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Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies


It wasn’t too long ago that these cookies went viral around the food blogging world.  When seeing them pop up on blog after blog, my curiosity got the best of me and I had to give them a try.  The verdict?  Honestly, they weren’t my favorite.  Just a tad bit too much for me.  But, […]

Penny’s Weekend Garnish

This Week on Pennies on a Platter This section highlights the recipes posted this week on Pennies on a Platter and other updates to the blog, if any. Avocado and Mango Salsa – My usual favorite salsa, Pineapple-Mango, better watch out as this new one has entered the picture! Death by Chocolate Trifle – Reposted […]

Tropical Chicken Quesadillas


Ben and I love quesadillas, but nothing is more disappointing to us when we see them listed on a menu with a lonely filling of just cheese.  Don’t get me wrong, that simple version can hold up as a decent enough snack, but quesadillas are so much more enjoyable when they are loaded with flavorful […]

Death by Chocolate Trifle


Death by Chocolate can mean so many things.  For me, it always means tall layers of cakey chocolate brownies, decadent chocolate mousse, toffee pieces and whipped cream just waiting for me to dig into it.  This has been and always will be one of my favorite desserts for a few reasons.  1) It is very […]

Avocado and Mango Salsa


I literally just told you on Saturday that I wanted to try this recipe from SkinnyTaste.  Well, guess what?  I tried it yesterday and just couldn’t wait to share it with you.  Typically, the recipes I post are ones I’ve made from at least a week ago.  But, ladies and gentlemen (yes, I do believe […]