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Buttermilk Apple Cobbler Bars

Buttermilk Apple Cobbler Bars

I bake a lot of apple cobblers and crisps during the fall baking season. The desserts are easy to make and have a very comfort-food element to them, though they’re delivering a generous serving of fruit as well as being a tasty treat. I do a lot of entertaining in the fall, however, and apple cobblers and crisps aren’t always the best choice for a ... Read More »

Cinnamon Cupcakes with Chocolate Cinnamon Frosting

Cinnamon Cupcakes with Chocolate Cinnamon Frosting

Cinnamon is one of the most frequently used spices in my kitchen, but it isn’t often the star of a dessert. Cinnamon is frequently used to accent other flavors, drawing attention to the floral sweetness of vanilla, highlighting the nuttiness of oatmeal or blending with nutmeg and other warm spices. But cinnamon can certainly stand on its own and it does so very well in ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Barrel Aged Vanilla White Russian

Barrel Aged Vanilla White Russian

A White Russian is a decadent dessert cocktail made with vodka, Kahlua (or another coffee liqueur) and cream. It’s creamy, not overly sweet and has a great coffee flavor. It’s easy to make and even easier to drink. While sometimes the cocktail is stirred before serving to give it a uniform caramel color, other times it is simply layered together before serving. As a dessert ... Read More »

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