Marble pumpkin cheesecake

pumpkin cheesecake recipe

Two fall favorite desserts – pumpkin pie meets velvety cheesecake in this scrumptious marble pumpkin cheesecake. The perfect dessert for your Thanksgiving dinner party. Little over a week until Thanksgiving and I’m still struggling with the menu. It’s a funny story actually. If you had asked me two weeks ago I told you I have… 

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Chocolate pumpkin bars

chocolate pumpkin bars

Perfect for fall potlucks, these chocolate pumpkin bars feature layers or rich chocolate cake, silky pumpkin pie and light frosting and finished with a dust of cinnamon.  I rarely make the same dessert twice in a short period of time. Usually I rotate them every 3-4 month, giving my family time to try new ones… 

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Coconut dried fruit bread

Coconut Dried Fruit Quick Bread

A simple, yet delicious quick bread packed with dried fruit and bursting with coconut flavor. Make this dried fruit bread as a holiday gift for friends or family, or simply enjoy some with a hot cup of coffee. Thanks to GO Veggie! and Kitchen PLAY for helping me share this recipe and a fun giveaway… 

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Chocolate chip pumpkin quick bread

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This easy, super moist chocolate chip pumpkin quick bread is packed with all the amazing fall flavors. The bread gets better as it ages so plan to bake it a day or two ahead. I have a love relationship with the winter squash January through December but my heart starts to beat faster middle of September… 

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Pecan pumpkin roll cake

pecan pumpkin roll cake recipe

A classic fall dessert, pecan pumpkin roll cake with smooth cream cheese filling is a must at our Thanksgiving table. One bite and you’ll understand why! My mom was an amazing cook! May it be a simple family dinner or a holiday she would add love to every meal. She loved trying out new dishes… 

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Chocolate pecan cheesecake

chocolate pecan cheesecake recipe

Don’t wait until Thanksgiving to bake this chocolate pecan cheesecake! Silky cheesecake featuring two layers of chopped pecans and chocolate chips will make everyone rave about this recipe! Cheesecake is one of those desserts you can’t go wrong with. Either using cream cheese, ricotta cheese or the tangy goat cheese this decadent dessert will always make… 

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Screme eggs Cadbury brownies

Cadbury screme eggs brownies

Fudge one bowl cocoa brownies baked with ooey gooey Cadburry Eggs to put you in a holiday mood. Either use whole eggs of halved these Cadbury brownies will be a hit with the little ones  Halloween is my least favorite holiday. The only thing I love about Halloween is the candy part. For me Halloween is… 

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Chocolate chip cookie chewy caramel apple bars

chocolate chip cookie chewy caramel apple bars

These caramel apple bars make a great fall dessert. Chocolate chip cookie dough topped with nuts, shredded apples, caramel candy, candy corn and caramel bites turn these bars into the best caramel dipped apple you’ve ever had! Chocolate chip cookie chewy caramel apple bars  <- say that 3 times fast! This year I gave in…. 

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Apple pie cups with cinnamon streusel topping

apple pie cups with cinnamon streusel topping recipe 2

When it comes to fall desserts, apple pie is an all American dessert sample. Now you can enjoy this dessert made in less than one hour (baking included) in a cup form!  One of my family’s favorite fall activity is apple picking. Although apples are widely available year round, there’s so much fun spending the… 

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Pumpkin pie panna cotta tart

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A fall inspired make-ahead dessert, pumpkin pie panna cotta got an elegant twist. Let to rest in an oatmeal brown sugar crust, this panna cotta tart is a light, silky finish to your Thanksgiving meal.  When I think of fall, apples and pumpkin come first to mind. Especially pumpkin pie. It’s been a family tradition… 

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4th of July ice cream cones

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A fun and easy 4th of July project for the kids. Waffle cone dipped in candy, covered in sprinkles and filled to the top with ice cream and fresh berries.   Ok, So I have another no bake treat for you today. I can also call it “even a 3-year-old can do it” treat. If… 

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4th of July Oreo ice cream cake

4th of July oreo icecream cake 2

It seems like yesterday I was complaining it’s snowing in April and I still have the heat on in May and here we are, almost at the end of June. Another twist and it’s 4th of July. And I’m all prepared for it! I’ve found the easiest way to celebrate it with only 2 ingredients! Or… 

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Berry sweet empanadas

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Berry sweet empanadas - flaky pastry pockets filled with creamy ricotta and juicy summer berries. A sweet twist on traditional empanadas. A few weeks ago, while writing down ideas for recipes I would like to bake, I start flipping pages through a couple of cookbooks and saw a recipe for empanadas. I have eaten countless time… 

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Alfajores – dulce de leche sandwich cookies

Alfajores - dulce de leche sandwich cookies recipe 3

Alfajores, also known as dulce de leche sandwich cookies, are traditional shortbread cookies with a dulce de leche filling, popular in Spain and throughout Latin America. Lately I’ve been on a Latin kick. With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, I sat down one afternoon and browsed the internet for great desserts to celebrate this… 

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Tres leches cake

Tres leches cake recipe 4

Tres leches cake is a sponge cake soaked in three types of milk – condensed milk, evaporated milk and, depending on the recipe, half and half, whole milk or heavy cream. Sometimes topped with whipped heavy cream, this rich sweet cake is a sample of the Latin cuisine. The first time I heard about tres leches cake… 

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Dulce de leche chocolate cheesecake bars

dulce de leche chocolate cheesecake bars recipe 3

Dulce de leche chocolate cheesecake bars – rich creamy caramel-y cheesecake topped with a thin layer of dulce de leche and chocolate ganache and a sprinkle of fleur de sel. The perfect sweet and salty treat! There’s no secret my favorite dessert is cheesecake. Chocolate cheesecake, if you want to narrow it down. I don’t have… 

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