Apple Pie Cookies

Ingredients: 2 refrigerated pie crusts, or homemade recipe that makes enough for a double crust pie 2 medium apples, peeled and shredded squeeze of lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon For the Egg Wash: 1 egg 2 tablespoons water For Topping: 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 1/2…

Caramelized Banana Upside-Down Cake

Browned butter, brown sugar, and natural banana sugars create the best tasting bananas ever. The cake is moist, springy, and fluffy thanks to buttermilk, sour cream, and oil. While baking, the bananas caramelize in a butter and brown sugar bath giving the cake it’s signature glistening top. There’s so much rich browed butter and alluring…

Red, White and Blue Trifle

Ingredients 1 White Cake Mix 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 1/3 cup vegetable oil 3 eggs 1 TB unsweetened cocoa powder 1 TB red food coloring 1/2 TB blue food coloring 1 white chocolate pudding box 3.3 oz. size 2 cups milk 1 COOL WHIP tub Large 2 cups sliced strawberries Instructions Preheat oven o 325…

Mini German Pancakes

Mini German Pancakes Yield: 17 – 18 Ingredients 1 cup milk 6 large eggs 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted Strawberry sauce or maple syrup (strawberry sauce recipe follows) Sweetened whipped cream (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Generously spray 18 muffin cups with…

Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 16 minutes Yield: 24 cupcakes Chocolate cupcakes topped with a peppermint frosting is a delicious way to have dessert. Ingredients For the Chocolate Cupcakes 2 1/4 cups flour 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup dark cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt…

Baked Lemon Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 4 6-oz salmon fillets 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 tsp lemon zest 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice Salt and freshly ground black pepper Creamy Dill Sauce 1/3 cup fat free plain Greek Yogurt 3 Tbsp mayonnaise (full fat) 1 clove…

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Ingredients 2 cups finely crushed peanut butter-filled peanut sandwich cookies 1/4cup butter, melted 12 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped 1 cup whipping cream 3 8 ounce packages cream cheese, softened 1/2cup creamy peanut butter 1 1/4cups packed brown sugar 3 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 15 miniature chocolate-covered peanut butter cups, halved or coarsely chopped Directions…

Overnight Banana Stuffed French Toast

Yield: 12 servings Recipe adapted from Our Best Bites Ingredients For the French Toast: 2 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 overripe banana 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 16 ounces crusty bread (I used two 8-ounce mini boules), best if it’s day-old 1 teaspoon hazelnut extract (optional – you can use vanilla) 7 eggs 1 1/2 cups…

Korean Fried Chicken Tacos with Sweet Slaw, Crunchy Noodles + Queso Fresco

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Serving Size: 4 Ingredients Korean Fried Chicken 2 cloves garlic, finely minced or grated 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated 3 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons gojujang (Korean chile paste) 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon honey 2/3 cup flour 1 tablespoon cornstarch…

Zucchini Noodles With Thai Pesto

Ingredients 100g rice vermicelli noodles, cooked and drained 2 large zucchini, julienned 1⁄2 cup (80g) crushed peanuts lime wedges, to serve chopped spring onions, to garnish Thai Pesto 1⁄4 cup (40g) raw peanuts 1⁄2 cup coriander leaves 1⁄2 cup basil leaves 1 teaspoon red chilli flakes juice and finely grated zest of 1 lime 1…

Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes

Ingredients 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar 1/4 cup +2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup boiling water 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp canola oil 1 large egg 1 large egg yolk 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 1/2 Tbsp milk…

Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

YIELD: one 8×8 pan, 9 to 12 squares PREP TIME: 15 minutes COOK TIME: 45 minutes TOTAL TIME: 1 hour, plus cooling time INGREDIENTS: Crust 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 tablespoon cornstarch pinch salt, optional and to taste Cheesecake 1 large egg 8…