Chewy Chocolate Cookies (GF)

I don’t make a lot of sweets these days because of the low FODMAP diet David’s following, but this Chewy Chocolate Cookie recipe actually fit the guidelines.  I was pretty excited to make it and David was pretty excited to eat it.  It was a definite winner. Ingredients: 3 cups powdered sugar ¾ cup Dutch-processed cocoa powder ½ teaspoon kosher salt 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla … [Read more...]

No Bake Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

I haven’t made a dessert like this in a while and it was DELICIOUS!!!  I’m guessing David liked it, too, since he ate three bars at one sitting.  No, it’s not gluten free.  But it was worth every bite.  You’re going to want to make this - as soon as possible. By the way, I just call it the Chocolate Pretzel Dessert.  It’s easier. Ingredients: 2 cups creamy peanut butter ¾ cup (1-1/2 … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Pizza

I was looking for something special to make for my stepfather’s birthday dinner and decided to try this.  Oh, my.  It was delicious.  I especially liked it because it was easy and SO versatile.  You’ll see what I mean after you read the recipe. Ingredients: Family-size brownie mix (1) Ice cream (2) Toppings (3) Directions: Mix up the brownies according to package directions.  … [Read more...]

Apple Crumble (GF)

My husband LOVES dessert but since he’s been eating gluten free, he hasn’t had dessert very often.  Until we know for sure that he’s gluten intolerant, I don’t want to invest in all the different kinds of flours because they’re expensive!  But I found this recipe for apple crumble that’s gluten free so I made it for him and he liked it a lot. Ingredients: 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, … [Read more...]

Chocolate-Berry Crisp

This recipe from The Runner’s World Cookbook was a bit hit at my house.  The delicious berries topped with an oat streusel and a little bit of dark chocolate hit the spot. Ingredients: 2 bags (12 ounces each) frozen mixed berries, such as strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries, thawed and drained, or 5 cups fresh berries 2 to 3 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes

These Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes were very good and I’ll definitely be making them again but with a few modifications which you can read about in the Notes below. Filling Ingredients: 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened ¼ cup creamy peanut butter 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon milk Batter Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour ½ cup baking … [Read more...]

Just Peachy Pie Bars

My husband is a big fan of fruit desserts and he really liked this one.  Don't be confused by the photo - it looks like a cobbler but it's really a bar.  I dumped it in the bowl without paying attention and realized later I should have been more careful with my presentation.  But you get the idea. Batter Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter, softened (1) 2 cups granulated sugar 4 eggs 3 … [Read more...]