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Butter Cake Bars. Claude could not sleep.

Butter Cake Bars

No, he could not. Drip, drip, drip went the sound. Beside him, Marie slept. Claude felt betrayed. Drip, drip, drip. Along the way, he picked up his slippers and his robe. Claude walked across the room and peered at the pipes. Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars. These Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars are the most popular recipe on my blog and have been pinned over 1 million times.

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

These creamy cheesecake bars start with a shortbread crust, a thick cheesecake layer, and are topped with diced cinnamon apples and a sweet streusel topping. I can’t believe it’s the end of September and I haven’t posted any apple desserts yet. For me, September is all about the apple! I’ve been making this Paula Deen recipe for a couple of years now and they’ve always been good but they always needed a little more cheesecake filling in my opinion to match the thick crust and ample streusel topping. So I increased the cheesecake filling and these are even better than I remember. You can add the caramel on top of the caramel apple cheesecake bars right before serving or before you chill them.

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars Ingredients Crust: 2 cups all-purpose flour ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened Cheesecake Filling: Apples: Streusel Topping: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies *If you are visiting this post for the first time, you may wish to visit my “Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies Take Two” post- a more recent post where I share (what I think is) a better version of these brownies!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies

These are good too- but I took the comments suggested in this post and created a new recipe based on feedback. Okay, Cookie Dough Lovers. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles. Oh.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

My. God. If you could take perfection, roll it in a ball, and dip it chocolate, this would be it. Coconut Pancakes With Grilled Bananas. Ok so these are more like pikelets than pancakes but pfft, same thing right?

Coconut Pancakes With Grilled Bananas

Quite honestly, I prefer my pancakes in wee-little sized blobs rather than large flapjacks or crepes. It’s a love that started from my very first year in an Australian school when I was 6 and nothing has changed since. ‘Pikelets vs pancakes’ aside, you’ll love these babies either way. Dangerous Chocolate Cake. So I have been strumming my fingers on the keyboard for a while now.

Dangerous Chocolate Cake

I am in a dilemma about the recipe I am posting today. Should I share this recipe or spare you from the depression the knowledge of this recipe would cause. In case you have resolved to get back in shape this new year, Giant S’more Cookies. I swear I wasn’t going to do this.

Giant S’more Cookies

I wasn’t going to stuff something inside of something else. It was too trendy. And then, not trendy at all. (Neither of which I’m actually about, anyway.) Grasshopper Mint Chocolate Bark. I have been head-over-heels in love with chocolate bark since I discovered peppermint bark five or six years ago. I have been making it for each and every Christmas since, and have recently added Pistachio & Cranberry White Chocolate Bark to the holiday mix (the red and green are so festive!). When October rolls around and you have leftover Halloween candy, no problem! Just whip up the Leftover Halloween Candy Bark! Hot Cocoa Cookies. I am a teeny bit obsessed with the cookies from the most recent issue of EveryDay with Rachael Ray magazine.

Hot Cocoa Cookies

This recipe is the second of many cookie recipes on my list to make this holiday season. Mint Chocolate Chip Cake. Chocolate cake and I have had a very interesting romance. I started off with quite an intense dislike of chocolate cake. I KNOW. But try not to judge me too harshly, I had many bad experiences with store-bought dry, dense mudcakes covered in grainy baking chocolate icing. No-Bake Easter Treats. Holidays are all about getting together with family and friends, making memories and eating good food.

No-Bake Easter Treats

The oven is jam packed with roasting hams and tasty casseroles. It’s nice to get a few things done before the big day as well as give the oven a much needed break. Make sure to keep your meals simple so you can truly enjoy this Easter holiday. Nothing is more disappointing then working so hard that you’re not able to enjoy the holiday itself. These recipes will help to make your lives a little easier and keep the kids busy while you make some last minute preparations in the kitchen. Peppermint Bark. I made peppermint bark for the first time last Christmas and I found it so easy yet such a luxurious-looking treat that I decided I would make it once again for the gifts I am giving to some friends and family.

Peppermint Bark

I do not include any peppermint oil or extract in mine, as I like the mint flavor that comes from the crushed candy canes, however you could certainly add it if you want more of a peppermint punch! I’ve also found that trying to actually “cut” the bark doesn’t work so well – a better method is to merely take the tip of a sharp knife and insert it into the bark and apply some pressure, which will start the bark breaking into pieces. Yield: 2 pounds barkPrep Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: 30 minutes An easy for Peppermint Bark with layers of dark chocolate, white chocolate and topped with crushed candy canes. Ingredients:16 ounces dark chocolate, finely chopped 16 ounces white chocolate, finely chopped 1 (6-ounce package) candy canes, unwrapped and crushedDirections:1.

Rainbow Cake In A Jar. I’ve always had a penchant for sunshine in a jar. Doesn’t the very phrase itself, “sunshine in a jar,” roll off your tongue and fill your mouth with magic? Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies.