Coconut and Toasted Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Are you all getting tired of being bombarded with sweet treats from around the blogosphere yet? I hope not because I have some giant, chewy, decadent cookies to share with you. They are officially my new favorite cookie. I took the glorious bakery style cookie recipe I shared last summer and updated them a bit to

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Butter Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Need a quick, last minute sweet potato recipe for Thursday? Well, I have the perfect recipe for you. These are so unbelievably good and really easy too. It’s always nice to have something simple to throw together when you have a million other things going on. Another added bonus, I always have all these ingredients

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Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Pie

Yesterday  we hosted a Fakesgiving (fake Thanksgiving) at my house for my parents and brother to celebrate together since we are traveling to my in-laws for Thanksgiving this year. I originally planned on doing a scaled-down meal but I just can’t leave well enough alone and ended up with a big ‘ole dinner instead. Noah’s been

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Thanksgiving Roundup

Looking for some last minute additions or recipes for the big day? Here are some yummy breakfast, dessert and side dish recipes that would be perfect for Thanksgiving. I hope that you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving spent with family and friends. And who is going out Black Friday shopping? Some new outlets just opened last

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The Great Pumpkin Cookies

These are one of my favorite cookies of all time. The combination of pumpkin, cinnamon, oats, chocolate chips and pecans screams fall. And they are so soft and chewy, yum. As soon as September hits, the cravings for these start and doesn’t really go away until well past January. Well, if we’re being honest, I could

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Crash Hot Sweet Potatoes

These crash hot sweet potatoes have to grace your Thanksgiving table. I mean it. They are so delicious that you should totally ditch the sweet potato casserole. I’m a little biased since I don’t generally like casseroles but these guys are SO GOOD. They are caramelized and crispy on the outside while smooth and creamy inside. I made two different

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Sweet Potato Pie Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting

So do you all follow How Sweet It Is? If you don’t, you must follow the link know because she is amazing and quite hilarious. The recipes she dreams up are spectacular and this is one of them! I only recently became a fan of sweet potatoes and now I’ve kind of become obsessed. Unfortunately (or

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Maple Pecan Chicken

During our trip to the North Shore of Lake Superior, we bought some delicious, pure maple syrup from the guy who actually made it. We got to see the taps and system that he used to extract the syrup and cook it up. Since then, I have been on the hunt for ways to use it

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Turtle Bars {Classic Southern Dessert}

I realized I haven’t made anything from my amazing Classic Southern Desserts cookbook in quite a long time so when I needed to whip up something for a recent get together, I grabbed it out and scoured the pages for something simple and delicious. The first recipe I made from this cookbook was Lemon Bars and looking

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