Crispy Churro Cake Bites with chocolate hazelnut dip

Crispy Churro Cake Bites with chocolate hazelnut dip

Look no further for a fun, finger food dessert to put smiles on faces! Keep cake pieces on hand in a freezer bag to fry in a flash for when you need “just a bite of something sweet.”

Krispy Kreme Cannoli Strawberry Shortcakes!

We love strawberry time! And Krispy Kreme doughnuts, of course. How about an NC cannoli strawberry shortcake? Those signature doughnuts, combined with a creamy cannoli-like filling, sweet berries, plus a pillow of whipped cream drizzled with chocolate? Yes, please!

Cherry Chocolate Date Nut Truffles

Fifteen minutes, a few pantry items, and a North Carolina wine are all it takes to make these bite-size treats. They’re almost as easy to make as they are to eat.

I ‘Cherry’ish You Rice Krispies Treats

Published in Carolina Country Magazine ~ February 2018 I do love cherries! Any kind of cherries, but most especially, maraschino cherries.  There’s just something about those bright red sweet little nuggets that take me back to my childhood in an instant. I suppose my cherry affection is genetic. My Daddy Hocutt and Ma Hocutt, my… Continue reading I ‘Cherry’ish You Rice Krispies Treats

Cocoa-Nutty Hot Chocolate Mix With Coconut Whipped Cream

Coconutty Hot Chocolate with Coconut Whipped Cream

Make a batch of this decadent Coconutty Hot Chocolate mix to enjoy often — and share, too! Topped with a dollop of fluffy coconut whipped cream, this dairy-free delight is just what we all need at the end of a chilly winter day … pajamas not included.