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...]


Chocolate Almond “Wedding” Cookies

Chocolate Almond Wedding Cookie Recipe

I love "Wedding" Cookies. Maybe you call them a different name, maybe they have a different nut in them, but I'm sure you know the cookies I talking about. I call the white cookies "snowballs" I tend to make them in the winter, and they look like snowballs. I love that they are a shortbread cookie, … [Read more...]


Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies

Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies using a cake mix

Chocolate and peanut butter are so great together, aren't they? These kind of remind me of those oatmeal creme pies from Little Debby, but in Chocolate Peanut Butter flavor. Hmmmm...maybe Little Debbie will get wind of these and start making them too. Come on.....Chocolate and Peanut Butter, they … [Read more...]


Mocha Cupcakes

Mocha Cupcakes

Nothing like a nice Mocha to get you going! This may not be your ordinary Mocha, it won't spill, it's not too hot but it's just as delicious, maybe better that would have to do with the Coffee Frosting. .....Coffee ice cream was a favorite of mine as a kid and I have to say one lick of this Coffee … [Read more...]


Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies @createdbydiane

I recall when I was young the only time I'd see Dark Chocolate was in a bag of Hershey's Miniatures. I would dig through the candy dish my mom would set out and eat them all. I would have shared if anyone asked, but I think I may have shoved them all in my mouth within seconds so there really was no … [Read more...]


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie (Skookie)

Pumpkin one pan skillet cookie how-to pizookie-skookie

Some days I just want to smother my worries in sweets. This is one of those days! I don't like to worry and be upset. I'd rather be worry free and happy. As we all know all days aren't happy and we have to deal with the reality that there are days that we worry and are upset. I worried years ago … [Read more...]


Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting

How to pipe a pumpkin onto a cupcake Created by Diane Blog

Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting Chocolate and pumpkin are two great flavors that go really well together, add on pumpkin cream cheese frosting and it's a win-win! I love Fall, pumpkin and all that goes along with Halloween. Having fun dressing up and the silly … [Read more...]


Halloween Cake with a surprise inside

Halloween Cake ideas

  The outside may look like a typical Halloween Cake, but with Halloween you can never be sure what you'll find... You didn't expect this did you? It reminds me of when you go trick or treating to someones house on Halloween night and it seems all calm and normal from the outside. Then … [Read more...]


Easy Caramel Filled Chocolate Cookies


  Easy Caramel Filled Chocolate Cookies Not sure I'll ever get used to how hot it gets here in the summer. If it's not over 100 it is really close to it. The kids are back in school, have been for two weeks now. I still don't understand why they go back in August. Maybe I never will, it goes right … [Read more...]


Coffee Chocolate Chip Muffins

Coffee Chocolate Chip Amish Friendship Bread

  I wonder if you know this about me, I don't drink coffee. Truth is I really don't like it. I'm much more of a tea person, iced and unsweetened. I'm also kid like and can't refuse a cup of  hot chocolate. Well, lack of sleep and who know what else has led me to make these muffins. I was … [Read more...]


Coconut Chocolate Chip Friendship Bread

chocolate coconut friendship bread

Coconut and chocolate are certainly my good friends, so it only seemed fitting to make a Friendship Bread with them in it. I posted about Amish Friendship Bread the other day and mentioned that I had made several varieties. This is one of them, just the mention of chocolate and coconut has me … [Read more...]