S’more cookies

S'more cookies by Bake Bellissima

I cannot take all the credit for this delicious chewy s’more cookie recipe, it was a collaboration with my 2 best kitchen advisors, my daughters Sarah and Ava, 8 and 3 years old. Sarah is always pushing me to experiment and try new recipes. She brings me pictures of treats she found on Pinterest for inspiration. […]

Diamants or Vanilla butter cookies

This classic french cookie, called a diamant, for the sparkling effect of the sugar surrounding it, is very similar to a shortbread, with a delicious buttery and vanilla scent. My husband has a much less fancy name for these, he calls them crack cookies, because they are just insanely addictive and once you start eating, […]

Fudgy hamentashen

Hamentashen by Bake Bellissima

It is that time of year again, and I decided that this Purim, I would experiment a bit with my hamentashen. I have subbed the traditional dough with a rugelach dough, and I am quite happy with the results! Filled with a fudgy and sweet chocolate filling, these are definitely a repeat for me. However, […]

Skillet brownies

Skillet brownies by Bake Bellissima

They say the way to a man’s heart is though his stomach. This past Valentine’s Day week-end, I prepared these dreamy skillet brownies, and won the hearts of my entire family as a result, proving the old adage true and applicable to children as well! This recipe by Ina Garten is extremely easy to follow, […]

Alfajores

Alfajores by Bake Bellissima

Alfajores are very much like shortbread with a dulce de leche filling, a recipe originating from Argentina. My best friend growing up was from Buenos Aires, and she spoke of how she missed dulce de leche, which was not readily available then the way it is today. After a vacation in Miami where alfajores are […]

Strawberry rugelach

Bake Bellissima Strawberry rugelach

  My parents are both from Tangier where the sweets are honey and orange scented, and there is not a cinnamon or chocolate rugelach in sight. I only discovered these sweet rolled pastries over the years from neighbourhood bakeries, or at my friends’ homes, and they were tasty but I never really thought twice about […]

Chocolate chip oatmeal cookies with sea salt

Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies with sea salt by Bake Bellissima

This Monday morning is a particularly dreary one here in Montreal, and what better way to brighten the mood than with a delicious chocolate chip oatmeal cookie for breakfast? What makes these cookies special is a touch of coarse sea salt that is added to the top right before baking. They are chewy and soft […]

Vanilla sugar cookies

Vanilla sugar cookies by Bake Bellissima

  Sometimes the simplest pleasures are the most comforting, and these vanilla sugar cookies are the perfect example of a simple yet delicious treat. Their aroma reminds me of childhood snacks around our kitchen table. I have had this recipe for years, and it is the only sugar cookie recipe I use. Once you try […]

Pumpkin muffins with streusel topping

Pumpkin muffins with streusel topping by Bake Bellissima

What kind of food blogger would I be if I didn’t feature a pumpkin recipe in the month of October? As soon as the leaves start changing colors, we enter PSL season, and pumpkin recipes abound, both savory and sweet. Some people get extremely creative, putting the healthy vegetable in everything from enchiladas to ice […]

5 easy homemade lunch box snacks

The Healthy lunchbox series: Chocolate granola bar by Bakebellissima.com

These homemade lunch box snacks are Bake Bellissima approved and you will not see these in the lunch boxes at 4pm because they will for sure have been consumed by your hungry kids at school! These recipes are easy, can be made ahead, and the best part is they are so much tastier and fresher […]