Savory Ham and Cheddar Puff Pastry Swirls: Buttery Puff Pastry, Stuffed with Honey Mustard, Slices of Honey Maple Ham, and a Mixture of Champagne and Stoudt Cheddar, Topped with a Homemade Sweet Spicy Spread

These pastries remind me of summer mornings at the beach. There is an adorable French pastry shop at Rehoboth Beach I always make a point of going to when I’m in the area, and they make these INCREDIBLE ham and cheese croissants. I haven’t mastered my croissant skills (yet), but I have found a way of making…

Chewy, Gooey, Delicious Mini Caramel Cookie Cheesecake “Snickers” Bites: Cookie Crusts, Stuffed with Chocolate Cream Cheese, and Topped with Salted Peanuts and Caramel Drizzle

Just a fair warning – I will be posting multiple versions of my favorite mini cheesecake bites recipes. Because they are SO good and such a crowd pleaser for any party or get-together! I started off wanting to make a version I’ve made a million times, but then I started craving a Snickers bar. I honestly…

The Ultimate One-Bowl Cookies: Salted Chocolate Chip and Raw Pistachio

Easy-to-make, fluffy, sweet, flavorful, savory – what more do you need to hear? Oh yeah – you only need ONE bowl to make these (and no mixer!). These cookies are the perfect combination of flavors and not too sweet – dark chocolate, raw pistachios, flaked sea salt, almond extract, vanilla extract, and anisette liquor meld together to…

A Melnyk Family Favorite: My MomMom’s Nut Tossies Recipe

Soft, Flakey, Mini Tart Crusts Brimming with a Sweet Brown Sugar Filling, Topped with a Mixture of Toasted Nuts Makes About 4 Dozen (Give or Take) Recipe by © Alysha Melnyk 2017 I am convinced my MomMom did not leave the kitchen during the holiday season because she baked (literally) hundreds upon hundreds of delicious cookies and creations…