Trail Mix Cookies

I’m not lying when I tell you these cookies are in a class all their own. After eating three in succession, I knew a new addiction had begun. Let’s face it, everyone loves trail mix; and since there are endless trail mix combinations, satisfaction is guaranteed!  Perhaps you’ve a bag of trail mix just crying out for a … Continue reading

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m always craving chocolate! I usually need a sweet nibble after enjoying a savory meal, which is why I keep the pantry stocked with chocolate options. This weekend my wife requested a fresh batch of chocolate chip cookies and I thought I’d take it a step further and double the chocolate because there’s nothing better … Continue reading

Summer Strawberry Cake

This season, strawberries are extra delicious–so sweet and tart–which is why I decided to make a strawberry cake from scratch, using fresh strawberries as a natural flavoring! So often people use box cake mix and strawberry gelatin to create a cake such as this; however, homemade is always the best! Always! For starters, cook the strawberries … Continue reading

Walnut Blondies

There’s nothing like a warm blondie to rot your teeth! No joke, these sweet brownies are a cavity waiting to happen! Ingredients 1/2 cup butter (1 stick) – melted 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup flour dash of salt 1/2 cup toasted walnuts – chopped Directions Heat oven to 350F. … Continue reading

Chocolate Pudding Cake

This home-style dessert is rich and sinful! Since there’s no flour required, the cake is super moist and fluffy! Try serving this yummy treat with ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream. Ingredients Butter – for baking dish 1/2 cup sugar – plus more for baking dish 6 eggs – divided 6 oz chocolate – melted … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies

These cookies are so light, you could probably eat the whole batch! Only four ingredients between you and deliciousness!! What are you waiting for? Ingredients 3 egg whites 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup chocolate chip morsels Directions Heat oven to 300F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Using … Continue reading

Chocolate Muffins

Chocolate is the best choice every time! Sure, you could make blueberry muffins, maybe banana nut, strawberry or poppy-seed, but chocolate will always win! If you’re an extreme chocolate lover, fold in chocolate chips or top with a cocoa crumble. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

Peach Cobbler

Summer is quickly approaching and I thought it appropriate to share my recipe for easy peach cobbler. I also enjoy cobblers with a biscuit topping or a crumbly crisp topping; however, those require a little more work! Perhaps another peach cobbler recipe is necessary before summer’s end? We shall see! Ingredients 1/4 cup butter – melted … Continue reading

Blueberry Upside-Down Cake

We don’t eat pineapple around here! Not when blueberries are so darn delicious! This fluffy lemon cake is sweetly complemented by fresh, tart blueberries. I hope you enjoy this TastyThumb original! Ingredients 1/4 cup butter – melted 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder … Continue reading

Cheesecake Cookie Squares

Chocolate chips cookies are delicious on their own! In fact, I don’t know a single person who doesn’t love a fresh chocolate chip cookie. But if we’re being honest, they’re kinda over done and boring. SO…in an attempt to keep things fresh, I’ve created these sinful cheesecake cookie squares! Ingredients Cookie Dough 2 cups flour 1/2 … Continue reading