Apple Crisp*

Ok, I wish I could take the credit for this delicious recipe but I can't. It's actually my best friend mom's recipe! She is an amazing baker so when she told me she had a great recipe for me... I jumped on it. Well... she was right. This recipe is unreal. SO good and so easy. First thing you want to do is preheat your oven to 375*F. Mix together the sugar, flour, cinnamon, and apples until all the apples are coated evenly. Put the apples into a b...

Homemade Caramel Apples*

First things first, wash and dry your apples of choice and put the wooden popsicle sticks in them! Thats the easy part... just kidding! Don't be afraid of making homemade caramel!!! I promise it is not as hard as it looks. I'm not going to lie... you might burn the first batch. But hey, sugar is cheap so it's not a big deal!! What you want to do is put your sugar in a medium sized pot over medium heat and stir constantly until the sugar is all di...

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust*

This recipe is amazing you won't even believe it! Who needs a boring pumpkin pie when you can make this just as easily? The first thing you want to do is preheat your oven to 325*F. For your easy and delicious crust the first thing you want to do is grind up your gingersnap cookies. I find that when I do it 4 cups of ground gingersnaps came from a 1 pound bag. To the ground gingersnap cookies add 1 stick of melted butter. With a ...

Cheesecake with strawberry topping*

Crust: 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 tablespoon sugar 1 stick butter, melted Cheesecake: 1 1/2 pounds cream cheese room temperature ( 3- 8oz packages) 1 pint (16 oz) sour cream 1 cup sugar zest of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 large eggs Strawberry topping: 1 pint strawberries, sliced 2 tablespoons sugar juice…

Kentucky Derby Pie*

3 eggs 6 tablespoons melted butter 3/4 cup light corn syrup 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons Bourbon 1 tablespoons all purpose flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup roughly chopped pecans 1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels 1 unbaked ( 9 inch) pastry shell This recipe is amazing and makes me…

Lemon Semifreddo*

4 egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar plus 2 tablespoons 2 large lemons, zested juice of 1 lemon 2 1/4 cup heavy cream This is one of the easiest desserts that you can make… I promise you. Also what I love so much about this recipe is you can really change the flavors to whatever you want….

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies*

2 sticks butter, room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa  2 1/4 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 cups chocolate chips These are amazing and sooooo easy. Please try this recipe!!! In a bowl with an electric mixer, cream the butter, brown…

Gogo’s Lemon Bars*

Crust: 2 sticks butter 2 cups flour 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar Filling: 4 eggs zest of 2 lemons juice of 2 lemons 2 cups sugar 4 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon baking powder pinch salt powdered sugar for the top Ok, this is my Gogo’s recipe and it’s absolutely out of this world! I can’t get…

Key Lime Pie*

3 egg yolks 1 teaspoon key lime zest 1 can condensed milk 2/3 cup key lime juice 1 premade graham cracker crust Preheat the oven to 350*F and in a large bowl, beat with an electric beater the egg yolks with

Banana cupcakes with honey- cinnamon frosting

cupcakes: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, melted 4 bananas, mashed 2 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract frosting: 1 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 stick room temperature unsalted butter 1 tablespoon honey 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon Preheat oven…