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Vanilla Pudding Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting

Vanilla Pudding Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting
Per the requests I got after my last cinnamon roll post, here is the recipe for my tried-and-true vanilla pudding cinnamon rolls with cream cheese frosting. The vanilla pudding is simply added to the dough to make it extremely soft and pliable – and oh, does it ever. (No surprise, this recipe comes direct from my Aunt Marilyn whose recipes have made a great showing on this blog already.) I made these last week and it confirmed my feelings: I am in love with these cinnamon rolls. The dough is so extremely tender and soft, it will blow your mind, and the cream cheese goodness of the frosting is beyond delicious. Vanilla Pudding Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting Note: to use instant yeast instead of active dry yeast, decrease the yeast amount to 1 1/2 tablespoons instant yeast. Ingredients Rolls: ½ cup warm water 2 tablespoons active dry yeast 2 tablespoons sugar 3 ½ ounce package instant vanilla pudding ½ cup butter, melted 2 eggs 1 teaspoon salt 6+ cups flour Filling: Frosting: Notes

2-Minute Chocolate Chip Cookie For One This is one of those ‘I-need-a-cookie-right-now-or-I-die’ recipes that can be prepared in almost no time.We all know that kind of situation, don’t we? I definitely do, I confess.And you know what? This impressive cookie not only takes less than 5 minutes to prepare, it tastes really delicious. Just like a good chocolate chip cookie.The preparation is beyond easy… just have a look… First you need this stuff. 1. 2. 3. 4. Save a few for the top, if you wish to.5. Ta-dah! 6. Chocolate French Toast with Panera Bread I'm back (already?!) with another post for Panera Bread! I know, two posts in one day - try not to faint. It's a rare occurrence, but my schedule has been a little crazy lately and it just worked out as such. Whenever I'm out and about I like to stop by Panera Bread for a couple of artisan loaves; usually the Asiago Cheese and Three Seed Sour Dough. One variety that I had not tried before was Country White French Miche (a Panera employee kindly corrected me). What could be better than Chocolate French Toast? Before I close, I'd like to take a moment to point you in the direction of some great resources. Me? Find more about Panera Bread on Facebook and Twitter. Chocolate French Toast Serves 4-6 [click to print] 10 slices Panera Bread Country Miche 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/4 cup hot water 5 large eggs 3/4 cup heavy cream 1 cup milk 1/4 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp salt 12 oz. semisweet chocolate chopped, or semisweet chocolate chips Prepared butter flavored pancake syrup

60 Second Chocolate Chip Cookie A la Mode I had so much fun developing this recipe. Talk about kinda dangerous though. This baby is baked in 60 seconds, no lie!! The cookie dough recipe is prepared right in your ramekin, so we are also talking about minimal dishes. Win win, right? You know those fabulous pizzookie’s you order at certain restaurants? In any case, Enjoy my friends!! Start by creaming your butter and sugars right in your ramekin. Just like so, light and fluffy. You’ll add a couple tablespoons of beaten egg next. A splash of vanilla please. Give another good stir of the spoon until combined. Once combined, add your dry ingredients right to the ramekin. Flour, salt and baking soda all set! Give a few stirs then…. Time for some fabulous chips! Oh yah! Top with a lovely scoop of vanilla ice cream and drizzle with my homemade magic shell! Mmmmm. To share or not to share? 60 Second Chocolate Chip Cookie A la Mode Ingredients Directions Place butter and sugars into a 2-cup ramekin, beat with spoon until well combined.

Make-Ahead Muffin Melts This is another recipe from my mother’s recipe collection. It’s a make-ahead concoction meant to be spread on English muffins and broiled. And it’s just…it’s just… It’s divine. And here’s what you need. Sorry about the excessive bokeh. Start by peeling all the eggs… Then give ‘em a rough chop. Throw the bacon on a cutting board, trying not to eat it all in the process… Then chop it up into bits…trying not to eat it all in the process. Throw the eggs in a bowl… Then throw in the shredded cheddar. I’ve been grating cheese in my food processor lately and I have to say, I’ve never been happier in my life. Then comes the bacon and a cup of mayo. Now hear this! A good, heaping tablespoon of Dijon. Do not skip this ingredient or your life will spiral downward into a series of unfortunate events. I’m not even kidding. Next comes some garlic powder. You think I’m kidding, but I’m not. Finally, two or three good dashes of Worcestershire sauce. Again, don’t skip. You can make this the night before. *Burp*

Oreo Cheesecake Cookies If you know me, you know that I absolutely, positively love cheesecake. Cheesecake anything. Cheesecake everything. Truth be told, I was pretty darn tempted to totally ditch the actual cookies and just eat the cookie dough straight up out of the bowl. If you love cheesecake and/or Oreos, you will totally adore these cookies! One year ago: Irish Soda Bread SconesThree years ago: Golden Brioche Loaf Yield: About 1 dozen cookiesPrep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 12 to 15 minutesTotal Time: 35 minutes Ingredients:½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 3 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ cup mini chocolate chips 1 cup Oreo cookie crumbsDirections:1.

Tiramisu French Toast I have very important news. I bought some bread. It was not whole wheat. It was delicious. And fluffy. Soft and pillow-like too. Then I invested in some cheese. And for the shocking finale, I picked up some butter. Butter. It’s what I walked into the kitchen some 20 years ago and found my brother eating, fingerful by fingerful, perched on the kitchen table. True story. It’s what I live and breathe by. [I say that like you haven’t noticed. ] And it’s also what this French toast took a bath in last week. Now that is a bath I’d like to have. You probably weren’t expecting such a decadent breakfast on a Monday morning. It’s just your basic build-it-yourself French toast. No excuses. Tiramisu French Toast serves 4 1 loaf challah bread 8 whole eggs 1/4 cup cream 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 cup mascarpone cheese 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon instant coffee powder 1/2 tablespoon cocoa powder 1/2 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon honey 4 tablespoons butter maple syrup for serving sliced strawberries for serving

Brownie Mosaic Cheesecake Behold, a gorgeous four-part cheesecake in all of its glory: Oreo crumb crust. Creamy cheesecake. Fudgy brownies. Chocolate ganache glaze. WOW. Although the cheesecake is comprised of four components, it wasn’t complicated at all to put together, so please don’t be intimidated! We need to talk about the crust. The cheesecake itself has the perfect texture – wonderfully creamy and melts in your mouth. Craving more cheesecake? One year ago: Hearty Beef Stew with Sweet Dinner Rolls

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars I think I’ve made my love for cheesecake abundantly clear by now, but just in case you’re new around these parts, let me climb up onto the roof once more… I.Love.Cheesecake. It’s been my favorite dessert ever since I can remember. I make myself cheesecakes as my birthday cake each year. These bars require a few separate steps to get put together and baked, but none are difficult or terribly time-consuming. Before you go, please click over to see this recipe on Bake at 350. Web’s Tastiest: Dessert on a Stick We can blame lollipops for the undeniable appeal of enjoying a treat on a stick. Then came corndogs and popsicles, and the rest is history. Now delectable foods of many varieties are popping up on cute wooden sticks. Pop Tarts on a Stick Filled with the sweet flavor of fresh cherries, wrapped in a flaky pie crust, and drizzled in pink glaze, Bakerella’s Poptart Pops are easy enough for the kids to make…not to mention absolutely adorable. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles Bakerella strikes again! Strawberry Cream Puff Kebobs Looking for an incredibly easy way to present dessert on a stick? Buttermilk Cinnamon Bun Pops These look so amazing, we almost changed the list title to “breakfast AND dessert on a stick.” Frozen Yogurt Strawberry Pops A strawberry curled into a ball of creamy frozen yogurt? Peanut Butter & Jelly Pie Sticks It seems we can’t do a Web’s Tastiest without calling out to the original. Cupcake Kebabs Wafers, marshmallows, cupcake, all in a pretty Neapolitan color scheme?