Bûche de Noël

My mom always used to make Buche de Noel for Christmas, and this year she passed the torch to me.  I am glad I made a rolled cake this summer – it made this recipe a lot less intimidating.  There are quite a few components to put together, but just [...]

Matteson Squares

Here it is: the holy grail of Christmas cookies.  Fudgy brownies topped with a layer of mint buttercream and a hard chocolate shell on top. For as long as I can remember, these have been everyone’s favorite.  When my mom’s family gets together, these cookies are in high demand and [...]

Recipe Exchange: French Chocolates

I have no idea what makes these French…but they are a ridiculously simple holiday treat!  This recipe has TWO ingredients (plus whatever you want to use to roll them in or decorate them with).  If you need to whip up some holiday treats at the last minute, look no further! [...]

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