Cream Cheese Ideas for the Holidays

Cream cheese. Creamy. Sweet. Delicious. Doesn’t make you fat at all. I kid, I kid. Every single bite is worth it. You know it, I know it. There’s nothing better than cream cheese. Now…I’m a cream cheese snob. If it’s not Philadelphia Cream Cheese, I don’t want it. Have you bought the store brand versions? […]

Blueberry Cheesecake Pastry Squares

Some recipes are just too easy. You may not know it yet, but you will.  And this recipe is one of them. Blueberry Cheesecake Pastry Squares. I adore cheesecake.  New York Style, tall as heaven, thick and creamy and tang tang tangy.  But that kind of cheesecake takes me over 6 hours to bake (my […]

Toasted Coconut Sopapilla Cheesecake

I know I am a professional food blogger now.  I know it every day, when I get up in the morning, faced with 14 invoices, contracts, eleventy-two things to bake (and not eat!), and posts to write, whether I want to or not. But it still kind of blows my mind when I get recipe […]

Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

Some things are just too good not to share. Like cheesecake.  And chocolate. I used to be frightened of cheesecake, believe it or not. A neighbor made me one before I ever started this food blogging adventure, back when I couldn’t boil water, and I looked at that thing like it was from outer space.  […]

Mascarpone Cheesecake

Sometimes the least complex, least complicated recipe is the way to go.  A recipe that has just the right amount of ingredients, without going too far.  Without being too fussy. This cheesecake is one of those recipes. Yes, you’ll have to devote a day (or night) of oven space to this decadent creation, but trust […]

Salted Caramel Banana Pudding Cheesecake Flambé

Ready to ring in the New Year? Why not ring it in with delicious style? Salted Caramel Banana Pudding Cheesecake Flambé is exactly the kind of recipe that would make that a reality. While your average cheesecake is certainly decadent, and banana pudding resonates comfort and flavor, the combination of the two with an intense […]

#CookUpCozy with a Chocolate Caramel Candy Cheesecake

Those are four words that are ridiculous, no matter how you combine them. Chocolate?  Good. Chocolate Cheesecake?  Better. Chocolate Candy Cheesecake? Yum. Chocolate caramel Candy Cheesecake?  Seriously now.  You must stop. Since beginning my blog almost six years ago, I have created hundreds of recipes.  Many of them I am really, really proud of – […]

Rum Eggnog Cheesecake

More eggnog. More dessert. More rum. Welcome to the holidays. There are a lot of desserts that have already been eaten, and plenty of desserts yet to be consumed. This Rum Eggnog Cheesecake should be one of those things. Yes, you can make this in a standard springform pan, as the recipe is written, but […]

Toasted Almond Cheesecake

Well, here it is, less than 2 weeks until Christmas.  Can you believe it? I can’t. Luckily though, there is still plenty of time for making sweet treats and delectable desserts to share with friends and family…such as this Toasted Almond Cheesecake. As I mentioned in my previous two posts, I was contacted by Glade® […]