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Dessert recipes that feature bourbon

6 Dessert Recipes Featuring Bourbon

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 3rd, 2020| Desserts, Recipe Collection, Recipes

What more can I say?
Bourbon + sugar = ridiculously indulgent and delicious desserts









Need a reason to use your bourbon for more than just cocktails? Keep reading!





Crisp biscotti filled with lots of pecans and coated with sweet bourbon glaze, it's a cocktail flavored treat!

Bourbon Pecan Biscotti

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 1st, 2020| Breakfast Dishes, Desserts, Recipes

Crisp biscotti filled with lots of pecans and coated with sweet bourbon glaze, it's a cocktail flavored treat!




Bourbon Pecan Biscotti





  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons bourbon
  • 2-1/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1-½ cups
These indulgent blondies are gooey, full of pecans, and have a delightful hint of bourbon.

Gooey Pecan & Bourbon Blondies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler March 30th, 2020| Desserts, Recipes

These indulgent blondies are gooey, full of pecans, and have a delightful hint of bourbon.











Gooey Pecan & Bourbon Blondies





  • 1-3/4 cups pecans
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • 2 cups

2 Easy Ways to Add a Kick to Dessert

by Michele Pesula Kuegler March 27th, 2020| Appetizers, Desserts, Recipe Collection, Recipes, Spreads & Sauces

Two simple and delicious ways to create adults-only desserts or appetizers that feature sweet fruits infused with some 21+ ingredients.









Some days it's fun to be an adult, other days it's more of a chore.

This cake could also be called a double margarita, as it has tequila and triple sec in the batter, as well as drizzled on the cooling cake, giving you full margarita flavors!

Margarita Cake with a Kick

by Michele Pesula Kuegler March 25th, 2020| Desserts, Recipes

This cake could also be called a double margarita, as it has tequila and triple sec in the batter, as well as drizzled on the cooling cake, giving you full margarita flavors!






Margarita Cake with a Kick





  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • Zest from 2 limes
  • 1/4 cup butter
These really are for the 21+ crowd! With tequila and lime infused in both the cookie and its glaze, it’s a cocktail in cookie format.

Adults Only Margarita Cookies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler March 23rd, 2020| Desserts, Recipes

These really are for the 21+ crowd! With tequila and lime infused in both the cookie and its glaze, it’s a cocktail in cookie format.











Margarita Cookies with a Kick





  • Cookie Dough
  • 1/2

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 12th, 2020| Desserts, Recipes

All the flavors of that store bought candy bar in a homemade package




Peanut Butter Cup Cookies



All the flavors of that store bought candy bar in a homemade package











When I create my calendar for Think Tasty, I start with a theme. Then I

Kinda Healthy Peanut Butter Balls

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 10th, 2020| Desserts, Recipes

Less guilt, more sweet treats!






Kinda Healthy Peanut Butter Balls



Less guilt, more sweet treats!



  • 1-1/2 cups powdered peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (semi-sweet or milk)


  1. Combine peanut butter powder, powdered sugar, and water in

Triple Chocolate Truffles

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 5th, 2020| Desserts, Recipes

A decadent treat, perfect for your favorite chocoholic




Triple Chocolate Truffles



A decadent treat, perfect for your favorite chocoholic



  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon light corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate (chopped)
  • 4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate sprinkles


  1. Combine the cream, corn syrup, and butter in

Chocolate Bottom Macaroons

by Michele Pesula Kuegler February 3rd, 2020| Desserts, Recipes

Sweet coconut and chocolate- what's not to like?




Chocolate Bottom Macaroons



Sweet coconut and chocolate- what’s not to like?



  • 14 ounce bag sweetened (flaked coconut)
  • 7/8 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (semi sweet or milk)


  1. Preheat oven to

4 Delightful Ways to Eat More Fruit

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 31st, 2020| Desserts, Recipe Collection, Recipes





The title is 100% accurate. Making any one of these four recipes will ensure that you are eating more fruit. However, these probably don't fall into the category of "An apple a day keeps the doctor away."




Deconstructed Poached Pear

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 29th, 2020| Appetizers, Desserts, Recipes, Vegetarian

The perfect beginning or ending to a meal






Deconstructed Poached Pear



The perfect beginning or ending to a meal.



  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 bosc pear
  • 1 cup white wine (I used an unoaked Chardonnay)
  • 2 ounces goat cheese (at room temperature)
  • 1 tablespoon milk


  1. Combine almonds and