Goodies By Anna: Vanilla Chai Doughnuts

Goodies By Anna: Vanilla Chai Doughnuts

These Vanilla Chai Doughnuts are my beginning to the fall baking season. The sweet spicy flavored baked doughnut topped with the creamy glaze is a…

Goodies By Anna: Melty Salted Nutella Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Goodies By Anna: Melty Salted Nutella Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Using large chocolate wafers coupled with the hefty scoop of Nutella makes for one gooey, melty chocolate lovers’ dream cookie! The addition of a sprinkle…

Goodies by Anna: Caribbean Rum Cake

Goodies by Anna: Caribbean Rum Cake

This Caribbean Rum Cake is moist, delicious and soaked in a whole lotta rum! The tender yellow cake base is infused with rum in the…

Goodies by Anna: Raisinet Cookies

Goodies by Anna: Raisinet Cookies

Back to my murder mystery recipes! This one is from the Devil’s Food Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke. These Chocolate Covered Raisin Cookies are baked…

Goodies by Anna: Mocha Hazelnut Butterball Cookies

Goodies by Anna: Mocha Hazelnut Butterball Cookies

I’ve been reading these fun murder mystery novels by Joanne Fluke, all of which revolve around the owner of a little bakeshop who solves murder…

Goodies by Anna: Brown Butter Banana Bread With Rum And Coconut

Goodies by Anna: Brown Butter Banana Bread With Rum And Coconut

I love a good, traditional banana bread, but when I came across this Brown Butter Banana Bread with Run and Coconut recipe I had to…

Goodies by Anna: Homemade Granola

Goodies by Anna: Homemade Granola

At the end of many baking projects, I find myself with leftover nuts and dried fruits. This homemade granola is a perfect way to use…

Goodies by Anna: Maple Cake

Goodies by Anna: Maple Cake

This super simple Maple Cake is sure to please and has become a new favorite of mine. The delicious smoky-sweet flavor of the maple syrup…

Goodies by Anna: Winter Wonderland, My Gingerbread House 2013

Goodies by Anna: Winter Wonderland, My Gingerbread House 2013

This year’s gingerbread house is a 21″ tall confection that I’ve named “Winter Wonderland.” After showing my dad different pics from Pinterest of house styles…

Goodies by Anna: Slow Cooker Spiced Apple Butter

Goodies by Anna: Slow Cooker Spiced Apple Butter

Spiced Apple Butter is excellent with scones or biscuits but can also be used in oatmeal or on pork chops…or just eat it with a…

Goodies by Anna: Thanksgiving Muffins

Goodies by Anna: Thanksgiving Muffins

Before the mounds of stuffing and slices of turkey everyone needs something light but filling to start out Thanksgiving, and these muffins fit the bill!…

Goodies by Anna: Fresh Apple Yogurt Coffee Cake

Goodies by Anna: Fresh Apple Yogurt Coffee Cake

This super easy and tasty coffee cake is filled with fresh apples! I used large fuji apples for their sweet delicious flavor, which become even…

Goodies by Anna: Old Fashioned Gingersnaps

Goodies by Anna: Old Fashioned Gingersnaps

Ginger lovers rejoice — these gingersnaps are filled with the hot spicy flavor of freshly grated ginger! These crispy edge, chewy in-the-middle cookies pack a…

Goodies by Anna: Brown Butter Baked Doughnuts with Chocolate Brown Butter Glaze

Goodies by Anna: Brown Butter Baked Doughnuts with Chocolate Brown Butter Glaze

Time to break out the doughnut pan again, and this recipe for Brown Butter Baked Doughnuts was a perfect fit! The batter makes up six…

Goodies by Anna: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Goodies by Anna: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, always has terrific recipes and these Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies are no exception. Peanut Butter and Chocolate are the…

Goodies by Anna: Frozen Strawberry Souffle

Goodies by Anna: Frozen Strawberry Souffle

These cool, creamy, refreshing fruity souffles are a terrific way to use in-season strawberries. Top with freshly whipped cream and a fresh strawberry! I first…

Goodies by Anna: Fresh Berry Tart with Cornmeal Pate Brisee Crust

Goodies by Anna: Fresh Berry Tart with Cornmeal Pate Brisee Crust

With all the beautiful berries in season I decided a fresh fruit tart would be the perfect dessert to kick off summer! I used a…

Goodies by Anna: Peanut Butter Cup S’Mores Bars

Goodies by Anna: Peanut Butter Cup S’Mores Bars

Warning: Gooey, mouth-watering dessert ahead! These Peanut Butter Cup S’mores Bars combine three All-American favorites: Chocolate, peanut putter and marshmallow! Kinda like a traditional s’more…

Goodies by Anna: Cream Cheese Pound Cake with Strawberry Coulis

Goodies by Anna: Cream Cheese Pound Cake with Strawberry Coulis

This pound cake is a great recipe to have on hand for a delicious, fool-proof dessert that everyone will love. The addition of cream cheese…

Goodies by Anna: Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins

Goodies by Anna: Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins

I always have super ripe leftover bananas that I keep in the freezer just for baking. Instead of the typical banana bread, this week I…

Goodies by Anna: Soft Lemon Sugar Cookies

Goodies by Anna: Soft Lemon Sugar Cookies

This simple soft sugar cookie is enhanced with some fresh lemon zest and lemon extract. The edges of these cookies bake up slightly crisped and…

Goodies by Anna: New York Cheesecake

Goodies by Anna: New York Cheesecake

[slickr-flickr set="72157633388784014" items="6"] I’ve started watching a new PBS series called Martha Bakes and the first thing she baked is a New York Cheesecake. I…

Goodies by Anna: Lemon Angel Food Cake With Fresh Meyer Lemon Curd

Goodies by Anna: Lemon Angel Food Cake With Fresh Meyer Lemon Curd

In keeping with the lemon theme for spring I’ve made this delicious lemon angel food cake, topped it with a tart lemon glaze, and finished…

Goodies by Anna: Lemon Almond Biscotti

Goodies by Anna: Lemon Almond Biscotti

After picking a ton of Meyer Lemons off the back yard lemon tree I’ve been looking for different ways to incorporate their delicious flavor into…

Goodies by Anna: Peanut Butter Smoothie Bars

Goodies by Anna: Peanut Butter Smoothie Bars

These Peanut Butter Smoothie Bars are a peanut butter lovers dream. The bars bake up very moist and fudge-like, with lots of rich peanut butter…

Goodies by Anna: Banana Muffins with Walnut Streusel Topping

Goodies by Anna: Banana Muffins with Walnut Streusel Topping

I always seem to have a few overly ripe bananas leftover at the end of the week. Instead of making my old standby, banana bread,…

Goodies by Anna: Spring Flower Sandwich Cookies with Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Filling

Goodies by Anna: Spring Flower Sandwich Cookies with Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Filling

For a Spring treat I decided to forgo the traditional eggs or bunnies and went with these super cute Spring Flower Sandwich Cookies filled with…

Goodies by Anna: Ooey Gooey Caramel Pecan Brownies

These are the most amazing decandent brownies because they have everything going for them: lots of rich chocolate, gooey salted caramel and toasty crunchy pecan…

Goodies by Anna: Chocolate Orange Loaf Cake

Loaf cake is a great go-to recipe to have on hand when you want something simple yet delicious. This Chocolate Orange Loaf Cake is a…

Goodies by Anna: Mini Candied Almond Biscotti

Goodies by Anna: Mini Candied Almond Biscotti

I love a good dipping cookie that doesn’t fall apart in my coffee and biscotti always delivers. This time I decided to make my biscotti…

Goodies by Anna: Hazelnut Shortbread

Goodies by Anna: Hazelnut Shortbread

I love a good shortbread: crunchy and buttery, crumbly and sweet. The addition of hazelnuts in this Hazelnut Shortbread adds a light nutty flavor that…

Goodies by Anna: Gilded Heart Sugar Cookies

Goodies by Anna: Gilded Heart Sugar Cookies

These Gilded Heart Sugar Cookies are a take on a Valentines Cookie that I made a few years ago. Valentine’s Day conjures up visions of…

Goodies by Anna: Molten Mocha Heart Cakes For Two

Goodies by Anna: Molten Mocha Heart Cakes For Two

I picked up this really cute silicon baking pan in the shape of 6 mini hearts (hey, it was only $3 in the dollar section…

Goodies by Anna: Cafe Au Lait Bars

These Cafe Au Lait Bars are so good that you won’t believe how easy they are to make! The flavor is just like what you’d…

Goodies by Anna: Pumpkin Muffins With Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Frosting

Goodies by Anna: Pumpkin Muffins With Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Frosting

I am really enjoying the Bouchon Bakery Cookbook I got for Christmas and have baked another goodie that I think you will really enjoy: Pumpkin…

Goodies by Anna: Triple Chocolate Scones

When the weather is cold outside I am always on the lookout for the perfect goodie to go with my hot latte. Scones are always…

Goodies by Anna: Maple Pot de Creme

Goodies by Anna: Maple Pot de Creme

I love when favorite flavors are reinterpreted in an unexpected way. This Maple Pot de Creme recipe is a perfect example of a fresh take…

Goodies by Anna: Chocolate Peanut Butter Globs

Goodies by Anna: Chocolate Peanut Butter Globs

This is a new-to-me cookie that I baked for Christmas and I think its a winner. Chocolate, nuts, espresso powder to bring out the chocolate…

Goodies by Anna: Parisian Gingerbread (Pain d’Epices)

This Parisian Gingerbread is my last holiday goodie of the year and it’s a good one! The recipe is from my new Bouchon Bakery Cookbook…

Goodies by Anna: Mini Gingerbread Houses

If my Gingerbread House was just too over the top, then these Mini Gingerbread Houses may be just the thing for you! These teensy tiny…