Fudgy Brownie Recipe

fudgy borwnie recipe @createdbydiane

To me there is no no use having a brownie if it isn't fudgy. I don't want a brownie to taste like cake, what is what cake is for...and well, I love cake but it has NO place in my brownies. These brownies are creamy, rich and fudgy and well to tell the truth, they are the ULTIMATE brownie in my … [Read more...]


Rocky Road Cookies (Appreciation Post)

Rocky Road Cookies @createdbydiane

Today I'm sharing an "Appreciation Post" with you. ap·pre·ci·a·tion əˌprēSHēˈāSHən/ noun 1. the recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something. I know my husband appreciates that I cook and bake. As the counters are typically full of food, food, food. My … [Read more...]


How to make Hot Fudge Sauce

How to make Hot Fudge Sauce @createdbydiane #food #recipe #chocolate

Tell me you like HOT FUDGE SAUCE as much as I do. Really no ice cream sundae would exist without it, if I had anything to say. I'm not sure the first time I ever had hot fudge sauce, but I certainly know my life is better for knowing it well. I made my first batch of hot fudge sauce … [Read more...]


Mocha Mint Cupcakes

Mocha Mint Cupcakes @createdbydiane.jpg

We are getting plenty of rain and by the looks of it.... the rain will continue into tomorrow. There should be RAINBOWS popping up everywhere. I took this photo  a few months ago when it rained, I love that when it rains where I live, we often see rainbows and even double rainbows.You can see … [Read more...]


Strawberry Cut Out Cookies with Chocolate Icing

Strawberry Cut Out Cookies with Chocolate Icing @createdbydiane

It's all about the pink today. It's Valentine's Day! There is pink and red everywhere I turn. I even painted the tray pink to match the cookies, which now that I'm looking at it might have been a bit much. But I really like the tray in pink, maybe just not with pink cookies on top of it. … [Read more...]


Chocolate Cheese and Wine

Chocolate Cheese and Wine with Brookside Chocolates @createdbydiane

I'm all about snacking I just love salty and sweet together I really love chocolate and cheese together and it never hurts to have wine with it too. I've had Brookside Dark Chocolate Acai with Blueberry pieces before and now that I've tried their Raspberry and Pomegranate flavors too, I … [Read more...]


Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies

Chocolate Gingerbread Christmas Tree Cookies @createdbydiane

Merry Christmas everyone! I made about 15 dozen of these cookies in the last week. Chocolate meets gingerbread in this delicious combination. I couldn't wait to create this combination as soon as I made these           Gingerbread Spice Cookies I've made many, many … [Read more...]


S’more Brownie Pie

S'more Brownie Pie

  I don't know about you but sometimes I like to take it easy! I really want to a yummy, easy dessert, but I don't really want to mess up the whole kitchen just to enjoy some chocolate deliciousness. Yeah, I'm lazy that way. I don't always want to do dishes! I'm not alone, … [Read more...]


Rocky Road Brownies

Rocky Road Brownies @createdbydiane

  Rocky Road brings back memories of going to my favorite ice cream shop when I was young. I loved chocolate ice cream and when I spotted it with marshmallows and nuts, I just had to have it. Did you know Rocky Road Ice Cream first started out with walnuts in it, then went to almonds. … [Read more...]


Nutella & Peanut Butter Hand Pies

Nutella and Peanut Butter Hand Pies @createdbydiane

These could possibly replace Reese's Peanut Butter Cups in my house. With all the chocolaty peanut buttery goodness are wrapped in warm pie crust, well you can see where these could replace the classic candy in the orange wrapper, right? Halloween usually brings a whole bunch of Reese's Peanut … [Read more...]


Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake @createdbydiane

It's cookie time! Well really there is no better time for cookies than anytime if you ask me, especially chocolate chip cookies. They are just the BEST! I can't think of a better way to serve them up than to pile them high with frosting, can you? This is the perfect little cake for one, or … [Read more...]


Mocha Chip Cut Out Cookies and a Cookie Cake

Mocha Chip Cookie Cake @createdbydiane

Not every birthday has to have a cake. This is a great alternative. A  cookie Cake. I made this beauty for a very sweet friend. She loves coffee and chocolate. So a Mocha Chip Cookie Cake was going in the oven!   I made the cookie cake in an 8 inch cake pan, lined with a piece … [Read more...]


Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes with Raspberry M&M’s

Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes @createdbydiane

Chocolate and Raspberry together make a great pair. I couldn't believe it when I saw Raspberry Dark Chocolate M&M's. I grabbed the bag quickly and started plotting what I would do with them. I had purchased some cute cupcake liners a while back and knew they were black with pink and red flowers. … [Read more...]


Reese’s Peanut Butter Toffee

Reese's Peanut Butter Toffee Recipe

Since chocolate and peanut butter go so well together, toffee will make a better right? Well it sure did to me. It's crispy and crunchy with all three wonderful flavors together. After making Pretzel Toffee a couple weeks ago, I guess you could say I'm going toffee crazy. Toffee really is … [Read more...]


Easy Pretzel Toffee

Pretzel Toffee for Easter

I just LOVE chocolate covered pretzels, and I've devoured a few bags of Pretzel M&M's  since they came out. If you're like me then you will really LOVE this treat. That is of course if you like toffee too. This is so easy to make and doesn't take much time, so you can whip up a batch and … [Read more...]