Espresso Nutella Sticky Buns

I’ve tinkered with about four batches of these sticky buns, and I love them. The dough is tender and flavored with espresso, the Nutella filling is sweet but not overwhelming, and the coffee glaze keeps the buns sticky and moist for days, if they’re around for that long. These sticky buns are perfect when they’re just barely warm, either out of the oven or reheated in the microwave. I love unwrapping the rolled up layers and eating these sticky buns … Continue reading

Chocolate Granola

I love having granola around because it makes for such a satisfying breakfast when it’s paired with Greek yogurt. After a year of sticking to my favorite granola recipe, I ventured into this chocolate variety, and it’s great too! Let’s just say, my kitchen sees more than its fair share of oats. To make this granola, preheat your oven to 325º F. Add 2 cups of rolled oats, 1/2 cup of unsweetened coconut, 1/2 cup of pecans or walnuts, and … Continue reading

Chocolate Truffles

I love chocolate, and I love snacks, so these truffles are the perfect thing for me to have on hand. Several years ago, David and I made truffles at a chocolate cooking class, and I haven’t made them since because it seemed so difficult and messy! Making truffles my way is not hard at all. Anyone can do it, and I think it would be a fun activity for kids to try (at least the truffle rolling part). Start by … Continue reading