Spiced Buttermilk Roasted Apple Muffin Recipe

Spiced Buttermilk Roasted Apple Muffin Recipe -- These Spiced Buttermilk Roasted Apple Muffins are the essence of fall. They're warmly spiced, full of tender, sweet apples, and are as comforting as can be!

These Spiced Buttermilk Roasted Apple Muffins are the essence of fall. They're warmly spiced, full of tender, sweet apples, and are as comforting as can be!Imagine, if you will, something between luscious apple pie and warm apple cake.  That's exactly what this recipe tastes like!And let's go ahead and call this sweet, … [Read more...]

The Best Cinnamon Raisin Cookie Recipe of All Time

Cinnamon Raisin Cookies Recipe -- These cinnamon raisin cookies are truly a melt-in-your-mouth dreamy treat. They're soft and crisp, and buttery and cinnamon-y -- all at once!

These cinnamon raisin cookies are truly a melt-in-your-mouth dreamy treat.  They're soft and crisp, and buttery and cinnamon-y -- all at once! Of all time!?  Well, I do want to be humble, but . . .Yes . . .  of all time!These cookies are SO incredibly buttery and cinnamon-y!  And the raisins – oh, the raisins – … [Read more...]

Sesame Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Sesame Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe -- A delicious blend of the nutty-like flavor of sesame, with the sweet and decadent chocolate morsels -- all in a soft cookie with crisp edges. It's dreamy!

A delicious blend of the nutty-like flavor of sesame, with sweet and decadent chocolate morsels -- all in a soft cookie with crisp edges.  It's dreamy!  Go to the mall?  Go to the beach? Or make cookies?My friend Aimée and I would always include these three things on our "possible-things-to-do-today" list, on a typical … [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...]

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...]

Peanut Butter Pretzel Seven Layer Magic Bars Recipe

Peanut Butter Pretzel Seven Layer Magic bars

Please forgive me. I simply had to make them. And then I had to post them. I thought twice about it, but then I figured . . . why?After all, I'm only human. ;-)These treats totally deviate from the typical fare -- sweet or savory -- that you might normally see here.  First, there's not a lot, if any, … [Read more...]

The Best Root Beer Float Recipe

The Best Root Beer Float Recipe

My grandfather made the best Root Beer Float ever.It wasn't the delicious vanilla and coffee ice cream, or the A&W Root Beer, that made it the best.  (The three key, and only ingredients.)It was the best because of how he took making this treat so seriously.  Making a Root Beer Float was a tradition for my … [Read more...]

The Everything Cookie

The Everything Cookie | cookingontheweekends.com

You might be thinking The Everything Cookie is similar to a "Kitchen Sink" cookie.  You know, the cookies you throw everything into (M & M's, oats, raisins, nuts, etc.)? Think again. Think The Everything Bagel. Think The Everything Bagel without the garlic and onion. Think The Everything Bagel without the … [Read more...]

Organic Palm Sugar-Cinnamon Bread Recipe

Organic Palm Sugar Cinnamon Bread | Cooking On The Weekends

Close your eyes, sprinkle your tongue with it, and it's melting caramel.  Or wait, is it butterscotch?  Maybe it could be sweet, brown butter?No, no, no -- it's Organic Palm Sugar, which is said to be the next big thing in natural sweeteners.Remember when I introduced you to the Pepper Project? I raved their … [Read more...]

Kahlùa Espresso Gelato Recipe

Kahlùa Espresso Gelato Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

I was introduced to the flavor of coffee at a very early age, probably under ten-years-old.No, not in a mug with half and half!  Rather, in pint-sized container of Häagen-Dazs coffee ice cream.  You see, it was, and still is my dad's favorite flavor.  It didn't have to be Häagen-Dazs, but I think more often than … [Read more...]