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Mini Pumpkin Spice Oreo Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Spice Oreo Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Oreo cookies make a great no-bake crust for cheesecakes and ice cream pies. The cream filling in the cookie sandwiches adds sweetness to the wafers and helps the crust hold together, even if it isn’t baked to set it like a traditional crumb crust. When it comes to mini desserts, however, there are times when you don’t even need to crumble up the Oreos for ... Read More »

How to Make a Jack Rose Cocktail

How to Make a Jack Rose Cocktail

While it may seem like pumpkin spice is everywhere during the fall, it’s not the only fall flavor out there. Apples and apple desserts are fall staples in my house and I make sure that they are included in the drink menu when I’m entertaining, not just the food side of things. This means that I make batches of apple cider, as well as apple ... Read More »

Wilton Halloween Eyes Easy Cookie Pan

Halloween Eyes Easy Decorate Cookie Pan

When I was a kid, one of my favorite Halloween decorations were a set of monster eye window decals, which I would stick all over the front windows of the house to look creepily out over any trick or treaters that might come to the door. I used that set for years, until it got lost in a remodel, but I still remember those cartooney ... Read More »

Monkey Bread Pull Apart Loaf

Monkey Bread Pull Apart Loaf

There are times when we all want a little shortcut in the kitchen. Sometimes, this takes the form of an overnight recipe¬†that can be prepared in advance and sometimes it takes the form of a recipe that starts with some store-bought ingredients. This¬†Monkey Bread Pull Apart Loaf starts with a tube of refrigerated biscuit dough that really streamlines the baking process. With minimal prep time, ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: DIY Candied Apples

Baking Bites for Craftsy: DIY Candied Apples

Candied apples are one of the most beautiful treats you can serve during the fall holiday season. They’re stunning to look at, a fresh apple with a crisp, glossy layer of sugar hugging its surface. They’re also surprisingly easy to make, as long as you have a little patience and a candy thermometer. I’ll walk you through everything you need to know to make Classic ... Read More »

Milk Compost Cookie Mix, reviewed

Milk Compost Cookie Mix, reviewed

I can never resist the opportunity to try out a premium cake or cookie mix, especially one that comes from the highly acclaimed Milk Bar in New York City, so picking up the Milk Compost Cookie Mix at Target (they also carry it at other stores) was a no-brainer for me. The compost cookies are a chocolate chip cookie that also includes butterscotch chips, oats, ... Read More »

Pumpkin Praline Pecan Bundt Cake

Pumpkin Praline Pecan Bundt Cake

Pumpkin baked goods can come in all shapes and sizes. Pumpkin scones are a good choice for breakfast, while pumpkin pies are perfect for dinner. When you need an afternoon snack, a treat like this Pumpkin Praline Pecan Bundt Cake might just do the trick. The pumpkin cake has a wonderful balance of warm spices and brown sugar. It’s not too sweet and delivers a ... Read More »

Pumpkin Spice Latte Toffee Scones

Pumpkin Spice Latte Toffee Scones

It’s PSL season and the popular coffee drink is all over the place, not just at Starbucks these days. I find most pumpkin spice lattes to be a little on the sweet side for my tastes, but I still love the idea of them because I think that coffee and spices always work well together. Instead of just mixing up a variation on the drink, ... Read More »

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