That Skinny Chick Can Bake
Pear Tarte Tatin | A twist on the classic French dessert

Pear Tarte Tatin

As autumn approaches, I wait impatiently for pears to appear in the market. I used juicy Bartletts in this French-inspired Pear Tarte Tatin.

Bowl of cheese puff with chive and thyme garnishes

Gougères AKA French Cheese Puffs

Gougères AKA French Cheese Puffs are a savory cream puff, or pâte à choux, flavored with Gruyere cheese. A marvelous starter for when you have company! I’ve been making cream puffs since I was a...

Peanut Butter Krispie Brownies on white plates

Peanut Butter Krispie Topped Brownies

Triple the decadence with a batch of these irresistible Peanut Butter Krispie Topped Brownies! These Peanut Butter Krispie Brownies have three tasty layers: brownies, marshmallows and chocolate, peanut butter rice krispies! Peanut Butter Krispie...

Gruyere Potato Cakes | Cheesy, herbed mashed potatoes fried to perfection

Gruyere Potato Cakes

These Gruyere Potato Cakes are a splendid side dish on their own or tasty appetizer topped with creme fraiche, herbs, and even smoked salmon. Gruyere Potato Cakes Lambeau, our furry family member, loves when...

A piece of carrot cake on a plate

Pumpkin Bars

There is finally a touch of fall in the air…and the cool crisp mornings have me thinking about my favorite autumn desserts. These Pumpkin Bars are at the top of the list. Some of my foodie...

S'mores Cookies on a white plate over a red napkin

S’more Cookies (AKA S’mookies)

If you like s’mores, you will adore these…incredibly rich, gooey and yummy. These are made with graham cracker crumbs, chocolate chunks and mini-marshmallows. My baking friend, Danielle, was featuring these for her bake along...

Buttermilk Corn Muffin cut in half with a pat of butter on a square white plate

Buttermilk Corn Muffins

Tender, delicious Buttermilk Corn Muffins with enough sweetness to make them irresistible! They’re highly versatile besides being quick to throw together. Cornbread Muffins are an easy side when serving a game day bowl of chili...

A piece of fudgy brownie on a plate

Fudgy Brownies

Yeah, yeah, yeah…I know I have a zillion brownie posts. But I thought it might be fun to do a side by side comparison of brownies made with cocoa powder and those made with...