Bars and cookies

Fig and Walnut Biscotti

Fig and Walnut Biscotti

Fig and walnut biscotti are a delightfully crunchy cookie, perfect for the holidays, and great for gifting. Some flavor combinations are just so traditional and perfect for the holidays and this is one of them. The sweetness of plump dried figs and the warm scent […]

Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Chocolate Almond Biscotti

These chocolate almond biscotti are easy and fun to make. Drizzle them with chocolate for a sweeter cookie, or keep them plain for dunking in your coffee.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

What’s a food blog without a chocolate chip cookie recipe, right? But since you probably already have a favorite, I won’t try to convince you that these are “The Best” or, as the Model Bakery claims, “The Ultimate” chocolate chip cookies. (But they are though).

Our Favorite Fudgy Brownies from Scratch

Our Favorite Fudgy Brownies from Scratch

These rich, fudgy brownies from scratch are thick, moist and decadent. They will satisfy your most intense brownie craving!

Brown Butter Crispy Rice Treats

Brown Butter Crispy Rice Treats

Welcome to Our Happy Mess! I’m Ann, avid home cook and baker, wife to a great guy, and mom to a wonderful 17 month old boy named Jack. Life around here is 9-5 jobs for my husband and I, followed by the frantic rush of […]