to grab a quick few click to read more

Hot Chocolate & Marshmallow PEEPS On A Stick

PEEPS Christmas 2012-2

I have a fun holiday treat for you using two of my favorite things – chocolate and PEEPS!  I created this recipe for the folks over at PEEPS using their holiday PEEPS products. All your ingredients get prepared ahead of time, making this a great item to sit out at parties (hot cocoa station anyone) click to read more

Fun Food Finds – Trader Joe’s – November 13th

Trader Joe's Candy Cane Tea and Winter Coffee

Stopped in to Trader Joe’s for a few things yesterday morning and spotted some new items and a few favorites. Here’s what was in my store, which is ready for all of the Thanksgiving Shoppers… Peppermint is in store, but no Peppermint Joe Joe’s to be found just yet.  These Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes look like click to read more

Peppermint Stick Cake Bars

Peppermint Stick Cake Bars by Love From The Oven

Such a yummy recipe to share today.   Simple to make?  Check.   Delicious?  Check.  Fabulous for the holiday season?  Check.  Hey, that works for me. Peppermint Stick Cake Bars.   These are made the way that magic cookie bars are – a bottom layer, yummy toppings and sweetened condensed milk.   I’ve found that to be quite the click to read more

Minty Marshmallow Pops

Minty Marshmallow Pops by Love From The Oven

A super simple sweet for you this Friday afternoon.  Minty Marshmallow Pops. These could not be easier to make. You need some Jet-Puffed Jumbo Peppermint Mallows. Some Wilton Candy Cane Melts (or any other chocolate coating that you want to use). And whatever you want to use for decorating.  I used sanding sugar, candy cane click to read more