• Mini Desserts,  Tarts

    Cereal Milk Tartlets

    Look out. I am officially embracing the over-the-top nature that is me. This started with a craving, which grew into a fledgling recipe idea, then morphed into the so-ridiculous-it’s-amazing thing you see here. I present to you: Cereal Milk Tartlets.

    Cereal Milk Tartlets
  • Tarts

    Ginger Grapefruit Tart

    Sometimes you see the same flavor profiles over and over again. For good reason, of course. I mean, it’s hard to beat chocolate and peanut butter. Or strawberries and lemon. For a fun new flavor twist, give this Ginger Grapefruit Tart a try!

    Ginger Grapefruit Tart
  • Cookies

    Coconut Macadamia Cookies

    I’ve been on a real cookie kick around here lately. Cookies aren’t something I share on the blog much, especially not drop cookies like these. I feel like sometimes they just aren’t special enough to warrant sharing here. I’m here to tell you that these Coconut Macadamia Cookies are very, very special indeed!

    Coconut Macadamia Cookies
  • Candy

    Hazelnut Espresso Truffles

    We’ve all seen the heart-shaped boxes full of Valentine’s Day chocolates. With rare exception, these mass-produced candies disappoint in flavor and (*resisting direct Forrest Gump quote*) who knows what you’re actually taking a bite of. These Hazelnut Espresso Truffles are what your valentine really wants!

    Hazelnut Espresso Truffles
  • Cake,  Sheet Cake

    Caramel Ginger Date Cake

    Although it’s pretty much the warmest winter on record here in Michigan (only one day below 20 degrees so far, which is crazy), it’s still winter. It’s cold and gloomy and that call for comfort food. Comfort food in the form of this Caramel Ginger Date Cake.

    Caramel Ginger Date Cake
  • Seasonal

    30+ Best Winter Baking Recipes

    Winter is when I struggle most with identifying what makes a seasonal baked good. It’s not as clear to me as pumpkins in Fall or peaches in the Summer. So what makes good Winter Recipes? I think maybe winter baking is just about food that is flavorful with ingredients you can still find on-hand. Oh, and they should be comforting and cozy. And Winter is definitely the time for decadence! With this in mind, here are the 30+ Best Winter Baking Recipes from Live to Sweet!