Carrot cake bars

carrot cake bars

Speckled with freshly grated carrots, walnuts and raisins, these super moist carrot cake bars are the easier version of the traditional carrot cake. Have you ever notice there are certain desserts that are popular around the same time year after year? Homemade cookies for Christmas, red velvet anything for Valentine’s day, carrot cake for Easter…. 

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Irish cream cookie dough cheesecake

irish cream cookie dough cheesecake

Fudgy chocolate layer topped with an silky smooth Irish cream cheesecake, this decadent cookie dough cheesecake is the best of both worlds!  I love Irish cream! There’s nothing Irish about me, nor am I a liquor drinker, but comes St. Patrick’s day and I’m all giddy to add this whiskey flavored liqueur to some baked… 

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Triple chocolate smores pizookie

s'mores pizookie recipe

It’s a pizza? It’s a cookie? It’s a triple chocolate smores pizookie baked in a skillet and topped with ice-cream – heaven in every bite! I will give you a couple of minute to recover after the photo of this heart stopping smores pizookie. I wish there was a way for you to actually smell… 

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Mint chocolate chip frosted brownies

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Super fudgy mint chocolate chip brownies topped with a layer of green frosting. These decadent brownies are all dressed up for St. Patrick’s day. Green is my favorite color and I get a little excited around St. Patrick’s day seeing all the green decorations and irresistible sweet treats and drinks. Although Christmas is by far… 

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Chocolate hazelnut cookies

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A chocolate lover dream come true. A nutty and not-too-sweet chocolate hazelnut cookie topped with a smooth chocolate hazelnut spread. If you love chocolate and hazelnut as much as I do, you must give these cookies a try. Valentine’s day is fast approaching and you guys know the way to my heart is paved with… 

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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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Chocolate fudge macadamia cookie bars

chocolate fudge macadamia cookie bars

Quick and easy macadamia cookie bars topped with a fudgy chocolate layer and lots of chopped macadamia nuts for an irresistible treat. Only 5 ingredients needed!  Oh the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we’ve no place to go, Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Snow… 

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Pumpkin pie bars

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Made with a rich and creamy pumpkin filling, these pie bars are a delicious twist of the classic pie and a nice way to feed a crowd without being too messy! And with only 6 ingredients they come together in no time! Pumpkin pie has and most likely will always be a favorite of my family… 

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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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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

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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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