Pecan Pie Truffles for the Holidays

My baking tends to go in phases: cupcakes, muffins, truffles … This recipe is from my “truffle phase” where I loved recreating treats that I already liked into little bite-size balls. These little truffles are inspired by the classic holiday dessert, pecan pie. Instead of using corn syrup, the tasty bites are sweetened with brown … Continue reading Pecan Pie Truffles for the Holidays

Carrot Cake Cookies

I’m a big fan of carrot cake, but making cakes is NOT my favorite thing – I’d much rather make mini desserts like cookies or cupcakes! (Sidenote: Did you know that’s actually one of the reasons this blog is called Sweet Mini Moments?) A few years ago, I made these carrot cake cookies to bring … Continue reading Carrot Cake Cookies

Irish Potatoes: A Sweet Treat for St. Patrick’s Day

The cheesesteak, the soft pretzel…and the Irish potato? Yes, Irish potato candies are a Philadelphia tradition going back over 100 years! While there are no actual potatoes in the Philadelphia version of this confection, they get their name because they are made to look like miniature potatoes. Typically the candies have a coconut butter cream … Continue reading Irish Potatoes: A Sweet Treat for St. Patrick’s Day