Blueberry Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies with Vanilla Bean Greek Yogurt Filling

Okay, So calling these cookies “breakfast cookies” might be a stretch. But blueberries, oatmeal, and greek yogurt sound like breakfast to me. Let's just call these "everything in moderation" everybody needs a little sugar, breakfast cookie sandwiches. Creamy and sweet but still a bit tangy vanilla bean greek yogurt filling is sandwiched between two soft and chewy blueberry almond oatmeal cookies.

Burnt Sugar Banana Cream Puffs

These burnt sugar banana cream puffs are choux pastry covered in sweet craquelin filled with fresh banana pastry cream and burnt sugar whipped cream, sprinkled with more burnt sugar and topped with a brûléed banana slice. The caramelized burnt sugar adds a great depth to the sweetness of the banana pastry cream. The flavor of these bite sized desserts are somewhere in-between southern banana pudding and bananas foster.

Beer, Pretzels and Cheese Dip April Fool's Day Dessert

This April Fool's Day I decided to make my favorite snack into a dessert. This sweet trick on Beer, Pretzels and Cheese dip is enough to make anyone say “pass the mustard?”. Although it may look savory this snack is actually a dessert in disguise. The beer is really a honey apple jello, the pretzels are covered in pearl sugar posing as salt and the dip may look cheesy but its actually white chocolate fondue.

Dark Chocolate Almond Macarons

These macarons were inspired by my favorite “I just need a little chocolate” treat. Trader Joes dark chocolate almonds with turbinado sugar and sea salt. If you haven’t tried them, you need to! For the patisserie version of these treats, chocolate macaron shells are dip in dark chocolate and sprinkled with turbinado sugar and flaked sea salt. Then, filled with dark chocolate almond ganache and sliced almond pieces.

Mini Mojito Cupcakes

dSigns of spring have begun to pop up in our yard. Tender little mint leaves have shown up and these cupcakes are the result. Fresh mint is the star of the show in these mini mojito cupcakes. It is the perfectly balanced with lime, is fresh, and not over whelming. A rum butter cake is topped with white chocolate rum buttercream and lime curd. Then, it is all toped with a lime mint sugar and fresh mint leaves.

Winter White Yule Log - Coconut Almond and White Chocolate Swiss Roll

This festive Yule log combines coconut, almond and white chocolate flavors for a beautiful and delicious dessert. Almond sponge cake is rolled and covered in white chocolate coconut Swiss meringue buttercream. Topped with almond slice pinecones and white chocolate holly leaves and then sprinkled with coconut flakes and powdered sugar. This winter wonderland is sure to be the star of your Christmas dessert table.