My Best Recipes of 2011

If you asked me to choose my favorite recipes from 2011, at first I would tell you – no problemo, piece of cake. In fact, it’s not a piece of cake (literally or figuratively, I guess). Its like asking a parent to choose their favorite child. Some are just too cute not to be included. Some too delicious. [Read more >>]

Vanilla Peppermint Pops


I really hope you have all of your holiday shopping done. Because I just went to Target. It felt like my Black Friday (that I somehow was convinced to participate in) nightmare all over again. Never again. Maybe it’s that I get overwhelmed with swarms of people,  feel claustrophobic when waiting in line and can’t [Read more >>]

Ginger Cookie Truffles


I love this Ginger Cookie Truffle recipe for several reasons. 1. I have about 9 billion things to do before the holidays and this was the easiest yet. 2. No baking required (I’ve done enough of that!) 3. Easy on the wallet 4. Scrumptious Ginger Cookie Truffles   Print Prep time 1 hour Total time 1 [Read more >>]

Cranberry Orange Bliss Bars

Copycat Cranberry Orange Bliss Bars @candiquik

I am begging you to make these Cranberry Orange Bliss Bars. You’re simply missing out if you don’t. These were heavenly. Decadent. Outstanding. I stumbled across them on Recipe Girl’s blog… They are basically a blondie bar topped with an amazing white chocolate cream cheese (with a hint of orange zest) frosting. You know the Bliss Bars [Read more >>]

Cake Bite Christmas Tree

Cake Bite Christmas Tree - made entirely of cake bites! @candiquik

This tree has to be one of the most elegant and awesome desserts I’ve ever made! I won’t lead you on, it was a bit time consuming. I would highly suggest breaking it up into a 2-3 day project. Make your cake pop mixture on day 1. Coat and decorate your cake pops the following day and [Read more >>]