Peanut Butter Buckeye Brownie Bars

Peanut Butter Buckeye Brownie Bars | Fudgy Brownies with peanut butter layer and chocolate ganache| shardsoflavender.com

Starting with your favorite brownie mix, my fudgy Buckeye Brownies are sandwiched with a creamy peanut butter layer and finished with a chocolate ganache. If you’re feeling particularly crazy, add the peanut butter drizzle for an over-the-top sweet treat! Can we talk a bit about perfectionism today? Does anyone else struggle with this, or is [Continue Reading...]

Coffee Cinnamon Roll Muffins with Espresso Glaze

Coffee Cinnamon Roll Muffins with Espresso Glaze | Fluffy, tender triple coffee cinnamon rolls| shardsoflavender.com

Fluffy & tender, these homemade Coffee Cinnamon Rolls are baked in muffin pans and topped with a buttery, coffee-infused crumble & a creamy espresso glaze.  Celebrate National Coffee Day with triple the coffee taste! Happy Monday!  How was your weekend? Did you spend your time relaxing or going somewhere special? We did a little bit [Continue Reading...]

Drumstick Muddy Buddies

Drumstick Muddy Buddies | Puppy chow made with vanilla & chocolate Chex, sugar cones, & peanuts | shardsoflavender.com

Homemade Muddy Buddies that taste like a Drumstick Ice Cream Cone!  A mix of Vanilla & Chocolate Chex, sugar cones, and peanuts come together in this fun Puppy Chow.  Makes a large batch, so you can choose to share with friends or keep it all to yourself! I like to think of myself as a fairly inquisitive individual. [Continue Reading...]

Coconut Almond Chia Energy Bites

Coconut Almond Chia Energy Bites | Nutritious & healthy balls of oats, dried fruit, chocolate & honey | www.shardsoflavender.com

Healthy No-bake Coconut Almond Chia Energy Bites, packed with nutritious ingredients. Almonds, coconut oil, oats, honey, cranberries, & a touch of chocolate create the perfect snack for after school or workouts! I lost most of you at chia, didn’t I? Just give me a chance to explain and maybe I’ll convince you to give these little [Continue Reading...]

Apple Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Apple Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting | Healthier with no added oil or butter + apples, butterscotch, cinnamon, & nutmeg | www.shardsoflavender.com

Healthier Apple Spice Cupcakes with no added oil or butter, flavored with apples, butterscotch, cinnamon, & nutmeg, and topped with Cream Cheese Frosting!  I just love the little pockets of flavor hidden inside my version of Apple Irish Cake. Please tell me you’re not tired of my apple recipes… Sorry for three in a row, but I [Continue Reading...]

Cheddar, Ham, and Caramelized Apple Stromboli

Cheddar, Ham, and Caramelized Apple Stromboli | Homemade Rolled Pizza | www.shardsoflavender.com

A Stromboli recipe with a twist… Homemade Pizza Dough with layers of apples, sautéed with butter, cinnamon, & brown sugar, cheddar cheese, mustard, and ham.  My family loves this rolled pizza, which combines some of my favorite sweet & savory flavors together! Can I take just a minute of your time and brag on my husband?  My [Continue Reading...]

Apple Pie Greek Yogurt Parfaits

Apple Pie Greek Yogurt Parfaits | Greek yogurt bowls, granola, & cinnamon apples. Healthy & protein rich! | www.shardsoflavender.com

Easy to make in 5 minutes, my healthy Apple Pie Parfaits are packed with protein rich Greek yogurt and layered with crunchy granola clusters & cinnamon apples. If you love apple pie, these parfaits are perfect way to have the taste without all the calories! Hello, friends! So, it’s been a few days since I [Continue Reading...]

Pumpkin Pie Brownies With Dulce de Leche Whipped Cream

Pumpkin Pie Brownies with Dulce de Leche Whipped Cream| Chocolate & Pumpkin Layered Dessert Bars| www.shardsoflavender.com

Chocolate Pumpkin Love! Fudgy layered dessert bars, spiced with cloves, nutmeg, ginger, & cinnamon and finished with a dollop of Dulce de Leche whipped cream. Celebrate the upcoming arrival of fall by baking a batch for your loved ones! What is it about the upcoming arrival of fall that seems to appeal to so many of [Continue Reading...]

Brown Butter Cashew Butterscotch Blondies

Brown Butter Cashew Butterscotch Blondies|Browned butter & white chocolate adaptation of Cooks Illustrated blondies|http://www.shardsoflavender.com/

No mixer needed to bake this blondie recipe from Cooks Illustrated! Chewy & rich with brown butter, cashews, butterscotch chips, & white chocolate morsels.  These blondies even receive compliments from die-hard brownie fans! You guys, I think one of my worst fears is coming true…  I am going bald! Okay, I know it’s super vain to be [Continue Reading...]