Addicting Caramel Apple Crisp Bars

Today's post is sponsored by Wholesome! and we are using their Organic Brown Sugar in this here caramel-apple madness. Question 👇 A thick, soft brown sugar crust sandwiching a heaping apple layer that is drizzled with homemade caramel: you down ... Read More →

Chocolate Raspberry Almond Butter Bars

Fri-daaaay. Good to see you, old friend. I love my job (someone just seriously pinch me that THESE CHOCOLATE BARS ARE MY JOB), but even still, Fridays have some kind of magic in them. Friday night pizza is only a few hours away and I can stay up ... Read More →

Extra Fudgy Coconut Oil Brownies

Close up and in your face --> coconut oil brownies! I know, it's so confusing. But this is possibly my new favorite brownie recipe, says the girl whose best brownie recipe has historically been the Ghirardelli double chocolate brownie mix from a ... Read More →

Healthy Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Bars

Hallo thare friends. No, sorry, I was talking to the healthy sea salt dark chocolate bars. Because a chocolate bar that is made with healthy ingredients (everybody say hiii to the friendly oats, coconut, nuts, and seeds) and wrapped up in peanut butter and ... Read More →

Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie with Caramel and Sea Salt

Bjork has one single specialty when it comes to cooking, and its name is Ze Big Cookie. And yes, you do have to say ze. Bjork's rules. It's cookie dough (definitely not homemade) (wait. I'm talking about HIS version, not THIS version. stay please.) ... Read More →

Chocolate Peanut Butter Saltine Toffee

Oh hi there. We meet again. It feels a little weird to be acting normal because in the last three days I've become a hopeless wanderer in the land of pre-Christmas, running into things such as quick trips to the store for wrapping paper because somehow, ... Read More →

Oreo Fudge Ice Cream Bars

This is my Grandma's recipe. And I just love that my Grandma loves Oreo crusts as much as I do. This is Oreo crust and ice cream dreamland. It can't not be addicting when it starts with a seriously thick layer of crushed Oreos with melted butter pressed ... Read More →

Chocolate Caramel Oatmeal Bars

Let me read your mind. You're in love with these bars and their ooey-gooey-chocolate-caramel middle layer, tied for first place with the buttery-soft oatmeal cookie crust. Yes, yes you are. Let me read your mind again. You're not a caramel person. First ... Read More →

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

There's something you should know. I always underbake. On purpose. So today especially as you gaze upon that fudgy underbaked chocolate brownie with a chocolate chip cookie underbaked into the top, I'm hoping no one takes offense to the excessive gooeyness. ... Read More →

Fudgy Chocolate Cake Bars

Roald Dahl wrote a book called Matilda and now I’m eating chocolate cake for breakfast. Welcome to my life. By the way, this is not just any chocolate cake. Try more like a perfectly dense and moist flourless (almost) chocolate cake that only requires 5 ... Read More →

10 Minute Peanut Butter Fudge

I've been sorta, um, off the grid for the last few days. So bring me up to speed - what's the general feeling on Valentine's Day right now? We're three days out. Are people talking about it? Is everyone annoyed? Are you, like, personally ready for ... Read More →

Peanut Butter Oreo Blondies

Dessert. It's been way too long since I've made dessert for Pinch of Yum. For me. For anyone. Actually, it's really been more like one minute if you count those coffee cake muffins as dessert, which I don't. Here we are at nine days into the new year, ... Read More →

Pumpkin Dessert Bars

Time for a quick poll. Pumpkin Pie: yes or no? ... Read More →

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars

First of all, hi. Second of all, help. Thirdly, put one of these in your mouth asap. Peanut butter chocolate chip cookie cheesecake bars. -→ I know it. The name is way too long. But I can't think straight or see straight or do anything normal ... Read More →

Salted Maple Pecan Pie Bars

This is one of those times where I'm going to write about something that I've been eating all day. Or, um, all week. Two weeks? No matter. I've loved every sticky second. Cause THESE ARE GOOD. ... Read More →

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Bars

BRING>IT>ON. This week's stress relief of choice comes to you in the form of melty, messy chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwiches.  Oh, sweet glory. These pups are everything I love about summer/life in general, smooshed up into one compact ... Read More →

Golden Grahams S’mores Bars

I have a farmer friend. His name is Tyler. Our visit to his farm revealed a few things: Farms are pretty. Don't wear sandals on the farm. Fainting goats are so weird but hilariously cute. I will have a piglet for a pet someday. Tyler cooks. ... Read More →

White Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

I don't mean to brag, but I just ate an extra marshmallowy bowl of Marshmallow Mateys for dinner. And by a bowl, I mean a box. And by Marshmallow Matey's, I do not mean Lucky Charms.  Seriously?  I'm not even going to defend that. ... Read More →

Peanut Butter S’mores Bars

Sometimes I just can't stop thinking about dessert. Sometimes, as in 365 days a year. I don't stand a chance focusing on an-ee-thing for one second when I have images of buttery graham cracker cookie dough layered with chocolate, peanut butter, and ... Read More →

Best Ever Brownies

If you're new to my blog, hidey-ho and welcome! I'd like to take this moment to let you know that I'm not a ten year old. I do know how to bake brownies from scratch, I swear. ... Read More →

Milk Chocolate Dulce de Leche Bars

Awwhhh snap. These are gooooood. Like, chocolate-on-caramel, ate-5-before-dinner, don't-need-no-Valentine sort of good. Not like I'm thinking about Valentine's Day or anything. My mind is continuously replaying what it was like to slurp up the ... Read More →

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Brownies

Friday.  Chocolate.  Choc.o.late. With sweet ribbons of peanut buttery cheesecake. Baked to ooey gooey perfection and eaten by the row. ... Read More →

Caramel Corn Bars

Hello, Caramel Corn. With a little peanut butter thrown in for good measure. Drizzled with chocolate. Sitting on a fluffy marshmallow pillow. All carried by a chewy, melty chocolate chip cookie. Is this real life? ... Read More →

Fudgy Oreo Brownies

Oiy. There goes that new pencil skirt potential first day of school outfit. And here come the sweatpants. Except, um, it’s 90 degrees in my house. Why would I bake and then wear sweatpants in a house where I break a sweat just sitting at the ... Read More →

Chocolate Scotcheroos

I’ve been hot on the Nutella trail for a while now. Like, since high school. Like, since Bjork (my highschoolboyfriendnowhusband) casually mentioned this super good chocolate spread that he put on toast, and what, I hadn’t heard of it? And then one ... Read More →

Roasted Cherry Brownies

Subtitle: running out of things. Roast cherries, eat cherries, roast cherries, eat cherries. Eat cherries. And I’ve run out of cherries. Replenish cherry supply. This is how I run out of money. And if I attempt to make the same batch of ... Read More →

Chocolate Marshmallow Graham Bars

This? This gooey golden marshmallow melted chocolate butter graham goodness? This is where we’re headed today. And this is one boat you don’t want to miss. ... Read More →

Triple Berry Pie Bars

Hi, friends. Let’s cut right to the chase. There are three types of colorful berries, a crumbly topping, a golden crust, and ultimately 3 sticks of butter baked in this 9x13 pan. Or... well... used to be 3 sticks of butter. I think Bjork and I ... Read More →

Candy Fudge Bars

I recently got to hang out with two of my favorite kids - a precious 3 year old girl and her adorable baby brother. ... Read More →

Grandma’s Apple Crisp

There’s no place like home, except Grandma’s. Especially when there’s apple crisp involved. I’m so lucky to have loving grandparents who are willing to host a double date with me and Bjork! And who share their best + easiest apple crisp recipes with ... Read More →

Rocky Road Brownies

These brownies represent my love of all things chocolate, and secondly, my coping mechanisms when left home alone while Bjork travels for work. ... Read More →

Snickerdoodle Blondies

I said goodbye to my good intentions the moment this warm, buttery blondie touched my lips. That fruit-for-dessert idea? Well, it doesn’t hold up very strongly against this insanely delicious (butter-based) dessert. After teasing you with a pictures only ... Read More →


Imagine you're at a social gathering where food is involved. Someone (probably my mom) has brought Scotcheroos.  And you know there's inevitably going to be a pan of thick, gooey brownies. How can anyone be expected to decide between the two perfect ... Read More →