Chocolate Caramel Shortbread


‘Tis the season, for shortbread, it seems, in all shapes sizes and variations.  Today the shortbread is combined with a few other yummy things.  On their own chocolate, caramel and shortbread are delicious.  Put them together and the taste combination is superb. This is an oldie but goodie I go back to every year during…

Black Bottom Coconut Bars


These bars are somewhat crumbly when you cut them up but since they are so delicious and full of flavours including chocolate, walnut, coconut and butterscotch overlooking a few extra crumbs is easy. Put these on your holiday baking list to share with co-workers or take along to an upcoming get together.  Hard to believe…

Cappuccino-Caramel Oat Bars


Combine the flavours of coffee, oats, caramel, brown sugar and top them off with a coffee glaze and you have a winner!  Cappuccino-Caramel Oat Bars to be exact. You could leave off the glaze but it is so simple to make and adds another layer of flavour without being overwhelmingly sweet so just go for…

Mating in the Wild & Pecan Pie Bars


Apparently size does matter.  Not only does showing whose is bigger set the ground work, you are then able to start a battle with a few strong shoves to your advisary and with a well placed low blow get him out of the picture. That accomplished you can now turn your attention to the lovely female…

Pumpkin Pecan Blondies with Cream Cheese Swirl


The Fall pumpkin obsession hasn’t died down any since last week so I’ve jumped on the bandwagon with this weeks moist and delicious Pumpkin Pecan Blondies with a tasty cream cheese swirl. Incredibly delicious warm from the oven and still moist, dense and as delicious the next day, these are sure to be a hit….

Chocolate Revel Bars


Time to lick the pot clean!! Butter, sugar, baking soda, eggs, vanilla, flour plus oats make the base and topping. Base pressed into 15 x 10-inch pan waiting for chocolate topping. Middle layer of 2 tablespoons butter, semi-sweet chocolate and condensed milk all melted and blended together with nuts and vanilla.  (Check out video on…

Dulce de Leche Bars


These incredibly sweet treats have a similar taste to  the popular Twix Chocolate Bars. Made with Dulce de Leche, a shortbread crust and a topping consisting of semi-sweet chocolate, cream, butter and a little corn syrup these are only for fans of the super sweet. You know I am a fan of all things buttery…

Triple Chocolate Brownies


Chocolate never seems to go out of flavour!  The more elaborate the creation or the cake piled high with chocolate pieces or chocolate bars the more popular it seems to be on social media. Although, I do have to wonder if anyone really digs into these mouthwatering looking items or if they are used only…

Strawberry Coconut Oat Bars


Simple, sweet and scrumptious, that is what these bars are. One Girl Cookies is full of cakes, cupcakes, Whoppie pies, etc. along with these easy and sweet bars that come together quickly. Based on the gnawing damage done to my One Girl Cookies book I’m guessing I have had it in my possession for at…

Shrinkage IS An Issue and Other Fails!


Today I could just post pics of my baked items and let you think everything I make is pretty good, OK, fabulous, but this is never truly the case especially when trying out new recipes. My most recent fail was last week when instead of sticking to a tried and true tart recipe I googled…

Graham Cracker Crack?!


Today’s recipe is a mystery.  It has been popular on Pinterest for ages under an assortment of names…Crack, Christmas Crack, Graham Toffee Bars, etc. etc.   The recipe was shared on Good Morning America during the holiday season and went viral.  Versions of this recipe are all over blogs so I have no idea who…

Butterscotch Pretzel Bars


  It seems to me the number of “experts” in every single area of life is now the norm and these ‘experts’ seem to be growing at an amazing rate and after about 10 minutes of contemplation I think it is time I jumped on the bandwagon. Once upon a time, back in the day, long…