Soft Gingersnap Cookies

Soft gingersnap cookies made with molasses and the warm winter spices ginger and cinnamon. A family favorite that my family loves especially when cold weather’s here.  We’ve been making this gingersnap cookie recipe for years. My husband was craving them, so he pulled up Barbara Bakes on his iPad and searched for them. They weren’t… 

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Easy Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Brownies

Easy-to-make, rich fudgy brownies swirled with smooth, creamy cheesecake and loaded with chocolate chips. A decadent dessert that will cure any brownie craving. I’m a little bit addicted to cheesecake brownies. Late at night when I’m craving something sweet, I often go to Kneaders for a cheesecake brownie. I love the contrasting flavors and textures. The smooth cheesecake,… 

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Cheesy Green Chile Cornbread

A hearty cheesy green chile cornbread with diced green chiles and a shredded Mexican cheese blend. A perfect side dish for a spicy soup. Recently, I bought Bob’s Red Mill coarse grind cornmeal at Whole Foods to make Indian Pudding in the pressure cooker. Since I had left over cornmeal, I decided to make cornbread to go with… 

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Phyllo, Parmesan, Bacon Asparagus Bundles

Tender asparagus sprinkled with bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and bacon wrapped in phyllo dough and baked until it’s crispy and golden brown. I’ve teamed up with Athens Foods this month to share four great recipes. The first one is my version of their Phyllo and Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus recipe. My husband isn’t a big prosciutto fan, but I… 

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Orange Cranberry White Chocolate Stuffed Cookies and a Christmas Cookie Exchange

A rich, chewy orange flavored dough studded with tart dried cranberries with a sweet, creamy white chocolate square hiding inside. Today’s post is part of a virtual cookie exchange. I’ve teamed up with a talented group of bloggers to bring you a roundup of luscious Christmas cookies. My contribution, these Orange Cranberry White Chocolate Stuffed… 

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Blendtec Giveaway and Blender Recipe Roundup

It’s the time of year you hear it’s more fun to give than to receive. I couldn’t agree more, so I decided to team up with eight other terrific bloggers to give away a Blendtec Designer 725 blender and a Twister jar. I have a Blendtec blender and love it. So I want to give… 

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Raspberry White Chocolate Rugelach Bites

Rugelach is a buttery, flaky pastry made with a cream cheese dough and filled with sweet fillings. I’ve changed up the traditional crescent shape to a fun cup shape so you can load it up with extra fillings. My Raspberry White Chocolate Rugelach Bites are loaded with raspberries, white chocolate, coconut, and pecans. Driscoll’s Berries sent me Dorie Greenspan’s fabulous… 

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Kitchen Gift Ideas

Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. If you click the link and purchase the item, I receive a small commission. Thank you for supporting Barbara Bakes when you shop! Have you start your shopping yet? I’m actually doing pretty well on mine. If you need some gift ideas, here’s some of… 

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Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream Cake Roll

A Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream Cake Roll made by rolling a chocolate sponge cake around peppermint ice cream then drenching it with a rich chocolate glaze, and finishing with a sprinkle of crushed peppermint candy.  This month’s theme for Progressive Eats, our virtual progressive dinner, is Great Holiday Desserts hosted by Jenni Field, Pastry Chef Online. I love eating ice cream year round,… 

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Cranberry Pecan Pie Recipe

This Cranberry Pecan Pie is an easy-to-make pie made from fresh cranberries, crunchy pecans, and a sweet pie dough. I was recently sent a beautiful cookbook, Nick Malgieri’s Pastry: Foolproof Recipes for the Home Cook. Nick is a best selling author of 12 cookbooks. His newest cookbook is filled with luscious, creative pastry recipes, along with great step by step… 

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