Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars

When a craving for cheesecake strikes, there isn't much you can do but honor it. These bars have all the texture and flavor of traditional cheesecake but are much easier to make.

Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts, but I don’t actually eat it very often. It’s expensive to buy and not the easiest thing to make. For the most part, I prefer my cheesecake plain, or maybe with a few strawberries. When you go adding a bunch of other stuff (like caramel, yuck) you lose… 

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Mini Molten Lava Sundaes

Mini Molten Lave Sundaes

What’s your favorite Dessert?  My son’s favorite is a hot fudge sundae. My husband’s favorite is a good old-fashioned chocolate chip cookie. My daughter isn’t much of a dessert eater. (She isn’t much of an anything eater, bless her little heart.) So she’ll just nibble at whatever. Me? Jury’s still out. Too many amazing desserts… 

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Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan Pie Bars-Made on a delicious shortbread crust. You may never make Pecan Pie again after you’ve tasted these!

     If you love shortbread cookies, and even if you don’t love pecan pie, you need to try these Pecan Pie Bars. They always come out right, and they always disappear quickly. I’m posting these today as a virtual birthday gift for my sister Melissa. It’s her birthday tomorrow and we are many states… 

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Pumpkin Donuts

Pumpkin Donuts

It’s another one of my childhood memories, coming to you in the form of a recipe. If you love donuts and even if you don’t love pumpkin, you’ll love these pumpkin donuts! I choose to allow myself to believe that these delicious treats are healthy (because they have a vegetable… or, um… is pumpkin actually a… 

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Peanut Butter Bars

Peanut Butter Bars

Peanut butter and chocolate… a classic combination that we all love! If the kids have found your secret chocolate stash, don’t panic! You can be eating these  Peanut Butter Bars in about twenty minutes.   This recipe is a bit of a trip back to childhood for me. My Aunt Helen  used to make these… 

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Mini Fruit Pizzas

Mini Fruit Pizzas

This is the story of an old woman who can’t hold her… caffeine. (And a recipe for a yummy, beautiful dessert). Yes, that woman is me. I started noticing it a few years ago, when I rolled past that magic age of 40 when apparently, everything begins going down hill at lightning speed. Overnight I… 

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