Strawberry Cheesecake in a Jar

Strawberry Cheesecake in a Jar is a deconstructed strawberry cheesecake served layered in a jar. It’s a light refreshing, easy to serve dessert perfect for a party or any night of the week. Today’s recipe is from a fun new cookbook, United States of Cakes. I was sent a free review copy, and I had a… 

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Cinnamon Roll Liege Waffles – Belgian Sugar Waffles

A rich, buttery waffle with a sweet, crisp caramelized exterior served cinnamon roll style with a sweet cinnamon butter and a pretty icing drizzle. Today’s recipe is the third recipe that I’ve developed for Red Star Yeast this year. I’ve wanted to make liege waffles ever since I tasted my first Belgian sugar waffle at Bruges Waffles in downtown Salt Lake… 

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St. Patrick’s Day Rice Krispie Treats

My St. Patrick’s Day Rice Krispie Treats are dressed up with a green and white drizzle for the holiday. Because no one wants to get caught not wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day. While I was at the grocery store the other day I saw a package of Rice Krispie Treats that were decorated with a drizzle… 

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Kouign Amann

Kouign Amann is a croissant dough with sugar layered in during the last turn so after it’s baked the pastries are sweet, crunchy, buttery and super flaky. There’s a local pastry restaurant, Les Madeleines, that makes the most heavenly kouign amann. It’s where I had my first kouign amann and it was love at first bite…. 

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Raspberry Bread Pudding

Luscious bread pudding made with a mix of croissants, thick sliced white bread, raspberries and dried cranberries, baked until it’s golden brown and served warm with a smooth, rich, vanilla cream sauce. Bread pudding is an old-fashioned dessert that I’ve recently come to love. It was the bread pudding at the Tin Angel restaurant in Salt… 

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Thick, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Update: This is my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. It’s also a favorite of one of my readers. He’s a local foodie and often shares the recipe with others. He likes to chill the dough so the cookies spread less when you make them and stay even thicker. My son wanted to make chocolate chip cookies. He… 

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7 Layer Bean Dip

A classic 7 layer bean dip made by layering refried beans, creamy guacamole, spicy sour cream, cheese, olives, green onions, and fresh salsa. For the Super Bowl this year I decided to make 7 layer bean dip. I searched for the recipe on my site, and was surprised I’d never posted it. So after I… 

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Chocolate Cake for Two with a Coconut Almond Cream Cheese Frosting

A rich, delicious little four-inch chocolate cake filled with a luscious, creamy coconut almond cream cheese frosting. When I made the Triple Layer Chocolate Cake with a Coconut Cream Cheese Filling for my grandson’s birthday, my husband loved the coconut cream cheese filling so much that he said I should make a cake frosted with the filling too. 


14 Heart Shaped Desserts for Valentine’s Day

Tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day and there’s no better way to tell someone you love them than with a luscious dessert in a fun heart shape. I’ve created a roundup of 14 fabulous, fun heart shaped desserts, four of mine and ten from other talented food bloggers. I’m sure you’ll find one that you want to whip up for… 

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Heart Shaped Mini Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

Smooth creamy cheesecake with a sweet raspberry swirl on top of a crisp Oreo crust in a fun to eat mini heart shape. These Heart Shaped Mini Raspberry Swirl Cheesecakes are a Valentine’s Day version of the mini swirl cheesecakes I posted several years ago, only with an Oreo crust and in a fun heart shape.