Chocolate Cobbler

Dessert For Two - Chocolate Cobbler recipe for two.

Today marks ONE MONTH til Valentine’s Day!  Are you ready? I’m excited!  Valentine’s Day is my favorite holiday.  It’s the reason Dessert For Two was invented.  It’s the kind of stuff that people who love mini ramekins, petite whisks, and 1/8-teaspoon measures thrive on.  It’s the best time of year to hold hands and share [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Soft + Chewy Gingersnaps

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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! ]

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! ]

Chocolate Mint Cupcakes

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If our neighborhood kids have any hope getting candy from us this year it’s solely because I made these cupcakes to distract Mr. Dessert For Two from the Halloween candy bowl.  We have discussed his unusual predilection for mint (including peanut butter and mint jelly sandwiches).  I’m afraid I’ve been abusing my powers with mint. [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Pumpkin Crème Brûlée

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Back away from the Halloween candy aisle.  Yes, you!  You’re an adult!  Candy is for kids.  Crème brulee is for adults. Every time I make crème brûlée for two, I can hardly find the words to talk about it.  It’s creamy.  It’s crunchy.  It’s perfection. So let’s stop chatting and let’s start baking.  Ladies and gentlemen, [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Mini New York Cheesecakes

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On my most stressful days, I need a bite of cold creamy cheesecake.  But, I never have the time to make a whole cheesecake on days like that.  Enter mini cheesecakes!  One bowl, 15 minutes plus chill time and you’re in heaven.  This recipe makes 4 cupcake-sized cheesecakes. It gets better:  instead of grinding up [ Click to continue Reading! ]

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! ]

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! ]

Dr. Pepper Cake

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A few things they don’t teach you in college but they really should: 1.  Be charitable.  Give yourself: your time, your money, your thoughts, your prayers to someone in need.  The more you give, the more you will receive, but try not to think about that part too much.  I have a few friends (Seth [ Click to continue Reading! ]

No-Bake Desserts

No-Bake-Desserts

Just as I was opening the windows to allow the cool sunset breeze to blow in, my Mom called to tell me it was the 26th day of temperatures reaching over 100 degrees in Dallas.  I feel for everyone experiencing the extreme heat right now, I truly do.  I ran into some people visiting from [ Click to continue Reading! ]