Turtle Cookies

Turtle Cookies (A Seat at the Table)

Have you ever had a turtle?  They’re a delicious family favorite candy from my childhood.  Pecans, encased in chewy caramel topped with sweet milk chocolate.  We used to get them around the holidays.  I’m still a big fan of the salty, sweet, crunchy, chewy combination.  These cookies are all of the delectable things I remember aboutRead more

Nutella Dark Chocolate Cake

Nutella Dark Chocolate Cake (A Seat at the Table)

So I’m going to assume, dear reader, that you’ve had nutella, the delicious chocolate hazelnut spread that’s taken the world by storm.  And if you’ve had it, you obviously fell in love with it.  So obviously there’s not much else to say about this cake.  Except it’s delicious.  The cake is moist, the frosting isRead more

Midnight Chocolate Cookies

Midnight Chocolate Cookies (A Seat at the Table)

Today is my birthday, and what better way to celebrate with all of you, than a recipe for a fantastically delicious and decadent cookie!  I made these for Carroll Cafe last week, and I was super impressed by them.  They’re really more like a brownie than a cookie.  They’re rich, soft on the inside, andRead more

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (A Seat at the Table)

I’ve been making these cookies for years.  When one of my friends saw me pin a different oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe she asked why I’d use any recipe but this one.  I was quite surprised that of the 7 cookie recipes that include oatmeal, none of them were this recipe.  I made these forRead more

Chocolate Peanut Butter Parfaits

Chocolate Peanut Butter Parfait (A Seat at the Table)

This was one of the most popular desserts at Carroll Cafe last weekend.  I love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, so this was right up my alley.  Then add in salty, crunchy pretzels and you’ve got a decadent, perfect dessert.  It’s creamy and smooth, sweet and tangy, crunchy and salty. I made chocolate puddingRead more