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Maple Bacon Magic Bars

Maple Bacon Magic Bars

Magic bars are an easy-to-make bar cookie recipe that use some of my favorite main ingredients: chocolate, nuts and coconut. They’re also very easy to adapt if you want to play around with those base flavors, because the ingredients for the bars are essentially just layered together in a pan and baked. These Maple Bacon Magic Bars are a salty-sweet version of the classic Magic ... Read More »

Cappuccino Chocolate Chip Brown Sugar Cookies

Cappuccino Brown Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies

A cappuccino is made with roughly half coffee and half milk, so it doesn’t have as strong of coffee flavor as, say, a mug of black coffee. These Cappuccino Chocolate Chip Brown Sugar Cookies have a hint of coffee that reminds me of a cappuccino. It is distinct, but not overpowering to the point where you can no longer pick up the other flavors in ... Read More »

Craftsy Class Discount: Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries

Craftsy's Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries

Buttery, rich brioche is one of the most delicious breads around. You might picture it coming in a loaf shape, or a small bun, but brioche is a versatile bread dough that can be used to make all kinds of both savory and sweet pastries – including my favorite sticky buns! For a limited time, Baking Bites readers can get Craftsy’s Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries ... Read More »

Nordic Ware Apple Cake Pan

Nordic Ware Apple Cake Pan

I do a lot of baking with apples all year long, but the fall is when apple season kicks into high gear. I bake all kinds of apple pies, muffins and cakes. Over the past few years, I’ve noticed that there are many pumpkin shaped pans that come out during the fall baking season, but few that are apple themed. Nordic Ware’s Apple Cake Pan ... Read More »

Peaches n’ Cream Muffins

Peaches n' Cream Muffins

Peaches and cream is a simple dessert that consists of the two elements in its name: peaches and cream, usually whipped cream. The rich cream is a nice contrast to the juicy, flavorful fruit. These two elements combine so well that “peaches n’ cream” is now a flavor that most of us are familiar with, and it can be found anywhere from hard candies to ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

If you planted zucchini in your garden this summer, chances are good that your kitchen is just about overflowing with it now. There are many different types of zucchini bread you can make to use it up, and Just a Taste‘s Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread is a good option. The loaf is loaded with chocolate chips and zucchini, which adds a hint of green color ... Read More »

Delicious End-of-Summer Tomato Recipes

Delicious End-of-Summer Tomato Recipes

While many of us are still enjoying some hot, sunny weather this month, kids are going back to school and the summer season is coming to an end. This means that some of the bounty of summer will soon be running out. I’ve stocked my freezer full of berries for the off-season, but some things – like tomatoes – are just best when they are ... Read More »

Fresh Picked Baking Cups

Fresh Picked Baking Cups

Strawberries and other berries come packed in cartons when you buy them at the farmers’ market. The containers are square and tend to be very distinctive, so that even when they are empty, they will make you think of fresh berries. Fred has introduced a set of Fresh Picked Baking Cups that captures the design of those classic cartons in a piece of silicone bakeware that ... Read More »

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