Skip Thanksgiving Dinner, Save Room for the Chocolate Pie!


According to the Food Calendar, Pie Month is February, but for me…Fall is Pie Season! Bring on the nutty pies, the fudge pies, and the warm cobblers a la mode. And on Thanksgiving, bring one of each!


Chocolate Chip Toffee Pecan Pie

Recipe here by Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen 

Baileys’ Mint Chocolate Cream Pie

Recipe Here by Grandbaby Cakes

Chocolate Banana Cream Pie

Recipe here by Half Baked Harvest

Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie

Recipe here by Kevin and Amanda

Reeses Pie

Recipe here by The First Year Blog

Chocolate Meringue Pie

Recipe here by Recipes to Nourish 

Dark Chocolate Pie with Toasted Coconut Crust

Recipe here by Baking with Sibella

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie

Recipe here by Crazy for Crust

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Pie

Recipe here by Restless Chipotle 

S’mores Pie

Recipe here by Brown Eyed Baker

Red Velvet Fudge Pie

Recipe here by Pizzazzerie 

Skillet Tarheel Pie

Recipe here by Biscuits and Such

Chocolate Walnut Cranberry Pie

Recipe here by Rants From my Crazy Kitchen

Chocolate Tarts for Thanksgiving


13 Recipes to be Thankful for on Thanksgiving Day


Bittersweet Chocolate Pumpkin Tart

Recipe here by Love and Oil

Chocolate Orange Tart

Recipe here by Donalskehan 

Dark Chocolate Tart with Blackberries and Hazelnut Praline

Recipe here by From the Kitchen 

Coconut Chocolate Tartlet

Recipe here by Jacquelyn Clark

Nutella Tart with Toasted Hazelnut Crust

Recipe here by Sally’s Baking Addiction 

Red Wine Poached Pear Chocolate 

Recipe here by Domestic Gothess

Cannoli Tart

Recipe here by Tasty Kitchen

Chocolate Whiskey Tart

Recipe here by Planet Byn 

Smores Tart

Recipe here by Flour Arrangements 

Bittersweet Chocolate Tart with Salted Caramelized Pistachios 

Recipe here by Fine Cooking

Reeses Peanut Butter Tart

Recipe here by Hungry Couple NYC

Chocolate Kahlua Walnut Tart

Recipe here by Target

Oreos Cookies n Cream No Bake Tart

Recipe here by What Jessica Baked Next

*gif by giphy 

What is your favorite Thanksgiving dessert?

You’ve Been Tagged! Halloween Tag



October is the perfect month to get to know my fellow bloggers a bit better! So, consider yourself tagged for this fun Halloween survey. 🎃


  1. What scent sets the holiday mood?
  2. Favorite Halloween Fun Size Candy Bar?
  3. Favorite Halloween movie?
  4. Favorite seasonal sweet?
  5. What toppings are on the perfect candy apple?
  6. What’s your favorite costume you ever wore on Halloween?
  7. Most enjoyable fall tradition?
  8. Pumpkin Patch Hayride or Haunted Hayride?
  9. What song is a must for a Halloween Party Playlist?
  10. Favorite Halloween Monster: Dracula, Frankenstein, etc.?
  11. Cider or Cocoa?
  12. Scary movies or Scaredy cat?
  13. Pumpkin Spice: Yum, or Yuck?
  14. Which is scariest: Spiders, Zombies, or Clowns?
  15. Best find in your Trick or Treat bag?
  16. Worst thing to get in your Trick or Treat bag?

Here are my answers:
What scent sets the holiday mood?
Cinnamon Spice! I love the brooms, pine cones, candles, and anything else I get my hands on. 

Favorite Halloween Fun Size Candy Bar?
When it comes to chocolate, it’s impossible to pick a favorite. Snickers, KitKats, Peanut M&M’s, Heath…they’re all good.

Favorite Halloween movie?
Family Favorite- Hocus Pocus. I adore scary movies, too…not gory, but one with a good suspenseful plot, and a dark and stormy feel to it, is perfect!

Favorite seasonal sweet?
Besides an obnoxious amount of candy- Chocolate Covered Apples, Krispy Kreme holiday doughnuts (because they are adorable…and they’re Krispy Kreme). photo

What toppings are on the perfect candy apple?
Chocolate, Caramel, and Crushed Peanut Butter Cups. (I have chills thinking about it).

What’s your favorite costume you ever wore on Halloween?
Wonder Woman (Because nobody messes with a super hero’s candy).

Most enjoyable fall tradition?
Finding the perfect pumpkin to carve in the pumpkin patch…then, buying a cheap replacement at the grocery store, because the other one is too perfect to carve. (It will look so perfect with the Thanksgiving decor).

Pumpkin Patch Hayride or Haunted Hayride?
Pumpkin Patch. Yes, I like a good scare…from behind the tv screen, where zombies can’t grab me and pull me into the dark forest- to the chain saw shed.

What song is a must for a Halloween Party Playlist?
Monster Mash

Favorite Halloween Monster: Dracula, Frankenstein, other?
Frankie! He’s my favorite Halloween icon.

Cider or Cocoa? 
If I chose cider, I wouldn’t be named Agatha Chocolats. Cocoa, for sure. And bring on the whipped cream!

Pumpkin Spice: Yum, or Yuck?
Mostly, yum. Until it gets out of hand, and I’m smelling it all day in toilet cleansers and laundry detergent.

Which is scariest: Spiders, Zombies, or Clowns?
Clowns. Yep.

Best find in a Trick or Treat bag?
A Pumpkin Wrapped Lindor Truffle photo

Worst thing to get in your Trick or Treat bag?
*gifs by giphy.
Your Turn! 
If you have the time to participate, I’d love to hear your answers!👻

13 Chocolate Candy Apples for Halloween


An Apple a day sounds just about perfect…when it’s smothered in sweet buttery caramel and rich thick chocolate.


One bite and all your dreams will come true. …no, seriously. (giphy)



13 Chocolate Candy Apples for Fall


Peanut Butter Caramel Apples

Recipe here by About Food

Samoa Chocolate Coconut Caramel Apples

Recipe here by Confessions of a Cookbook Queen

Chocolate Caramel Mummy Apples


S’more Chocolate Apples

Recipe here by Chocoley

Sweet & Salty Boubon Cinnamon Pecan Caramel Apples with Chocolate Drizzle

Recipe here by Half Baked Harvest

Dark Belgian Chocolate Peppermint Apples


Apple Pie White Chocolate Apple

Recipe here by Cooking of Joy

Chocolate Caramel Apple Cauldrons

Recipe here by Hungry Happenings

English Toffee Chocolate Caramel Apples


Black Forest Apples with Toasted Almonds and Cherries


Rocky Road Walnut, Marshmallow, Belgian Chocolate Caramel Apples


Scary White Chocolate Apples

Recipe here by Wonky Wonderful

Candy Corn Chocolate Apple

Recipe here by The Partiologist 

Halloween Pumpkin Chocolate Apples

Recipe here by Sweet Dreams

13 Chocolate & Pumpkin Recipes


Are you Ready for some Pumpkin?

13 Recipes You’ll Want to Try This Fall  

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie Roll

Recipe here by The Bitter Side of Sweet



Turtle Pumpkin Cheesecake 

Recipe here by Uncle Jerry’s Kitchen 

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Scones


Recipe here by Baker by Nature 

Pumpkin Doughnut Bites with Dark Chocolate Drizzle


Recipe here by Aninas 

Nutella Swirled Pumpkin Bread


Recipe here by Sweet Anna’s

Chocolate Pumpkin Cake with Spiced Brown Butter Frosting 


Recipe here by Love and Duck Fat

Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcake


Recipe here by The First Year Blog

Creme Brulée Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake Bars


Recipe here by Handle the Heat

Pumpkin Chocolate Bars (Gluten-free, Paleo)


Recipe here by My Whole Food Life

Pumpkin Caramel Poke Cake


Recipe here by Averie Cooks



Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles


Recipe here by Delish

Chocolate Pumpkin Cake


Recipe here by I am Baker

Pumpkin, Chocolate, and Brie Grilled Cheese


Recipe here by Two Peas and Their Pod

Have a Pumpkin & Chocolate Recipe?

Please share at our Recipe Exchange!

Meet and Greet Recipe Exchange: Pumpkin


Hello Fellow Bloggers and Bakers!


We’re hosting another Meet and Greet Recipe Exchange

You may be asking yourself, what’s the point of participating in a Meet and Greet?


Well, it’s an opportunity to…

  • Connect with other bloggers.
  • Gain exposure for your blog.
  • Increase your followers.
  • Discover new blogs.
  • And of course collect delicious recipes!

Each Recipe Exchange features a different baking confection or flavor.  

Now it may not officially be Autumn, but September has arrived…which means Pumpkin Spice is in the air!


So, no surprise, the theme of this Recipe Exchange is Pumpkin.


Ordinarily, chocolate is the star of all of the desserts on this blog. But, just this once, chocolate doesn’t have to be the main ingredient. However, we do ask that chocolate is in the recipe…we don’t want to get too crazy here, and lose focus of our priorities. Besides, pumpkin and chocolate- pure decadence!


The Rules:

Your recipe must feature pumpkin, and include at least one chocolate element. The chocolate can be in any form, or in any amount:

  • White, Milk, or Dark Chocolate 
  • A sprinkle of chocolate chips
  • A powder of cocoa
  • A white chocolate glaze
  • A dash of chocolate sprinkles


Photo here 

Examples include, (but are not limited to):

  • Muffins
  • Cakes & Cupcakes
  • Cheesecakes
  • Pies & Tarts
  • Cookies 
  • Cookie Bars

If you have a Pumpkin recipe on your blog, we’d love to showcase it here! Simply, post the name of the recipe and your blog link in the comment section below.

Photo here

Don’t have a recipe, but love great food? We’d love to connect with you, as well!

To gain the most exposure, be sure to add your recipes and blog link to past and future Recipe Exchanges. We’ll keep a running lists of posts.

Previous Recipe Exchanges:

Chocolate & Berries 



Looking forward to your Pumpkin recipes! ❤️


Coming Soon: Meet and Greet Pumpkin Recipe Exchange!


Get those recipes ready! Our next Recipe Exchange is coming soon.

We’re going to kick off September with the most notorious ingredient of fallPumpkin!


The only requirement, is that the recipe must include chocolate. Although chocolate does not have to be the star, it should enhance the overall dessert.

Any type of chocolate- dark, milk, or white.

Any amount of chocolate- a sprinkle, a drizzle, a dunk.


In the mean time, keep sharing those recipes! We’re keeping a running post.

(Remember to include the link to your post with your recipe.)

Recipe Exchange: Chocolate + Berries

Recipe Exchange: Brownies

Recipe Exchange: S’mores