Pumpkin Spice Chewies

Pumpkin Spice Chewies

First of all, I heard from several of you that my Zippy Tip video from last Tuesday had some technical difficulties on YouTube. Since then, I have uploaded it again, and according to reports, it is running smoothly. So in case you missed it, here it is again: Splendor in the Lemongrass.

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Caramel Apple Peanut Butter Paradise

Caramel Apple Peanut Butter Paradise

Last night, I was riding my bicycle around our neighborhood, like I always do in the evening. Since it has been a sweltering 97 degrees the last couple of days (in September? Are you kidding me?), I have been going later than usual. I also walk the dogs in the morning; [...]

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PB & J Caramel Chewies

PB & J Caramel Chewies by Jazzy Gourmet

And Behind the Curtain Dessert Challenge!

Once again, the fine folks of Southside Christian Church have served as worthy taste testers for my latest recipe. In this case, I placed a couple of plastic containers full of these little gems in the narthex. I share my concoctions there for [...]

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Easter Egg Nest Centerpiece

Easter Egg Nest Centerpiece: Jazzy Gourmet

Every Easter, we head down to my aunt’s house for a huge feast. She really puts on a spread, complete with spiral ham, slow- cooker cheesy scalloped taters, asparagus casserole, and a huge array of desserts: carrot cake, German chocolate cake, pineapple chess pie, cherry cheesecake, the works!

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Peanut Butter Caramel Chewy Christmas Wreaths

Peanut Butter Caramel Chewy Christmas Wreaths

One of my very first posts was Peanut Butter Caramel Chewy Easter Egg Nests, where I took a basic 4-ingredient recipe and shaped it into a cute holiday treat.

At the time, I said I would be introducing Christmas wreaths in a few months.

My, [...]

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Caramel Apple Chewies

Caramel Apple Chewies

My S.O. has been after me to create some variations on the Peanut Butter Caramel Chewy recipe that I use to make Christmas wreaths, Easter Egg Nests and other treats. After all, the recipe lends itself nicely to a host of fun and interesting additions.

So since [...]

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Peanut Butter Caramel Chewy Easter Egg Nests

Peanut Butter Caramel Chewy Easter Egg Nests2

When I was in college, there was a bakery inside the Student Union that had the most amazing, addictive treats known as “Special K Chewies”. They were the best peanut buttery, caramel-y, chewy blobs of goodness that served their purpose in rewarding myself after exams, written reports, or…if I happened to [...]

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