Pumpkin Whoopee Pies

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Today, we are celebrating! Today is the day Jenna Weber’s book, White Jacket Required, is released!  Jenna of Eat Live Run is one of the best bloggers out there, and I’m so happy to be a part of her celebration!  I completely adored her novel.  It’s a coming-of-age story about Jenna finding herself on the [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Crumb Donuts

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The best desserts have streusel on top, am I right?  Peach crisp, apple crumb pie, and berry crumble would all be lost without the crumb topping.  Buttery bits of cinnamon and brown sugar clumped together just have a way of making you lick your fingers to pick up every last crumb.   These donuts will [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Pink Lemonade for two

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Two jars of pink lemonade are for two people who are joined at the hip and glued at the lips. Two jars of pink lemonade are for two people who have date night in a combine harvesting corn til 3am. Two jars of pink lemonade are for two people sittin’ on a porch talkin’ ’bout the [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Salted Almond Brittle (easy!)

Salted Almond Brittle - DessertForTwo.com

I’m so easy lately.  Wait, that came out wrong.  Can I start again? I’m the queen of easy recipes lately.  First, I gave you sticky buns made in 30 minutes with the help of frozen puff pastry.  Then, I gave you macaroni and cheese that you make in a blender. A blender!  And now, I [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Ginger Peach Cupcakes

Ginger Peach Cupcakes, small batch. - DessertForTwo.com

I dreamt up a cupcake made with fresh peaches topped with peach buttercream. We’re making fresh peach puree in the microwave today—it’s easy peasy.  I tossed in a little fresh ginger into the cupcake batter last minute, and I loved it even more. We’ve suddenly had a cold spell in our area lately (low 90s instead [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Chocolate Fudge Cookies

1 dozen Chocolate Fudge Cookies - DessertForTwo.com

Sometimes, you just need chocolate.  It can be for celebratory reasons, or it can be because you had a bad day.  Chocolate is for the good times and also for the low times.  In the midst of summer, when we’re drowning in watermelon and peaches, I made a decadent chocolate cookie for no good reason, [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Drunken Peach Pie Bars

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I’m a changed woman. I had my first smear of Kerrygold Irish butter.  All butters are not created equal.  Amen. Remember how Mr. Dessert For Two boldly declared he likes fruit desserts now?  These buttery peach pie bars are the thing that tipped the scales.  He took one bite of the soft, cinnamon-flecked crust and whiskey [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Sticky Buns (easy!)

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I pulled these sticky buns together in less than 15 minutes one Sunday morning.  Yes, really! After a quick 25 minutes in the oven, they were ready.  Ooey, gooey and exactly what I wanted in my belly with a cup of coffee.   The hardest part of this recipe was remembering to take the dough out [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Hummingbird Pancakes with Cream Cheese Drizzle

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Remember those hummingbird cupcakes I made?  Well, I couldn’t quite get the flavor of pineapple, coconut, banana and cinnamon out of my head.  After several mornings of oatmeal topped with dried pineapple, toasted coconut and cinnamon, I had an epiphany:  breakfast pancakes that taste like hummingbird cake! My sweet friend Rachel of Rachel Cooks is [ Click to continue Reading! ]