Baked Mini Pumpkin Donuts

When life gives you pumpkins, you make pumpkin donuts! Guys, these donuts are amazing!! As one of my friends would describe them, they are a delicacy.  They are the perfect little bite (about twice the size of a quarter). I’ve been making these mini donuts for a couple of years. The first time I made… Continue reading Baked Mini Pumpkin Donuts

Chocolate- Dipped Walnut Carquiñolis (Biscotti)

Hola!! The holidays are just around the corner, I can’t believe it! Time flies. I am going to Spain soon to spend the holidays with my family. I love being home to eat my grandma’s food (and my mom’s…) Today I made something that I believe you are all familiar with, biscotti. Although, I made them… Continue reading Chocolate- Dipped Walnut Carquiñolis (Biscotti)

Melindros (served with Hot Chocolate)

Melindros are very popular in Spain, they are similar to a cookie but with a cake-like texture. The tradition is to dip the melindro into hot chocolate. In Spain, the texture of hot chocolate is much thicker, more like a pudding and its spooned, not sipped. The recipe for these melindros is very easy. By themselves,… Continue reading Melindros (served with Hot Chocolate)

Cheese Balls topped with Pecans & Cranberries

Hola!!! Wow. Those are the words that I have for these mini cheese balls topped with chopped pecans and cranberries. Eat one, and you will want another. And perhaps …. another! This tapa is perfect. It can be made ahead of time, and served small (bite-sized!) or as a two-biter. It can also be served with crackers.… Continue reading Cheese Balls topped with Pecans & Cranberries