Category Archives: Desserts

“RETRO” SNACKS-COOK-OUT CUPCAKES

These “retro” snacks are fun to make and bring a smile to everyone’s face. 
We call them cook-out cupcakes.

Cook-out Cupcakes are a fun and tasty summertime dessert. Cupcakes are decorated to look like a cheeseburger. Loved by adults as well as children.

I have been making some “retro” snacks for my grandchildren this summer and thought of this one.  I have not made it for at least 6 or 7 years.  They use to love for me to make these cute little cook-out cupcakes when they were younger.  Continue reading “RETRO” SNACKS-COOK-OUT CUPCAKES

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BERRY LEMON MASCARPONE COOKIE TART

Berry Lemon Mascarpone Cookie Tart is made with a sugar cookie crust that is filled with sweetened mascarpone cheese, lemon curd, and topped with fresh berries. Berry Lemon Mascarpone Cookie Tart

Berry Lemon Mascarpone Cookie Tart is a richly, delicious summer tart. It is created using a refrigerated cookie dough crust that is filled with sweetened mascarpone cheese, homemade lemon curd, and then topped with a variety of fresh fruit.

Berry Lemon Mascarpone Cookie Tart is made with a sugar cookie crust that is filled with sweetened mascarpone cheese, lemon curd, and topped with fresh berries.

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CHERRY CREAM PUFF RING

Sharing this Cherry Cream Puff Ring  recipe today and the memories it brings back to me.

This elegant dessert is a cream puff ring filled with pudding and cherry pie filling.

This is a dessert that my mother made frequently when I was growing up.  I had never made it before this week.  As a matter of fact, I did not even realize that I had the recipe.   I found it in a folder of old recipes last week-end.  This Cherry Cream Puff Ring  holds many special memories for me.

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LIME CREAM CHEESE CAKE BARS- ST PATRICK’S DAY

These lime cream cheese cake bars are a very refreshing dessert, and  perfect to serve on St Patrick’s Day.

A refreshing lime, cream cheese dessert for St Patrick's Day.

 

They are actually a remake of a recipe for lemon cream cheese bars that I have been making about 30 years.  The original recipe was on the side of a cake box.  I still make them frequently and was thinking of that recipe again last week.  I decided to change a few  ingredients and created lime cream cheese cake bars. Continue reading LIME CREAM CHEESE CAKE BARS- ST PATRICK’S DAY

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TRIPLE CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY CREAM CHEESE BROWNIES

Sharing this recipe for my Triple Chocolate Raspberry Cream Cheese Brownies today.

A rich, elegant brownies filled with chocolate chips, a cream cheese and raspberry filling, topped with melted chocolate.

 I had the idea for these  Triple Chocolate Raspberry Cream Cheese Brownies as a Valentine’s Day treat last year, but ran out of time to make them, so I’m not making the same mistake this year.  Continue reading TRIPLE CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY CREAM CHEESE BROWNIES

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RUSTIC CRANBERRY-ORANGE-PECAN COBBLER ROLL

I am so excited to be sharing this recipe that I created for the Cape Cod Select Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge a few years ago. 

A rustic cranberry-orange-pecan cobbler roll that is perfect to serve as a Thanksgiving dessert.
Rustic Cranberry-Orange_Pecan-Cobbler Roll

This Rustic Cranberry-Orange-Pecan Cobbler Roll was my entry.  I did not win anything, but my family won by having this cobbler to eat!

It is perfect to add to your Thanksgiving dessert table.

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PUMPKIN BUTTERSCOTCH MASCARPONE COOKIE TART

Pumpkin Butterscotch Mascarpone Cookie Tart is a perfect fall dessert with a cookie tart and layers of pumpkin, mascarpone cheese and toppings of toffee bits and butterscotch.Pumpkin Butterscotch Mascarpone Cookie Tart

Pumpkin Butterscotch Mascarpone Cookie Tart begins with a roll of refrigerated sugar cookie dough for the crust,filled with layers of sweetened mascarpone cheese and a pumpkin-vanilla pudding.

Add a topping of pecans, toffee bits, and melted butterscotch chips for the perfect flavor combination. 

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