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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 »

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 »

Fresh Pineapple Sorbet

Fresh Pineapple Sorbet

Sorbet is a fantastic dessert to make when you have lots of fresh fruit in your kitchen. I’ve had quite a few fresh pineapples around lately, as they have been priced very well at my local stores. I usually chop them up and add them into fruit salads or bake pineapple upside down cakes, but this time around I opted to make a Fresh Pineapple ... Read More »

Key Lime Chiffon Pie

Key Lime Chiffon Pie

Key lime pie is a fantastic summertime dessert. It’s cool, creamy filling and bright sweet-tart lime flavor is refreshing even on the hottest day. This Key Lime Chiffon Pie is an even better choice. The pie has all the flavor of a traditional key lime pie, but in a form that is even lighter and requires absolutely no baking. Chiffon pies have a mousse-like filling ... Read More »

Graham Cracker Crumb Crust

Graham Cracker Crumb Crust

A graham cracker crust is an easy to make option for all kinds of pies and desserts. A graham cracker crust will come together much more quickly than a traditional pastry crust, and while it isn’t a good choice if you’re looking to make a classic apple pie, it can add an additional layer of flavor and texture to recipes like cheesecake, key lime pie ... Read More »

Banana Split Brownies

Banana Split Brownies

Banana splits are ice cream sundaes built on a banana boat, made up of a ripe banana that is split straight down the center. Typically, three scoops of ice creams are piled on top, followed by a variety of sauces, whipped cream, nuts, sprinkles and cherries. They’re a bit of a retro dessert these days, since many modern ice cream shops build their sundaes to ... Read More »

Mini Lemon Layer Cake

Mini Lemon Layer Cakes

A layer cake is always a lovely dessert to put out at the end of a meal, whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just a love of desserts. There are plenty of times when you don’t need a full size layer cake – and those times tend to be when you’re serving a small gathering instead of a large crowd. A gigantic layer cake ... Read More »

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