White Chocolate Cherry Cashew Cereal Bars

Chocolate Cherry Cashew Cereal Bars

Dried cherries, cashews, white chocolate, coconut flakes and multi-grain Cheerios come together to make these chewy bars that are held together with honey and egg whites. You can use any kind of cereal you like and swap out the white chocolate for any type of chocolate your heart desires. Dark … [Read more...]

Chocolate Sour Cream Snack Cake

Chocolate Sour Cream Snack Cake

A chocolate snack cake that boasts of cocoa powder and sour cream inside the cake batter and the frosting. Rich with chocolate flavor and moist from sour cream, it's a dense cake that you will find irresistible. Maybe, like me, you're wondering what makes a 'snack' cake different from regular … [Read more...]

Homemade White Chocolate Samoa Girl Scout Cookies

White Chocolate Samoa Girl Scout Cookies

Homemade Samoa Girl Scout (caramel deLites) with white chocolate instead of dark and a toasted coconut caramel topping. The best cookies I ever made or ate. In my entire life. Hidden underneath a chewy caramel-coconut-candy topping is a soft, buttery cookie with a white chocolate bottom. When … [Read more...]

Toasted Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix

Toasted Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix

I have a whole shelf in my kitchen stocked entirely with nuts, seeds and dried fruits. At times they threaten to overtake the entire pantry. To say I get a little carried away might be an understatement. I hate running out of any one thing...what if I need it to bake and there isn't any!? You see my … [Read more...]

Fried Dill Pickles

Fried Dill Pickles

Fried pickles are a lovely concoction of battered crunchiness with a briny pickle inside. They are fried just long enough to cook the breading leaving the defining 'snap' of the pickle intact. I initially thought the pickle would get soft and the breading soggy from all the moisture in the pickle … [Read more...]

Cherry Coconut Muffins

There has been little to no baking in the Cinnamon and Spice house lately. Thanks (not!) to the especially hot and humid weather. Boo!  The very same weather that has been plaguing us since May with no end in sight. And because the kitchen is the heart of our house. The center upon which we … [Read more...]

Crunchy Pizza Dough Croutons

I'm bringing you a simple recipe for croutons that are made by pan-frying little pieces of pizza dough and tossing them in Parmesan cheese. While the method is simple the outcome is not. I taste tested one three before adding them to my salad and was quite tempted to eat them all straight away - one … [Read more...]