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Desserts

Apricot and Toasted Pecan Scones

Apricot and Toasted Pecan Scones

Tender to the tooth with a delicate crumb and sweet apricots and toasted pecans in every single bite. These are not the dry, tasteless scones you often find at the ubiquitous coffee shops – instead these are so light and full of flavor. This is […]

Key Lime Tarts

Key Lime Tarts

Creamy and sweet yet lightly tart with the freshness of a cool breeze on a warm summer day. It’s not summer without a slice of a luscious key lime tart! Key Lime Pie is probably one of the most popular and most recognized summer desserts. […]

Summer Berry Trifle

Summer Berry Trifle

Layers of plump blueberries and bright red strawberries tucked in between fluffy clouds of vanilla custard and slices of tender pound cake. Topped with a billowing wave of whipped cream and mascarpone cheese with a splash of Cointreau, it’s grand enough for a celebration! Trifles […]

Pecan Praline Cookie Crisps

Pecan Praline Cookie Crisps

Paper-thin cookies with toasted pecans scattered throughout and a flavor reminiscent of decadent pralines. As thin as a tuile or Moravian cookie, Pecan Praline Cookie Crisps embrace the flavors of a classic Southern candy and satisfy all types of cravings! I seldom travel to Atlanta […]

Sweet Cherry Bread

Sweet Cherry Bread

Quick breads are a true Southern staple – offering just the right bite for breakfast, afternoon tea, a light dessert or a quick snack when you’re on the go. Most often made with fruit and nuts, quick breads are sweet but not overwhelmingly so, Sweet […]

Lemon Squares

Lemon Squares

There’s nothing quite like lemon to brighten the day. Full of tart and sweet, these little squares pack gorgeous flavors with a silky lemon topping that sits on a tender pastry crust woven with more lemon zest. The clouds and rain have become frequent guests […]

Cream Cheese Brownies

Cream Cheese Brownies

A rich and gooey chocolate brownie with a luscious cream cheese filling swirling throughout – it’s the perfect treat for a long weekend! Recipes for cream cheese brownies have been made and remade over the years. I’ve made so many and this particular version is […]

Coffee Caramel Sauce

Coffee Caramel Sauce

The deep golden amber color just hints at the flavors tucked inside – a thick and creamy caramel sauce with gorgeous notes of coffee! An absolutely luscious dessert topping! This is another recipe I found in my Mom’s collection dating back to the early 1960s. […]

Toasted Coconut Smoothie

Toasted Coconut Smoothie

Rich, thick and full of coconut flavor – this is one luscious way to sip an afternoon away! Just imagine if you scooped the custard out of a coconut cream pie then blended it into a drink. This might be what it would taste like! […]

Chewy Chocolate Cookie Bites

Chewy Chocolate Cookie Bites

We’re not sure if this is really a cookie or some type of praline or nougat. It’s a scrumptious little treat with dark chocolate notes in what seems to be a hybrid of a brownie, a cookie and candy. It certainly looks like a cookie […]

Pineapple Orange Bavarian

Pineapple Orange Bavarian

Gorgeous flavors of pineapple and orange are entwined together then folded into a cloud of whipped cream and mascarpone cheese. A delicate crunch from toasted walnuts completes this beautiful vintage salad! Bavarians are classic salads that can double as a dessert. My Grandmother’s table always […]

Lime Tartlets

Lime Tartlets

Start with crispy phyllo shells, follow with a dusting of graham cracker crumbs sprinkled across the bottom. Add a spoonful of tart and sweet creamy lime curd then top with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream. It’s a tiny bite that packs a punch of […]



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