Holiday cheesecake presents recipe

holiday cheesecake presents recipe

Winter holidays is my favorite season. From the moment we pick our Christmas tree until few days into the new year everything seems to be magic. It may be just me but it seems like everyone comes to life, despite the cold weather. People are smiling more, singing carols all day long, wrapping gifts for… 

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Double peppermint cupcakes

double peppermint cupcakes recipe

Get into the holiday spirit with these festive double peppermint cupcakes. Peppermint exact and peppermint creamer are used both in the cupcake batter and frosting for a double peppermint dose! I love cupcakes. If I have to choose between a cupcake and a cake, I choose the cupcake. It’s easier to make, easier to take… 

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Better than thin mints, mint truffle brownie cheesecake bars

Mint truffle brownie cheesecake bars

Over the top fudge brownies packed with mint truffles and a layer of creamy cheesecake, these brownie cheesecake bars are better than any mint patties you ever had! I’m bringing you another decadent brownie today. Just like the mint chocolate chip frosted brownies, it combines both chocolate and mint, a combination very popular this time… 

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The best red velvet cookies

red velvet cookies recipe

Two secret ingredients turn a classic into the best red velvet cookies ever. Forget the red velvet cake box, these cookies are made from scratch I have a thing or two for red velvet desserts as we get close to Valentine’s Day.  I have to admit, for a while I had mixed feelings about this… 

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Gingerbread cupcakes with gingerbread frosting

gingerbread cupcakes with gingerbread frosting recipe

Moist and flavorful gingerbread cupcakes topped with a sweet molasses and ginger spiced buttercream frosting. An irresistible holiday dessert I’m ready for Christmas. I have all my shopping done. Most of the gifts are already wrapped. Cookies are baked and mailed. House is decorated. The kitchen smells amazing. There’s no better time than the winter… 

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Grasshopper cheesecake bars

grasshopper cheesecake bars

Easy and refreshing grasshopper cheesecake bars with a minty chocolate chip cookie crust, smooth cheesecake and chocolate drizzles. Make them for your holiday table or to enjoy on a hot summer day  I grew up with a totally different way of writing down recipes and passing them from generations to generations. If you ever visit… 

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Julekage – Norwegian Christmas fruit bread

Julekage

A sweet flavorful bread, Julekage is traditionally served at Christmas in many Scandinavian countries, being most popular in Norway. In some areas is considered a cake and some people frost Julekage with a sweet white icing, which makes it even more like a Christmas cake In a perfect world I would travel, bake and enjoy 0… 

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Iced gingerbread cookies

iced gingerbread cookies recipe

Soft gingerbread cookies with a touch of molasses and the wonderful flavors of ground ginger and cloves covered in a brown sugar molasses icing and gingerbread men sprinkles Christmas is fast approaching and with it more and more cookies are being baked. I mentioned yesterday I love giving away cookies and other sweet treats to… 

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Snowmen cookie pops

Christmas Cookie Exchange

Today, my friend Callye is going to show us how to make the most adorable snowmen cookie pops. ***************************** Hi, I am Callye and I’m obsessed with cookie decorating. Cookie decorating is a major part of my every day life and I write about my adventures in royal icing over on my blog, The Sweet… 

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No bake Christmas fruit cake

no bake fruit cake

Forget the heavy traditional fruit cake. This year impress your friends and family with this light no-bake Christmas fruit cake. Thanks to Whole Foods Market and Kitchen PLAY for sponsoring this post. Christmas is by far my favorite time of the year. Ever since I was a little girl I helped my mom organize the Christmas… 

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My favorite Christmas cookies

my favorite Christmas cookies

I’m often asked which are my favorite cookies to make year after year to give away to friends and family. It’s always a hard decision to pick just one cookie recipe, so most of the time I rotate them. I make some of the recipes I’ve already shared on my blog, sometimes I try new… 

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Christmas vanilla roll cake

Christmas vanilla cake rolls recipe

A simple vanilla roll cake with red and green dots and spirals of creamy buttercream is the perfect dessert for Christmas parties. This spiral cake has always caught my attention. Although it carries different names depending from country to country, I find roll cakes prettier than a layer cake. Plus, not to mention they are… 

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25 recipes to Christmas round-up and Santa’s coming to town

It’s been a fun month.  I can’t believe the #25recipestoXmas it’s over. There have been cookies, cakes, tart, cupcakes, loaves of bread. I’m getting hungry just looking at them.   I would like to thank to my wonderful bakers who helped me bringing you all these treats. Kristina of Spabettie Liz of That Skinny Chick… 

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Gingerbread roll cake #25recipestoXmas

gingerbread roll cake recipe roxanashomebaking 3

Moist gingerbread roll cake filled with spiced creamy filling. A delicious twist on the traditional Christmas gingerbread cake I remember watching mom rolling up, using a damp tea towel, the pan-sheet cake she just took out of the oven. We were too small and could not understand where she had hidden the filling since we… 

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Christmas peppermint candy ricotta cheesecake

peppermint christmas candy cheesecake recipe roxanashomebaking 1

Velvety ricotta cheesecake mixed with crushed peppermint candy and topped with a layer of white chocolate ganache, Christmas candy and sprinkles. Years ago, before I had Tiffany you’d find me in the local bookstore with a book, a coffee and a sweet treat. It was a nice way to enjoy an afternoon, get out of… 

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Stollen #25recipestoXmas

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A sweet German yeast bread, stollen is packed with rum soaked fruit and marzipan and dusted with powder sugar for a winter look. Yes, another yeast Christmas bread. This time we’re talking a trip to Germany to enjoy a slice of Stollen also known as Weihnachtsstollen or Christstollen. Stollen, in a quick definition, is the yeast version of the American… 

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