Sweet Recipes

Crispy Halvah Cookies With Chocolate Chunks And Flaky Sea Salt

Crispy Halvah Cookies With Chocolate Chunks And Flaky Sea Salt

These are halvah cookies. Halvah, also known as “halwa,” “halva,” “halava,” and “helva,” is a broad term used to describe a dense, sweet confection made with a base of flour or nut butter, sometimes vegetables (typically carrots), but most commonly with sesame tahini. Halvah is eaten in […]

Awesome Vegan Brownies Everyone Should Try

Awesome Vegan Brownies Everyone Should Try

My thirteen-year-old niece was diagnosed with sever food allergies when she was an infant.  Allergies to dairy, eggs and peanuts is serious stuff for anyone to navigate, especially a young kid.  In doing so, one should not have to give up delicious treats, like brownies. […]

Soft Frosted Pumpkin Cookies–My Son’s Favorite

Soft Frosted Pumpkin Cookies–My Son’s Favorite

Frosted pumpkin cookies are a common request by my older son, these and my coconut cake that is. With just a subtle pumpkin flavor, these soft pillowy cookies are light on pumpkin flavor and not-too sweet, so the frosting is by no means overkill.  I […]