Halloween Treats and Desserts

Frankenstein Marshmallos for Halloween

Here are a few adorable and tasty Halloween treats that are super fun for kids or ideal to bring to a party. The truth is, I'm not really into Halloween. (GASP!)  Sure, for the past 11 years, since my first son was born, I've rallied and done everything from painting my face, to making homemade costumes.  I even have a … [Read more...]

Chocolate-Sesame Truffle Recipe

Sesame Chocolate Truffle Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

If I'm creating a new chocolate truffle recipe, it's typically this time of the year.That's because my in-laws travel to Europe during the summer, and in September they bring back a variety of chocolate bars -- in other words, they bring me chocolate truffle recipe inspiration.All of the chocolate bars get … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipe: Mocha Truffle Bars Recipe

Valentine's Day Dessert Recipe:  Mocha Truffle Bars | http://www.cookingontheweekends.com

With Valentine's Day less than two weeks away, I've got chocolate on my mind.  (More than usual, that is.)I'm combining chocolate with coffee, and well, that's love.I could talk about how amazing this recipe is for quite a while, but you'll have to try it to find out for yourself, that this dessert might just … [Read more...]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles | Cooking On The Weekends

The dog and the blog.  It's sounds like a storybook.My husband would tell you though, that it's my life.  And the truth is, outside of my family and friends, he's absolutely right.The dog:  She's adorable, fun, sweet, gentle and loving with my kids.  Whether I'm gone for ten minutes or ten hours, she's equally … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Recipes – 2013!

Valentine's Day Chocolate | Cooking On The Weekends

Maybe we should just break down and call February 14th Chocolate Day -- don't you think!?Let's be real, are we celebrating love or chocolate?These are some of my favorite, beautiful chocolate treats I've created since my Valentine's Day Chocolate 2012 post.  They're pictured above and the recipes are linked to … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Daisies and Lemon Pepper Chocolate Truffles

Friday Flowers: Yellow Daisies & Lemon Pepper Chocolate Truffles | cookingontheweekends.com

I'm a lucky girl.Every year my in-laws bring me wonderful, wonderful chocolates from Europe.  Receiving them is one of the most delightful treats ever!This year one of the chocolates from Belgium was flavored with lemon and black pepper.  I hadn't tried that flavor combination before, and to be honest, I wasn't … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Yucca Flowers and Chocolate Biscoff Truffle Recipe {GIVEAWAY CLOSED}

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I've made a new discovery in the world of sweets. Biscoff Spread!  I've been seeing it in more and more recipes lately so I had to see what all the buzz was about.Well . . . all the buzz is about something so rich, so creamy, so decadent, that it might even surpass Nutella in the delicious department (might).  I … [Read more...]

Spicy Mayan Chocolate Truffles

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The Mexican food fest was a big success!  I've listed our final and delicious menu below but the best part was celebrating my husband with his fantastic friends.  It was absolutely lovely!These Spicy Mayan Chocolate Truffles were one of the desserts.  They have a fiery bite!  I'm no history buff, but I do know that … [Read more...]