Archives candies

mexican spice dark chOcOlate covered almOnds

I don’t generally crave the candy bars in the checkout aisle at the grocery store…but this past year I discovered that Dove has chocolate covered almonds that are dusted with cinnamon that I cannot resist.

Unfortunately they sell them in the checkout aisle of my local store and I give in to the temptation every so often. They are so delicious!! I can’t get enough of them.

This is my spin on making them at home but instead of dusting with just a bit of cinnamon I go all out and dust them in my Mexican spice blend. Try not to eat the whole bowl if you make these.

Read More

key lime macarOOns

Flaky, sweet, and a little bit tart; these key lime coconut macaroons are sure to give you in a tropical vibe.

With one bite you will begin to hear the sounds of seagulls squawking, and waves lapping at a sandy shore. Close your eyes and savor the flavors as they hit your tongue and imagine the warmth of the sun on your face as you enjoy every last little flake of coconut. 

Not only are the flavors of these macaroons divine but the texture is soft and chewy on the inside but crispy on the outside. The perfect little treat to help you to unwind and take you to another destination all from the tip of your tongue.

Read More