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Christopher Kimball's Favorite Test-Kitchen Discovery: Foolproof Pie Dough - Recipes. ~Apple Pie Cookies. You know when you bake an Apple Pie, or any fruit pie for that matter, and you get those oozy baked sugar, chewy-ish bits of leaked fruit that gets all caramelized to the crust?

~Apple Pie Cookies

S'mores Pie. This may be a bit ridiculous.

S'mores Pie

And it just may be one of the best desserts I’ve ever made. You might remember that last year I whipped up some mini s’mores tarts. They were fabulous, but I must have had a few screws loose. Why didn’t I just make an entire pie? Oh! Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries. What? Yes! - SugarBlog - SugarDerby. Um... ok.

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries. What? Yes! - SugarBlog - SugarDerby

Why didn't I think of this?!?!?! Of course you can hollow out a strawberry and stuff it full of cheesecake. Of course you can!!! Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake. December 13th, 2009 by katie We couldn’t decide between cheesecake or pumpkin pie and while I would generally just make both, Pumpkin Cheesecake just seemed like the perfect solution!

Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake

This cross between a creamy, fluffy cheesecake and a spicy pumpkin pie goes great over a pecan crust topped with caramel sauce and candied pecans. Pumpkin Cheesecake 16 oz cream cheese (2 bars)1 cup pumpkin1 cup sugar3/4 cup brown sugar2 tsp vanilla3 eggs3 tbsp cornstarch1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice1 1/2 cups whipping cream1/2 tsp salt2 tbsp lemon juicepecan crust or graham cracker crust prepared in a 10 inch springform panPrepare crust in a large spring form pan. Preheat oven to 325°F.Using a stand mixer or high power hand mixer, cream the cream cheese, pumpkin, sugars, and vanilla together.With mixer running add eggs one at a time, fully incorporating each one before adding the next. Pumpkin Spice & White Chocolate Cheesecake + Two Variations. You’ve heard the saying, “Necessity is the mother of invention.”

Pumpkin Spice & White Chocolate Cheesecake + Two Variations

Well, it was definitely the impetus for this Thanksgiving dessert, as I was torn between pleasing my stepdad, Mike, who loves White Chocolate Cheesecake and my daughter’s boyfriend, Chris, who expressed a desire for Peanut Butter Cheesecake (which I considered but then swapped for pumpkin in honor of the holiday.)

The combination of the two flavors was even better than I expected, with the white chocolate lending the pumpkin a good measure of sophistication. The only aspect of this dessert that gave me pause was marbling the two cheesecake batters. I have had mixed results with various marbling techniques I’ve tried in the past. This time, I poured large dollops of alternating batters, side-by-side, in one layer and again in a second layer. Spiced pumpkin pie plus. Why buy a boring supermarket pie?

Spiced pumpkin pie plus

Pumpkin pie is as easy as ... well, pie. For deep flavour, use dark brown sugar (but not the crunchy demerara). Six Decorative Pie Edge Techniques. Six Decorative Pie Edge Techniques By The Paula Deen Test KitchenHow To: Six Decorative Pie Shell Edges to Inspire Put your forks away!

Six Decorative Pie Edge Techniques

Instead of the usual “pressing of the tines” ritual around the perimeter of your holiday pies, let these six suggestions be your inspiration and get your creativity flowing. The possibilities and pies are endless. Caramel Tart-Caramel Tarts-Chocolate Tart-Chocolate Tarts-Pasta Frolla. Posted by Grace Massa Langlois on Friday, 8th July 2011 When I finally decided on Lemon Meringue Tarts for the holiday weekend I knew I would have to offer another choice because not everyone in my family is a fan of citrus desserts.

Caramel Tart-Caramel Tarts-Chocolate Tart-Chocolate Tarts-Pasta Frolla

It didn’t take me too long to decide on the other option because everyone in my family loves chocolate. I decided immediately to pair the chocolate with luscious caramel. I also wanted to add a few different textures and flavours. I present to you pure indulgence, Chocolate-Caramel Tart – crispy, hazelnut sweet short pastry with four layers of goodness – caramel, toasted hazelnuts, dark and milk chocolate ganache, and milk chocolate glaze. Two-Bite Strawberry Hand Pies. This post comes to you from damply beautiful Seattle, Washington!

Two-Bite Strawberry Hand Pies

Yes, kids, I am in Seattle for BlogHer Food 2012 and not just as an attendee, but I am speaking! I am nervous, but terribly excited, and ready to get the party started! The last month has been a CRAZY travel month for me. First, I went to Camp Blogaway, then I spent 6 days in Tokyo (expect a few Japanese themed recipes in the future – the place is life changing!) , and now I am here in Seattle. Strawberry Strawberry Cheesecake. Zebra cake recipe, Zebra Cheesecake recipe.

You know the story - girl meets recipe and falls in love after seeing recipe across the crowded internet.

Zebra cake recipe, Zebra Cheesecake recipe

The recipe looks a bit different from what she is used to so girl is instantly intrigued. After the first tempting glimpse, girl can't get recipe out of her mind. Recipe even features in girl's dream that evening. Girl wakes up, thanks the gods of culinary fate that she has the ingredients to make that recipe and so begins the love story of the girl who met a Zebra cake. Tuty's lovely blog Scent of Spice was the blog that first introduced me to this amazing Zebra cake. Caramel Brownie Cheesecake. This is a monkeyhead concoction so please don’t be disappointed with me that it’s not 100% homemade. Sometimes as a mom you have to go with your childrens ideas in order to lift their creative wings. Recipe: Apple crisp. Deep Dark Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe at Epicurious. Photo by Brian Leatart yield Makes 12 servings In the '80s and early '90s, chocolate cheesecake was at the top of our list.

The simple ingredients in this rich, dense version let a good boutique chocolate shine. Crust 24 chocolate wafer cookies (from one 9-ounce package) 1 tablespoon sugar 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted Filling 1 9.7-ounce bar Scharffen Berger 70% Cocoa Bittersweet Chocolate,* chopped 4 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, room temperature 1 1/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (preferably Scharffen Berger) 4 large eggs Topping 3/4 cup whipping cream 6 ounces Scharffen Berger 70% Cocoa Bittersweet Chocolate,* chopped 1 tablespoon sugar Preparation For crust: Preheat oven to 350°F.

For filling: Stir chopped chocolate in metal bowl set over saucepan of simmering water until melted and smooth. For topping: Stir cream, 6 ounces chocolate, and sugar in heavy medium saucepan over low heat until smooth. Release pan sides. Boston Cream Pie Minis Recipe. Real Women of Philadelphia. Elle's New England Kitchen - Elle's New England Kitchen - Fresh Blueberry Pie. I know, every homemade pie is fresh--but in this one, the fruit stays fresh, too. Yes, that’s right! In this pie, there are five cups of blueberries, and only one cup of them are actually cooked. White chocolate cheesecake with dark chocolate sauce   Dessert anyone? Fast Ed bakes up a scrumptious cheesecake. Lime Squares with Pistachio Graham-Cracker Crust.

The Baker's Daughter: Polka dot cheesecake. I saw someone wearing the greatest polka dot rain coat today and it inspired me to make this cheesecake. It needs to be refrigerated overnight so make sure you make it the day before you want to serve it. I find that popping it into the freezer for about 1/2 hour makes it a lot easier to cut. Using a knife dipped in hot water between cuts also helps to make clean edges. If you want to make this into a traditional cheesecake you will need an 8 inch spring form pan. Classic Pecan Pie. Toll House Pie Recipe.