Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate | Cravings of a Lunatic | Simple to make, delightful to sip!

Easy to make red velvet hot chocolate recipe. Simply delightful to sip on a cold day. Curl up with a mug of this, a good book, a cozy blanket and roaring fire nearby.  I want to say thank you. To everyone who takes the time to visit my little blog. It's become my happy place. I love seeing your comments each day. I love getting emails from you. I love getting to know you better while we gab on facebook. Cravings of a Lunatic is more than just a blog, more than just a recipe source. It's … [Read more...]

Cake Batter Fudge

Cake Batter Fudge | Cravings of a Lunatic | Perfect microwave fudge that will be a hit with all your friends and family!

Perfect microwave fudge that will be a hit with all your friends and family this holiday season! Welcome to Day #5 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today, Monday, December 9th and ending Saturday, December 14th. I … [Read more...]

Mini Sugar Cookie Houses aka Hot Chocolate Mug Perches

Mini Sugar Cookie Houses for Hot Chocolate Mug Perches | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super cute and fun to make!

These adorable little Sugar Cookie Houses make perfect little Hot Chocolate Mug Perches. Or you could slip them on coffee mugs, or tea. They look adorable and taste amazing! They also make perfect little gifts for family and friends.  Welcome to Day #4 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas … [Read more...]

Ginger Bears

Ginger Bears | Cravings of a Lunatic | Cute little gingerbread polar bears. Cute and festive!

Cute little Gingerbread Polar Bears that are sure to delight during the holidays. Lots of great tips for making gingerbread dough cooperate with your baking plans! Welcome to Day #3 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting … [Read more...]

Peppermint Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Wands

Peppermint Hot Chocolate and Peppermint Wands | Cravings of a Lunatic | This Hot Chocolate is spectacular and easy to make. Perfect for the holidays!

This Peppermint Flavoured Hot Chocolate is spectacular and easy to make. Add Chocolate Covered Peppermint Wands and this will be a huge hit for the holidays! Welcome to Day #2 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today, … [Read more...]

Coconut Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Covered Spoons #ChristmasWeek

Coconut Hot Chocolate and Chocolate Covered Spoons | Cravings of a Lunatic | Perfect for the holiday season! #ChristmasWeek

This indulgent Coconut Hot Chocolate is perfect for a cold winter night. Add some Chocolate Covered Spoons and it's a match made in heaven.  Welcome to Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today, Monday, December 9th and … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Parfaits #HolidayFoodParty

Red Velvet Parfaits | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make!

Super easy to make, and looks lovely on any holiday table. Okay peeps, y'all know I am always honest with you. This was NOT supposed to be a parfait. Not even kidding. It was supposed to be a cake roll.  Unfortunately I had trouble rolling the cake roll so this recipe was altered to hide my oops. It's what I do. When in doubt "parfait it". I'm not sure what that says about the fact that I have a zillion parfaits on my site. *giggles* … [Read more...]

Mini Gingerbread House Hot Chocolate Mug Perches: Guest Post for In Katrina’s Kitchen

Mini Gingerbread House Hot Chocolate Mug Perches | Cravings of a Lunatic

Cute little mini gingerbread houses that fit on the edge of mugs. Perfect for the holidays! Aren't these adorbs? I flipping love these things. They make me super happy. … [Read more...]

Shortbread Christmas Mice #CookieWeek

Shortbread Mice | Cravings of a Lunatic | Sure to delight kids and adults at Christmas time.

Cute little Shortbread Christmas Mice. Sure to delight kids and adults at Christmas time.  Aren't these adorable? Aren't these just the cutest things ever? Don't you just want to make them? Don't do it man! It's all an evil plot to drive you mad dog crazy at Christmas time. Ya, they're adorable. Ya, they're cute. Ya, you want to make them. Just... don't do... it!!!!! … [Read more...]

Black Forest Sandwich Cookies #CookieWeek

Black Forest Sandwich Cookies | Cravings of a Lunatic | Seriously scrumptious chocolate cookies filled with chocolate frosting and cherries

Easy to make Black Forest Sandwich Cookies. These chocolate cookies are stuffed with cherry pie filling and cream. It doesn't get any better than this! Welcome to #cookieweek my little cookie monsters! Susan of The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen and Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic have joined together this week with 23 of their blog friends to present to you a week of cookie treats! We have every type of cookie you can think of listed this week, including something for our furry friends! Now is … [Read more...]

Chocolate Fudge Brownie Sandwich Cookies | #CookieWeek

Chocolate Fudge Brownie Sandwich Cookies | Cravings of a Lunatic | Seriously scrumptious cookies that will impress your friends and put a huge smile on your face!

Seriously scrumptious Chocolate Fudge Brownie Sandwich Cookies that will impress your friends and put a huge smile on your face! Welcome to #cookieweek my little cookie monsters! Susan of The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen and Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic have joined together this week with 23 of their blog friends to present to you a week of cookie treats! We have every type of cookie you can think of listed this week, including something for our furry friends! Now is the time to bookmark … [Read more...]

Chocolate Moose Cookies | Happy Birthday Chocolate Moosey!

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Surprise! Happy Birthday Carla! aka Chocolate Moosey! I was trying to find the perfect time to make these for you. I've had them on the brain since Christmas. Hope you love them! And you have the best birthday ever! You totally deserve it! I'm so thankful to have such a wonderful bloggy friend in you. You rock! … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Mini-Me & No Bake Cake in Jars (Desserts in Jars Giveaway- Closed!)

No Bake Cake in a Jar

Happy 19th Birthday Mini-me! You are awesome... and gorgeous... and I'm grateful for you... and to you... … [Read more...]

Double Coconut Macaroon Cookies: Guest Post for Chelsea’s Culinary Indulgence

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Now here is a cookie any one can make. They are simple, fast and completely off the charts when it comes to flavour. I make a different version of these every year for the holidays. This year I wanted to kick things up a notch. I had scored some coconut M & M's on a shopping excursion to the states. So I hid them away knowing I would use them for just this purpose. I knew I would be so happy I saved them so they could add extra coconut goodness to my already fabulous coconut cookies. I was … [Read more...]

#ChristmasWeek Recap and #Giveaway Links

Christmas Week

  Hi folks. This week was a whirlwind of Christmas goodies. Christmas Week was a huge success and I hope we inspired you all to get into your kitchens and start your holiday baking. There are so many amazing recipes to get your creative juices flowing. I thought I'd recap the week for anyone who just tuned in or missed it. Hope you enjoy. I know I sure did. I may have to wear stretchy pants for the next month the way things are going. … [Read more...]

Turtle Thumbprint Cookies #SundaySupper

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  Hi folks. So happy to be here today with a fabulous cookie recipe to share with you. You all know how obsessed I am with all things "turtle". It's really gotten out of hand to be honest. I have far too many turtle recipes in my recipe index. Okay that's a total lie, when can you ever have TOO many turtle recipes. There can never be too many turtles recipes in the world for my taste. I've made oodles of them. … [Read more...]

Christmas Apple Pie

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Hi folks. Welcome to day #5 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by yours truly, and Jen of Juanita’s Cocina. Today’s theme for Christmas Week is “Christmas Pies and Pastries”. Make sure you visit all the participating bloggers today to see what special dish they whipped up for you. … [Read more...]

Ginger Horse Cookies for Day 4 of #ChristmasWeek

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Hi folks. Okay so this one needs a little explanation. Just prepare yourself as the explanation is too cute for words. I fully expect to hear a collective "aw" as you all read this. Okay, you ready? Ginger Horse Cookies are basically gingerbread cookies shaped like a horse. Why are they shaped like a horse you ask? … [Read more...]

Christmas Coconut Cake for Day 3 of #ChristmasWeek

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Hi folks. Welcome to day #3 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by yours truly, and Jen of Juanita’s Cocina. Today’s theme for Christmas Week is “Christmas Cakes and Cupcakes”. Make sure you visit all the participating bloggers today to see what special dish they whipped up for you. … [Read more...]

Peppermint Marshmallows for Day 2 of #ChristmasWeek

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Hi folks. Welcome to day 2 of Christmas Week. So excited to show you today's treat. I made marshmallows, seriously, homemade marshmallows. They are super easy to make and fun to eat. You can do so many varieties of marshmallows. I made peppermint ones for Christmas. Not only are they adorable but the taste fabulous. They also make wonderful gifts. … [Read more...]