Recipes

Knickerbocker glory

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh the recipe is from their Sweet cookbook linked: here What’s this unique looking sundae you ask? This is Knickerbocker Glory. I have been wanting to make this sundae since I got the Sweet cookbook, by Ottolenghi & Goh, 4 years ago. And…

Danish Pear-Apple Bars

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Sarah Kieffer the recipe is from her 100 Cookies cookbook linked: here Fall is here and so are fall desserts! For my first fall dessert I made a Danish Pear-Apple Bars. These are essentially combining a danish with pie. Doesn’t that sound great? The Danish pastry characteristics…

Burnt Sugar Ice Cream

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Thalia Ho the recipe is from Wild Sweetness cookbook linked: here I wanted to make an ice cream that would match this 80 degree weather in Chicago, but also go with a more fall palette. So I made Thalia Ho’s Burnt Sugar Ice Cream….

Ice Cream Sugar Cookies

With it being the unofficial last weekend of summer I thought I’d make ice cream sugar cookies. They remind me of the fun in the sun and sweet treats that were consumed this summer. Wow what a crazy summer. Fall I’m ready for you! Royal Icing Recipe This sugar cookie recipe is still my favorite,…

S’mores Cookies

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Sarah Kieffer the recipe is from her 100 Cookies cookbook linked: here I love s’mores in the summer. There’s something about it that reminds me of late nights in Upper Peninsula Michigan. These s’mores cookies are to die for. This recipe uses the pan-banging technique to give you…

Marshmallows

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Sarah Kieffer the recipe is from her 100 Cookies cookbook linked: here Recipe Makes: 24 large or 48 small Marshmallows Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Sarah Kieffer the recipe is from her 100 Cookies cookbook linked: here Ingredients ¾ cup (90 g) confectioners’ sugar…

Blueberry Cornmeal Scones

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Lisa Ludwinski the recipe is from Sister Pie cookbook linked: here Blueberry cornmeal Scones! With blueberry season here, why wouldn’t you makes these for the perfect summer breakfast? Tender, fresh and the perfect crumb, everything you want in a scone. Recipe Makes: 8 scones…

Coconut Drops

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Lisa Ludwinski the recipe is from Sister Pie cookbook linked: here I know coconut is a controversial ingredient at times, but nothing should be controversial about these coconut drops. They are essentially a shortbread cookie topped with an icing dripped in coconut flakes. The…

4th of July Sugar Cookies

What’s better then 4th of July in Northern Michigan? Well I have to say not much compares! I love the 4th of July upnorth, so I made some sugar cookies that symbolize my favorite place. These are of course my go to sugar cookies with cream cheese. They are always a crowd pleaser and bring…

Double-And-By-Double-I-Mean-Triple-Chocolate Cookies

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Lisa Ludwinski the recipe is from Sister Pie cookbook linked: here I know coconut is a controversial ingredient at times, but nothing should be controversial about these coconut drops. They are essentially a shortbread cookie topped with an icing dripped in coconut flakes. The…

Raspberry Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Bake from Scratch the recipe is linked: here Fruity muffins for the summer! These Raspberry Lemon Poppy seed muffins are the perfect little fun breakfast food or snack. They are light, sweet, fruity and fun! You can make them for a crowd or just for…

Marshmallow Peanut Butter Brownies

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Sarah Kieffer the recipe is from her 100 Cookies cookbook linked: here Who loves chocolate and peanut butter? If you answered, “I absolutely do!” This Marshmallow Peanut Butter Brownies recipe is for you. I love the s’mores combination around the summertime, it reminds me of campfires and…

Sourdough Baguettes

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Bake from Scratch the recipe is linked: here Wow my first sourdough recipe! I have had my sourdough starter since February now, but haven’t really used it. I tried making english muffins a couple weeks ago and that did not turn out well. So I…

Baby Shower Sugar Cookies

How cute are these? I made them last weekend for a family friend’s baby shower. I really enjoy decorating and improving my icing skills this way. First, it’s a fun way to celebrate and secondly, I love seeing people’s reactions to what I create. I used a different royal icing this time: Royal Icing Recipe….

Peanut Butter Paprika Cookies

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Lisa Ludwinski the recipe is from Sister Pie cookbook linked: here These Paprika Peanut butter cookies really intrigued me. I really love trying weird different kind of foods and the Sister Pies cookbook hasn’t let me down yet! So I decided to make them….

Cheesy Babka with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Bake from Scratch the recipe is linked: here This Cheesy Babka with Sun-Dried Tomatoes is my favorite one I’ve made so far. I am a big sun dried tomato lover! I love their tang and chewiness. Then the added cheese insures there’s flavor throughout the…

Rose Pistachio Shortbread

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Lisa Ludwinski the recipe is from Sister Pie cookbook linked: here Who loves shortbread cookies as much as me? I love a simple cookie base with fun add ins. This Rose Pistachio shortbread cookies fall short of nothing! First they are definitely the prettiest cookie I’ve…

Caramelized Banana Bread

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Bake from Scratch the recipe is linked: here I haven’t made banana bread in a minute. This one in particular steps up the banana bread game with caramelized bananas on top. Let me tell you caramelized bananas are as good as they sound. All you…

Spring Sugar Cookies

I have come to love decorating sugar cookies. They are so fun to create a new theme every season or holiday. Of course, coinciding with spring I made Peter Rabbit and easter cookie cutter sugar cookies. I used the same recipe I used for my Disney Cookies and brought them home. They were a hit…

St. Patrick’s Day celebration

Wow, my St. Patrick’s Day was absolutely amazing this year. I have to share the recipes! Everything tasted like my childhood celebrations at my grandma’s house. That’s the magical thing about food, it can take you back to memories you cherished. I love celebrating St. Patrick’s day and making food that brings me closer to…

Cherry Tomato Focaccia

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Bake from Scratch the recipe is linked: here Wow, I need to talk to you about this Cherry Tomato Focaccia recipe! I have been wanting to make focaccia for a while now and I am so glad I did. This recipe reminded me of eating…

Cream Cheese, Radish and Dill Scones

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Lisa Ludwinski the recipe is from Sister Pie cookbook linked: here I absolutely love scones and dill. Dill is such a potent earthy smell and seasoning, sometimes I just smell it and take it all in. This cream cheese radish and dill scones hold some of…

Black Cocoa Brownies

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Bake from Scratch the recipe is linked: here I just realized this is only my second brownie recipe on lizzysweetkitchen! This comes as such a surprise since I feel like brownies are a staple classic dessert recipe. However, just because I don’t make them often…

Disney Sugar Cookies

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Tasty the recipe is linked: here Who loves Disney? I think all of the Mickey and friends characters are so cute. My favorite is Goofy or Pluto. I have also been loving decorating sugar cookies lately. I’m also on the hunt for the perfect sugar…

Cranberry Pecan Maple Shortbread

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Bake from Scratch the recipe is from their Bake from Scratch (vol 3) cookbook linked: here Who likes Valentine’s Day? I don’t know about you guys, but I absolutely love it! I have since I was little. I think it’s a great reminder to tell the…

Tomato, Olive & Mozzarella Hand Pies

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Lisa Ludwinski the recipe is from Sister Pie cookbook linked: here Oh my goodness gracious! This honestly may be one of my favorite baked goods I have ever made. These Tomato, Olive & Mozzarella Hand Pies are packed with flavor with the olive, mozzarella, shallot and…

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pretzel Bark

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Sarah Kieffer the recipe is from her 100 Cookies cookbook linked: here Oh my goodness what can I even say about these? When I look at this picture I want them all over again! This Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pretzel Bark is extremely easy to make, and even easier…

All-Butter Hand Pie Dough

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Lisa Ludwinski the recipe is from Sister Pie cookbook linked: here When I say this is the only hand pie dough recipe you will ever need, I truly mean it. I absolutely love butter pie dough, because of the rich and flaky crust, it results in….

Spiced Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookies

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Thalio Ho the recipe is linked: here What’s your favorite cookie? Mine is by far oatmeal raisin or oatmeal chocolate chip, it doesn’t matter really, but definitely oatmeal. When I saw this recipe I knew it was made for someone like me. I absolutely love…

Cheese and Rosemary Brioche

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Bake from Scratch the recipe is linked: here Something I am trying to do more in 2021, is make more savory baked goods. Don’t get me wrong I absolutely love sweet cookies or blondies, but it’s good to have a change of pace and not…

Toffee

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to FunkySeaMonkey at Allrecipes the recipe is linked: here I don’t think it’s a surprise anymore when I tell people my favorite treat is toffee. I absolutely love it! Whenever I see it in a recipe, I have to make it! I love the nutty flavor…

Finnish Pinwheel Cookies (Joulutorttu)

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Bake from Scratch the recipe is linked: here Aren’t these cookies beautiful? Whenever I saw Finnish Pinwheel cookies I thought they were so beautiful, I had to make them. However, I never knew the name until I read through my Cookie Collection cookbook by Bake…

New Years Resolutions

A lot of people like New Year Resolutions or extremely dislike them. I think it is a great idea to set goals for yourself and get on the right track. I am not all about the “New year, new me!” marketing sabotage, which includes extreme diets or breakable lifestyles. However, I do think you should…

Holly Jolly Santa Cookies.

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Half Baked Harvest the recipe is from her Love real Food cookbook linked: here These were by far my favorite cookies I made for Christmas. They look really fun and were soft like a pillow! The Cream cheese buttercream and m&m noses was also the perfect touch!…

Triple Chocolate Peppermint Tart

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Bake from Scratch recipe is linked: here I don’t know what about this time of year makes me a peppermint fanatic. I usually do not like peppermint sweets all year but around the holidays it seems like I cannot get enough. I think the…

Pecan Caramel Tassies

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Bake from Scratch the recipe is linked: here Who loves caramel? I absolutely love it! Whenever I hear caramel is in a recipe it has my full attention. Another great question; who has had pecan pie? I have had it once, surprisingly, in my life…

Pecan Snowballs

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Ottolenghi and Goh the recipe is from their Sweet cookbook linked: here This recipe is from one of my favorite books, Sweet by Ottolenghi & Goh. They are the perfect crowd pleaser and a cookie that screams Christmas. The texture is perfect, hard on the outside and…

Roasted Strawberry & Lime Cheesecake

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Yotam Ottolenghi & Helen Goh the recipe is from their Sweet cookbook linked: here Every year for Christmas my family wants a cheesecake. Christmas is one of the most special days of the year, so we need a dessert to match it! This cheesecake was absolutely perfect!…

Desserts for the Holidays

Here is my countdown to some of my all time favorite holiday desserts! (Recipe titles are links to the recipe) Cookies Sugar Cookies – Joy of Cooking This is a very simple, classic, sugar cookie recipe. My family has been making this recipe for as long as I could remember. It’s perfect for a family…

Cranberry Bliss Bars

Disclaimer: This is not my recipe all the credit goes to Skinny Taste the recipe is linked: here If there’s one baked good my professional taster (boyfriend) ask for all year it is Bliss Bars. Bliss Bars are blondie cookies with white chocolate & cranberries inside, topped with cream cheese frosting, cranberries, and white chocolate. The…

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