Strawberry Cheesecake Pretzel Tart

If you make one dessert this summer, it should be this strawberry cheesecake pretzel tart. My husband and I are fully vaccinated now so we are finally able to see family! That means we were able to enjoy our annual ribfest at my mother-in-law’s for Memorial Day. Mmmm ribs. Sorry, I digress. I asked my husband what dessert we should bring and he found this recipe. Well, he found a winner. The crust is made out of pretzels. Isn’t that genius? I’ve never heard of such a thing. The filling is a no bake cheesecake or cream pie filling. My …

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Individual Apple Crisps

I’m making individual sized desserts because that’s how I roll lately. I found this recipe early in the morning last weekend and they were just the thing I needed to perk up a rainy cool Autumn day. I was excited to see that I already had all of the ingredients so I busted them out and had the oven going before my husband was awake. These are definitely not a bad thing to wake up to and the kitchen smelled wonderful. I absolutely adore the smell of cinnamon and nutmeg and they are the perfect autumnal spices. Fill the ramekins …

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Rizogalo – Rice Pudding

Have you ever had rice pudding? I don’t mean store bought vanilla pudding with rice mixed in. I mean the real deal. There are a ton of rice pudding recipes out there but I’m partial to this recipe for several reasons. First, I like the texture. This is not a custard and not a porridge. Instead, this rice pudding is more like a bowl of rice with very thick and sweet milk. I’m not sure if that makes sense so hopefully my pictures give you a better idea of the texture. Second, it tastes delicious. It’s sweet but not too …

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Christmas Sundaes with Miniature Gingerbread Man Cookies

If you add a little gingerbread man cookie to a bowl of ice cream then it makes your sundae instantly cuter. I wanted a quick and easy dessert to serve at some of the holiday dinners that we host this season.  Ice cream sundaes are always a hit (not to mention easy), so I thought I’d make sundaes but with a Christmas twist.  After all, ice cream is acceptable even if it’s 15 degrees F. I think these sundaes are all about these miniature gingerbread man cookies, which is why I wanted to give them credit in the title of …

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Raspberry Cheesecake Brownie Pie

Guys, I’m obsessed with this dessert! This dessert is part pie, part brownie, part cheesecake, a touch of raspberry tart, and 100% heavenly. Yes, you really can get all of those delicious parts into one bite. I’ve always been a fan of the HGTV show, Fixer Upper. But lately, I’ve been slightly crazed for it, sort of binge watching it whenever I can. And by sort of, I mean that I’m totally watching it all the time. My husband likes the show but even he’s tired of seeing it on, and he’s not even actively watching it when it’s playing. …

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