Buttered Grits Cookies


Oh, hiii there! Did you forget my name while I was gone? I sure hope not. I apologize for the long absense, but I just enjoyed an unplugged  vacation. How was your Christmas? How was your New Year’s? Really, tell me! Our Christmas was great. We spent part of our time in Dallas, and then [ Click to continue Reading! ]

1 Dozen Cut-Out Sugar Cookies


The third most-requested cookie recipe from y’all last week was cut-out sugar cookies.  I shared this recipe last year, and I’m so happy to share it again because I happen to think it’s the cutest recipe on this site.  I may be biased, but I’m also right. Today is a perfect day to stay home [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Peanut Butter Kisses {gluten free}


Ahhhh, peanut butter kisses.  Or, peanut butter blossoms.  Whatever you call ‘em, they’re delicious.  They’re ridiculously easy to make (only 4 ingredients!), and they’re gluten-free.  It’s a win-win. We make these cookies year ’round when we’re craving something sweet after dinner.  They’re quick (15 minutes or less), and don’t require lots of ingredients.  I can [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Soft + Chewy Gingersnaps


It’s Day 2 of Cookie Week here on Dessert For Two, and we’re re-visiting an old favorite.  I shared this recipe a few years ago, but I think it bears repeating. These are the ginger cookies that dreams are made of:  soft and chewy with just enough crystalline crunch from the sugar coating.  These cookies [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Mexican Wedding Cookies

Wedding Cookies - Dessert For Two

When I hosted a giveaway last week, I made y’all tell me about your favorite holiday cookie. That was me secretly compiling information about which recipes to share next here on Dessert For Two.  Quite a few of you said that you were looking forward to Mexican Wedding Cookies.  I’m so excited to share this [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Red Velvet Truffles

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In the South, it’s all red velvet cakes and coconut flakes for Christmas.  These go-to recipes must be on the table or nothing feels right.  However, I’m always looking for a twist on the classics and had the idea for red velvet cake bites instead of a towering 3-layer cake. You’ve got options with this [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Cranberry Orange Pavlova

Cranberry Pavlova Dessert For Two

Some women want diamonds for Christmas.  Some women want pearls.  All I want is local produce.  We’ve really been missing the fresh produce from California.  I heard a rumor at work that the FFA kids in Kansas sell big cartons of local citrus and avocados around the holidays.  I dreamed about it.  I lusted after [ Click to continue Reading! ]

1 Dozen Monster Cookies

Monster Cookies - Dessert For Two

How are y’all coming on your holiday shopping?  Done?  Half-way there?  Not even started yet?  Please say you’re like me and haven’t started.  I have lots of ideas for my friends and family, I just haven’t put it into action yet.  This year we’re splitting the holidays between Texas to see my family and Georgia [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Frosted Chocolate Cookies

Frosted Chocolate Cookies - Dessert For Two

Hi friends!  I’m guest posting today for the sweet Kristan over at Confessions of a Cookbook Queen.  Go, check out the recipe for these soft chocolate cookies with the most perfect cap of pink frosting.  They’re addicting!