Peach preserves add a fruity twist to traditional shortbread in these delightful Peach Shortbread Cookies. - Bake or Break

Peach Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread is pretty magical, isn’t it? I love how just a few ingredients come together quickly to make such a lovely, simple cookie. It’s...

Blended berries lend gorgeous color and amazing flavor to this Triple Berry No-Bake Cheesecake! - Bake or Break

Triple Berry No-Bake Cheesecake

Have you ever thought about how many baked goods are some shade of beige or brown? As someone who photographs a lot of baked...

The great flavors of two classic desserts come together in this Strawberry Cheesecake Cobbler! - Bake or Break

Strawberry Cheesecake Cobbler

Our neighborhood recently welcomed a weekly’s farmers market. I am now officially spoiled to having so many great local vendors nearby. On a recent...

Sweet vanilla cake and cookie butter get swirled together in this soft, sweet, delightful Marbled Cookie Butter Cake! - Bake or Break

Marbled Cookie Butter Cake

Don’t you just love the look of a marbled cake? I certainly do. The swirled appearance and mixture of flavors can take a simple...

Ginger adds a bit of spice, and pecans contribute some crunch to this fantastic Ginger Pecan Peach Cobbler. - Bake or Break

Ginger Pecan Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler is such a Southern dessert staple. There’s no telling how many servings of it I had in all the years I lived...

These fantastic Caramel Chocolate Chip Oat Bars are perfectly sweet, chewy, nutty, and gooey! You can change up the toppings, too, to match your cravings. - Bake or Break

Caramel Chocolate Chip Oat Bars

I’m fairly certain that I could fill the pages of BoB with desserts featuring caramel and chocolate. They’re two of my favorite ingredients and...

Oreo lovers will be in dessert heaven with these Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Bars. A cookie crust, a simple no-bake cheesecake, and lots of Oreos make these a sure crowd-pleaser! - Bake or Break

Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Bars

While I don’t often eat store-bought cookies, I do love to bake with them. They’re great for simple cookie crusts or more significant uses...

Brown Butter Almond Cake with Apricot Whipped Cream is such a lovely, nutty, sweet, and delicate cake. What an amazing flavor combination! - Bake or Break

Brown Butter Almond Cake with Apricot Whipped Cream

I’m so excited to share this lovely cake with you! It’s a recipe that’s been on my to-bake list for a while, and I...

Cinnamon Crumb Brownies add big flavor to fudgy brownies with a simple cinnamon crumb topping. These are SO good! - Bake or Break

Cinnamon Crumb Brownies

I recently treated myself to a bakery stop in the city. It’s not often I get to eat a baked good that I didn’t...

A look back at the last 10 years of Bake or Break.

10 Things I’ve Learned in 10 Years of Blogging

In May of 2006, I was pretty miserable in my job. I often had to give myself a pep talk just to get out...