Chocolate Mint Brownies

If you love the little chocolate after- dinner mints you get with your check at diners, then you will really really love these rich chocolate mint brownies. A thick brownie base is topped with a creamy mint buttercream frosting and then a smooth chocolate ganache is poured over it all….to die for!

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Southern Lawyer Cookies

These great big cookies contain everything dear to the heart of a soon-to-be- Southern lawyer…  bourbon, brown sugar, chocolate chips, toffee pieces, pecans, marshmallows and yes indeed, BACON!  Topping it off is a nice thick layer of rich brown sugar frosting–res judicata! Read More


Mini fruit tarts

These are the easiest and cutest little fruit tarts– perfect for adding some color and variety to a cookie tray, a brunch buffet or a tea party.  Use a favorite pastry recipe or save a little time by using purchased crust. Read More


Irish cream chocolate coffee bars

After the corned beef and cabbage, Guinness and soda bread, a sweet little pick-me-up is in order… This delicious cookie bar will hit the spot, as it combines a trifecta of most agreeable flavors, chocolate,  coffee and Irish Cream liqueur into a fudgy brownie-like treat. Read More



Cranberry white chocolate blondies

This cookie bar earns an A+!  Most importantly, it is delicious: a white chocolate and brown sugar shortbread with tart little bites of cranberry through out, a creamy frosting and topped with more white chocolate and cranberries.  It is also a simple and forgiving recipe, and– bonus!– it is a colorful addition to any cookie tray. Read More