Desserts

Fig and Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

Fig and Chocolate Oat Bars

It only seemed befitting that for National Fig Week, which is from November 1st through November 7th, I bake up something fig related and use a generous stash I recently came into. Just in time for the holiday season, these fig and chocolate bars with cinnamon and walnuts are quick to whip up and easy transport. The best thing...is that you don't need fresh figs or have to wait until fig season to enjoy these bars...

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Oatmeal Sugar Cookie Cups w/Pumpkin Spice Kisses

Oatmeal Sugar Cookie Cups w/Pumpkin-Spice Kisses

The last couple of autumn seasons I started noticing mentions of a Pumpkin Spice Kiss. Pumpkin Spice? You have my full attention. However, these seasonal kisses are only available during Halloween and autumn holidays. This year I remembered to look for these little kisses and try them for myself. The verdict? SOLD!

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Fig Ice Cream with Black Mission Fig Compote

Fig Ice Cream recipe

I almost let this summer's garden fig harvest end without trying this ice cream. If you like ice cream...if you like fresh figs...you have to try this ice cream! Even if you've never tasted a fresh fig, but you like ice cream...you have to try this ice cream! This ice cream is what I've been up to with the last of my edible garden's figs.

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Mini Chocolate Zucchini Carrot Cakes w/Cream Cheese Cinnamon, Ginger Topping

chocolate zucchini carrot cakes with whipped cinnamon, ginger cream cheese topping recipe | TeenieCakes.com

These little decadent chocolate cakes are full of healthy secrets. Whether you bake up my recipe for small cakes or make a larger cake, your picky eaters will never guess that you've cleverly used some summer zucchini and a carrot for good measure! Besides its chocolaty and moist goodness, the distraction will be the light and whipped cream cheese cinnamon, ginger topping - and its hint of orange...

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Olive Oil Gelato

Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Gelato - Ice Cream recipe | TeenieCakes.com

Organic Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Gelato. Olive Oil gelato? It's the "olive oil" + "gelato" that caught my full attention. I just couldn't fathom what an olive oil gelato (or even an ice cream) would taste like. So it was a sure thing that anything else that was on my list to make these next weeks was going to be gently bumped down the rather lengthy to-dos so I could make this unusual flavor gelato a priority!

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