Double Chocolate M&M Brownies Recipe

Double Chocolate M&M Brownies Recipes -- These rich and chewy brownies are incredibly decadent, delicious, and are topped with M&M's that are ever so slightly melted on the inside.

I don't normally write about candy, but these decadent brownies are an incredibly delicious vehicle for M&M's that are ever so slightly melted -- just the way my mom loved them.It was the summer of ’81 and I was eleven years old.My mom and I drove from L.A. to Spokane to visit my aunt.I wasn’t bored at all … [Read more...]

Cocoa Fudge Mint Brownies {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Cocoa Fudge Mint Brownie Recipe -- These fudge-like brownies have a thin layer of delicate mint running through them . . . in the form of an After Eight Mint!

These gluten-free, fudge-like brownies have a thin layer of delicate mint running through them . . . in the form of an After Eight Mint! Where have I been?Well, it’s five weeks today that my dad’s been in the hospital. What should have been one week is now five, and it’ll still be another few.This was elective … [Read more...]

12 Most Popular Recipes of 2016

12 Most Popular Recipes of 2016

The 12 most popular 2016 recipes on Cooking On The Weekends have been chosen by all of you. Below is one delicious recipe from each month of 2016 that was the most visited, shared and cooked throughout the year.I want to thank all of you for visiting my site, looking at my photographs, reading bits about my life, … [Read more...]

Brownie Pretzel S’mores

Brownie Pretzel S'mores -- Sweet and salty, ooey-gooey and oh-so chocolaty! This is a S'more you won't want to miss!

Sweet and salty, ooey-gooey and oh-so chocolaty!  This is a S'more you won't want to miss! Are you having a good day?  A not so good day?  An okay day? Whatever the day is like, whatever your mood is like, I promise you this . . . . eating one of these Brownie Pretzel S'mores will make it a fantastic day!As … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Brownie Cake Recipe and Then Some . . .

Gluten Free Brownie Cake Recipe -- You won't believe this brownie cake is gluten-free -- it's rich, chocolaty, and the almost fluffy texture is out of this world!

You won't believe that this brownie cake is gluten-free. It's rich and chocolaty, and the creamy and light texture — that's somewhere between a dense brownie and an airy cake — is out of this world! I have a lot to say today, and while I hope you check it out, if you're simply interested in getting to the recipe, … [Read more...]

A Dozen Mother’s Day Recipes From my Mom

A Dozen Mother's Day Recipes From my Mom

A dozen mouth-watering recipes from my mom or inspired by her -- all are made with love.My mom was an absolutely amazing cook who rarely, if ever, followed a recipe.  She created masterpieces from leftovers – and her meals often had many “secret ingredients.” My mom shared her kitchen with me when I was growing up, and … [Read more...]

Top 10 Valentine’s Day Desserts

Top 10 Valentine's Day Desserts - red - pink - flowers | COOKINGONTHEWEEKENDS.COM

From dark rich chocolate and a cocktail in a strawberry, to natural red velvet perfection and a sexy blood orange, there's a luscious Valentine's Day treat here for everyone. Nutella Brownies -- Full of Heart"You can't make everybody happy, you're not a jar of Nutella." (I love that quote!)  Get the recipe … [Read more...]

Kona Coffee Kahlúa Brownie Recipe


I've been pouring myself a cup of Mountain Thunder Kona coffee every morning since we returned home from Hawaii.  It's absolutely delicious.Though, I can't just drink it.  I also have to cook and bake with it, because after all, the flavor and fragrance of coffee can take both sweet and savory recipes to another … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Recipes – 2014!

Valentines Day Chocolate 2014! |

What's the first thing you think of when you hear "Valentines' Day?"Is it hearts?  Red and pink?  Romance?  Sweet friendships?  Or is it chocolate?I'd love to hear your answers in the comments below the post.  (You're probably not wondering -- but if you are, for me it's chocolate.) … [Read more...]

The Best Coffee, Espresso and Mocha Recipes

Coffee, Espresso, and Mocha Dessert Recipes! | Cooking On The Weekends

I'm really in the mood for coffee this morning, which is nothing new for me.  And today I'm in the mood for the rich, deep flavors of coffee in a bunch of mouth-watering desserts -- also nothing new for me. ;-)Below are links to the delicious coffee, espresso and mocha images above.Enjoy!1. Mocha Meringues … [Read more...]