Chocolate Coconut Caramel Popcorn Bar

Chocolate and Coconut together with Caramel Popcorn make quick and easy treat. Think of a rice kripsie treat made with caramel popcorn instead. 

Chocolate Coconut Caramel Popcorn Bars

Thanksgiving and Christmas are coming so fast! Ahhh. This morning I have some crazy Christmas recipe ideas in progress in my kitchen. Crossing my fingers for some success. After a week of work, spending time in my kitchen is so relaxing for me. I’ll admit cooking recipes and taking pictures are a lot more fun for me than the actual steps of writing a post. So while I’m having fun in my Kitchen this morning, head on over to my friend, Amber’s blog, Dessert Now Dinner Later for the recipe for these treats and get busy in your own kitchen. They are fantastic!

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie with Streusel

This Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie with Streusel takes the classic Thanksgiving recipe up a notch. It features a layer of traditional pumpkin pie on top of a rich cheesecake layer. Plus it has streusel on top, pecan streusel. Which makes everything better. 

Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie with Streusel - Chocolate with Grace

On last pumpkin recipe of the season for all of you who are still trying to plan your Thanksgiving menus. And this one will be a favorite. It’s still traditional while being unique and delicious. The recipe comes from my mom’s cookbook. Tt’s a big binder with all sorts of recipe clipping glued or wrote onto the pages. When I got married and moved out, one of my sisters copied each page and put together my own binder of recipes. [Read more…]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

A warm, gooey pumpkin chocolate chip cookie, served with vanilla ice cream, hot fudge and caramel sauce. 

A warm, gooey pumpkin chocolate chip cookie for served with vanilla ice cream, hot fudge and caramel sauce

As everyone else in the blogging world sets aside pumpkin for next year and brings on the peppermint and gingerbread, I’m on a roll here sharing my most exciting pumpkin recipes of the season. I know I’m not supposed to compare myself to other bloggers, but how else am I gonna learn the trends. I’ll admit though, the way the blogging world flies through the seasons takes my breath away.

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls – Two Ways

Pumpkin makes these cinnamon rolls ultra soft, fluffy and moist. Plus it gives them such a pretty fall color. 

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls - Soft and fluffy pumpkin cinnamon rolls with cream cheese frosting

So I’ve been excited about this recipe for a long time. I know its been done many times before and in many different ways, but I still wanted to make Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls.Cinnamon rolls are a family favorite and after my mom taught me how to make them, they were one of my favorite things to make. Probably because I love working with yeast breads and also love sweet treats. Adding pumpkin to them just seemed like a fantastic idea!

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Nutella Swirled Pumpkin Dip

Light and creamy pumpkin cheesecake dip swirled with Nutella, because chocolate and pumpkin are my favorites!
Nutella Swirled Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip. Perfect for fall parties.

Look at those swirls! There is something therapeutic about creating them, swirling the layers with a knife. And there is also something therapeutic about eating it just with a spoon or perhaps a graham cracker if you prefer! [Read more…]

Apple Blondies

These Apple Blondies are packed full of delicious fall apple flavors in a soft, cinnamon blonde brownie.

Apple Blondies - Soft blondie brownies packed with amazing cinnamon apple flavor


I’ve had to make these apple blondies at least three times in order to take pictures of them. Each time I made them, they disappeared long before I could get their picture taken with no leftovers to be seen. So one lazy Saturday afternoon, I decided to make them again to get them photographed and on the blog. [Read more…]

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Trifles

These Mini No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Trifles come together super quick and feature a smooth pumpkin cheesecake, fluffy whipped cream, and a buttery cookie chip layer.

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Trifles  (3) (Small)

Tyler and I love having people over and hosting, and this past summer we were blessed with lots of guests and the trend has continued into the fall. I have to admit, I still get a bit nervous when cooking meals for other people. I’m hoping more practice and experience will help with that and let me enjoy the time together even more.

A few weekends ago, we had filled our schedules pretty full with activities and house guests both Friday and Saturday night. After a busy but fun Friday night, I was left with just a few hours and no dessert for our dinner on Saturday. I put together these cute little trifles. They were super easy to make and looked pretty cute too. [Read more…]

Pumpkin Oreo Fudge

 A creamy pumpkin fudge with Oreo chunks. This Pumpkin Oreo Fudge is super easy, no Candy Thermometer required!

Pumpkin Oreo Fudge - A quick and easy fudge recipe. No candy thermometer required!

So after a brief break from the pumpkin overload on my blog, I’m back with more. I don’t think the proper thing for a food blogger is to feature the same two ingredients in every post for over two months straight, but chocolate and pumpkin make me happy. I’m also going to keep things short and sweet this morning, because you all already know how much these two ingredients together and I’m going to spend the rest of my morning in the kitchen, creating some new recipes. I might even put on my bravery, branch out, and use apples! ;) [Read more…]

Spinach and Artichoke Bagels

Spinach and Artichoke Dip baked on top of mini bagels. The classic dip gets a makeover in these cute little appetizers.

Spinach and Artichoke Dip baked on top of mini bagels. The classic dip gets a makeover in these cute little appetizers.

I’m going to interrupt the normal fall schedule of pumpkin and chocolate recipes and bring you these Spinach and Artichoke Bagels. They are mini bagels with the traditional hot spinach and artichoke dip baked on top. (Don’t worry, there’s much more pumpkin and chocolate coming!) But I’m absolutely in love with these little guys for a variety of reasons: First, because spinach and artichoke dip is one of my favorites (Who can resist all those gooey, cheesy flavors?). Plus, there is spinach in it, so I don’t have to feel guilty, right? [Read more…]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirled Brownies

The pumpkin cheesecake swirl in the brownies is worth the extra bit of effort and makes these brownies ultra moist.

Pumpkin Swirl Brownies are the Perfect Fall Treat!  Such a delicious brownie recipe for this time of year!

Once upon a time I made a rich chocolatey brownie swirled with with a smooth pumpkin cheesecake and enjoyed one piece after another. Today, I’m eating a bowl of ramen noodles, sitting in my cold office, and staring at these long gone brownies wishfully. Just look at that dark chocolate and pumpkin cheesecake layer!

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