Funfetti Oreo Stacks


Since the neighbor and long time friend of the Hippie Chick was having a birthday, we wanted to celebrate with something, well... fun. And, obviously it's more fun if it has the word "fun" in it. Or if it has Oreos. And so I used both...

Easy Cheesecake {Guest Post}


I learned a lesson from this cheesecake. If I keep a few items on hand, I can always have a quick and easy dessert, no matter how unprepared I feel. Having just a little foresight can save you a ton of worry and stress...

Cream Cheese Mints


This batch of cream cheese mints caused me to exercise a vast amount of self control. I was self-controlling right and left so I could share these little goodies with my friends, who were obviously impressed...

Chocolate Cherry Trifle

chocolate mousse

Meanwhile, I think Valentines Day is a really fun opportunity to celebrate love in the family, and focus on the kids. We'll have a quiet dinner, give little Valentine gifts to the kids, and eat chocolate for dessert...

9 Minute Chocolate Microwave Cake

chocolate cake recipe

This chocolate cake recipe is fast, easy, and made in the microwave. Who knew microwave cake could be so delicious?..


buckeye recipe

Make some buckeyes for the big game! The buckeye recipe calls for chocolate, peanut butter, and no baking...

Krispie Treat Pops

Krispie treats are just classic, aren't they? I mean, everyone likes a plain old rice krispie treat. Everyone but me, that is. I really have to dress them up to make them interesting...

Almond Balls

Maybe I should have titled them "Chocolate Almond Balls" or "Chocolate Cream Pie Balls" or something like that, because there's not a lot of almond in those balls. They are mostly chocolate, rolled in... not almonds... cookie crumbs...

Black and White Fudge

I realize that there are people out there who believe that coconut is not the most amazing thing ever. To those people, I would just like to say.....

Almond Toffee

english toffee recipe

Toffee is probably my favorite of all homemade candies. It's easy, has a short list of ingredients, and is addictively tasty. My sister-in-law and I make it every year, and put a box of it in the freezer. ..