Cookies & Bars

Healthy Chocolate Hazelnut Biscotti

This Chocolate Hazelnut Biscotti is firm, crunchy, and not tooth-achingly sweet — just like all biscotti should be.  The only difference between this recipe and the prepackaged biscotti you’ll find at the grocery store is that this one has seriously delicious flavor AND it’s good for you!  It’s rich from the hazelnuts and …

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Healthy Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

These Healthy Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies are so soft, chewy, and delicious (not to mention, easy to make!), you’d never know they’re refined sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, and vegan too! Thumbprint Cookies are just like regular cookies but with a teaspoon or so of fruit jam in the center, which …

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Layered Fudge Mint Brownies

When you combine chocolate and mint together, you have a killer combination like you see here in this layered fudge mint brownies recipe. Suddenly it is time for mint for St. Patrick’s Day, and not just any mint. Green mint, of course. Merissa Alink  is back today with an amazing …

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Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza with Fresh Berries

A few years ago I visited my parents in July for a fun family cookout.  With so many different tastes in our family, my mom has always been one to make several desserts to give everyone options. Because to not have options for dessert and the main meal for that …

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Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Dough

This Sunday I baked some Oatmeal Raisin Cookies for my family and my dad walked in while I was scooping the dough onto the cookie sheets.  He dunked his finger into the bowl of dough, scraped out a considerable portion of it and rushed out of the room.  Good one …

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Healthy Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Dip

Like Peanut Butter Cookies?  Like Cookie Dough?  Then this recipe is for you!  This Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Dip is so sweet and rich you’ll never know it’s actually healthy.  It’s delicious as a dip for strawberries or sliced apples, and it’s just perfect smeared onto some Homemade Graham Crackers (or your …

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Healthy Matcha Green Tea Cookie Dough

Cookie dough lovers, behold — edible Matcha Cookie Dough!  It tastes just like cookie dough from the tub — indulgent, fudgy, sweet, and sinful — except this version has a few secrets and surprises…  can you guess what they are? Oh don’t you worry though, it’s green from the matcha …

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