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Circus Animal Cookie Cheesecake. Cravings—why fight them?

Circus Animal Cookie Cheesecake

What’s the point? Eventually one way or another they always seem to prevail. That always seems to be the case—for me at least. Besides, aren’t cravings a way for our bodies to tell us they need something? This past weekend for example, my body apparently was in desperate need of circus animal cookies. I’ll go ahead and share it with you just in case you ever find yourself in the same situation. Circus Animal Cookie Cheesecake Total time Author: daydreamerdesserts.com 12 ounces Circus Animal cookies, finely ground 4 ounces unsalted butter, melted and cooled ¼ cup granulated sugar 15 Circus Animal cookies, broken in half or roughly chopped 1 teaspoon cake vodka (optional) 4 − 8 ounce packages cream cheese, room temperature 1½ cups granulated sugar 4 eggs, room temperature 1½ tablespoons cake vodka (optional) ½ teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ cup color of choice sprinkles (optional) 8 ounces sour cream 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoon cake vodka (optional) Related.

Coney Island Cheesecake. I’m so excited that I can’t even stand it.

Coney Island Cheesecake.

I mean. Look at. Dulce de Leche Cake Recipe. Heaven and Hell Cake Recipe. Mingmakescupcakes.yolasite.com. Icings Recipes at Bake Decorate Celebrate! Mountain Dew Cupcakes. By cupcake girl on December 5th, 2007 .

Mountain Dew Cupcakes

Filed under: Recipes . I originally came up with this recipe during the summer. But, I just made them again for my husband to take to work. They have become a favorite of my husband, who is a major Dew junkie. Any Dew or citrus lover will think they rock! 1 cup butter (2 sticks)2 cups sugar4 large eggs3/4 cup Mountain Dew1/4 cup of lemon and lime juice (juice from 1 lemon and 1 lime)zest from 1 lemon and 2 limes (separate into 2 piles, one for buttercream)1 1/2 teaspoons lemon extract2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt 1. Mountain Dew Buttercream 1 cup butter (2 sticks)4-5 cups powdered sugar2 tablespoons Mountain DewJuices from half of 1 lemon and half of 1 lime.Lemon and lime zest (rest of zest from cupcake recipe.

Caramel Apple Pie Cupcakes « The Craving Chronicles. It seems like once the weather cools down everyone wants to jump right into pumpkin season.

Caramel Apple Pie Cupcakes « The Craving Chronicles

Don’t get me wrong, I love pumpkin as much as anyone else, but to me September is apple season. I was thinking about how often apples get overshadowed by pumpkin a few weeks ago when my husband asked me if I wanted to attend a dinner party with some of his coworkers. “Hrmmm. Maybe…”, I said. “They asked us to bring some kind of food to share”, he said. It took me a while to decide on an approach for these cupcakes. Ultimately, I decided the best way to pack that punch of apple flavor into a cupcake was to use apple pie filling.

Chocolate

Chocolate peanut butter cake. Alex’s birthday was this past weekend and in case you are new here, let me give you a loose outline of a Standard Dessert Alex Politely Requests: Chocolate.

chocolate peanut butter cake

Sweet saturday: one minute peanut butter cake. Picture this scene: it’s 8:30 in the evening.

sweet saturday: one minute peanut butter cake

The sky is just starting to get dark outside your living room window. You ate a delicious, healthy and veggie-filled dinner a few hours ago and now you are ready to sit down to the most recent episode of So You Think You Can Dance and dive into a decadent plate of dessert. Oh wait, you have no dessert. No chocolate, no cookies, no ice cream, no cake, no pie, not even a Jordan almond. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough + Cupcake = The BEST Cupcake. Ever. Recipe. Miniature Reese’s Cheescakes with Peanut Butter Glaze.

Hi Hat Cupcakes. I did it.

Hi Hat Cupcakes

I finally made them. Hi Hat Cupcakes have consumed my cupcake thoughts since I first saw their tall chocolate dipped tops online after I started blogging. But, I have to tell you, I’ve been nervous to make them. Strawberry Champagne Ruffle Cake for a Virtual Baby Shower – Cook Like a Champion. Without a doubt, one of the most rewarding things about food blogging is all the amazing friends I’ve made along the way. Even though we’ve never met in person, I am so thankful to have made such wonderful friends, and I hope we’ll all have the chance to meet someday. I hate that we’re spread all over the country because I know we would all have a fabulous time together.

There are some things that simply have to be celebrated with friends, no matter the distance between them. That’s why I decided to host a virtual baby shower for Annie . I am so grateful to have a friend like her, and I just couldn’t let her pregnancy go by without celebrating it in a special way. Ashely from Delish made mock champagne punch . Shawnda from Confections of a Foodie Bride made pink/blue corn blinis with crab and avocado crema .