Classic Homemade Cannolis

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Classic Homemade Cannolis

The iconic Sicilian dessert is one of my favorites because it isn’t overly sweet – it’s flakey shell and ricotta and mascarpone filling with chocolate chips are the perfect mixture of crispy and creamy to end (or start if you’re like me) any meal.

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Raspberry Cream Cheese Brownies

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Raspberry Cream Cheese Brownies

In this recipe, fudge brownie batter is topped with a rich cream cheese mixture combined with bits of raspberry and baked until gooey.

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Salted Butterscotch Pots de Crème

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Salted Butterscotch Pots de Crème

The custard has a rich velvety texture similar to crème brûlée and the flavor is a light butterscotch that borders on caramel.

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Chocolate Caramel Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies

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Chocolate Caramel Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies

This recipe started out with plain peanut butter cookies but I wanted to make it a bit more interesting so I took inspiration from a “Take 5” bar and added chocolate chips, crushed up pretzels, caramel and a bit of sea salt sprinkled on top.

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Peppermint Mixed Chocolate Chip Skillet Pizookie

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Peppermint Mixed Chocolate Chip Skillet Pizookie

A “pizookie” is the term for a hybrid combination of a cookie and a pizza. While it really doesn’t have anything to do with pizza at all, its typically made in a cast-iron skillet and served with scoops of ice cream. 

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Sea Salt Bourbon Caramel Apples with Spiderweb Chocolate

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Sea Salt Bourbon Caramel Apples with Spiderweb Chocolate

It’s that time of year again when my posts focus more and more around sugar: Halloween. While slightly messy to make, these sea salt bourbon caramel apples are delicious to eat.

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Classic Jelly-Filled Doughnuts

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Classic Jelly-Filled Doughnuts

I love doughnuts that are sweet without being sickly sweet, and this recipe uses less sugar for the dough since it will later be rolled in sugar and filled with jam.

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Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache & Halloween Candy

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Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache & Halloween Candy

This cake is the perfect dessert to display with your Halloween candy haul or to serve at a Halloween themed party for a sugar-high.

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Apple Crisp

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Apple Crisp

I find it impossible to resist eating the sugary oatmeal crumble off the top of the apple crisp before, during and after cooking it!

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Grandma Mary's Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Grandma Mary's Chocolate Chip Cookies

These chocolate chip cookies are light, puffy and filled with just the right amount of chocolate chips. They are perfectly crisp on the outside yet soft and gooey on the inside. 

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